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ILC Breakfast News – Wednesday, 26 June 2024


Motor

Countdown on for ARC360 future tech conference

ARC360’s Future Vehicle Technology themed conference, set to deliver the highest calibre of attendees, contributors and debate in the UK body repair industry event calendar, is a sell-out. Taking place on Thursday at the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) in Coventry, the event plays host to the UK’s key persons of influence from across the UK vehicle incident repair and insurance claims sector. 

Uninsured driver numbers on the increase

Data released by the Motor Insurers’ Bureau has revealed that there are an average of 300,000 uninsured vehicles driving on UK roads every day.

Silverlake celebrates sustainability double

Silverlake Automotive Recycling [Silverlake] has been recognised for its commitment to sustainability and the environment with two awards in a week.

Autoglass technician takes Best of Belron silver

Canadian David Chester was named the top windscreen technician in the world at the Best of Belron, with George Pim of Autoglass finishing second.

‘No claims’ fraud up by a fifth

The latest data from the UK’s largest not-for-profit fraud prevention service Cifas has revealed an increase in drivers submitting false ‘no claims’ documents.

Flock announces Admiral partnership

Flock is partnering with Admiral Pioneer to launch a suite of cutting-edge, telematics-powered insurance products for commercial fleets, starting with courier, rental, and trade fleets.

QBE offers new anti-fraud advice

QBE has issued new guidance on how to avoid claim farming scams and credit for hire risks following a car accident.

Kennedys wins fraud case

Kennedys has recently secured a finding of ‘fundamental dishonesty’ in a motor claim made against Direct Commercial.

EU car registrations down in May

In May 2024, car registrations in the European Union decreased by three per cent. Despite the downturn, year-to-date car registrations over the first five months of 2024 increased by 4.6% to 4.6 million units.

Home

AXA advises fire risk assessments

AXA Commercial is advising London businesses to review their fire risk assessments and staff training after London Fire Brigade announced it would no longer respond to daytime activations of automatic fire alarms in most non-residential buildings from October.

BELFOR enhances services with localised support

BELFOR UK is expanding its team to deliver customers more localised support.

Claims Essentials

Sector experts ready for ClaimsTech journey

Many of the insurance claim sector’s leading experts are set to meet in London next week for ILC’s ClaimsTech – The Journey.

Set to take delegates on a claims journey where technology and consumer meet, ClaimsTech – The Journey takes place on 3 July 2024 at etc venues London.

ILC announces ClaimsTech – The Pitch finalists

Seven claims technologies have made it through to ILC’s ClaimsTech – The Pitch event with more than 30 insurance claims experts ready to cast their vote on which they believe may have the greatest impact on the sector. 

Robertsons launches ‘Lexo’ – a new GenAI automation solution

Robertsons People & Technology Services division has unveiled its new solution for intelligent document processing and automation. Lexo offers seamless data extraction and modern computer vision OCR capabilities to automate document and workflow processing underpinned by Generative AI.

ClaimSorted goes live

ClaimSorted, which uses AI to help insurers handle claims quicker, is celebrating its launch. It will showcase its innovative solutions at ILC’s ClaimsTech – The Pitch event, taking place on 3 July.

Tapping into existing talent

One way organisations can overcome the recruitment challenge is to retain the people they already have and maximise their talents through innovative and flexible development initiatives.

Insurtech UK launches roadmap

Insurtech UK has launched its Roadmap of recommendations for policy-makers to retain and strengthen the UK’s leading global status in insurance innovation. The Roadmap sets out how the next government can pave the way for UK insurtech to flourish.

CII seeks rising stars

The Chartered Insurance Institute 2024 New Generation Programme is now open for entries, offering 40 promising professionals an opportunity to join the flagship talent scheme.

Marsh and Mercer earn gender equality recognition

Marsh and Mercer have been listed among The Times Top 50 Employers for Gender Equality 2024 for their commitment to making gender equality a priority in the workplace. 

Career opportunities highlighted

Chelsea Beddows, Senior Case Manager of QuestGates, has highlighted the insurance career opportunities in areas such as climate change, financial risk, and cybercrime.

MGA

Registration for MGAA Conference 2024 is open

The MGAA are looking forward to another lively face-to-face conference on July 10 2024 at Old Billingsgate, London.

For 2024, The Power of Partnerships is the theme which seamlessly builds on last year’s Community in Action, in that successful partnerships across the MGA community continue to evolve through the natural energy, innovation and relentless focus of all partners contributing to the MGA sector.

MGAA Award shortlist announced

The shortlist for the MGAA Awards has been announced. The winners will be revealed at the MGAA 2024 Conference on 10 July at Old Billingsgate, London.

DataLab webinar to focus on MGA potential

The next Insurance DataLab webinar will take place on 16 July, when MGAA Chief Executive Mike Keating and Bspoke Group’s Tim Smyth and Matt Scott will discuss how MGAs can make the most of capacity challenges.

The power of broker networks

In the fifth episode of MGAA Conversations, Mike Keating sat down with Mark McIlquham, President of Acrisure UK Retail, to discuss the firm’s global broking operations, acquisitions and innovations.

Industry News

Worries mount for UK workers

WTW research has revealed that a majority of UK workers are struggling to meet basic living costs, fuelling a sharp decline in retirement confidence. 

ICSR acquired by Artex

ICSR has announced that it has been acquired by Arthur J. Gallagher & Co, through its subsidiary Artex.

Trinity Claims completes charity transformation

A team from Trinity Claims volunteered at the Heart of Kent Hospice, helping to transform the lower car park and garden to create a more welcoming environment for visitors.

People

Helen Ovans has joined Proclaim Group as Head of Operations of Proclaim Care.

Direct Line Group has appointed Maz Bown as Group Chief Risk Officer.

Johanne Sach has been named Senior Manager, Insurance Claims, at Saffery.

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