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Analysis: Embracing data ethics

With the increasing use of machine-learning models, the data being inputted into these models raises a number of ethical questions, but how are insurers addressing these potential issues?

Analysis: What's on the horizon for 2020?

For an industry that strives to understand and manage risk, uncertainty is not something that is relished. But with some market hardening, a final report from the Financial Conduct Authority on pricing practices and the possibility of Brexit all on the…

Mapfre boss calls for climate change action

Mapfre chairman and CEO, Antonio Huertas, has urged insurers, governments, international organisations, the private sector, academia and civil society to deliver a combined approach to meet the challenge of climate change.

Blog: Event cancellation - the role of the loss adjuster

Last month’s torrential rain that saw hundreds of homes and businesses in Yorkshire and the Midlands devastated by flood water served as a stark reminder of the destructive impact that the weather can have. But this can also have a severe impact on…

Interview: William Stovin, Markel International

As Markel International gears up for more growth across its national markets business and looks to build on its presence in Europe, Jen Frost spoke to Markel International president William Stovin about the history of the business and why Brexit has…

Editor's comment: Driving the message home

At 11-years-old my son is getting to the stage where I’m an embarrassment to him. A kiss goodbye at the playground is not cool, in fact he’d prefer to be dropped off out of sight of the school, if possible, and he can’t wait until he is allowed to walk…

This week in Post: hanging by a thread

This week, Transport for London has revoked Uber’s licence to operate in London, causing fear among the capital residents who often rely on the app-based service to get them home safely after a night on the town.

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