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High Five: Catch up on the biggest stories this week

2024-04-12T14:00:00+01:00By Insurance Times

Insurance Times rounds up the biggest stories from this week

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Insurance Times announces launch of LinkedIn newsletter

2024-04-12T13:00:00+01:00By Insurance Times

The newsletter is a monthly round-up of the most prominent talking points and happenings in UK general insurance

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Cowens Group announces new general insurance MD

2024-04-12T12:00:00+01:00By

’As we continue to expand and evolve, his leadership will be instrumental in driving our growth strategy forward,’ says chief executive

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New commercial broker software platform set to be unveiled at Biba

2024-04-12T11:00:00+01:00By

’Our platform not only alleviates the administrative burden on brokers, but also improves the underwriting process,’ says chief commercial officer

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Seventeen Group announces Watford broker as third 2024 acquisition

2024-04-12T10:00:00+01:00By

’This was a natural acquisition for both parties,’ says chief executive

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MGA launches travel product on broker distribution platform

2024-04-12T09:12:00+01:00By

’The new scheme is now live across all of our broker partners,’ says managing director

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FCA reveals findings of review into travel insurance signposting rules

2024-04-12T08:00:00+01:00By

’Many people facing serious medical conditions struggle with the cost of travel insurance,’ says executive director

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Graham Hawkins: The unintended environmental consequences of ‘green’ initiatives

2024-04-12T07:00:00+01:00By

’Just because something is green, [this] does not mean it is not going to pose a risk to the environment if it goes wrong,’ says associate director and head of environmental

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MGU appoints ex-Allianz leader as new UK CUO

2024-04-12T06:07:00+01:00By

’After an amazing 15 years at Allianz, I am starting a new chapter,’ says appointee

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APIs can act as ‘operational steroids’ for underwriting processes

2024-04-11T14:00:00+01:00By

During a webinar, it was noted that APIs are not a new technology, but can be ’often underutilised effectively in underwriting communities’

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Peter James teams up with car club for new insurance scheme

2024-04-11T13:00:00+01:00By

’It’s vital that our members have competitive insurance cover that suits their needs,’ says vice chairman

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High Five: Catch up on the biggest stories this week

2024-04-12T14:00:00+01:00By Insurance Times

Insurance Times rounds up the biggest stories from this week

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Insurance Times announces launch of LinkedIn newsletter

2024-04-12T13:00:00+01:00By Insurance Times

The newsletter is a monthly round-up of the most prominent talking points and happenings in UK general insurance

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Cowens Group announces new general insurance MD

2024-04-12T12:00:00+01:00By

’As we continue to expand and evolve, his leadership will be instrumental in driving our growth strategy forward,’ says chief executive

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New commercial broker software platform set to be unveiled at Biba

2024-04-12T11:00:00+01:00By

’Our platform not only alleviates the administrative burden on brokers, but also improves the underwriting process,’ says chief commercial officer

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Seventeen Group announces Watford broker as third 2024 acquisition

2024-04-12T10:00:00+01:00By

’This was a natural acquisition for both parties,’ says chief executive

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Allianz Trade launches refreshed trade credit insurance product suite

2024-04-11T12:00:00+01:00By

’Early feedback from our brokers is encouraging,’ says commercial director

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Howden Specialty’s chief executive appointed to LMG board

2024-04-11T11:00:00+01:00By

’Her expertise will add great strength to the board of LMG,’ says chair

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RSA announces new trading structure ahead of NIG integration

2024-04-11T10:28:00+01:00By

’This new structure demonstrates our commitment to regional trading with brokers as part of our drive to outperform the market,’ says commercial lines managing director

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Aviva expands financial lines team as it looks to ‘rebuild and rebrand’ offering

2024-04-11T09:15:00+01:00By

’Our focus is to work strategically with our customers and brokers across the UK and the globe,’ says underwriting director

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Briefing: Who’s afraid of open insurance?

2024-04-11T08:00:00+01:00By

Legacy systems have slowed down the progression of open insurance, but the benefits for insurers and brokers are clear – and insurtechs are vital

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Is carbon credit cover the next cyber market?

2024-04-11T07:00:00+01:00By

The carbon credit insurance market presents a ‘really exciting’ opportunity – especially as it could be worth up to £24bn by 2050

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Davey takes up new chief executive role at Partners&

2024-04-11T06:00:00+01:00By

In a LinkedIn post, Davey said he is ’happy and proud to share’ the news

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Video: Arch’s Mike Bottle talks broker service

2024-04-10T15:30:00+01:00By Insurance Times

Sponsored Content: For Insurance Times’ latest Expert View, deputy editor Yiannis Kotoulas sat down with Mike Bottle, senior vice president for distribution and strategy at Arch Insurance, to talk about the importance of broker service

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Elevating strategic decision-making through data insights – Gallagher Bassett

2024-04-10T15:00:00+01:00By Stephen Bevan

Stephen Bevan, senior business development manager at Gallagher Bassett, explains how insurers can have confidence in their decision-making processes when tapping into data insights

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The continued rise of AI – Carpenters Group

2024-04-10T14:30:00+01:00By Kevin Perkins

Kevin Perkins, technical lead and operations manager at Carpenters Group, considers the impact of artificial intelligence on insurance fraud

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Pearson Ham Group: Is it all change for the UK car insurance market?

