Kelly Ward, sales, marketing and distribution director at Axa Partners UK & Ireland, considers Covid-19 driven changes in the travel industry – and the future of travel insurance.
Telemedicine has surged during the Covid-19 pandemic and insurers and brokers need to be aware of the risks, blogs CFC Underwriting healthcare underwriter Rob Panza.
Hélène Galy, managing director of Willis Towers Watson’s Willis Research Network, considers the growing threat of cascading risks.
Alistair Steward, Questgates director, mulls the problem of underinsurance for businesses facing a hardening market.
Reparation and protection, not just post-event payouts, are key to how the insurance industry must look at flood risk, says Richard Toomey, senior manager for commercial insurance, Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions.
Bruce Hepburn, CEO of Mactavish, argues that the business interruption fallout stems from an imbalance, and questions broker accountability over advice.
The impact of an unstable 2020 is not completely bleak, with an increase in the number of UK start-ups since the pandemic began. Oliver Leyens, a director at Heath Crawford, argues brokers need to highlight the benefit of an advised sale to make sure…
Covid-19 has impacted all areas of life but for the insurance market the fundamental shift to remote working has created new challenges and nowhere has this been more evident than in claims management, blogs Tony Russell chief commercial officer at…
Inside Out: I am a broker and a leaseholder – insurers and FCA must push for cladding crisis solution
Post invites industry insiders affected by key issues they believe insurance is getting ‘inside out’ to share their perspective and state their case for change. Here a broker talks about how leaseholders are getting a rough deal.
The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted a split between what policyholders expect from business interruption cover and what insurers say it offers. Damian Glynn, Sedgwick International UK head of financial risks, asks whether customers are ensnared in a…
Topsail director of insurance operations, Nigel Hawkes, considers the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the boat insurance market.
Debevoise & Plimpton international consultant Clare Swirski, international counsel Benjamin Lyon and associate Sarah Hale reflect on some of 2020’s key themes and the possible challenges and opportunities in store in 2021 for the Lloyd’s market and its…
What is true for the entertainment industry is also true for insurance: one-third of Brits want to take out insurance completely digitally because of the Covid-19 outbreak, writes Christian Wiens, Getsafe founder and CEO.
To widen the talent pool, loss adjusters must proactively look beyond the insurance industry. Scott Cameron, Sedgwick International UK commercial property operations director, and Joseph Noel, Sedgwick International UK director, head of specialty,…
Clark Gardiner, Ensurance senior underwriter, considers how Covid-19 has muddied the waters where it comes to practical completion in construction.
Technology developments, specifically around the ease of integration via application programming interfaces, has meant the concept of a technology ecosystem is now a reality, suggests Peter Goodman, Aventus CEO.
Covid-19 upheaval created a vast amount of work for alternative accommodation organisers. Alisa Gold, Insurance Claims Accommodation Bureau marketing and business development coordinator, reflects on a year of challenges and change.
With the world’s top scientists racing to create effective vaccines, innovation in the life sciences arena is at the top of the news agenda. Behind the headlines and the remarkable breakthroughs, insurance plays a vital role enabling these innovative…
With the government announcing that careless driving will carry the possibility of a custodial sentence from 2021, Lili Oliver, Weightmans partner, explores the likely impact on the insurance industry.
Karyn Strickland, Covéa Insurance head of HR and reward, gives her take on the value of conversations about racial equality at work.
Employees have received a raw deal on health insurance for decades. Covid-19 is a time for change, argues Trevor Davis, Instanda managing director for life and health.
Following a spate of insurtech failures, Rebecca Jones, CEO and co-founder of drone technology provider Iprosurv, argues that newcomers need to get real and stop promising the world.
With Lloyd’s, London market and wholesale broker accountability drawing the regulator’s attention in recent weeks, Michael Sicsic, managing director of Sicsic Advisory and former Financial Conduct Authority head of retail general insurance supervision,…
Companies that have a purpose are more successful than those that don’t, considers Zurich UK head of marketing communication Tracy Waxman, as she mulls how brand refreshes need to be more than just words.