The case for dynamic asset allocation for insurance portfolios
Eugene Dimitrou, head of insurance solutions at Columbia Threadneedle and Maya Bhandari, fund manager and a member of the asset allocation strategy group at Columbia Threadneedle, argue the case for dynamic asset allocation for insurance portfolios, rather than the ‘set and forget’ strategy of the past.
How to succeed selling life insurance online
Mike Preston, business development director at life insurance comparison website Compare Cover, argues that with fewer financial advisers available consumers are now much more comfortable buying all sorts of financial products online, and there has been a great increase in the amount of non-advised protection products being bought through aggregators (PCWs) or direct to consumer channels.
Royal London shows steadfast loyalty to the adviser market
Debbie Kennedy, group head of protection strategy at Royal London, tells Ronan McCaughey why the life insurer is “absolutely committed” to the adviser market, its plan to further collaborate with digital healthcare providers and how the provider views itself as a disruptor and challenger to other protection insurance players in the UK.
7 ways life insurers can innovate
Celent has published a 7-point list to enable life insurers to innovate as non-traditional players come into the industry, primarily through distribution.
10 ways to improve your influencing skills
Leadership coaching expert Lynn Scott, whose sector experience ranges from retail, food and drink to the NHS, recommends ten ways for senior executives to improve their influencing skills. Scott’s tips should be valuable for executives working at all levels of the life and health insurance industry, particularly as many in the sector argue that life insurance is ‘sold and not bought’.