The Financial Conduct Authority has set out its priorities for the year ahead in its 2019/20 business plan, identifying Brexit as its “immediate priority”.
Valid motor insurance is proving to be as valuable a disguise for today’s criminals as stockings over the head or a mask, according to James Burge, fraud manager at Allianz
Four of the five articles downloaded most by Post’s sister title Insurance Hound’s insurer audience during March explicitly addressed ways in which technology has changed the insurance landscape.
Data is now in vogue for the insurance industry and Mike Smart, business development director at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, explains why data scientists are going to be much sought out in the future.
Insurers are expanding their services beyond products, but there is much more to do. Underwriters and risk managers should view each other as risk partners, says Airmic CEO John Ludlow.
What’s fueling motor insurance today? Michele Bacchus talks to the industry and gives the low-down on what’s heading down the highway towards insurers in both the fast and slow lanes
Many of us have either experienced fraud, seen friends who have fallen victim to it or witnessed the direct results in our workplaces. Shaun Smith, Iovation sales executive, explains why it's no surprise that one of the fastest growing fraud types in the…
Clive Nathan joined Global Risk Partners as its underwriting CEO, overseeing the consolidator’s managing general agent division, in April last year.
Data is everywhere: good data, partial data, valuable data, bad data. Insurers need data to measure and price risks but do they take enough care in assessing the quality and provenance of the data they are using and are their processes sufficiently…
This week, the sunshine we were blessed with last week was replaced by a more winter-appropriate grey sky and rain.
Zurich EMEA CEO, Amanda Blanc cautioned insurers on how they use big data in her keynote speech at the Association of British Insurers annual conference.
Aon's former CEO of analytics, Paul Mang has been tasked with bringing together Guidewire's Analytics and Data Services division. Mang spoke to Post about cyber risk, data, and lifted the lid on Guidewire's $275m purchase, data tool Cyence.
RSA is among the partner organisations working on a new government-funded two-year research programme into the application of machine learning and data analytics for risk modelling.
In a highly competitive market, it is important that insurers maximise their data models to create more intelligible insights. Only then, argues Alan O’Loughlin of Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions, will they gain a strategic advantage over competitors
The hype over new technologies might have the industry excited. But there remains a question of whether these firms’ back offices are fit for purpose to enable them to maximise these customer facing investments. Against this backdrop, Post, in…
With Brexit, increased scrutiny over reserves, climate change and emerging risks on the ‘watch’ list for 2019 The Prudential Regulation Authority certainly has a lot on its plate. Its executive director for insurance, David Rule spoke to Stephanie Denton…
On the back of recent research by Post and Banking Circle – the financial utility – into the banking/payments infrastructure insurance companies use for reconciliation and settlement, Edward Murray sought to discover the most pressing pain points and how…
Quote manipulation has become a growing challenge for insurers. In a two-part series, CDL partnerships director Nick Jackson takes a look at insights drawn from its data to examine how this information is being used to identify and combat fraud.
Cyber attacks are on the rise and as brokers and risk managers urge insurers to make policies clearer Cyber Decider CEO Neil Hare Brown explains where definitions need simplifying.
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…
No stranger to controversy, Arron Banks is back in the news and under the spotlight with allegations and appeals
Thousands of insurance transactions happen over the web every day but with recent Google updates are insurers website as secure as they could be asks Mike Still, chairman of Trustify and of Business in the Community’s Business Emergency Resilience Group.
As cars move towards automation, Jen Frost spoke to Graham Gibson, chairman of Thatcham Research and Allianz’s chief claims officer, and Matthew Avery, director of insurance research at Thatcham Research, about how the UK research centre is working with…
Eldon Insurance owner Arron Banks had been expected to appear on Question Time next week, but will no longer be a guest on the show amid a National Crime Agency investigation and fines by the Information Commissioner’s Office.