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.
Has the focus of leadership development in organisations shifted too far from front line leader training? In this third article from David North, he explores the risks of providing insufficient support during this critical career transition.
We are delighted to have enjoyed another successful joint workshop with the team at AXA XL, this time in their offices in New York.
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.
In this article, David North shares his experience from 40 years in the industry of how to ensure any development activities have the maximum chance of ensuring a long term sustainable difference in behaviours.
What do organisations and employees have to gain from great workplace conversations? In this article, one of our Senior Associates, David North draws upon his experience as a former Insurance Executive and combines this with his knowledge gained from championing Leadership Development across multiple industries, to identify the benefits – and the barriers – and set out six ways we can strengthen conversations at work.
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.
How well do you think underwriters trade in the insurance market? Now is your chance to share your views by completing a short research survey and then receive a copy of the findings when it is complete. We are aiming to explore two fundamental questions, firstly, “How well do insurers develop their underwriters to enable them to trade effectively with their brokers?” and secondly, “How good are underwriters at building relationships with brokers to enable them to be productive and effective when trading?”
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.
MAP Training Director, Alan Thompson, was delighted to attend the Insurance Times Awards 2017 at the Intercontinental O2 in London on Thursday 7th December, as a guest of one of our clients, Covéa Insurance.
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