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
The Financial Conduct Authority has warned it will take action against general insurers who fail to implement rules introduced to encourage shopping around at renewal time.
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.
Claims adjusters need to embrace automation but it's their human touch that will win - or lose - customers, explains Steve Agutter, head of claims at AIG International.
Insurers are celebrating National Apprenticeship Week by creating hundreds of roles and showcasing their apprentices.
As conversations around the gender pay gap or harassment at work illustrate, an increasing number of women are demanding a fairer deal. But will this extend to their insurance?
My name is Stephanie Denton and I am a social media voyeur.
Bailey named as chair of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme
Whitfield started as a broker liaison underwriter in 2005 and is now a customer service associate at Swinton
How social media influenced the response of insurers to the Liverpool fire
Cyber has come a long way in the past 70 years, yet its meaning has essentially remained the same: it still encompasses the notions of control and communication. Post, in association with Cyberscout, surveyed the insurance market and consumers to find…
As the cyber insurance market grows, a specialised process to support cyber claims could make or break insurers. Tom Spier, director of international business development at Cyberscout, reveals how insurers are doing in this market.
Exclusive: Buzzvault Insurance has entered a five year strategic partnership with Munich Re Digital Partners with plans of releasing products to market by Q3 2018.
As SMEs in the UK face increasingly complex insurance needs, Jane Kielty, managing director, national at Aon Risk Solutions, reflects on how the industry can respond to these.
The Chartered Insurance Institute is considering introducing a new chartered designation to reflect the current shape of the insurance market.
Escape of water claims are reaching an all-time high and the risk can be even more prevalent in the high-net-worth sector. From bespoke wet rooms to expensive technology, with homeowners away for extended periods, the damage can prove complex and…
Zurich is the first insurer to achieve Disability Confident Leader status under the auspices of the Department for Work and Pensions scheme.
Some insurers waited until their policyholders' frustration made the headlines to give some comfort after the Liverpool car park fire, regrets Martin Milliner, director of claims at LV, urging the profession to deliver on its promises in order to build…