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Brexit: Challenges and opportunities for Ireland

18-Jul-2017 09:42:56 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Thinkpiece, Industry Insights

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In an article from our member magazine, The Insider, Tobias Müller and Robert Joniec of Müller Consultancy, give insights on what the Irish insurance market can expect following Brexit and how organisations can best prepare.

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InsurTech: Transforming the industry from within

12-Jul-2017 09:00:00 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Industry Insights

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Hesus Inoma, CEO and Founder of InsurTech startup WeSavvy, explains how in an increasingly connected world, insurers need to embrace emerging technologies to meet consumer demand.

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GDPR: What's in store for insurance?

04-Jul-2017 09:00:00 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Thinkpiece, Industry Insights

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In the second issue of our member magazine, The Insider, Elaine Morrissey (Associate Solicitor at McDowell Purcell) looks at how EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will impact the insurance industry when it comes into force in May 2018.

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Service with a smile: how to ensure great customer service

24-May-2017 00:00:00 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Industry Insights

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Anne Roberts, Marketing and Communications Manager at The Insurance Institute, writes about how in an increasingly faceless, digital world, great customer service is imperative.

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Assessing personal injury claims

17-May-2017 09:30:00 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Thinkpiece, Industry Insights

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In this Thinkpiece from our member magazine, The Insider, Doireann O’Mahony, Barrister-at-Law, discusses recent developments in the assessment of awards in personal injuries claims.

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What is Blockchain?

10-May-2017 09:30:00 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Thinkpiece, Industry Insights

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Blockchain is a term you may have come across, but few can explain exactly what this technology can do and its impact on industries such as insurance. Here Caitriona Somers sets out the key points those in our industry should be aware of.

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5 ways to reduce unconscious bias in the workplace

03-May-2017 11:36:22 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Industry Insights

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We all like to think we are unprejudiced, inclusive and objective; but unconsciously, we tend to gravitate towards the people who look and think like us. Julie Lynch from PDT Global discusses the damaging effects unconscious bias can have on businesses and gives tips for reducing biases in the workplace.

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Bright Young Things: What millennials want from their employer

19-Apr-2017 09:30:00 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Industry Insights

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Talent gaps and skills shortages are key issues for the insurance industry. The dream of an innovative and exciting career can jar with the conservative nature of insurance, particularly for younger generations. So how can organisations in this traditional industry look to attract millennials? The Insurance Institute investigates. 

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The Professional Perils of Life in the Advertising Industry

04-Apr-2017 15:42:37 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Thinkpiece, Industry Insights, The Insider

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In the first issue of our member magazine, The Insider, Jade Giltrap, Media Development Underwriter and Sam Austen, Entertainment Development Underwriter for specialist insurer Hiscox, take a look at the professional risks faced by the creative businesses behind the adverts.

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10 business writing tips [SlideShare]

14-Oct-2016 12:33:59 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Careers, Industry Insights

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Effective business writing is one of the most important skills you should develop, no matter what your job title is or how long you’ve been working. Whether you’re sending an email to your colleagues, generating a report or creating a new sales pitch, the ability to communicate effectively could be the difference between success and failure in your next business endeavour.

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