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.
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
How do we adapt the way motor claims are sorted in a world where the sharing economy is gaining traction? James Roberts, business development director for insurance at Europcar UK, offers his own thoughts, but questions whether his proposal would be…
Despite the hype around insurtech, the barriers to entry remain high, not least because incumbents have reputational concerns that are hampering true customer-led disruption. Indeed, the likes of Lemonade have had to water down their original vision to…
Insurance makes the world go round and Stephanie Smith, chief operating officer at Allianz, says the industry should be prouder of its daily accomplishments.
For most insurtechs the question no longer seems to be whether to partner up with an incumbent, but what the nature of the partnership should be. Marketing Eye CEO Neil Edwards explains what could be learnt from fintechs such as Revolut, Monzo and…
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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Aviva Global Corporate & Specialty's new managing director Patrick Tiernan is confident of profitable growth. He tells Jonathan Swift how he hopes to take the business to the next level.
Tactical litigation is costly, underhand and rife within the technology sector, writes Tom Dixon, head of technology for Hiscox UK and Ireland, explaining how to help policyholders avoid it.