Weekly News Roundup – 16th April
I have a pick ‘n’ mix of articles to tantalise the insurance tastebuds this week. You’ll find interviews with insurance gurus, the latest news from Lloyds, a thought piece on diversity and much more!
How Argo Group Innovates (Source: Insurance Innovation Reporter)
This Q&A with Ian Macartney, Head of Innovation and Digital, explores a variety of topics including how the specialty (re)insurer has responded to the pandemic, its relationships with insurtechs and how they engage their employees to drive innovation.
Lloyds Lab announces its sixth cohort, with a focus on product simplification and climate (Source: Lloyds)
The accelerator has brought together an interesting group of insurtechs to collaborate with them on critical issues facing the industry.
Customer vulnerability: why diversity and inclusion helps (Source: RWA Consultancy)
Dr Nathan Matthews explores whether (the lack of) diversity is making it harder for financial firms to engage with and understand the needs of their customers.
Top brokers reveal their clients most pressing environmental concerns (Source: Insurance Business Magazine)
Environmental insurance can seem a minefield but this roundtable addresses some notable concerns.
Microsoft just raised the bar (Source: Insurance Thought Leadership)
The tech giant has just bought a company specialising in speech recognition. This article dives into what this could mean for insurance once the interface becomes a little more mainstream.