Terrorism - responding to an era of turmoil »
Julian Enoizi, CEO of Pool Re talks about the role of Pool Re now and in the future and the coverage gaps that have emerged as a result of changing threats, including the shift in focus of terrorists from property damage to creating maximum fear and panic.
PRA consultation on diversity »
The PRA has proposed that all Solvency II firms should produce a diversity policy, to improve decision-making at board level, and wants comments by 22 Sep 2017.
Legal developments impacting insurance - September 2017 »
Round up of legal developments impacting insurance by the Forum of Insurance Lawyers (Foil).
Insuring the future of the profession »
The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) is looking for potential future leaders of the insurance industry to join its 2017/18 New Generation programme.
Legal developments in claims July 2017 »
Legal developments in claims impacting insurance provided for
the CII Claims Faculty by the Forum of Insurance Lawyers
General Election June 2017: the aftermath »
Short paper outlining how the outcome of the General Election is
likely to impact on the Government's forthcoming legislative
Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD) »
Briefing summarising the FCA implementation of the Insurance Distribution Directive including professionalism requirements.
Future of Commercial Insurance Broking »
Commercial insurance brokers will need to have evolved into real business advisors for their SME customers by 2027 or face extinction, warns a new report by the Insurance Broking Faculty.
Legal developments in claims April 2017 »
The latest update on legal developments in claims produced
for the Claims Faculty by the Forum of Insurance Lawyers
FCA Business Plan 2017-18, Risk Outlook and Mission »
The FCA Business Plan sets out potential risks and priorities
for the year. Technology figures strongly on the regulator's list
of areas to watch for.
CII and IFC join forces to tackle insurance gap for women globally »
The Chartered Insurance Institute and International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, have signed a memorandum of understanding, joining forces to tackle the protection gap faced by women, increase their knowledge of risk and access to insurance.
Fraudulent claims »
The insurance industry experiences high levels of fraud and,
according to the ABI, detected fraud is in excess of £1 billion and
undetected fraud costs the UK economy more than £2 billion per
The main focus for organisational strategies is claims fraud
although there is a significant amount of application fraud which
continues to rise.
The types of fraud can range from the opportunist who might
exaggerate the amount of items stolen in a genuine burglary through
to organised crimes which include staged accidents such as "crash
for cash" and ghost brokers.
Insurance implications of fracking »
The insurance profession needs to prepare for the impact
that increased levels of onshore fracking could have on UK
households and businesses, according to a thought-leadership report
out today from the Chartered Insurance
Institute's Claims Faculty New Generation Group.
The group found that while existing products appear to provide
adequate cover for households and small businesses, and no insurer
specifically excludes fracking, there are no insurance policies
that specifically cover it either.
Periodical Payments Orders and personal injury compensation explained »
In the wake of the recent hike in the Discount Rate for lump sum
payments, this half hour continuing professional
development video looks at the related issue of Periodical
Payments Orders, current take-up and how they operate. PPOs are
compensation awards in personal injury claims which, in addition to
providing a lump sum for damages for pain and suffering and for
past financial loss, provide regular index linked payments for some
or all of the future financial loss.
Insurance law & regulation subject gateway »
This subject gateway aims to supply links to some of the
resources on insurance law and regulation increasingly available to
members via Knowledge Services. It is not intended to be
exhaustive, but highlights popular content and recent