Ahead of the ABI Cyber Seminar on 1st November, Luke Beeson, VP Security, BT discusses why businesses, including insurers, are now in an arms race with cyber criminals and what approaches can be adopted to ensure a holistic approach to security is front and centre…
A Gen Re survey of attitudes to genetic testing found that most people are open to being tested for genetic conditions, believing that it will help them to manage their health better…
In the many years that it has been around, the property insurance market has evolved standard terms and policies that are offered by most insurers. Today’s immature cyber risk market, however, creates many challenges for insurers and catastrophe modelers alike…
Financial services are among the UK’s most successful exports, totalling 3.5% of GDP in 2015. How can the UK most effectively open markets for trade in financial services?
China was a major target market for UK insurers, in particular those in the Long Term Savings sector, long before the Brexit vote. That vote, however, brought into sharp focus how important it will be for UK insurers to look beyond Europe as it seeks to expand overseas and make the best of Brexit.
The tax authorities must face the prospect of the Autumn months with some resolve: there is much to be done to keep the ship of business, and the UK economy, on course. It is uncertain how long the process of the UK exiting from the European Union will take, and what the end result will […]
It is fair to say that MedCo has had a bumpy time since it was established, but I think that it has achieved more than most people realise since its formation was announced at the beginning of last year. MedCo was not set up to act as a regulator , but it must deal with […]
Our world changed in the early hours of 24th June, just three months ago. For forty years, our world-leading insurance & long-term savings sector has taken for granted a trading relationship with continental Europe, ties that deepened significantly with the development of the single market and passporting in the 1990s. For many leaders in the […]
Today marks the start of London’s Dive In festival to promote diversity and inclusion in the insurance industry. It is a great celebration of the work our sector is doing to get better at supporting talent from all backgrounds. However, the fact that we need a festival says it all; we still have a long […]
The ongoing cost of insurance fraud was laid bare last week with latest figures showing 2,500 frauds worth £25 million are being detected every week. An increase in ‘slip and trip’ liability frauds and the continually high level of motor frauds means it’s an area ripe for action by insurance companies, to keep costs down and […]