All articles by Patrick Brusnahan

Patrick Brusnahan

Blockchain use is about more than NFTs and dogecoin. It’s about you

Blockchain use can save lives, build smart cities and boost data privacy. But before it can do any of that,…

Sky moves into smart home technology as it purchases Neos from Aviva

Sky has agreed a deal to purchase smart home technology company Neos from insurer Aviva. Although it may not be…

COVID-19 has changed individuals’ preferences for advice on investments

Findings from GlobalData’s 2020 and 2021 UK Life and Pensions Surveys reveal that fewer UK consumers are seeking advice on…

Likely mortality impacts of the post-pandemic recession

As the pandemic has progressed, collective minds have shifted their focus from the direct mortality impacts of Covid-19 to the…

Auto insurance automated – how technology is driving the industry into the future

It’s no secret, applying for motor insurance is seen as a cumbersome and time-consuming process that very often leads to…

Usage-based insurance services begin to spread into commercial motor lines

Over the past decade, commercial motor insurers and fleet managers have been utilising telematics technology, with a heavy emphasis on…

COVID-19 spurs digital transformation of brokers

COVID-19 has forced companies to change the way they work, accelerating digital transformations. Historically, brokers have resisted these changes, but…

Insurance and insurtech in 2021: full steam ahead?

2020 was a year dominated by a global pandemic. While it has not left the news, particularly in places such…

Driving the UK economy forward – one van at a time

Almost one year into lockdown and with no end to restrictions likely for the foreseeable future, the outlook for many…

UK insurtechs need to build awareness of their products among consumers

While insurtechs generally offer more innovative insurance products than incumbents, capturing customers from existing players is always difficult. The majority…