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The challenge of combatting insurance fraud

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Fraud is, unfortunately, ever present and now a continual focus at every level for insurers. The Association of British Insurers (ABI) reports that fraud can add up to £50 to the annual insurance bill for every UK policyholder but this … » Read more…

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Are new pensions regulations opening up bigger opportunities for fraudsters?

Former Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, has announced that in April 2017 the government will be extending pension freedoms to those who have already bought annuities, allowing them to take a lump sum without breaking the original annuity contract. … » Read more…

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The future started yesterday: Why the long term savings & investments sector needs to adapt to digital innovation

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John Legend observed, “The future started yesterday, and we’re already late,” and as such, the digital revolution has already happened. What we’re experiencing is the after party and I’ll tell you what, there are people here who were not invited. … » Read more…

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Pension reform – Is the pensions industry ready?

Last year George Osborne announced that from 6th April this year people would be able to cash in their pension pots under a more favourable tax regime than is currently in place. Under the plans, people approaching retirement would also … » Read more…

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Learning the lessons of fighting fraud

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of attending a roundtable hosted by Callcredit Information Group and chaired by Post Magazine. It was fantastic opportunity to get together with a number of respected stakeholders from across the insurance industry … » Read more…

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