As cars move towards automation, Jen Frost spoke to Graham Gibson, chairman of Thatcham Research and Allianz’s chief claims officer, and Matthew Avery, director of insurance research at Thatcham Research, about how the UK research centre is working with…
As regulators are spelling out the rules for influencers advertising services and products, insurers and brokers are starting to adapt their policies to these social media personalities making a living out of their online fame.
In a volatile geopolitical landscape, Nicolas Aubert, head of GB, Willis Towers Watson and current president of the Insurance Institute of London, urges the market to take the opportunity to rethink its position and think globally.
The quick turnaround of Slice’s on-demand cyber insurance policy demonstrates the “leverage” partnerships with insurtechs can provide, according an Axa XL collaborator.
Insurers must guard their customers' data wisely to maintain their trust, writes Michael Davison, industry principal for financial services at Atos UK and Ireland.
Research and advisory business, Mactavish has warned the boards of UK companies increasingly run the risk of insurers not paying out on their claims due to lack of understanding of their responsibilities under new regulations, such as the Insurance Act…
Insurers need to do more to build on their data and analytics capabilities to address customer needs, a conference heard.
The rate at which technology is evolving makes it difficult to predict cyber risk pricing, members of the press heard at a conference in Las Vegas.
General Data Protection Regulation filings could be used as a potential trigger for payouts from cyber parametric insurance policies, a conference heard.
Traditional insurance policies do not cover emerging threats to the railway posed by cyber hackers, a conference heard.
The Information Commissioner’s Office has fined Bupa £175,000 for “systemic data protection failures”.
Hundreds of customers have been unable to secure premium finance after the UK’s largest provider saw its services go offline following a “cyber incident”.
As cyber risk is climbing the concern ladder, Yogesh Virji, head of cyber - UK at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, explains how the materialisation of this threat can affect various lines of insurance.
Closing the gap between the commercial and personal lines insurance sectors in the battle against fraud is a growing priority. Sara Costantini, director at Crif Decision Solutions, looks at what can be done now and where might the future priorities lie.
The Supreme Court ruling in Pimlico Plumbers, granting employment rights to a gig worker, might lead to an increase or a shift in liability claims. But it also opens up a door for new products as gig economy platforms will want to cover their new…
Cyber terrorism is still very much a hypothetical threat but, with governments investing in cyber security to foil attacks, it’s a risk that insurance markets are watching closely
As insurance tries to attract talent and adapt to emerging risks, the London market is increasingly turning towards the military for new recruits
Ghost broking is a growing threat and it is spreading to the commercial environment, Post held a roundtable with senior claims and fraud figures to discuss what the insurance industry should be doing about it
Questgates has interviewed all its staff at its Northampton office, following allegations of a cyber security breach.
The September renewal period for the education sector is fast approaching, providing brokers with an opportunity to explore cover options for new and emerging risks, explains Faith Kitchen, education director for Ecclesiastical.
GDPR is driving a surge in the European cyber insurance market, explains Mark Camillo, head of cyber for Europe, Middle East and Africa at AIG.
It’s been a week for sore heads, with England crashing out of the World Cup on Wednesday. Fortunately, with the industry keeping us so busy, there hasn’t been much time to ruminate on the pain.
Acord, the global standards-setting body for the insurance industry, has published the sectors first standard for a cyber data breach.
This month began with a bang as the annual British Insurance Awards highlighted the talent in the sector in 1950s style, with industry stalwart John O’Roarke being handed the Achievement Award.