What does a Greek merchant in 300BC delivering corn on a cargo ship have in common with nearly one-tenth of today’s UK population? The answer is insurance fraud. Michèle Bacchus takes a closer look.
The Motor Report is out - but what do the experts think of the findings?
With trials of driverless car fleets now occupying our national roads, the motor sector is getting an upgrade like never before. As fraudulent claims continue to accelerate and while premiums pay the price, new entrants are causing insurers to tighten…
Insurance, like many financial services sectors, has a reputation for being pale, stale and male.
Insurance, like many financial services sectors, has a reputation for being pale, stale and male. In Post’s latest research Michèle Bacchus finds out if the description still fits and what the industry is doing to effect change
They look like rock stars but they're insurtech entrepreneurs.
In this extra part of the State of the Broker Nation, we find out what brokers really think about their insurers. Michèle Bacchus asked them plainly – and she has received some frank answers
Michèle Bacchus finds out how David Beckham’s legs can help make broking more enticing and attract talent to the sector
In the second part of Post’s research, brokers talk candidly to Michèle Bacchus about the British Insurance Brokers’ Association, the Financial Conduct Authority, the government and the European Union
Post has revisited its research into broking to find out how digitalisation and regulation are affecting the sector. In part one, Michèle Bacchus asks whether brokers can survive the digital age.
The London Market is keen to encourage innovation, but that will involve overturning tried and tested practices and bringing through the younger generation
I was reminded of the insurance industry this surprising sunny bank holiday weekend when I was required to sign a waiver to accept and acknowledge my participation in Gravity Force trampolining could entail "known and unknown risks that could result in…
The second part of the research asks what diversity means to Lloyd’s and the London Market and how can it attract young talent and people from outside the profession into insurance?
For Post’s third research project of 2016, Michèle Bacchus asks Lloyd’s and London Market players for their views on globalisation, diversity and the future of the market.
The final section of Post’s research on risk management looks to the future and Michèle Bacchus asks the risk managers how they think insurance will fit into the digital world.
In the third part of this research, Michèle Bacchus asks the risk managers whether commodotisation is a concern and discusses the merits of the services offered by the insurance industry.
In the second part of the research, risk managers tell Michèle Bacchus their thoughts about regulation, brokers, and consolidation.
For Post’s second research project of 2016, Michèle Bacchus asks 15 senior and junior risk managers for their views on insurers, brokers, regulation and what they would like the future of the sector to look like
In the fourth and final section of this research project, Michèle Bacchus asks young insurer employees how they see the future of insurance and what they feel they can learn from the older generation.
In the third section of the research, Michèle Bacchus asks 52 young insurer employees about the relationships the insurance industry has with the government and the general public.
In the second section of the research, Michèle Bacchus asks more than 50 young insurer employees about their lives in the insurance industry itself.
For Post’s first research project of 2016, Michèle Bacchus asks more than 50 young insurer employees why they joined the sector, where they think the industry is heading and whether they want to be a part of its future.
In the final part of a five-part series covering the results of Post’s latest State of the Nation survey, Mairi MacDonald reports how our insurance CEOs view relationships with brokers, professionalism in the sector and the importance of diversity for…