Insurtech applications in general insurance

Insurtech has been a hot topic in the insurance industry and actuarial profession over the past decade. The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ General Insurance Insurtech Working Party recently published a report titled 'Insurtech – Applications in General Insurance'. The report discusses the developments and impacts of insurtech on the future of the industry. This article provides a summary of key discussion points therein.

Sex, gender and life insurance

Over time, the topic of gender and sexual identity has become more prominent. Gender equity is an important topic for society, and actuaries and life insurers have a defining role to play in providing a fair and valuable product to all members of the community.