One of the first movers in the insurtech space, Digital Partners now works with over 20 start-ups and wrote £100m of gross written premium in 2018. Its CEO Andrew Rear and chief operating officer Mark Dennis spoke to Jonathan Swift about how a…
Governments around the world are looking to regulate artificial intelligence and as Lee Gluyas, partner, and Stefanie Day, associate with law firm CMS, explain those that get there first will be the ones to benefit.
Over the past 40 years business risks have moved from mainly tangible to predominately intangible Sinéad Browne, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty chief regions and markets officer, urges companies and insurers to tackle this weak spot in risk…
Insurers need to act now to stay relevant to their customers in future, writes Ageas' CEO Bart De Smet.
The insurtech sector continues to grow, with a 40% increase in the number of insurance-related patents, research found.
Google will host a “bootcamp” on machine learning for Applied Systems engineers next month in the first skills transfer between the two companies.
Brokers don’t need to fear job losses through automation, a conference heard.
Brexit, regulation and loyalty catch the eye of insurers.
Keoghs partner James Heath, pictured, was handed the achievement prize at the Fraud Awards last night in what proved to be a fruitful night for the law firm.
The insurance market and the tourism industry have not always had reputations for embracing the latest technology. But things are changing and digital advances such as geo-location and data analytics will only help accelerate the pace of change
This weekend, three generations of my family watched the Netflix original film Next Gen - a family version of I, Robot - where robots did anything and everything.
‘Chatbot’ has long-become an insurance industry buzzword, but penetration remains low and firms are still grappling with how to use early iterations of the technology. Elsewhere, some chatbot pilots have failed.
Insurers building the new claims portal must be careful not to force clients down a path they don’t wish to go argues Minster Law director of claims Marcus Taylor, who points to public concerns over technology as a major obstacle to overcome
As cyber risk is climbing the concern ladder, Yogesh Virji, head of cyber - UK at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, explains how the materialisation of this threat can affect various lines of insurance.
There might be disagreement as to how large the gap is between the resources committed to combatting commercial fraud when compared to personal lines – underlined by the recent Post/Crif research. But, there is at least some consensus around a lack of…
Claims has not received as much attention as many front-end processes when it comes to investment, even though it is the moment of truth on which long-term policyholder loyalty can be built
Ghost broking is a growing threat and it is spreading to the commercial environment, Post held a roundtable with senior claims and fraud figures to discuss what the insurance industry should be doing about it
Axa has committed €50m (£44m) to its research fund over the next five years.
The future can be a perilous place, especially for the insurance sector, says Peter Staddon, managing director of the Managing General Agents’ Association. In an environment typified by tough market conditions, Brexit, and increasing waves of regulation,…
Norwegian insurtech start-up Cloud Insurance is looking to establish an office in London in 2019 as it prepares for a funding round to help it grow the business.
Future insurance claims will be settled with little to no human involvement and insurers will have to adapt to the impact of technology if they are to survive, a report from PWC has found.
MS Amlin has entered into a partnership with Artificial Intelligence company Cytora to help automate its underwriting decisions across its commercial property portfolio.
Outdated static rating factors and underwriting losses mean the marine market is ripe for disruption. Technology, including, blockchain is set to shake up the sector.
It’s been 10 years since motor broker 1st Central launched in the UK, with policies sold exclusively over the phone or the internet. Simon Walker, who became CEO of parent company First Central Group in January, expects online giants like Amazon or…