The Benefact Group class of 2023/24 completes their programme

We had a great day in London yesterday with the latest cohort from the Benefact Group (delegates from Ecclesiastical UK & Ireland and Ansvar UK) as they successfully completed the final session of the highly successful Commercial Awareness programme that has been running for a number of years. Delivered over several months, the programme consists […]

A good year draws to a close

What a great way to finish 2023. A very enjoyable afternoon with Alice Harvey at Ecclesiastical Insurance reviewing 2023 deliveries and looking ahead to 2024 – including as ever, a very nice lunch at Benefact House in Gloucester! It is always good to celebrate success and thank those key people at our clients who work […]

The Perfect Storm on Policy Wordings – 6 Difficult Questions for Underwriters

Developing policy wordings are a critical and yet often overlooked core capability of any insurer. Are we doing enough to develop this capability?

Working with our clients to respond to their changing requirements

As the sun sets on 2020, we look back on how we have responded to clients’ changing needs to deliver flexible training solutions.

Supporting our clients in a virtual world

The Covid19 pandemic has led to many staff at our clients having to adapt their way of working. We have worked in partnership with QBE to design and deliver a virtual training solution to support their underwriters globally.

A Changing Market?

After a long period of soft and competitive conditions the UK insurance market – or perhaps more accurately sections of it – is hardening. How well insurers are positioned for this change can be assessed by some specific questions aimed at Underwriting Directors and/or Portfolio Managers.

A successful workshop for Covéa Insurance

We were delighted to continue our support recently for Covéa Insurance as one of our Senior Associates, Gus Robertson, spent a couple of days with a group of underwriters to lead a technical development workshop.

Pricing in Commercial Insurance – 6 questions to ask of ourselves as underwriters

In this latest article, Peter Turrell reflects on six of the key questions that have shaped a number of our client engagements over the past three years when considering the pricing knowledge needed by underwriters. If these questions can be answered and used to resolve the issues behind them, then pricing capability throughout the organisation can be transformed for real competitive advantage.