It is the year 2030. The focus on climate change continued to gather momentum throughout the 2020s. But despite pressure to bring the date forward the UK government is still committed to helping reduce gas emission to net zero by 2050.
Following the Covid-19 outbreak live events across the world had to be postponed or cancelled due to fears for public health and safety. Multibillion-dollar losses as a result of coronavirus has put the contingency market under the spotlight, while…
The current pandemic has hit the cruise liner industry hard with countless ships sitting unused around the globe. Royston Ford, strategic portfolio manager for marine at RSA, explains how technology is helping insurers to keep ships insured and out of…
Blog: The changing workplace - from the practical to the emotional, how we choose to work is changing
The world of work has been rapidly changing over recent years as the influence of technological, social and environmental factors has repeatedly challenged the status quo. And significant as it has been, Munira Hirji, head of commercial management at…
(Re)insurers and brokers should not expect blockchain investment to provide ‘instant gratification’, but should instead be looking five years’ into the future for tangible return on investment, a panel heard. B3i, the blockchain pilot involving 38…
The post Covid-19 insurance landscape is rapidly changing and insurers are increasingly aware that they must adjust and rethink in order to satisfy the needs of their customers and remain relevant. As a result, the pandemic may be the catalyst for…
Lockdown has been a challenge for businesses across the country but the change in working has led to insurers developing in many positive ways that will benefit the customer in the long run
To survive and thrive in uncertainty, to shore up organisational resilience and remain innovative, insurance firms must embrace diversity and meaningfully embed it in their culture and operating model.
The Chartered Insurance Institute has joined forces with the University of East Anglia to help students develop a career in insurance through a programme that includes substantial savings on CII qualifications.
The UK insurance workforce has a lower share of digital skills than that of other industries according to Kapil Chandry, senior partner, and Tom Welchman, partner, at McKinsey. Now they say is the moment to act.
The art market has a Covid-sized hole in its sales. Going online may be the key to its future – but it’s risky. Robert Read, head of fine art at Hiscox, explains why insurers can help.
I-Wonder has partnered with Go Compare for the launch of a Sorn insurance comparison service.
With Team KDA emerging as the winners of the podcast challenge, the apprentices now move onto their next task.
A hard market is traditionally where specialist insurers and forward-thinking capacity providers thrive. As such Floodflash co-founder Ian Bartholomew is confident new resilient insurance businesses will emerge from the post-pandemic economic downturn
Alex Williams has been appointed at the first managing director of technology firm i-Wonder.
A year into his role and Michael Lee, CEO of First Central, explains to Jen Frost what he believes are the three elements needed to be successful in motor insurance
Gainey McKenna & Egleston has filed a class action lawsuit against Guidewire saying it is seeking to recover damages for investors under the federal securities laws.
Thatcham releases insurance industry requirements for the safe repair of ADAS-equipped vehicles.
Connected claims is the driver to take telematics closer to the mainstream, says Trak Global CEO Corrie
The next generation of telematics will involve low cost hardware coupled with smart phones and be based around the connected claims journey.
Future Focus 2030: The future of property podcast - how IoT sensors, automation and granular data will shape the next decade
It is the year 2030. The explosion of internet of things devices has really taken hold impacting both the personal and commercial property markets.
As part of a monthly series, Post looks into the future at how the insurance market might change, with each part focusing on a specific issue through a 2030 lens. In the latest instalment, Jonathan Swift looks at how in 10 years new technologies from…
News that Amazon is expanding in the Indian insurance market coupled with its recent recruitment in the UK could leave insurers feeling a bit worried for their staff and their business.
With topics decided, guests lined up and vox pops taped it is time for Team Empower and Team KDA to enter the studio to record their podcasts.
Across the business landscape, talk of how to adjust to the ‘next’, or ‘new’, normal has become the only game in town. Laura Drabik, chief evangelist at Guidewire Software, argues while many are tired of these instant clichés, the fact is that we are all…