For so long seen a laggard in terms of embracing the potential of digital, travel insurance is changing. Rachel Gordon reflects on some of the latest developments that might halt to the downward trajectory in premiums that has been a reality since 2014.
Insurers and credit hire organisations need to work together to create a new general terms of agreement to better reflect today’s engines. That is the view of Europcar UK business development director James Roberts, who adds all parties will benefit if a…
GDPR could help build a culture where protection of virtual assets is seen to be as important as locking the front door. Paul Dix, the vice president of insurance at CGI, explains the opportunities for insurers if this scenario works out.
Insurers need be wary of one of the biggest traps in new product development – building it because you can, not because you should, when it comes to blockchain. Neil Edwards, CEO of The Marketing Eye, explains why to succeed this technology needs to…
There still appears to be a significant disconnect between the understanding of cyber risks and the response to them at board level. RGL Forensics partner Ben Hobby explains that as a result companies might have already suffered, or are about to suffer,…
Chubb’s Karen Strong and Dan Atkinson talk to Jonathan Swift about why Chubb reviewed its real estate offering and how it intends to take this to the ‘next level’ with hires and delivering a ‘complete solution’ to clients
There needs to be a significant shift in how cyber risk is understood and managed to help boards have a more accurate view of potential losses, as well as opportunities. Robert Vescio, chief analytics officer, SSIC, explains how using five peril…
The General Data Protection Regulation is a tough regulation and with the sheer amount of change it entails, most of the impacted companies are prioritising areas that will be compliant on day one of post-GDPR era. Prakhar Agrawal, assistant vice…
No stone is being left unturned by the government in its aim to make renting fair and reasonable. Marc Brewer, underwriting manager for professional risks, Tokio Marine HCC, says it could prove a tough year for the letting industry.
2018 presents some big challenges for the motor insurance sector, not least of which is the General Data Protection Regulation. James Roberts, business development director for insurance at Europcar UK Group, believes partners can help insurers here.
As the cyber insurance market grows, a specialised process to support cyber claims could make or break insurers. Tom Spier, director of international business development at Cyberscout, reveals how insurers are doing in this market.
With more Advanced Driver Assistance Systems being installed on cars, Alistair Carlton, technical manager at National Windscreens, says insurers shouldn't underestimate the demand for ADAS calibration.
High-net-worth individuals may be concerned by online threats, but it’s physical attacks that worry them most. Tara Parchment, Chubb’s head of European personal risk services, analyses the numbers.
Some underwriters are still reviewing data manually but Rodrigo DeCossio, UK insurance lead at Mark Logic, suggests 2018 might be the year to automate these processes and drive more efficiency in underwriting.
The competitive insurance market has triggered low premiums for professional indemnity cover but Terry Pegg, director of sales and marketing at Tokio Marine HCC, argues this does not mean that standards in policies or service levels should be slipping.
Whether through human error or ignorance, companies are exposed to cyber risk through employees and must consider their defences
Getting the most out of unstructured data can be complex. A recent roundtable discussed the resources available for underwriters to approach and tackle the problem