While the topic of digital transformation has been around for the past decade, consultancies continue to warn that further transformation is required. Post, in association with Marklogic, held a roundtable with senior figures from the insurance industry,…
Insurers are coming under increasing pressure to develop new ways of pricing. But, while data and technology hold the key, insurers face some significant challenges as they move to this brave new world.
The insurance industry continues to treat cyber attacks and fraud as two independent problems. However, Dennis Toomey, global director of counter fraud analytics and operations at BAE Systems, argues they are in fact one and the same – and until the…
A counter fraud intelligence sharing platform, developed by the Insurance Fraud Bureau to help the industry fight the £2bn annual fraud bill, has gone live.
Two out of five brokers have never sold a cyber policy, owing to both a lack of confidence and customer reluctance, research found.
US loss adjusting business Global Risk Solutions has recruited a pair of senior former Crawford & Company executives to launch a UK office.
In March, Airmic appointed four new board members. Post spoke to them about what they hope to achieve and their assessments of where the risk management profession stands with regard to talent acquisition and diversity
Risk managers need to overcome their blind spot toward intangible assets like reputation and intellectual property, a conference heard.
The insurance industry has become progressively familiar with the idea of ‘unthinkable risks’ in recent years as unpredicted and unprecedented losses, caused by both natural catastrophes and man-made events, have continued to happen
In March, Airmic appointed four new board members. Post spoke to them about how risk management has changed during their time in the profession, what they need insurers to deliver and emerging risks
Risk managers believe that risk reporting and mitigation should no longer be an isolated item on the board agenda but how can they get the executive buy-in to this?
It might be the name, but this week I’ve spotted some similarities between Gibraltarian unrated insurer-facing-liquidation Lamp Insurance and an angler fish, sparking some strange and slippery debate in the office.
One year after Post’s first nationwide cyber insurance survey, Michèle Bacchus revisits the policies, claims and statistics to give you the low-down on what to expect now and in the future of this fast-moving sector
It was the Competition and Markets Authority that recently put paid to Sainsbury’s and Asda’s marriage plans, but there are plenty of other risks that also regularly threaten the success of mergers and acquistions – ranging from the uncovering of…
Exclusive: Beazley opened its Birmingham office as part of a strategy to diversify away from its core US business. Fourteen months later, the office is likely to be held up as a model for the company's further expansion plans.
Insurers operate today in a relatively mature market environment but Max Richter, managing director for insurance, Accenture UK and Ireland, argues that it offers limited opportunities for growth and relatively few new products coming onto the market
For Insurance Post's latest research project, we're delving into the world of cyber. What is making companies tick at the moment? How are they dealing with threats? What can insurers, brokers and managing agents do to ease the digital journey ahead?
Four of the five articles downloaded most by Post’s sister title Insurance Hound’s insurer audience during March explicitly addressed ways in which technology has changed the insurance landscape.
A battle of wits and words, breaking world records and investing in future generations
The provision of healthcare is about to change beyond recognition. Tim Boyce, healthcare team leader at CFC Underwriting, explains how technology is set to transform the way medical professionals treat patients and develop cures.
The Association of British Insurers has criticised Mactavish’s cyber challenge to insurers and brokers in a response to its CEO, saying it should share its analysis if it has ‘true evidence’ of flaws.
A challenge to the market to prove that off the shelf cyber policies are not 'flawed' has itself drawn criticism from market.
The number of cases investigated by Sedgwick for fraud in 2018 fell by 39% compared to the year before.
Exclusive: Insurtech So-sure alerted its customers to a possible data breach in January.