US on-demand commercial drone insurtech Skywatch AI has expanded into the UK, where its policies will be underwritten by specialty reinsurer Chaucer.
Insurance has a long history but as David Germain, chief technology officer for RSA, explains, the sector still needs to keep up with technology.
In order to carry out his risk consultant role at Aviva Simon Norton has had to gain a license to fly drones.
Unpredictable climates mean the industry is facing an increase of surge events and pressure to handling them effectively and efficiently. Jonathan Davison, strategic development director of the British Damage Management Association, shares his view on…
Insurers face 'significant' travel claims as Gatwick drones event declared extraordinary circumstance by CAA
Passengers whose flights were cancelled or delayed as a result of the disruption at Gatwick Airport may not be eligible for compensation by airlines so travel insurance claims are expected.
Only by using Placing Platform Limited can insurers and brokers make electronic placement work better, argues Anthony Baldwin, CEO of AIG Europe.
Kennedys experts from around the globe discuss the future of drone regulation
Who won what at the 2018 Post Claims Awards held last night at the Royal Garden Hotel?
Aviva Global Corporate & Specialty's new managing director Patrick Tiernan is confident of profitable growth. He tells Jonathan Swift how he hopes to take the business to the next level.
Claims adjusters need to embrace automation but it's their human touch that will win - or lose - customers, explains Steve Agutter, head of claims at AIG International.
Traditional aviation policies are unlikely to address the emerging risks presented by the increased use in drones.
Inconsistent regulations and risk of hacking are among the challenges that need to be overcome as loss adjusters are increasingly using drones to assess insured damage, said Nick Barber, head of property & energy claims - Europe at AIG.
The past year has been a stormy one for the insurance market – and not just in terms of weather: the discount rate saga and the insurance premium tax hike helped propel motor premiums to stratospheric highs. Industry figures see clearer skies, however,…
It is an ugly truth that almost every woman who has worked in insurance for some time has a story about sexual discrimination.
Fast food and parcel deliveries by drones seemed a fantasy just a couple of years ago but it is now close to reality. Wherever you look, they are in the air. They are being flown by leisure users, the French police, UK lifeboats, Indian railways, oil rig…
As Post reviews the loss adjusting section in its biennial rankings, Malcolm Hyde, executive director of the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters, explains that the continued professionalism of loss adjusters keeps them centre of the claims market.
The inaugural Claims Conference Sydney took place on 29 August. Chairman Andrew Tjaardstra summarises four key themes from the event.
Cyclone Debbie was the costliest natural catastrophe to hit Australia for six years, while the scale of the event spurred innovation among insurers writes Nicky Burridge.
Allianz has partnered with start-up Flock to launch app-based on-demand drone insurance for commercial and recreational users.
The only absolute certainty in today’s modern world is change. Change creates new risks for all businesses, whether they are based in the north or south of the country, have international reach or are mid-market organisations.
Technologies such as driverless cars, telematics and the connected home are changing the world of insurance, with the need for more modularisation of coverages, and components that can be used in different ways to suit particular niches and markets. Dean…
Growing timber insurance is a niche market that requires expertise, be it for underwriting or assessing storm damages. Frank McGaffney, loss adjuster at Agrical, explains.
A booming information, communication and technology sector is heightening risks across Asia-Pacific according to an Insurance Post whitepaper in association with QBE.
Robots are becoming ubiquitous. Do we need specific insurance? And do they?