Kiln has appointed Ray Faires to the newly created role of chief information officer.
The Association of British Insurers has backed a Ministry of Justice review of the Data Protection Act.
Lloyd’s has been set a testing 12 month deadline by the Chinese authorities to establish its underwriting platform.
Auto Windscreens is warning insurers to be aware of a potential rise in personal injury claims after research by the Health Protection Agency found windscreen wiper water may be the cause of 20% of cases of Legionnaires’ disease in England and Wales.
Business processing firm Xchanging has agreed a deal with the International Underwriting Association of London and the Lloyd’s Market Association to build an e-accounts capability for the London market.
The Innovation Group has appointed Robert Thomson to head up its UK business.
Building a protection operation with no legacy systems and using the latest e-business technology, Fortis has given control back to advisers and improved efficiency along the way. Amy Ellis reports.
Tim Grant explains why the increasing numbers of 'digital natives' means the industry must be alive to the potential of e-commerce now or regret it later.
The summer has seen direct writers fight back, coming out ahead of brokers 60% of the time. Tom Cooper asks why and considers the current aggregator trends.
In the second of a new series for Post, web performance monitoring specialist Gomez runs the rule over Confused's website to see how it performs in a number of key areas and stands up against some of its rivals.
Fortis Insurance has boosted customer satisfaction after it reworked its claims handling process and introduced innovative new initiatives, writes Jonathan Swift.
Andy Beardshaw, former development manager at SSP, has joined Open GI to manage the company’s Open Trader team.
Technology firm Sun Gard has created a new enterprise risk management framework to support insurer’s Solvency II compliance initiatives.
Insurance broker software firm Open GI has appointed Sean Garfield and Kristina Wilkins to its product management team.
Jon Francis examines the issues for brokers using a delegated underwriting authority model, as scrutiny of its use increases.
With the UKTFA introducing the Site Safe initiative for timber-framed buildings, Amy Ellis reports on the progress made in this highly flammable area.
Insurance administration solutions specialist RDT has developed a fully integrated complaints module.
CBG Group has bolstered its drive into the science and technology sector after being appointed by Manchester-based nanomaterials company, Nanoco Group.
Aviva has made changes to its commercial combined policies to better meet the needs of customers within the technology sector.
Risk managers have been gearing up for the impact of climate change, but one area of uncertainty remains. Lindene Patton takes a look at the political and regulatory factors.
As online distribution becomes more ubiquitous, Paul Ferris warns that such platforms must be used with sensitivity to local practices.
Coping with unexpected demand can put immense strain on insurers.
Insurers are upping the pace at which they investigate underwriting IT options and, over the past six months, there has been a substantial jump in the number of carriers looking to engage software houses with projects in this area, says Edward Murray
I read with interest the letter from Jack Brownhill regarding the article 'Safety First and Last' which covered Thatcham's vehicle testing.