At least 29 people have been killed, and 27 more injured, in a road accident in Madeira.
New research has found that there has been an uptick in vaccine preventable diseases in Venezuela.
Independent advisor The Health Insurance Group, which works to provide customised health and wellbeing solutions to businesses and individuals on a global scale, has highlighted the role of stress in mental wellbeing and how employers can support their staff, even when the stress is being caused
Silicon Valley Accelerator Plug and Play innovation programme has announced that it has selected Portabl for its sixth ‘Insurtech Batch’ of innovative companies.
Metabiota has launched a new tracker that can monitor infectious disease threats on a global scale.
Arch Insurance (UK) Limited (Arch) continues to extend its division through acquisitions. Having acquired Axiom Underwriting on 1 April, Arch has now also completed the acquisition of specialist underwriting agency Obelisk Underwriting.
Foresight, which manages investment funds on behalf of institutions, has invested in Northern Ireland-based private healthcare company 3fivetwo Group. An investment of £5 million was made via a new fund that is managed by Foresight in partnership with capital market company 57 Stars.
A recent report published by Ernst & Young LLP (EY) and InsurTechNZ has highlighted that insurtechs in New Zealand are having to form partnerships with other startups, or else plan overseas expansion due to the apathetic reception of local insurers.
Horwich Farrelly has highlighted the importance of striking the right balance between quickly settling claims and investigating potentially fraudulent activity.