The insurance sector has traditionally operated within the same conventional business models and regulatory frameworks with which we have become so familiar, and with only modest modernisations over the last few decades. Insurtech, which refers to the myriad technology solutions that maximise the efficiency, accessibility and simplification of existing industry models, comes at a time when the industry is struggling to remain competitive in a low interest rate environment amid mounting pressure to increase profitability and efficiency.
#Market Research - 04/09/2017
Details of the Data Protection Bill were revealed yesterday. The Government announced that the new laws will provide people with more control over how their personal information is used and ensure that people can withdraw consent to use their data just as easily as they can grant it.
#News - 08/08/2017
Last week, the Hurun Report and Visa Consulting Group suggested that the UK slipped down the list of desirable destinations for high net worth Chinese investors, putting the country behind the USA and Canada to third place.
#Investor Resources - 25/07/2017
Forbury Investment Network, in association with Metro Bank and Rushlight Events, held a successful Investor Briefing on Investing in Industrial Cleantech, 23rd May 2017.
#News - 06/06/2017
Simon Ralphs and Clare Garner from Prestige Business Solutions outline the top things to look out for when searching for your perfect location
#Investor Resources - 09/05/2017
Our Business Immigration solicitor writes on the impact of Brexit and the UK's tech industry
#News - 07/04/2017
Many key players in the global hospitality industry have fallen victim to cyber-attacks over recent years, including the Hilton, the Trump Hotels and the Mandarin Oriental. So why are these businesses such tasty targets?
#Business Resources - 06/03/2017
Augmented reality – which Pokémon Go has made people familiar with - could revolutionise the construction industry.
#Business Resources - 20/02/2017
The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) and Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) have been extremely successful since their respective inceptions. Based on HMRC’s latest available data from October 2016 and London & Partners data, the extent of their popularity is clear, with more than 50% of all venture funding in the UK in 2014 being routed through (S)EIS.
#Investor Resources - 16/02/2017
With 2017 well underway, we thought it would be a good time to reflect on how the landscape of technology investing is shaping up in these somewhat uncertain times of Brexit and Trump.
#News - 08/02/2017