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Comment wire: AIG streamlines private client offering with Azur partnership 26 April, 2017
Efficiency of service is topical for insurers in both personal and commercial lines, and AIG is the latest to revamp an area of its business to better accommodate the modern customer, according to according to GlobalData Financial Services.
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Comment wire: millennials are not mass market insurance consumers
Monday, April 24, 2017 Millennials have different priorities and lifestyles compared to previous generations, which means their insurance needs do not fit the standard packaged products currently on the market,
Comment wire: Pet health plans cause confusion among insurance customers
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 The pet insurance industry must clarify the differences between health plans and separate insurance products in order to prevent confusion over the level of cover customers believe they are entitled to, according to GlobalData Financial Services.
Comment wire: Brokers and insurers unfazed by Brexit
Tuesday, April 04, 2017 by Ronan McCaughey UK brokers are more concerned about losing competitive advantage than the implications of Brexit and economic uncertainty. Meanwhile, insurers have yet to see a ‘Brexit effect’ as consumers maintain confidence, according to GlobalData Financial Services.
Comment wire: Brolly - making sunshine from rain
Friday, March 31, 2017 New insurance brand Brolly has provided a test case for turning a legal issue and major challenge for a fledgling business into a great marketing campaign and opportunity to engage with customers, according to GlobalData Financial Services.
Comment: Article 50 - How insurance firms can prepare for the fall-out
Monday, March 27, 2017 Robert Gothan, CEO and founder of Accountagility – a solutions provider for the finance function - argues that the sheer complexity and uncertainty of the Brexit process means that planning for a range of future scenarios has never been more important, particularly in the case of insurance firms writing business across the EU.
Editor's comment: Big data latest
Friday, March 24, 2017 by Ronan McCaughey Big Data increasingly matters for life and health insurers because it enables companies to access more information about customers, and in turn, offers the potential for cheaper premiums and rewards.
UK cyber insurance 2017 outlook
Thursday, March 23, 2017 The UK cyber insurance market is growing over time with product penetration increasing as businesses are becoming more aware of the need for cyber insurance, according to GlobalData Financial Services.
Comment wire: Simply Business’ attractive operating model led to its acquisition
Friday, March 17, 2017 Comment wire: US-based insurance giant Travelers has announced the purchase of commercial broker Simply Business, with the move spurred by its attractive business model and potential to expand its geographical reach.
Comment wire: AXA launches legal advice app for SMEs
Thursday, March 16, 2017 AXA is providing legal advice directly through a virtual assistant app, which will improve the accessibility of legal advice for SMEs that need it most, according to GlobalData Financial Services.
Comment wire: Four things the big insurers’ results tell us
Friday, March 10, 2017 As insurers’ 2016 results have started coming in, it is possible to start piecing together an overall picture of how 2016 looked and what we may expect from 2017, according to GlobalData Financial Services.

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