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Blog: Subsidence - urban myth or epidemic

After the hot dry summer of 2018, there has been renewed interest and a significant amount of press coverage about subsidence, with Crawford and Sedgwick reporting increases of more than 300% in subsidence claims. Toby Daley, underwriting director at…

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…

Blog: Opioid epidemic - The pain persists

Britain is in danger of replicating the painkiller epidemic that has ravaged the US. Dorothy Flower, partner, and Emma Kislingbury, associate at RPC, explore how this might impact pharmaceutical companies, medical practitioners, healthcare providers, and…

Blog: Cyber future will come down to communication

With the nature of cyber attacks constantly changing Madeleine Shanks, associate partner at Clyde & Co, explains that dialogue between customers and their insurers has never been more important to ensure that cover is proportionate.

Blog: Policy renewals – the importance of loyalty

What many insurance companies perceive when their customers renew is the illusion of loyalty. Oke Eleazu, chief operating officer at Bought By Many, argues consumers don’t have an affinity for their insurance company and renewals are usually down to…

Blog: Tackling theft 

High-tech and more traditional theft is on the up, so understanding the latest trends is an important step in tackling it, according to Neil Clutterbuck, chief underwriting officer at Allianz Insurance.

Top 100 Insurtech: Quarter four update

It’s time for the final 2018 update on the Insurtech 100, the global index compiled for Post by Tällt Ventures. Here founder and CEO Matt Connolly rounds up the latest investment and partnership news.

Telematics Watch: The state of play for 2019

Post has teamed up with telematics broking specialist Igo4 for a new quarterly series looking at the growth and trends in this the sector. To kick things off its CEO Matt Munro looks at who is buying these policies and where they live.

Blog: Database overload

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.

Blog: How to defend cavity wall insulation claims

Liability insurers are seeing a dramatic increase in claims arising from allegedly defectively installed cavity wall insulation. Tom Corrigan, partner at DAC Beachcroft, asks whether there is cause for concern.

Blog: Flood claims involving children

A flooded home can be traumatic, especially for children. Jonathan Davison, strategic development director at the British Damage Management Association, explains how the claims process can be designed to protect the mental wellbeing of younger family…

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