Brokers should value the many in-depth questions asked by underwriters, writes Cecile Fresneau, executive director of the UK insurance division at QBE Insurance.
Swinton CEO Gilles Normand believes brokers can be the Amazon of the insurance market.
Last year, trade credit insurance payouts hit their highest level in nearly a decade, with claims costs running at the equivalent of £4.3m every week.
Specific terms and technical meanings can be misinterpreted and the difference in language used by insurers and insureds could lead to underinsurance when taking out business interruption cover
There is always something troubling about a disembodied head. More so, when it is Arnie’s head and it is shouting at people at the bus stop.
Underinsurance casts a long shadow across the world of listed properties, especially when owners are constantly expanding commercial activities. Experts warn that there can be many traps for the unwary or naïve, many of which do not come to light until…
The technology that can radically change household insurance has nothing to do with smart home devices, argues Charlotte Halkett, managing director of insurance product at Buzzvault, who bets on video surveys.
Powerful Typhoon Hato cost insurers in Macau nearly $400m (£298m), almost one and a half times the annual gross premium for the small market. Nicky Burridge takes a closer look.
This week saw one of the biggest takeover deals of 2017 while our December issue highlights a year of tech.
Brokers share their views on their relationships with insurers, the impact of technology and their investment priorities, in this exclusive piece of research conducted by Post in association with WPA
Insurers consider the impact of the proposed U-turn on the Ogden rate
The significance of intellectual property risks has not translated into a large demand for IP insurance policies - yet
Claims Club: Brokers tell insurers there is disconnect between internal ambitions and the claims reality
Insurers need to improve internal communication and break down silos to provide brokers and their customers a better service.
Underinsured markets represent a major opportunity for Lloyd’s, the markets chief commercial officer has said.
GI CEO Colm Holmes discusses Aviva UK's 'social purpose' and how it is helping customers defy uncertainty.
Brokers can use wearable technology as a way to enter the high-net-worth and mid-net-worth market, especially its young segment, advises Sarah Willoughby, art and private client development director at Ecclesiastical.
Insurance is the business of helping people in their time of need but as François-Xavier Boisseau, CEO of Ageas Insurance, explains sometimes there are limits to what insurers can do.
Brokers need to stand out in a competitive market and claims service is a way to make a real difference. Being there to advise, intervene – and to turn the heat up if necessary – can mean the world to a grateful client.
So what’s the worst thing you can say to a broker? Accuse them of being commission driven? Question what value they add to customers? Definitely best not to stray into the territory of online comparison sites, says Adrian Saunders, commercial director at…
Only four out of 10 small to medium enterprises rank scope of cover as the top deciding factor when buying insurance.
India's General Insurance Council has compiled data that shows a major underinsurance problem on India's roads.
Aon Benfield has identified over $104bn (£84bn) of uninsured economic losses in Asia-Pacific last year - 27% higher than average.
Many small and medium-sized enterprises are not sufficiently protected against the risks they are most concerned about - and brokers can help fix that.
Wasn't expecting that... The lyrics from the Jamie Lawson song could apply to insurers, following the latest hike in insurance premium tax.