The Data Security or Data Protection Officer is an increasingly vital role within the insurance sector, especially following the implementation of GDPR. This short guide highlights how Optal’s Virtual Account Numbers (VANs) can be used by insurers to mitigate the risks of a data breach occurring.
With less than a year to go until the UK leaves the European Union, 57% of Britain’s schools, colleges and universities have no plan in place to deal with the impact of Brexit. This article sheds light on Ecclesiastical’s latest research and what Brexit could mean for the UK’s education sector.
Following implementation of GDPR on May 25th, the UK entered into a new age of data protection. This guide focuses on best practice for obtaining consent before providing real world examples of the use of consent within the general insurance sector and seven practical steps brokers can take.
The HSE claims it has always had a “proportionate dispute process” since it introduced Fee for Intervention (FFI) in 2012. This short article outlines the current context and what has changed since the HSE launched a revised FFI invoice disputes process in September 2017.
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.
This short paper summarises the principal legal risks facing the casualty and motor claims environment over the medium term. The challenges include the resetting of the personal injury discount rate, the effect of changes to EU motor insurance law and the ongoing evolution of vicarious liability.
ARAG's bi-annual news bulletin covers the latest developments impacting the legal expenses insurance field. Topics covered: the spike in employment tribunal claims; legislative changes; whiplash reforms; insuring women’s legal futures; latest moves in sales and management; how to make a Will.
Post in conjunction with Kennedys surveyed the UK insurance market to uncover what specialists think about the future of drone insurance and what role the industry can play in shaping the regulatory regime. In this docu-video, Post’s Jonathan Swift and experts from Kennedys discuss the results.
Little has changed in terms of the design of escalators since the late 19th century, meaning the same risks still persist today. This article considers the risks currently existing around escalators, the importance of maintenance and inspections, and what might lie ahead in the future.
In the EU, the European Parliament recently adopted two new regulations that significantly tighten the requirements for medical devices. This article provides an overview of the new regulations, the scandal that prompted change and the need to balance safety, innovation and affordability.