The Federation of European Risk Management Associations has elected Dirk Wegener, global head of corporate insurance at Deutsche Bank, as its next president.
While the topic of digital transformation has been around for the past decade, consultancies continue to warn that further transformation is required. Post, in association with Marklogic, held a roundtable with senior figures from the insurance industry,…
Insurers are coming under increasing pressure to develop new ways of pricing. But, while data and technology hold the key, insurers face some significant challenges as they move to this brave new world.
The best minds in motor insurance are already grappling with how to manage the new risks that come from evolving automotive technologies – from connected and electrified vehicles to full-blown autonomous motoring.
The tipping point between level two and level three automation is a potentially dangerous place, according to the head of motor at Direct Line.
Strict laws to prevent drivers using mobile phones – even hands free – would have the biggest impact on vehicle collision numbers, the Zurich UK CEO told Post's Motor Insurance World event last week.
The insurance industry continues to treat cyber attacks and fraud as two independent problems. However, Dennis Toomey, global director of counter fraud analytics and operations at BAE Systems, argues they are in fact one and the same – and until the…
Blog: Building regulations - how can stricter changes present opportunities for the wider insurance industry?
As stricter building regulations for new buildings are set to come in force, insurers could see lower property damage costs and pay outs. However, Simon Ford, chairman of the British Damage Management Association, asks if this could be a challenge to…
Inland flood defences reduce river flood losses by 63%, saving the UK £1.1bn annually on average, according to a recent study.
'Dark clouds over Norfolk'; 'Perth reacts to job losses'; 'Staff don’t know anything'; those were snippets of headlines from local newspapers this week in reaction to Aviva’s plans to cut 1800 jobs.
Insurance buyers will need to watch what they spend on insurance and potentially seek out alternative mitigation strategies if the market hardens, new Airmic chairman Tim Murray has warned.
US loss adjusting business Global Risk Solutions has recruited a pair of senior former Crawford & Company executives to launch a UK office.
In March, Airmic appointed four new board members. Post spoke to them about what they hope to achieve and their assessments of where the risk management profession stands with regard to talent acquisition and diversity
Risk managers need to overcome their blind spot toward intangible assets like reputation and intellectual property, a conference heard.
Six out of ten risk managers believe that geopolitical tensions will become harder to manage for businesses in the next three years.
Whether it was an epic ending or a major disappointment, some of us currently have a Game of Thrones-shaped hole in our lives… and I was just imagining what it would be like if the show was remade in the world of insurance.
The insurance industry has become progressively familiar with the idea of ‘unthinkable risks’ in recent years as unpredicted and unprecedented losses, caused by both natural catastrophes and man-made events, have continued to happen
Insurers must more clearly communicate changes in risk appetite to insurance and risk managers, the CEO of the Association of Insurance and Risk Managers in Industry and Commerce John Ludlow has said.
In March, Airmic appointed four new board members. Post spoke to them about how risk management has changed during their time in the profession, what they need insurers to deliver and emerging risks
Risk managers believe that risk reporting and mitigation should no longer be an isolated item on the board agenda but how can they get the executive buy-in to this?
Ahead of the Association of Insurance and Risk Managers conference, Jonathan Swift caught up with Fujitsu chief technology officer Manan Sagar to talk about the future of risk management and the role of technology in that evolution.
Being able to offer attractive employee benefits is vital in terms of recruitment, retention and productivity, but they are both costly and risky
Teachers are safer drivers than sales people; Edinburgh residents are better drivers than those from Glasgow; and Toyota owners score better than those that own BMWs. These are among the insights gleamed by Matt Munro, Igo4 chief executive, from the…
Terrorism has been a constant threat in the UK for more than half a century and has proved hard for security forces to keep up with, so it is hardly surprising that the insurance market too has found itself trying to repair gaps in cover as they emerge