Compliance Management Services has launched a paperless people management system, Streamline Solutions, aimed at the insurance broking sector.
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.
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…
Reinsurance talks to some of the industry heads ahead of the Monte-Carlo Rendevous.
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…
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.
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.
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.
With the discovery of problems with the foundations of some offshore wind farms, Fraser McLachlan explains what the insurance industry can do to avoid repeating past mistakes.
With high targets on reducing carbon emissions, Daniel Dunkley asks if the government has the political will to invest in renewable energy and how the insurance industry can benefit.
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…
The new CEO of Chubb Europe, Michael Casella, has spent 28 years travelling the world with the firm. Now based in London, he tells Jonathan Swift why it set up a new Lloyd's syndicate and why you'll never see it dipping in and out of markets.
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.
Hiscox plans to continue expanding its UK, mainland Europe and US retail businesses despite adopting a cautious outlook for the second half of 2010.
Patni has been appointed to deliver application management services to the Codan Group in Scandinavia.
Allianz has renewed its partnership with Game Group UK to provide insurance cover for products sold at the group’s specialist stores in the UK and Ireland for another three years.
Insurance technology firm Guidewire has been selected by Insurance Australia Group as the provider of its claims handling software.
Post sister publication Professional Broking has launched its first digital- only issue using the latest page turning technology to offer an in-depth guide on how best to adapt to the green economy.
Open GI has unveiled new software to help brokers meet Financial Services Authority demands for tighter screening practices.
Aviva has confirmed that it has experienced a three-fold increase in personal lines new business volumes over the last two months as a direct result of its work with SSP.
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.
LLOYD’S is considering overhauling the way that claims are handled in the market as part of its ‘future processes’ initiative led by the London Market Group.
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.
Claims management firm Parabis is set to offer motor claims investigation services to insurers following the acquisition of Liverpool-based firm Motor Investigation Agency.