Insurers need to offer discounts for smart home devices, argues Jay Borkakoti, director of home insurance, UK and Ireland, at Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions.
Managing general agents are facing a capacity crunch and the 'decile 10' initiative by Lloyd's to remove underperforming business is increasing pressure, explains Chris Hardcastle, managing director of Capsicum Delegated Authority.
Tough mudders, equal measures and Pride matters
When Paul Geddes took over the role of CEO of Royal Bank of Scotland’s insurance business in July 2009, moving from the retail arm of the bank, and replacing Chris Sullivan, I cannot remember many getting too excited.
Alan Hayes, chief legal officer of Carpenters Group, argues the delayed whiplash reforms will likely bring unintended consequences.
Issues around the likes of data sovereignty have meant that predictive modelling has traditionally been managed internally. However, xx xx argues that this is more costly and makes businesses less agile, especially when major insurable events happen
Hot dry harvest conditions are bringing risk management and insurance to the fore, writes Angus Stevens, client account director, Crawford & Company.
The anatomy of European flooding means insurers and reinsurers should model their potential losses across several countries, explains Dr Maurizio Savina, director at RMS.
The September renewal period for the education sector is fast approaching, providing brokers with an opportunity to explore cover options for new and emerging risks, explains Faith Kitchen, education director for Ecclesiastical.
Some success has been achieved against dishonest holiday sickness claims, writes Miles Hepworth, a DWF partner who is part of the joint fraud sector focus team at the Forum of Insurance Lawyers, calling however for more measures against claims farming.
This year’s World Cup in Russia has widely been regarded as one of the best ever.
Allowing learner drivers on motorways could increase road safety and reduce motor premiums, writes Alan Inskip, CEO of Tempcover.
The future can be a perilous place, especially for the insurance sector, says Peter Staddon, managing director of the Managing General Agents’ Association. In an environment typified by tough market conditions, Brexit, and increasing waves of regulation,…
The World Cup quarter-finals have been and gone, and now we are down to the last four in the competition. And - great news - England have made it to the semi-finals for the first time since 1990.
Sprintathons and stepping up, Pride parades and football fever
We’ve reached the business end of the tournament. With the group stages a distant memory, we look back at the thrills and spills of the first two weeks of competition.
Lloyd's needs a dramatic change in organisational culture to ensure the success of its insurtech sandbox, explains Craig Wilson, managing director of financial services at Sopra Steria.
Jonathan Swift looks back on how Inga Beale's time as Lloyd's CEO Inga Beale might be remembered using a jukebox stacked with her own Desert Island Disc selection
For most insurtechs the question no longer seems to be whether to partner up with an incumbent, but what the nature of the partnership should be. Marketing Eye CEO Neil Edwards explains what could be learnt from fintechs such as Revolut, Monzo and…
As Britain is basking in glorious summer, the sun is also shining on the motor insurance market.
What does being ‘more like an insurtech’ mean? Recruiting people with facial hair and skinny jeans is only the start of the journey.
Aviation claims costs are rising, fuelled by expensive technology repairs, explains John Bayley, regional director for Europe and Russia at McLarens Aviation.
The World Cup is well and truly underway, and what a way to get started!
Solicitors and their professional indemnity insurers are in effect underwriting the legitimacy of property transactions on a strict liability basis, following a recent court decision analysed by Phil Murrin, partner at DAC Beachcroft.