Clive Nicholls, UK & Ireland CEO at Crawford & Company, disagrees loss adjusting will soon be disrupted by the 'gig economy'. He argues the industry cannot rely on freelancers to carry out claims surveys in surge scenarios.
An early Facebook investor has ploughed $10m (£6.8m) into a tech startup that uses artificial intelligence to detect fraudulent insurance claims.
Aviva will be the exclusive financial services partner for digital accelerator and incubator Founders Factory over the next five years.
A Post survey shows the uptake and pace of customer data analytics for Asian insurance firms is on the rise.
For the past five years the general insurance industry has been buzzing about telematics.
As I look out to the horizon I can't help but feel incredibly excited and perhaps a little apprehensive. We are seeing technology develop at an unprecedented pace, coupled with a sharpened focus on the customer and a reform agenda that could change the…
Digital innovation is changing the way the insurance industry operates, with providers beginning to embrace developments where technology can make life easier for the consumer.
Over the years, the London insurance and reinsurance market has faced many challenges and changes, but to date it has successfully navigated these choppy waters.
Former Prime Minister Harold Wilson warned: “He who rejects change is the architect of decay.” And 2016 will go down in the annals of insurance history as a year of change.
The Next Generation Insurance Network has been providing young professionals with educational and social events in London for the past five years. The network has more than 1500 members from brokers to underwriters, lawyers to consultants.
A fifth of European consumers would buy insurance or banking products from Google, Amazon or Facebook reveals a study
Customers could increasingly turn to big-name disruptive firms in the financial services sector, according to a survey of the European market by Fujitsu.
Information gleaned from open public sources is admissible in court.
Chris Hall, managing director at Questgates, reacts to Chris Sandilands' proposition of an Uber-style service for claims. In his view, freelancers cannot provide the level of expertise and consistency needed for loss adjusting.
Professional services firm Charles Taylor will target the insurance technology market with a dedicated business, Charles Taylor Insure Tech.
The Association of British Insurers’ has hailed Volvo’s autonomous driving trial in London next year as “really exciting” and potentially “transformational,” while the motor manufacturer itself has called for more government help to speed up adoption.
Chris Sandilands argues that the loss adjusting process is perfectly suited to being disrupted by the 'gig economy', leading to benefits for insurers and policyholders alike. Perhaps most surprisingly, using freelancers for claims surveys could lead to…
Technology giant Guidewire and Australian insurer Suncorp are among the parties involved in the latest fund-raising from US insurance disruptor Trov, as it gears up to launch its on-demand cover for single items in the UK with Axa.
Investments in insurance technology businesses more than tripled last year, according to research by Accenture.
Vehicles are increasingly connected and far more software-reliant than they used to be. Unfortunately, most insurers offering product recall solutions are unprepared for this new reality.
With a new start-up being founded every minute in the UK, the insurance industry has to meet the needs of this new breed of client.
One of the investors behind insurtech start-up Guevara has warned others they will need "a lot of patience” to bear fruit in the insurance market.
Telematics provider Wunelli is launching a data collection device, cutting the cost of telematics by around 85% on current hardwired options.
Developments in safety-related wearable technology in the workplace bring both benefits and risks.
Autoglass has introduced a UK-wide solution to calibrate Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, which support vehicle safety systems including autonomous braking and lane deviation warnings.