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Zurich advocates staff flexible working with new “family friendly” policy

The government is seeking feedback from its modern industrial strategy consultation by 11 October in includes proposals for flexible working and urges employers to be more transparent about parental leave

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SIB reveals plan for second year since launch

It has been one year since the SIB launched

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Bought by Many to drop industry standard for switching insurers

The two-week waiting period was a measure to combat fraudulent claims, but the insurtech believe it is unnecessary

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Gallagher on how to keep a happy and stable workforce

Gallagher report aims to help employers make informed decisions about benefit plans and programmes to retain talent

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Avid - the MGA that has cracked the underwriting conundrum

MGA marries data-led analysis with good products and plenty of underwriting experience

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Cyber insurance for schools: an untapped market for brokers?

A lack of funding and untailored cover has meant schools are easy prey for hackers, but what can brokers do?

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2019 eTrading Q&A: Transfer of the LV business has been a real success story for Allianz

Insurance Times speaks to Helen Bryant, director of SME & corporate partners at Allianz Insurance on the reaction to the star rating in the Insurance Times 2019 eTrading Survey

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Five AI insurtechs with a BIG future

Diccon Jefferies, from award-winning innovation agency Tällt Ventures, picks the insurtechs to watch in underwriting, pricing, claims and customer service

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Briefing: The end of the road for motor insurers?

Premium content: Is this the end of the road for motor insurers? Four fifths of the current UK motor market will disappear by 2040. Where will it go?

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Innovation Blog: It's time to rethink who we are

The industry must act now to avoid another Kodak moment, says Parul Green, head of M&A and innovation for AXA UK

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Former Google boss on insurtech: The UK can lead

Dan Cobley, fintech investor and former Google boss, says bosses must expect disruption – or find themselves another job

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Innovation Blog: The peak of inflated expectations?

The hype cycle is masking the true ‘enabling’ potential of insurtech, says Sam Evans, founder of Eos Venture Partners

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