UK-Indian traing relations: A passage to India

The UK has long looked at India as a trading partner, especially its outsourcing sector. Following a recent visit by a delegation led by the Prime Minister, Daniel Dunkley looks at how the insurance industry is building its own links with the country.

BIS Countdown - Mike Morrisey: The international agenda

The International Insurance Society claims to be the largest multinational organisation of its kind, with almost 1000 members from more than 90 countries. Ahead of his keynote address at the British Insurance Summit, president and chief executive Michael…

Inside view: Part of the solution

As we enter a difficult hurricane season, witness record monsoon rainfall in Asia and continue to count the costs involved in the Deepwater Horizon incident, is it time to look at these increasing environmental problems from a different perspective, asks…

Technology: If the cap fits...

Will you build or buy your new reinsurance IT system? Kevin Richmond explores some of the recent advances and key considerations in the perennial resourcing debate.

Catastrophe: Put a (stronger) lid on it

Natural catastrophe models have been transformed through scientific research, growth in global and localised observation systems and modeling technology enhancements. But despite this, uncertainty remains, say Claire Souch and Michael Kistler.

Legal update - tax relief schemes: Ad hoc relief

The repeal of certain tax reliefs for investors has seen a spate of claims against professionals who advised on such transactions. Julian Miller and Tom Pangbourne look at the downfall of the system and its implications for the insurance industry.

View from the top: Changing for the better

The commercial insurance sector has seen five consecutive quarters of little or no price increases after nearly five years of steady decreases. These are challenging times for any commercial insurer or broker and when the top line isn't increasing, firms…

Crawford acclaims 18:1 ROI in fraud detection

Crawford & Company is revamping its fraud investigation process in a bid to further improve its detection rate after new figures revealed it is generating a 45% increase in fraud savings for customers compared with 12 months ago.

Eldon selects RDT’s Landscape solution

Eldon Insurance Services has selected Landscape, an administration solution from RDT, to drive process efficiency at the company following a review of its core business process.

Cyber risks: Something in the air

The controversial Digital Economy Act has threatened the provision of free wireless internet access from the hospitality and retail industry. Mark Wilcox examines the risks faced by those that continue to provide the service.

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