2024-04-10T14:00:00+01:00By Stephen Kennedy

Stephen Kennedy, director of insurance pricing at Pearson Ham Group, discusses the drivers of car insurance pricing last year and how this could impact premiums in 2024

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MGA launches travel product on broker distribution platform

2024-04-12T09:12:00+01:00By

’The new scheme is now live across all of our broker partners,’ says managing director

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FCA reveals findings of review into travel insurance signposting rules

2024-04-12T08:00:00+01:00By

’Many people facing serious medical conditions struggle with the cost of travel insurance,’ says executive director

Graham Hawkins

IT Interview

Graham Hawkins: The unintended environmental consequences of ‘green’ initiatives

2024-04-12T07:00:00+01:00By

’Just because something is green, [this] does not mean it is not going to pose a risk to the environment if it goes wrong,’ says associate director and head of environmental

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MGU appoints ex-Allianz leader as new UK CUO

2024-04-12T06:07:00+01:00By

’After an amazing 15 years at Allianz, I am starting a new chapter,’ says appointee

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APIs can act as ‘operational steroids’ for underwriting processes

2024-04-11T14:00:00+01:00By

During a webinar, it was noted that APIs are not a new technology, but can be ’often underutilised effectively in underwriting communities’

Graham Hawkins

IT Interview

Graham Hawkins: The unintended environmental consequences of ‘green’ initiatives

2024-04-12T07:00:00+01:00By

’Just because something is green, [this] does not mean it is not going to pose a risk to the environment if it goes wrong,’ says associate director and head of environmental

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Carl Shuker: ‘Single Howden brand’ seeks to continue growth trajectory by being ‘client centric’

2024-04-10T07:00:00+01:00By

UK and Ireland chief executive believes ‘there is still a huge demand for advice’ from insurance ‘clients of all shapes and sizes’

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Jane Kielty: Aon leverages expertise and scale to ‘join the dots’ for clients

2024-04-09T07:00:00+01:00By

’We’re creating new solutions where they didn’t exist before to help clients solve problems,’ says broker’s UK chief executive

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Cowens Group announces new general insurance MD

’As we continue to expand and evolve, his leadership will be instrumental in driving our growth strategy forward,’ says chief executive

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Pensioners hit hard by soaring car insurance costs

’Those aged 65 and over are facing increased financial pressure as car insurance premiums soar,’ says chief executive

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Opinion: Premium affordability on insurer and broker minds

Editor Katie Scott highlights the importance of insurers and brokers being on the same page when needing to communication premium increases to end customers

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Neal issues Blueprint Two update after phase one delayed

’[We] will continue working alongside the market associations to ensure we can safely deliver phase one,’ says chief executive

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Luton Airport reveals insurer progress on removing vehicles from destroyed car park

’The dismantling of the car park has been a precise and painstaking process,’ says chief executive

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Crawford and Company launches carers policy for UK employees

’Being able to manage the pressures of both roles can be extremely challenging and it is imperative that companies acknowledge this,’ says chief operating officer

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Seventeen Group announces Watford broker as third 2024 acquisition

’This was a natural acquisition for both parties,’ says chief executive

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APIs can act as ‘operational steroids’ for underwriting processes

During a webinar, it was noted that APIs are not a new technology, but can be ’often underutilised effectively in underwriting communities’

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Briefing: Who’s afraid of open insurance?

Legacy systems have slowed down the progression of open insurance, but the benefits for insurers and brokers are clear – and insurtechs are vital

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Fraudster caught out by appearance on Jeremy Kyle show

’It was astounding that she told medical professionals she could not walk unaided, but then appeared on national television doing just that,’ says detective constable

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The double-edged sword of data science

Although data science has been a huge help to the insurance industry, it brings its own risks too and insurers must ‘understand the risks rather than go in blindly’, according to data science lead

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Graham Hawkins: The unintended environmental consequences of ‘green’ initiatives

’Just because something is green, [this] does not mean it is not going to pose a risk to the environment if it goes wrong,’ says associate director and head of environmental

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Watch: Relive the 2023 Insurance Times Awards

2023-12-22T10:09:00+00:00By Insurance Times

In December, over 1,000 insurance professionals gathered to discover who would be taking home an award at this year’s Insurance Times Awards

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Insurance Times Awards 2023 in pictures

2023-12-12T07:00:00+00:00By Insurance Times

The photos are in for last week’s Insurance Times Awards 2023, can you spot yourself?

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Why Aviva, Arch and Ageas were named insurers of the year

2023-12-08T08:00:00+00:00By

After being crowned as market-leading insurers at this year’s Insurance Times Awards, Insurance DataLab explores the figures behind the trio’s successes in 2023

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Revealed: Who won at the Insurance Times Awards 2023?

2023-12-07T11:08:00+00:00By

With gold, silver and bronze awards across 36 categories, the winners from last night’s Insurance Times Awards have now been revealed.

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