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…
The British Airways data breach is the first major case since the General Data Protection Regulation became law. With the firm facing group legal action and the Information Commissioner’s Office testing its teeth for the first time, what might this mean…
2019 is sure to be mostly about Brexit but, as Sam Barrett explains, there will be other challenges and opportunities for insurers as well
The term ‘single customer view’ has been a buzzword for a number of years now, but how close it is to being a reality in insurance? With this in mind, Post, in association with Marklogic, held a roundtable to discuss the importance of SCV, and how to…
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…
No one knows what Brexit negotiations will yield. However, Chris Wallace, executive director for European markets at QBE, says companies should be prepared for the opportunities the UK leaving the European Union can bring.
The insurance industry has achieved many successes in its fight against fraud but it now needs to address database overload, urges Steve Crystal, head of financial crime at Sedgwick.
Eldon Insurance owner Arron Banks had been expected to appear on Question Time next week, but will no longer be a guest on the show amid a National Crime Agency investigation and fines by the Information Commissioner’s Office.
Eldon Insurance could be faced with fines that are “significantly higher” than the combined £135,000 it and Leave.EU have been ordered to pay if the Information Commissioner’s Office finds evidence of misdeeds in an audit of the broker.
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.
Against a backdrop of changing client demands, political uncertainty and new legislation, Jonathan Swift caught up with BLM senior partner Matthew Harrington and director of policy and government affairs Alistair Kinley to discuss how the law firm is…
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.
Brexit, regulation and loyalty catch the eye of insurers.
General data protection regulation is not fit for purpose, the chief marketing officer for industry-wide blockchain initiative B3I told attendees of Post’s Digital Insurance World conference.
The Information Commissioner’s Office has fined Bupa £175,000 for “systemic data protection failures”.
The Insurance Distribution Directive brings transparency but also unintended consequences for customers, writes Peter Thompson, group director of insurance distribution and outsourcing at BGL Group.
Ecclesiastical claims director David Bonehill was awarded the Achievement Award at the eighth Post Claims Awards. As technology is transforming claims, he predicts tech giants will enter the market, probably in the motor or home arena.
With the World Cup firmly in French hands and Novak Djokovic and Angelique Kerber crowned Wimbledon champions, it’s back to work for the insurance industry with all eyes turning to Westminster.
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
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.
The future can be a perilous place, especially for the insurance sector, says Peter Staddon, managing director of the Managing General Agents’ Association. In an environment typified by tough market conditions, Brexit, and increasing waves of regulation,…
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.
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