Special reports

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    Spotlight on: Big Data


    Data enrichment is more than just the latest buzzwords, it’s the way ahead for the insurance industry, providing insurers with the tools for faster, more accurate quotes, and enabling brokers to offer better prices and detect fraud earlier

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    The Knowledge: claims innovation


    This month’s issue look at claims handling, which is at the brink of a data-enabled revolution

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    Spotlight on specialist motor


    With profits in the mainstream motor market remaining hard to get, insurers are turning to specialised products, such as those aimed at convicted drivers and classic car owners

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    When staff get itchy feet


    The employment market is picking up, and insurance bosses must think differently to retain quality staff

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    Competition heats up in home insurance


    Household insurance is becoming increasingly competitive, with new entrants and existing players vying to grow books of business

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    Social media: the new frontier


    Sheilas’ Wheels has done it on Facebook; consumers and businesses do it on Twitter. It’s high time the rest of the industry logged on to social media

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    Spotlight on construction


    The UK construction sector remains in the doldrums, with a knock-on effect on the commercial insurance market

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    Budget 2013: good for industry


    The insurance industry would struggle to find much to complain about in the 2013 budget. Corporation tax will fall to 20% in 2013 and there is a raft of measures aimed at helping small companies grow.B

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    2012 top-ranking insurers


    The UK general insurance industry had a tough 2012, with insurers’ average COR worsening to 98%

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    Spotlight: full-cycle e-trading


    Brokers are readying themselves for the next evolution of trading online, with full-cycle e-trading set to revolutionise the way they do commercial lines business