NEWS

October 28, 2019

Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, has appointed Stephen Kerr and Steve Whetter as managing directors for its UK operations.

Kerr will oversee Sedgwick’s home claims services in the UK. He fills the role vacated by Neil Gibson, who Sedgwick recently promoted to UK chief operating officer. Kerr has spent over 30 years in the industry and has a wealth of experience in senior leadership roles...

October 25, 2019

Leading London-based healthtech startup EQL, backed by the DigitalHealth.London Accelerator and Google for Startup programmes, has entered into a new partnership with Raintree Systems Inc in Boston, one of the largest providers of specialist practice management and clinical documentation tools in the world.

Phio, EQL’s innovative AI-driven physical therapy assessment tool, will form part of the patient engagement platform provided by Raintree Systems, who deliv...

In the last year, we estimate there were 1.3[i] million new business cancellations in private motor at an approximate cost of £25 to £75 per cancelled policy. Assuming an insurance provider with 100,000 policies has a cancellation rate of 5% per year, this could equate to an eye watering loss of £125,000 to £375,000 per annum. It’s not just the cost of on-boarding, there’s the risk of bad debt that may arise from unpaid premiums as well as a loss in potential...

October 15, 2019

Industry leaders in the insurance sector gathered in London last night for the exclusive launch of Cobalt, a scalable solution developed to revolutionise the way motor claims are managed.

Cobalt has re-engineered the process from first claims notification to enable its people to make informed decisions about the best and correct action for the policyholder, immediately. Preventing poor triage leading to a poor customer journey and inflated claims costs, Cobalt...

September 23, 2019

  • Bahrain, Nigeria, Turkey, and Indonesia to hold events this year for the first time

  • 2019 marks the fifth year of the festival, which takes place from 24th – 26th September in over 60 cities and over 30 countries

  • 94% of festival attendees surveyed feel that inclusion is now a client facing issue

The global festival for diversity and inclusion (D&I) in insurance, Dive In, celebrates its fifth year in global style, with events taking place in six...

September 9, 2019

Freedom Services Group (FSG) is delighted to announce the launch of a series of six unique podcasts hosted by FSG Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Sam White. The first three episodes are already available now to download via multiple streaming platforms including: iTunes, Google Play, Spotify and more. 

Entitled ‘Human Business with Sam White’, the series takes the listener on an exploration of the benefits of staying authentic in business. Commenting on th...

September 4, 2019

Today will see the debut of Medical Legal Appointments Ltd (MLA) on the MedCo portal as a Tier 1 MedCo high volume national provider of medical reports.

MLA, part of handl Group, is the first original Tier 2 MRO to be re-categorised as a Tier 1 MRO since the inception of the MedCo portal in April 2015.

With nearly 30 years’ experience producing quality medical reports for RTA, MLA is also the UK’s leading specialist provider of Industrial Disease (ID), Noise Ind...

Cyber fraud is still a relatively new and emerging threat. Some broker contacts have acknowledged they’re not aware of all the risks and are conscious of this. There’s a terrific appetite to learn more about the issue, given they’re charged with the responsibility of arranging cover.

For the majority of the British public, exposure to cyber fraud issues has been around hacking, for example people having bank account information compromised, being the victi...

September 2, 2019

As AutoRaise prepare to fast-forward their operations and activities through continued growth and development, they are looking to increase membership of their Board of Trustees and uncover industry professionals to offer some support to further the charity’s aims as recognised Volunteers.

With so much future activity planned, the current Board of Trustees are looking to appoint other like-minded people who would welcome the opportunity to give their support, e...

July 25, 2019

S&G Response’s apprentices Maddy, Jade, Callum, Jasmine, Tate & Richard were nominated for The Apprentice Academy’s ‘Star Apprentice Awards’ by their team leaders for outstanding dedication to their roles and consistently surpassing all expectations. On Thursday 11th July, all six apprentices received the ‘Star Apprentice’ award they were nominated for - an astounding achievement as only 5% of all apprentices receive this acknowledgement.

Often, people thin...

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