Some might have already labelled it a failure but open banking will continue to evolve and insurers should sit up and take notice. That is the view of The Marketing Eye's Neil Edwards, who believes these platforms could eliminate form filling and make…
Brokers should value the many in-depth questions asked by underwriters, writes Cecile Fresneau, executive director of the UK insurance division at QBE Insurance.
Managing general agents are facing a capacity crunch and the 'decile 10' initiative by Lloyd's to remove underperforming business is increasing pressure, explains Chris Hardcastle, managing director of Capsicum Delegated Authority.
Two years ago, when I told my friends that I got a job as an insurance journalist, they were baffled. They still are.
Insurers are going to focus more on offering an end-to-end service to brokers, predicts LV Broker's managing director Mike Crane, explaining how both professions can adapt to new technology and customer expectations.
Issues around the likes of data sovereignty have meant that predictive modelling has traditionally been managed internally. However, xx xx argues that this is more costly and makes businesses less agile, especially when major insurable events happen
Claims has not received as much attention as many front-end processes when it comes to investment, even though it is the moment of truth on which long-term policyholder loyalty can be built
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.
Norwegian insurtech start-up Cloud Insurance is looking to establish an office in London in 2019 as it prepares for a funding round to help it grow the business.
Directors and officers are coming under ever closer scrutiny as pressure is mounting to comply with gender, cyber and environmental requirements, explains Catherina MacCabe, head of the International Management Liability focus group at Beazley.
The challenges of bringing Lloyd’s trading into the 21st century
Outdated static rating factors and underwriting losses mean the marine market is ripe for disruption. Technology, including, blockchain is set to shake up the sector.
It’s been 10 years since motor broker 1st Central launched in the UK, with policies sold exclusively over the phone or the internet. Simon Walker, who became CEO of parent company First Central Group in January, expects online giants like Amazon or…
The starting question had far reaching implications: “In 2030, what will the world need protecting from?” To answer that, five cross-industry teams explored the issues involved in an industry innovation challenge.
Tactical litigation is costly, underhand and rife within the technology sector, writes Tom Dixon, head of technology for Hiscox UK and Ireland, explaining how to help policyholders avoid it.
The terms commercial lines and digital aren't often spoken together - is the problem that the industry doesn't talk about it or is it really not happening in the market?
Insurance still lags behind other industry sectors when it comes to the internet of things. HPE Pointnext chief digital officer Mitchell Feldman explains why underwriters across all product lines should consider how it could help them price risks more…
Swinton CEO Gilles Normand believes brokers can be the Amazon of the insurance market.
With supply chains entwined through businesses like ivy, disruption risks are climbing. Under-utilised policy wordings and little-known specialist covers haven’t weeded them out
Open banking throws up some liability questions, explains James Tuplin, head of cyber and technology, media and telecoms – International at XL Catlin.
Innovation labs, investment vehicles and strategic partnerships; Edward Murray looks at the ways in which insurers are facing up to the challenges of a digital future
Organisations are likely to be faced with data privacy claims, predicts Raf Sanchez, international breach manager at Beazley, warning cyber cover is only part of the solution.