Subject: Insurance Post forward features

FEATURES

The following videos and features are being produced for Insurance Post in the next few weeks.

 

If you would like to contribute comment, information or data to the features listed below, then please contact the journalist directly by no later than the deadline stated. Telephone interviews will be given priority over written submissions.

 

Get involved in 2024

 

Diary of an Insurer will give those working in the insurance industry a glimpse of what the working week is like for individuals in different functions across an array of companies in the sector. To share your experience of working in insurance please email emma.hughes@infopro-digital.com.

 

Our 60 Seconds with column allows you to really find out what makes middle managers tick. What can’t they live without? What chores do they hate? What would they call their autobiography? Do you know a middle manager who we should get to know better? Contact emma.hughes@infopro-digital.com.

 

Also, if you would like to share your thoughts on the latest insurance news, data, and market activity, then please email your opinion piece ideas to postonline@infopro-digital.com.

FEATURES

 

Topic: Wedding insurance after Covid cancelled nuptials

Writer: Tim Evershed (mail@timevershed.co.uk)

Deadline: Thursday 30 May

After couples were forced to cancel their nuptials due to Covid-19 restrictions, how did wedding insurers cope with a barrage of claims?

  • What impact did the pandemic have on the make-up and take-up of this product today?
  • How much does wedding insurance typically cost now?
  • What does and doesn’t wedding insurance cover in 2024 compared with pre-pandemic?
  • As people start tying the knot abroad again, what impact does this have on the suitability and cost of cover?

 

Topic: Tackling the growing issue of spoof insurance adverts

Writer: Fiona Nicolson (fiona.nicolson@googlemail.com)

Deadline: Thursday 30 May

A growing number of customers who experience road traffic accidents are falling victim to scammers pretending to be insurance companies.

These companies advertise false contact numbers on search engines to trick customers into filing their insurance claim with them instead of their actual insurer.

  • How are rogue claims companies spoofing insurance adverts to try to farm leads? Is artificial intelligence making these adverts more convincing?
  • What steps are insurance companies and watchdogs taking to challenge this practice?
  • Why are claims companies allowed to do this? Should it be outlawed?
  • What is the impact of this practice on insurance companies and their customers?
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