A straight-through processing solution involving two market leaders has been launched. Outsourced un...
A straight-through processing solution involving two market leaders has been launched. Outsourced underwriting services supplier Medicals Direct and support software house TCP LifeSystems have joined to provide new business and underwriting systems to the life industry. TCP LifeSystems will offer a complete 'end-to-end' service for protection business. The service offers clients full 'self-serve' application processing with point-of-sale underwriting acceptance, tele-underwriting, evidence gathering and manual underwriting.
The news that the ABI and British Medical Association (BMA) agreement on GP report (GPR) fees has broken down will usher in a period of uncertainty.
Lack of innovation investment in the UK insurance market has been highlighted by recognition of RGA's work in the US.
Protection business in 2012 and 2013 will be affected by events this year and some fundamental changes to the way customers policies are priced into the next. Richard Verdin explains.
Employee assistance programmes are in the spotlight due to a schizophrenic approach by government. But as Sue Weir points out, they are backed by solid research.
How will people buy insurance in future? Greg Becker visits the US for developments in online distribution.