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You can never keep a good revolutionary down.
Insurers want to tackle the rising costs of escape of water claims but not enough are investigated to detect fraud or identify third-party liability, argues John Gow, operations manager and senior investigator, IFIC Forensics.
Roll back six years and I remember David Williams, on taking a new role as director of underwriting at Axa, calling for parity in remuneration between claims professionals and others.
The collapse of the construction giant Carillion serves as a warning sign that businesses need adequate insurance coverage, says James Dalton, director for general insurance policy at the Association of British Insurers.
James Tucker, smart technology manager at Allianz, explains why insurers should consider creating an all-encompassing personal cyber cover.
Today we feature a second quartet of businesses with their eye on the disruption prize, all of which will be worth watching out for as the year progresses.
There does not appear to be any slowdown in the number of insurtech start-ups that are aiming to mark their mark on the insurance sector.
Building regulations are being reviewed in the wake of the deadly Grenfell fire and Neil Clutterbuck, chief underwriting officer at Allianz, points out construction details need to be fully disclosed to insurers.
British drivers who have a car accident in the European Union can currently seek redress through UK courts but Brexit could change that. Mark Hemsted, partner at Clyde & Co, lists the points to keep an eye on.
This week, as Theresa May reshuffled her cabinet, the insurance industry underwent its own shake-up.
As the Justice Select Committee prepares to hear oral evidence about the government's personal injury proposals, Carpenters director Donna Scully bemoans the unrepresentative makeup of those giving evidence at a time when those in power need to be held…
The loss of passporting will be a major challenge for insurers after the UK leaves the European Union. Steven McEwan, partner at Hogan Lovells, looks at some of the options available.
Water resilience can reduce the trauma and cost of restoring a flooded property, writes Roy Shevlin, building consultancy services director at Cunningham Lindsey.
Thomas Cowper Johnson, a director at Davies Group company Service Tick, examines how firms with no insurance credentials have managed to build and maintain a relationship of trust with their policyholders.
Nick Ashmore, head of marketing at Response Tap, reflects on what UK insurers can learn from US customer service.
When a legal expenses insurance claim is declined due to poor prospects of success, brokers can still give the policyholder some help and guidance, explains Jeremy Butler, managing director of Qdos Underwriting.
Insurers can improve their reputation by communicating better with their policyholders, explains Roj Whitelock, executive creative director at Jacob Bailey Group.
Technology can’t influence the weather but can change its outcomes during surge, explains Claims Consortium’s operations director Connie Beasley.
Last night’s annual staff Christmas party at Post saw an eclectic haul of secret Santa gifts featuring a bag of root vegetables, a badly drawn caricature and, inexplicably, slime.
While the government is still considering reforms to the Odgen discount rate James Dalton, director for general insurance policy at the Association of British Insurers, believes insurers must keep the pressure on.
Kieran Jones, head of insurance and partner at Weightmans, explains how insurers may continue to write business in the European Economic Area after Brexit.
George Chapman, in charge of fund and institutional sales at Afex, explains how insurers can manage currency risks after the fall in sterling following the UK's vote to leave the European Union.
Christmas parties can result in claims against employers. Alistair Kinley, director of policy and government affairs at BLM, examines a recent case.
Don’t write the apprenticeship levy off just yet, says Matthew Metcalfe, claims manager at Covéa Insurance, explaining why the future’s bright for new apprenticeships.