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.

MAP Training bolsters its Reinsurance expertise

MAP Training are delighted to welcome Matthew Petzold as a new Senior Associate to enhance their Reinsurance expertise.. 

A different perspective

Anish Kapoor’s Cloud Gate sculpture in Chicago provides a very different perspective – mirroring exactly the different perspective we took in developing a new training programme in Portfolio Management for our client AXA XL.

Global roll-out continues

As part of our ongoing ongoing relationship with AXA XL, we were delighted to support the delivery of another very successful Pricing DNA for Underwriter programme to the latest audience in Bermuda.

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.

Another successful engagement

We are delighted to have enjoyed another successful joint workshop with the team at AXA XL, this time in their offices in New York.

Invest in developing the capability of your people? Can you afford not to?

As an insurance leader, what would make you invest your time and budget in improving the capability of your staff? In this article we share some insights from discussions we have had with a number of senior insurance leaders over the past 12 months where they share what would make them invest.

Are your Trading Relationships Blooming?

Earlier this year, we carried out a short piece of research to get a ‘temperature check’ of the trading capability that currently exists across UK insurance companies to build and make effective use of broker and client relationships to support the achievement of business targets. This article looks at some of the headline findings.

Is the Underwriter ready for a hard market?

Is there really a hardening insurance market? There are certainly mixed views amongst those we have spoken to in recent months, with many not seeing any hardening at all in their world. However, there are certainly a number of factors that have caused quick corrections for certain classes of business in recent times. This article looks at how underwriters can be prepared to meet the demands of a rapidly changing market.