Insurers will have to delete two thirds of data that they hold on customers and risk losing a vital sales pipeline under the General Data Protection Regulations that come into place on May 2018, according to research from Consumer Intelligence.
The implementation date of the General Data Protection Regulation is less than a year off but the industry’s attention is elsewhere, with issues like Brexit, the General Election and the discount rate looming large on the horizon.
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Swinton CEO Gilles Normand believes brokers can be the Amazon of the insurance market.
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In less than a year in her new role as managing director for Junction and BGL Customer Services, Ali Crossley has helped implement more than 100 digital improvements across the group's brands.
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Artificial intelligence can spot dissatisfaction trends but only good complaint handling will help insurers get value out of those insights, explains Mark Parnaby, managing director of Cynergie, a Davies company.
Following the news yesterday that Amanda Blanc is to leave Axa to join Zurich as its CEO for Europe, Middle East & Africa, Jonathan Swift looks back at her time at the French insurer and assesses her legacy
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Chris Cowan, managing director of Clusters, argues a targeted approach can help insurance companies stand out in a crowded market.
For a merger or acquisition to work, both sides need to get to know each other and have a post-deal plan, explains Peter Blanc, CEO of Aston Lark.
Gail Parker, brand, marketing and distribution director at RSA Personal Lines, shares her tips on employee engagement and customer satisfaction.
Cyber insurers can gain market share by differentiating their products. Benedict McKenna, vice-president and London operations claims manager at FM Global, explains how.
The technology that can radically change household insurance has nothing to do with smart home devices, argues Charlotte Halkett, managing director of insurance product at Buzzvault, who bets on video surveys.
No stone is being left unturned by the government in its aim to make renting fair and reasonable. Marc Brewer, underwriting manager for professional risks, Tokio Marine HCC, says it could prove a tough year for the letting industry.
2018 presents some big challenges for the motor insurance sector, not least of which is the General Data Protection Regulation. James Roberts, business development director for insurance at Europcar UK Group, believes partners can help insurers here.