It's pretty easy to generate a list of challenges facing the insurance sector in 2019 but Ant Middle, chief customer officer at Ageas, believes insurers should be looking to creating new opportunities instead.
Insurers will inevitably retain insurance as their core offering. But must act more like venture capitalists and develop innovation cultures to succeed according to Geoff Knott, director, Ninety Consulting
The term ‘single customer view’ has been a buzzword for a number of years now, but how close it is to being a reality in insurance? With this in mind, Post, in association with Marklogic, held a roundtable to discuss the importance of SCV, and how to…
“Extraordinary animals, each in a heroic struggle against rivals and against the forces of nature, fighting for their own survival and for the future of their ‘Dynasties’."
It has been predicted that 2018 won’t be just a subsidence surge year, but one that will see the greatest upsurge in claims over a two year period.
Insurance needs to have more creative ideas, with stronger commercial outcomes, delivered through a better-disciplined approach, argues Dan White, senior partner, Ninety Consulting. And then senior executives might not be so sceptical when it comes to…
Loyal customers have long felt penalised by dual pricing. As the regulator and the government are promising to stop the practice, insurers discussed how to move the focus away from premiums to build stronger loyalty, at a roundtable organised by Post, in…
Aviva was declared the Digital Insurer of the Year at the 2018 Digital and Insurtech Awards on Friday 23 November.
The insurance industry has never been so dynamic in terms of the new players and products coming on stream on what seems like a daily basis. Marketing Eye CEO Neil Edwards offers his advice on how to stay ahead of these developments whilst managing to do…
As insurance is embracing digital technologies, the most crucial skill it will need is empathy, explains Stephen Walker, director of claims, customer and operations at Covéa Insurance.
Insurers need to leverage technology to make insurance simpler and improve its reputation, writes Rob Townend, managing director of Aviva’s UK general insurance business.
AM Best’s ranking of Asia-Pacific non-life insurers remains dominated by the same companies as last year, writes director of analytics Chi-Yeung Lok, noting the market characteristics of mature and emerging markets stay as disparate as ever
Insurers should have confidence in their supply chain partners to help their business deliver a better customer experience. However, James Roberts, business development director, insurance at Europcar UK, argues many take a short term view believing the…
A flooded home can be traumatic, especially for children. Jonathan Davison, strategic development director at the British Damage Management Association, explains how the claims process can be designed to protect the mental wellbeing of younger family…
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
A self proclaimed ‘little gem’, Sabre literally went public last year with a London Stock Exchange listing. Jonathan Swift caught up with the management team to get under the bonnet of the non-standard motor insurer
The super complaint over dual pricing is likely to result in “serious and profound” change in the insurance market, analysts believe.
With an increasing focus on CSR and technology, choosing partners that can align with an insurer's core values has arguably never been more important. Edward Murray looks at the factors supply chain managers now consider important when choosing the…
As business insurance is increasingly sold online, Peter Blanc, group CEO of Aston Lark, warns against insufficient cover and lack of advice.
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
Insurtech innovators comes in many different shapes including 'angsty', 'arms length' and 'armchair'. However, Dan White from Ninety Consulting argues large businesses should aspire to be 'all- together' innovators to maximise digital opportunities.
With talk abound of a possible Amazon entry into insurance distribution, what could an Amazon entry into claims look like?
Brokers should value the many in-depth questions asked by underwriters, writes Cecile Fresneau, executive director of the UK insurance division at QBE Insurance.
Insurers are going to focus more on offering an end-to-end service to brokers, predicts LV Broker's managing director Mike Crane, explaining how both professions can adapt to new technology and customer expectations.