No insurance cover for Tamil Nadu forest frontline staff amid human-elephant conflict- The New Indian Express

Express News Service CHENNAI: The seasonal elephant migration is set to start next month yet hundreds of frontline temporary personnel of the Tamil Nadu forest department, who risk their lives to mitigate human-elephant conflict, are not offered basic insurance cover. The sanctioned strength of anti-poaching watchers in Tamil Nadu’s 13 forest circles is 1,119. District … Read more

Melbourne’s Kytec deploys Dubber, Cisco Webex to Cover-More Insurance – Services

Melbourne-based Cisco partner Kytec has secured a deployment of Dubber’s voice recording platform to Cover-More Insurance’s Cisco Webex setup. Cover-More sought a call recording solution to its claims teams’ inbound and outbound calls to meet legal and compliance requirements, which was also accessible to staff working in multiple locations, including those working remotely. The solution … Read more

Insurance Company Surplus – A Tiny Primer

I find that almost all agents and a high proportion of insurance carrier employees possess inadequate knowledge of insurance carrier surplus. Also, many think the knowledge they possess is accurate, however, in my experience, it is not. Assessment of insurance company surplus is complex. That is why actuaries make the big bucks. AM Best has … Read more

Blockchain technology holds potential for travel insurance: Travel Weekly

Despite being a natural-use case for blockchain technology, travel insurance products offered via blockchain are likely a number of years away in the US due to insurance being highly regulated, industry experts say. Blockchain “will definitely have a place in travel insurance,” said Ryan Brubaker, chief information officer and executive vice president of operations at … Read more

Should you buy multi-year health insurance?

A multi-year health insurance policy is a long-term alternative to an annual health policy. A multi-year policy, as the name suggests, will provide coverage for an extended duration of two or more years. It typically allows policyholders to pay the premium for the next two or three years in one go at the time of … Read more

Rotorua elderly take to funeral insurance as burial costs rise and Govt help urged

Increasing burial costs are causing concern. Photo / Mead Norton More of Rotorua’s kuia and kaumātua are taking up funeral insurance to prevent a financial burden on their whānau as increasing burial costs prompt funeral directors to call for greater Government support. In Rotorua, the cost to bury someone has increased 8 per cent to … Read more

Major Giants Allianz Insurance, AIG, Apple, AXA – InsuranceNewsNet

New JerseyNJ – (SBWIRE) – 07/17/2022 – The Worldwide Smartphone Insurance Market Report assesses developments relevant to the insurance industry and identifies key risks and vulnerabilities for the Worldwide Smartphone Insurance Industry to make stakeholders aware with current and future scenarios. To derive complete assessment and market estimates a wide list of Insurers, aggregators, agency … Read more