With the holiday break over, this week has seen people across the UK – some somewhat sluggishly – get back to business.
The Chartered Insurance Institute has urged regulators to take caution as they adopt an increasingly data-driven approach to policing the financial services sector, warning “digital breadcrumbs” can’t replace human insight.
The Financial Conduct Authority has refreshed its Data Strategy, first published in 2013, and set out a “transformation plan” to become a highly data-driven regulator.
Fifteen months ago Claudio Gienal stepped up to the role of CEO of Axa UK and Ireland, but he’s taken his time to reveal his strategy for the firm. He spoke to Stephanie Denton about why clarity, diversity and adding value really matter to him
Against a background of the winding down of the Target Operating Model and the publication of the Future of Lloyd’s Blueprint, Post, in conjuction with WNS, invited industry experts to discuss the six suggested proposals to modernise the market. Post…
Advanced safety features not only differ in performance and description among different manufacturers, but even among models by the same car manufacturer. Andrew Ballard, senior global product manager at Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions, believes deep data…
With the increasing use of machine-learning models, the data being inputted into these models raises a number of ethical questions, but how are insurers addressing these potential issues?
James Dalton, director of general insurance policy at the Association of British Insurers, reveals what the trade body will be focusing on next year and why.
The Information Commissioner’s Office will be hoping that procedural bungles do not jeopardise its proposed audit and fines of Eldon Insurance and Leave EU, after its legal counsel was forced to admit standards had fallen “well below” expectations, Post…
ICO fines and enforcement action ‘significant and novel extension’ of regulatory powers: Eldon and Leave EU
Eldon Insurance and Leave EU fines totalling £105,000 and a data audit against the broker levelled by the Information Commissioner’s Office are “divorced from reality,” a tribunal heard yesterday.
Similarly to developments in the auto industry, unmanned seafaring vessels could become prevalent in the future. But today the trend is towards partial autonomy. Valerie Hart looks at the prospects of improving vessel performance and safety, hurdles, and…
Jonathan Hewett replaced Peter Shaw as CEO of Thatcham Research in January this year. He spoke to Post about Thatcham’s 50th anniversary, vehicle 2.0 and the trends in the motor industry.
Application programming interfaces are now key to unlocking new sources of value for financial institutions. So much so, Cytora CEO Richard Hartley argues even the most traditional firms can digitally transform if they get the right data infrastructure…
Within insurance, it’s managing general agents seeing all the deals, attracting the money and the talent. The potential for big profits and lower costs drives the sector forward, but will the sector gather yet more momentum or will it overheat?
Unencumbered by legacy technology, managing general agents are well placed to invent a better future for insurance. Cytora CEO Richard Hartley on why the likes of C-Quence and Convex are creating a radically different type of insurance company.
Jeffrey Skelton has worked for Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions for more than 17 years and in July was appointed as managing director for insurance for UK and Ireland. Harry Curtis spoke to him about his career to date and future plans.
Insurtech Previsico has launched nationwide, aiming to support insurers, brokers and their customers across the whole of the UK with live actionable flood warnings.
The SME market represents a major area of growth for insurers but Sara Costantini, managing director of Crif Decision Solutions, asks what providers are doing to capitalise on this opportunity?
Munich Re, Allianz and Zurich discussed the management of unstructured data in claims during Post webinar
Insurance companies are dealing with increasing volumes of digital media associated with claims initiation and claims investigation processes.
The size and complexity of cyber perils are constantly increasing and pose a major challenge to insurers and insureds alike as they attempt to assess potential cyber losses.
From scepticism about data to dissatisfaction about driver behaviour scores, Igo4 CEO Matt Munro addresses some of the common misconceptions about telematics, and suggests marketing and communications are key to avoiding complaints.
Google’s 2018 investment in Applied Systems also represents an investment in the future of the intermediary sector, according to the software house.
Personal lines customers are a promiscuous bunch, known for changing insurers for a few pounds.
Ahead of the Post Insurance Technology Summit, Post editor Stephanie Denton sat down with Duck Creek Technologies Europe managing director Bart Patrick to discuss the cultural step change need in insurance to remove the upgrade nightmares.