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.
The demand for transparency and diversity is changing the insurance market and shaping the personalities of future industry leaders, writes Brokerbility chairman Ashwin Mistry.
Insurers want to keep their competitive advantage but should share their expertise to combat fraud, says Lior Koskas, managing director of Digilog UK.
Broker Network CEO Andy Fairchild urges experienced brokers to mentor the younger generation.
The thought of the incoming General Data Protection Regulation may send some into panic but Steve Cook, managing director of Covent Bridge, says suppliers have been ahead of the game for some time through self-imposed compliance.
Insurers have a role to play against online bullying, explains Alison Colver, national high net worth underwriting manager at Covéa.
Insurers have been digitising their application process but not so much their underwriting operations, writes Selim Cavanagh, insurance vice-president at Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions, warning they might be missing on some efficiency gains.
Sue Jones, head of GI fraud strategy at LV, explains how fraud became an industry focus.
Michael Lynch, head of partnerships for Minster Law, believes insurers can bring certainty to those they help.
A Blade Runner mist engulfed London on Monday as storm Ophelia blew Saharan sand into the capital. Struck by the eerie atmosphere, City workers tweeted pictures of the yellow sky, which an Irish commentator promised to look at “as soon as our houses land…
The data revolution will lead to a shift in the very business model of insurance, warns Rob Cushen, digital leader at Virtusa.
Allan Macpherson, operations chief engineer at FM Global, explains how the commercial damage caused by fire can be mitigated.
Adam Woodhouse, director of the CIO Advisory at KPMG, explains how the insurance industry can speed up its march towards digital labour.
Nigel Phillips, commercial director at CDL, lists the advantages of insurance customers going monthly.
As travellers venture further afield and mobile devices touch on all areas of life, Chris Knight, head of corporate services for Cega, asks if travel insurers are missing a trick by not contacting with their customers to offer real-time risk updates.
David Radford, chief marketing officer at Allianz, shares his advice on how insurers can design successful brand campaigns.
Crawford adjusters are continuing to assess the devastation brought by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in Sint Maarten. Director Tim Cramer-Todd and vice-president Rob Kleinveld, who just came back from the Caribbean, recount what they saw on the ground.
In association with start-up specialist Tallt and health insurer WPA, Post recently polled insurance brokers on their thoughts and experiences of trading with insurers, and whether technology has helped or hindered that relationship. Here Jonathan Swift…
There has been a long history of conflict between insurers and claimant lawyers. Shirley Woolham, chief operating officer at Minster Law, urges mutual understanding and cooperation.
Industry loss warranties could play a bigger role in cyber as it becomes a long-tail risk, explains Tom Johansmeyer, assistant vice-president at Verisk Insurance Solutions
The third Claims Club meet in 2017 focused on getting claims right through communication and customer service. Terry Renouf, consultant at BLM, explains.
Legacy systems and industry culture are preventing incumbents insurers from innovating, writes Jane Disney, financial services industry value engineer at SAP, urging the sector to rethink itself as support services.
Earlier today an email dropped into my inbox confirming what many had suspected for a while, the insurtech start-up Guevara was no more.
Instead of just driving efficiencies, some start-ups now have the ambition to become full-stack insurers, warns Paul Cuatrecasas, CEO of investment bank Aquaa Partners, urging incumbents to buy out these potential competitors.