As high-profile, large-scale data breaches hit the headlines more and more regularly, the question of ‘cyber trust’ is becoming a key concern for increasingly discerning citizens. This blog post highlights why insurers must guard their customers' data wisely to maintain their trust.
Subsequent to its introduction to Parliament in June 2018, the Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee called for written submissions to be made on the terms of the Bill. This article highlights the latest developments relevant to the discount rate and periodical payment orders.
In this end of year review, Simon McGinn takes a look back at the past 12 months, considering various hot topics and issues like Brexit, legislative changes and the ongoing matter of broker market consolidation. This feature also looks at 2019 and beyond.
2018 has seen many regulatory changes that have affected us all. We look back at the regulations that have been implemented and those coming up in 2019. Topics covered: Brexit; GDPR; IDD; SMCR; renewal transparency; succession planning; credit worthiness and affordability.
ARAG's news bulletin covers the latest developments impacting the legal expenses insurance field. Topics covered: underwriter failures; compensation culture; clinical negligence premiums; the Civil Liabilities Bill; industrial disease; events and charity fundraising.
Our recent research revealed more than a third of brokers don’t feel fully prepared to meet the requirements of IDD, with only 8% of UK brokers saying they ‘know everything they need to know’. Designed for brokers, this guide looks at the impact of IDD on scheme creation and distribution.
IFRS 17 represents the most significant change in financial reporting for decades, but what does it mean for the insurance industry? This report sheds light on the insurance industry’s sentiment towards the IFRS 17 regulation and the steps organisations are taking to achieve compliance.
A 2017 study by the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office found that only 20% of the UK public had trust and confidence in the companies storing their personal information. This article highlights the latest developments surrounding data privacy and some key considerations for cyber underwriters.
Designed for brokers, this short article explores the common themes and pitfalls of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) implementation and highlights some key areas that require continual attention.
This report sets out the key findings of the FCA’s thematic work on the pricing practices of household insurance firms. It then details our expectations of firms and our next steps.