RSA has become the latest insurer to sign up to Validus' Verify portal.
With London hosting the World Championships there has been a sports buzz about the city this week.
The middle market is the engine room of the UK economy, says Sara Mitchell, head of corporate division, UK & Ireland, Chubb, urging insurers to work closely with brokers to support this sector.
Insurers are aware of the hurdles associated with replacing legacy systems. But there are ways to make it a smooth and beneficial transition, as listed by Grzegorz Podlesny, senior manager at Sollers Consulting.
Digital technologies offer insurers the opportunity to reconnect with their clients and earn back their trust, writes Robin Wolstenholme, senior marketing specialist at Liferay.
Brokers can use wearable technology as a way to enter the high-net-worth and mid-net-worth market, especially its young segment, advises Sarah Willoughby, art and private client development director at Ecclesiastical.
The disruptive rise of price comparison websites is well-documented. This has prolonged the lifespan of an outdated business model where insurers and brokers compete on price, and price alone, argues Richard Beaven, distribution director for Swinton…
Transforming an established business to exploit the new touchpoints made available by digital is no easy task but it's a necessity that the full breadth of the insurance industry has woken up to, writes Robin Wolstenholme, senior marketing specialist at…
Taxis working the Royal Albert Hall patch this week had their hands and seats full, chauffeuring well-dressed ladies and gentlemen to the prestigious British Insurance Awards
Technologies such as driverless cars, telematics and the connected home are changing the world of insurance, with the need for more modularisation of coverages, and components that can be used in different ways to suit particular niches and markets. Dean…
The industry has faced sustained attacks in recent months for its ‘shameful’ practice of raising rates for loyal customers, with one newspaper calling for the government to ‘punish the insurance pirates’.
With state benefits set at low levels, the safety net of group risk cover has never been more valuable. But although sales are creeping up, providers and advisers believe there is much more that could be done to grow the market
Brokers need to exploit cross-seeling opportunities to protect their business, writes Nick Mohan, joint managing director at Jackson Lee Underwriting, pointing to gap insurance and other niche covers.
Innovation is currently the talk of our industry for good reason. We are facing potentially challenging times, with start-ups bringing new tech, new ideas and a new outlook to the sector. However, Gareth Howell, managing director of personal direct and…
Trade credit insurers can prove their worth by helping their customers mitigate the risks associated with Brexit, writes Richard Reynolds, regional manager at Atradius.
It is unclear whether UK nationals will be able to use the European Health Insurance Card after Brexit. If they don’t, travel insurers expect higher claims costs and higher premiums.
Brexit is increasing the costs sustained by travel insurers, which can no longer afford to cut premiums, says Antony Martin, managing director at Rock Insurance.
Customer expectations have changed. Technological advances in the past five to 10 years have refocused entire industries on providing ‘real-time’ customer care. Mark Southern, commercial director for the WPA Group, explains that while insurance…
The UK wedding market is worth £10bn and growing exponentially, but the wedding insurance market is comparatively less fruitful
Not every insurer needs an app. Antoine Hemon-Laurens, mobile consultant at GMC Software, lists the four questions you should ask yourself to decide whether it is the right tool for your company.
While insurance is becoming ever more complex, insurers are being disrupted by digitally-led start-ups simplifying what insurers do for customers. Mike Downing, chief technology officer for the WPA Group, envisages long and complex policies with drawn…