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.
Property restoration techniques and equipment are advancing and, while they may be costly, they're worth investing in, argues Jonathan Davison, strategic development director of the British Damage Management Association.
Following on from the publication of the top 100 insurtech firms in April, Matt Connolly, CEO of Tällt Ventures, reflects on the major developments that are having an impact on the 25 top ranked start-ups.
Lloyd's of London predicts which country will win the 2018 World Cup, based on the insurable value of the 32 football teams that start battling it out this week in Russia.
E-cigarettes may pose unknown health risks, writes Stuart Toal, casualty account manager at Allianz, warning the liability exposures associated with vaping might be slow-burning ones.
BLM partner Greg McEwen considers the liability implications of using artificial intelligence for medical diagnostics.
Pukka's CEO Sam White calls on bankers to fund female-led businesses to achieve gender balance.
My colleagues have come up with a creative idea to celebrate the General Data Protection Regulation. First you create a GDPR cocktail with gin, Drambuie, prosecco and rum. Then you take a sip every time you receive an email asking you to update your…
Tree root liability claims are complex and lengthy but, handled properly, their costs can be contained, explains Jeremy Carpenter, tree root liability specialist at Questgates.
As the UK insurance sector descends on Manchester for the 2018 British Insurance Brokers' Association conference, Jonathan Swift predicts some of the key talking points on the floor and in the bars around the venue.
Vicarious liability's elastic boundaries continue to be stretched, explains David Williams, insurance partner at DAC Beachcroft.
Ahead of the Biba conference, Adrian Ewington, underwriting and markets director at Home & Legacy, explains why brokers remain relevant, especially in the high-net-worth market.
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