Articles

Protection from Farm to Florist

Non Life-News       May 29, 2018

  Despite the fact in different regions it occupies different days across the calendar, Mother’s Day is widely recognized as a time to celebrate one’s mother, and share gifts in appreciation. These gifts come in all shapes and sizes, but for many, the event involves flowers....

Health and well-being programs fragmented, do not meet the needs of stressed Asia workforces: Willis

Health       May 28, 2018

  Hong Kong: By and large, employers in Asia still miss the mark when it comes to their health and well-being benefits, with many employees feeling that their needs are not met, according to research from leading global advisory, broking and solutions company Willis Towers Watson.  ...

Maneesh Jhawar, Founder & CEO, QualityKiosk

Enhancing Customer Experience with robotic process automation

Technology       May 18, 2018

  The insurance industry is passing through testing times. The ever-changing regulatory framework, operational difficulties due to complex business processes and rising expectations of digitally savvy consumers are challenging the carriers to push their limits. Insurance providers have already been embracing core insurance technology systems covering...

Uneasy,pessimistic,and concerned:Deloitte Millennial Survey

Economy       May 15, 2018

  NEW YORK: Following a year marked by significant geopolitical and social change, millennials and Gen Z are sounding the alarm for businesses to step up their efforts to make a positive impact on the broader world, according to Deloitte’s seventh annual Millennial Survey. Although some...

Building Data Equity in the world of Insurance!

Technology       Apr 30, 2018

It has been debated for long now that data is treated as an asset and that it should reflect on the balance sheet. The implications of Data are far more wider and deeper when it comes to the Insurance business, as it forms the backbone...

Gender inequality could be costing Asia Pacific $4.5 trillion: McKinsey

Economy       Apr 26, 2018

  It might be the most dynamic region in the world but the Asia Pacific isn’t meeting its economic potential, and some of that has to do with gender equality, according to the McKinsey Global Institute.   Targeted policies to achieve more women’s equality in Asia-Pacific economies...

ChristèlePautet, Fine Art & Specie Underwriter in Paris, XL Catlin

Preserving Rare Books

Risk Management       Apr 23, 2018

  This April sees a fun day for bookworms. April 23 is World Book and Copyright Day, a United Nations Educational Scientific & Cultural Organization (UNESCO)-backed initiative aimed at promoting reading, publishing and copyright.   Originally born out of an idea devised by booksellers in Catalonia, Spain,...

India stares at water crisis, urgent steps needed: experts

Risk Management       Apr 19, 2018

  New Delhi: As the proverbial Indian summer sets in and taps dry up across large swathes of the country, India faces an acute shortage of safe and sustainable water, specifically groundwater, a crisis that will exacerbate with factors like indiscriminate use and climate change, warn...

India fastest growing but must create 8.1 mn jobs annually: World Bank

Economy       Sep 25, 2018

  India needs to create 8.1 million jobs a year to maintain its employment rate, said a World Bank report which projected the country's growth to accelerate to 7.3 per cent in the current financial year.   It has projected the growth rate to increase further to...