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…
Some investment criteria into insurtech start-ups “don’t make sense over time”, said Neil Harrison, global head of claims at Aon Risk Solutions, warning against “innovation that is going to cause dissatisfaction”.
Nigel Edwards, senior vice-president and head of Europe at EXL Services, spoke to Jonathan Swift about the incoming General Data Protection Regulation and its impact on insurers.
Ian Muress has joined Sedgwick as CEO of international operations.
Thomas Cowper Johnson, a director at Davies Group company Service Tick, examines how firms with no insurance credentials have managed to build and maintain a relationship of trust with their policyholders.
Nick Ashmore, head of marketing at Response Tap, reflects on what UK insurers can learn from US customer service.
When a legal expenses insurance claim is declined due to poor prospects of success, brokers can still give the policyholder some help and guidance, explains Jeremy Butler, managing director of Qdos Underwriting.
Those loyal to their insurer are probably paying more than they should. Carl Shuker, CEO of A-Plan, believes it’s time the market took a bold move to address the problem
Insurers can improve their reputation by communicating better with their policyholders, explains Roj Whitelock, executive creative director at Jacob Bailey Group.
With four mutuals making the UK top 20 insurers rankings for 2017 and results outperforming the rest of the market, mutuality is a sector to watch, especially as it is easier to innovate without constant shareholder pressure
As they prepare for the Insurance Distribution Directive, insurers and brokers need to be wary of conflicts of interest, which the Financial Conduct Authority has been monitoring closely, explain Roseyna Jahangir and Juanita Morrison, associate and…
The demand for transparency and diversity is changing the insurance market and shaping the personalities of future industry leaders, writes Brokerbility chairman Ashwin Mistry.
Brokers must get back to their roots of being pillars in the community to achieve organic growth, says Phil Barton, group CEO at Jelf.
While certain sectors of the insurance sector are advancing at a pace, Richard Beaven, distribution director at Swinton Group, urges swifter movement on diversity.
Insurers have been digitising their application process but not so much their underwriting operations, writes Selim Cavanagh, insurance vice-president at Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions, warning they might be missing on some efficiency gains.