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Funchal, Madeira on map
18 April 2019

At least 29 people have been killed, and 27 more injured, in a road accident in Madeira.

Graph showing increase
17 April 2019

New research has found that there has been an uptick in vaccine preventable diseases in Venezuela.

Happy workers
17 April 2019

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

Mike Minett, Portabl Founder
17 April 2019

Silicon Valley Accelerator Plug and Play innovation programme has announced that it has selected Portabl for its sixth ‘Insurtech Batch’ of innovative companies.

Forbidden sign with virus particle
16 April 2019

Metabiota has launched a new tracker that can monitor infectious disease threats on a global scale.

 
Steve Bashford, Chief Executive Officer of the Arch UK Regional Division
16 April 2019

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.

Piggy bank
16 April 2019

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.

Digital New Zealand
15 April 2019

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.

 

Warning scam sign
15 April 2019

Horwich Farrelly has highlighted the importance of striking the right balance between quickly settling claims and investigating potentially fraudulent activity.

CB. CFAR - two happy travellers
15 April 2019

After feedback from travellers revealed a need for flexible insurance cover, travel insurance provider Cover-More launched Cancel-For-Any-reason (CFAR) as a policy add-on, which has proved extremely popular with Australians.

 

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