LV has appointed Guidewire Software as the provider of its new claims handling platform for its home and motor insurance lines.
Aviva has launched a series on online guides for brokers outlining the details of their claims process.
Ever since the launch of Apple's Iphone, the march of mobile technology, smart phones and applications has been relentless. So what opportunities and challenges do these developments present for the general insurance industry? Ant Gould reports.
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Broker to target musicians, entertainers and sole traders with launches.
Aquilla selects software firm to supply core trading system and business intelligence tools.
Motor claims management specialist WNS Assistance is offering insurers an integrated web service solution to the Ministry of Justice’s new electronically streamlined compensation system for low cost road traffic accident personal injury claims.
Specialist insurance market Lloyd’s has selected QuIC Financial Technologies to aid its preparations for Solvency II.
Power Place has restructured its 36-strong field based sales and consultant team into three distinct regions, each to be managed by three newly appointed senior regional managers.
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The British Insurance Brokers' Association is urging its members to sign up to DVLA vehicle registration validation technology. Stephanie Denton looks at why 80% of regional brokers don't use it.
Insurer Wuerttembergische Versicherungen will optimise the scheduling of about 120 employees working in customer service at its Stuttgart site using workforce management solution In Vision Enterprise WFM.
Insurance broker Lockton has urged corporate risk managers to take precautions with information systems to protect against a “new wave” of hacker attacks.
A director at insurance software solutions provider Total Objects is preparing to trek to the North Pole to raise money for the Coins Foundation charity
A series of clinics aimed at helping brokers get the most out of their Open GI trading systems has been accredited by the Chartered Insurance Institute for the third year running.
Insurers must avoid knee-jerk reactions to the rapidly changing world of social media, warns Jeremy Fawcett. Despite its escalating influence, brands should look twice before leaping, he tells Jonathan Swift.
Select & Protect has urged brokers to help policyholders effectively cover their mobile phones, mp3 players and other gadgets under their household policies.
Insurer capital and information could prove vital in the fight against fraud, according to detective chief inspector Andy MacKay of the Association of Chief Police Officers' Vehicle Crime Intelligence Service.
The Motor Insurers' Bureau has warned that the Motor Insurance Database must be accurate for the continuous insurance enforcement scheme to be a success.
Hiscox has appointed Graeme King as underwriter, international technology, media and telecommunications.
Price comparison site Go Compare is using Gomez to provide web performance monitoring solutions to support the performance and availability of its website.
Allianz has selected Callcredit Marketing Solutions as its data supplier, to support its long-term pricing and marketing strategy following a tender.
Claimant lawyers flouting the new process for low value road traffic injury claims will be reprimanded and their details passed to the Ministry of Justice.