Zurich Insurance and its employees were among the big winners at the inaugural Diversity and Inclusion in Insurance Awards last night.
Three Peaks Challenge, cycling to Amsterdam and helping communities
Cyber has been long-touted as offering insurers and brokers a huge opportunity in commercial lines – from SMEs to corporates. But as individual consumers become ever more aware of their vulnerability to data breaches and cyber attacks, an equally large…
The FCA continues to be concerned about the problems faced by vulnerable customers. The regulator is expected to soon unveil a consultation to provide clarity on expectations of firms. Experienced claims handlers will play a key role in helping insurers…
Activist investor CIAM has blasted Scor's strategy as "without significant intrinsic value creation" in a letter to the resinsurer's lead director, following reports in the French media on its collapsed merger talks with Covéa.
To borrow an analogy from Forrest Gump’s mother, writing about insurance can be like a box of chocolates – you never know what you’re gonna get. On the topic of trampolines, an assortment of ‘no comments’ left a rather nasty taste
Retail insurance customers are changing, with a growing opinion that those born after 2000 will have very different expectations than those over twice their age because they are digital natives. Sam Barrett explores what the industry needs to do to…
The Internet of Things continues to offer insurers considerable opportunities in terms of maximising existing data to better understand customers and enter new markets previously considered unprofitable. With this in mind, Post, in association with…
British Insurance Awards, Dive In for diversity and funds from filming
Insurers confirmed they have boots on the ground at Whaley Bridge, after 1000 people from areas surrounding a nearby reservoir were evacuated.
In 2018 insurers dealt with 228,000 escape of water claims, at a cost of £617m – an increase from £529m paid out five years ago, according to statistics from the Association of British Insurers. With the rising cost of claims, can technology help reduce…
Scor’s property and casualty division has seen growth in H1 2019, while legal action against Covéa and its CEO and chairman Thierry Derez will continue in 2020.
Small and medium-sized enterprises are facing a plethora of challenges. So how are insurers helping this sector?
Allianz was among the big winners at the 25th British Insurance Awards at the Royal Albert Hall scooping three individual awards including General Insurer of the Year.
Festival of Football, charity communities and clean air commitments
Most people in the industry would probably describe themselves as open-minded, abhorring any kind of discrimination and supportive of more diversity in the workplace. The enthusiasm for change from all quarters is testament to that
Motor insurers, manufacturers and repairers must tackle their “dysfunctional relationship” and work together if the sector is to remain relevant with increased technology being added to vehicles.
Insurers and manufactures have to educate customers on the risks of keyless car thefts, a conference heard.
It might be the name, but this week I’ve spotted some similarities between Gibraltarian unrated insurer-facing-liquidation Lamp Insurance and an angler fish, sparking some strange and slippery debate in the office.