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help and guidance crossroads
19 March 2019

Accenture’s new 2019 Global Financial Services Consumer Study – which aims to uncover consumer trends affecting banks and insurers and explore how customers want to engage through four different personas – reveals that consumers are willing to share their data in return for highly-personalised services.

Born Jesus Street in Brazil
19 March 2019

The Brazilian Government recently announced that it would be waiving visa requirements for Canadian travellers.

Woman using mosquito repellant
19 March 2019

Two cases of laboratory-confirmed Barmah Forest virus disease have been reported in Tasmania in 2019.

r Dilshaad Ali, CEO, Avivo Group
19 March 2019

Dubai, UAE-based healthcare services provider Avivo Group is set to launch the second phase of its AI-powered chatbot, AVY, which it hopes will help eliminate the waiting time of patients at the Group’s clinics and hospitals.

Christchurch, New Zealand
18 March 2019

Following the tragic New Zealand shootings that took place in two mosques in Christchurch on 15 March, an event that New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern declared to be an act of terrorism, travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth has offered travel advice to those who may be worrying about upcoming trips to the country.

Restless night
18 March 2019

According to new research from IHG Hotels & Resorts, four in five people have had trouble sleeping when travelling away from home, which can place a strain on health.

Neravez and Dr Hariri
18 March 2019

BPU International, a subsidiary of BPU Holdings – which is currently creating an advanced artificial emotional intelligence (AEI) technology – is partnering with SEVA Technology, a company that is working to devise innovative software solutions for improving patient outcomes on delirium and demen

Not the girl in question
18 March 2019

A major US airline has been ordered to pay damages for leaving a teenager overnight in a terminal, writes David Ing.

Boeing 737
15 March 2019

Following the recent nationwide grounding of Boeing 737 Max jets in the US, many coverage providers can expect to receive an influx of claims. Travel insurance comparison site InsureMyTrip is preparing for that exact eventuality, and has identified the claims that policyholders will most likely file and how coverage may respond, in order to improve awareness.

Scientists doing research in lab
15 March 2019

A new large-scale international trial led by the University of Birmingham in the UK explored whether antibiotics can avoid the surgical complication of a potentially fatal pelvic infection and could help shape international guidelines and policy practice.

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