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Blog: 2020 – a year of tipping points

2020 could prove to be a year of significant risk tipping points for insurers, many of them driven by fast-paced political and cultural change says Simon Laird, global head of insurance at RPC.

Analysis: Embracing data ethics

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?

Analysis: Telematics - telling it as it is?

Fabricating a motor insurance claim used to be as simple as arranging for a mate to drive into your car but with today's new technology, Veronica Cowen explains how much harder insurers are making it for the fraudsters.

Blog: Turning the tide on account takeover fraud

Many of us have either experienced fraud, seen friends who have fallen victim to it or witnessed the direct results in our workplaces. Shaun Smith, Iovation sales executive, explains why it's no surprise that one of the fastest growing fraud types in the…

Ecclesiastical's John Blundell on cracking the cyber code

Cyber crime has hit the headlines but sales are still down. Ecclesiastical's UK general insurance managing director John Blundell explains why the sector needs to break down difficult wordings and better explain both risks and policies to clients to make…

This week: What does the fox say?

Brightside’s new managing general agent Kitsune takes its name from the Japanese word for fox. The animal is much admired in Japanese folklore for its intelligence and supernatural abilities – characteristics all the insurance companies that announced…

Analysis: Jumping into 2019

2019 is sure to be mostly about Brexit but, as Sam Barrett explains, there will be other challenges and opportunities for insurers as well

Analysis: Review of 2018

The spectre of Brexit loomed large over the insurance sector this year, and although the picture is still no clearer in terms of how the UK market will continue to trade with Europe after 29 March 2019, significant merger & acquisition activity was among…

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