Category: Insurance

Colchester insurance company is leading the way in telematics

Colchester-based insurance broker iGO4 is at the fore front of telematics, where technology can help drivers save money and maybe improve their driving at the same time. Telematics (otherwise known as ‘pay how you drive’ or ‘black box’ insurance) are car insurance policies that reward safer drivers with lower insurance premiums, calculated using data transmitted […]

This week’s top jobs in insurance

Looking for a change? Here are this week’s top insurance jobs in New Zealand Insurance Consultant, AA The New Zealand Automobile Association (AA) is looking for an insurance consultant to be responsible for sales and who will be based in Riccarton, Christchurch. Insurance Consultant, AA AA is looking for an insurance consultant. He or she […]

Gem and jewellery body to issue ID cards, Swasthya Kosh health insurance scheme for artisans

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), the apex body of the gems and jewellery industry, has introduced identity card for artisans in West Bengal which will be rolled out nationally later this month. GJEPC is holding advanced talks with the ministry of skill development and entrepreneurship (MoSDE) for national classification of gem & […]

Insurers hit: Climate change wreaking havoc on insurance industry

It may get increasingly impossible to recover from the damage inflicted by anthropogenic climate change. Insurers have been researching what climate change effects mean for their business, and there is more or less a consensus that pricing in the impact of extreme weather events that are already becoming common will jack up premiums manifold, even […]

Premiums for life insurance have reduced dramatically

Usually when it comes to insurance products, prices only go one way – up. That makes shaving off extra costs difficult as you’re simply running to stand still each year. However, there is one product where premiums have reduced dramatically and that’s life insurance, especially when linked to pay off your mortgage. As we all […]

Life Insurance For The Living?

“I have enough life insurance to bury me.” That’s what most people tell me. Many of my customers can talk easily about stocks, bonds, and real estate, but they often don’t understand the many usages for life insurance besides a death benefit. In my experience, these benefits are usually discovered only after it’s too late. […]

More and more Indian women are buying life insurance, suggests IRDAI study

Maharashtra, Bengal, UP Pradesh accounted for a third of new policies in FY18 Indian women are increasingly opting for life insurance products, competing with men in getting their lives covered. While women make up 48 per cent of the nation’s population, they now account for 32 per cent of the number of polices purchased and […]

Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance rolls out its exclusive brand campaign

Private life insurance player Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurancecontinuing their journey in making the brand reach to consumers, has rolled out their brand campaign “Promise Kiya! Ab Plan Karo” for 2018-19. The essence of the campaign emanates from the company’s brand essence “promise” and the tagline “Aapke Vaade Sar Ankhon Par”. The new ad […]

Insurance through WhatsApp: What is it, how to do it? Here’s all you need to know

Gone are the days when WhatsApp was used only for sending text messages to one’s friends and family. Taking advantage of this platform, various insurance companies have now launched AI-enabled WhatsApp channel for customer servicing. Since last year, the Indian Health Insurance industry has been bringing out various customer-centric initiatives, to benefit policyholders and insurers. Recently, Aditya […]

Insurance in superannuation reforms could drive retirement savings

The Productivity Commission has recommended an overhaul of the multi-billion dollar business of selling insurance through superannuation policies to drive retirement incomes higher. Key reforms include making insurance an opt-in for fund members aged under 25 to stop the erosion of retirement funds for low-balance fund holders, and a ban on super funds from putting […]