Keeping abreast of industry news and insurance information is important in any business sector, and it is particularly true of the insurance world. More and more this competitive market place is relying on technology, as well as attempting to predict trends, and act accordingly.

Many brokers have their favourite sites they turn to for the latest news and advice, and here at Insly we have put together a list (in no particular order) of informative and useful websites, to help you keep ahead of what is happening in the world of insurance.

Insurance Times

insurancetimes_1Full of information aimed at the insurance industry, Insurance Times features news, analysis and research. Based on its published magazine, you will also find jobs, events and a range of videos to inform and educate. Subscribers can also access The Knowledge Handbook 2014, giving key information about issues that have effected brokers and insurers.

 

Finextra

finextraAimed at the financial technology sector, Finextra displays the latest news (including innovation), and company announcements. You also have access to the latest resources and analysis, an events listing, careers and a blog loaded with up-to-date and regular articles. The site also features its own TV station, airing interviews and clips. Additionally, if you are a member you can also join the community.

 

Insurance Hound

insurance_houndThis library based website publishes white papers, case studies, reports and articles in key areas of insurance, including business management, claims, health insurance, technology and more. To access the full library a membership is required, which is free to join.

 

 

Actuarial Post

actuarialpostActuarial Post features a range of news and articles across various industry subjects, including pensions, investments, life and health, general insurance, software and lifestyles. The site also run their own awards and offers a comprehensive jobs board.

 

 

Insurance & Technology

insurancetechnologyThe online community for insurance technology professionals, Insurance & Technology offer a range of information. From reports to white papers, news to current webinars, you will get plenty of interaction from other members of the insurance community.

 

Insurance Age

insuranceageInsurance Age features current news, videos, blogs, interviews, statistics and research, as well as a range of products, events and jobs available. There’s also an expertise forum, alongside regulation and compliance information.

 

Post Online

postAnother website featuring news, events, jobs and articles, Post Online links to Insurance Hound. This gives the user up-to-date news whilst being able to access a full library of article and information. Keep your eye on our feature later this month!

 

Insurance Daily

insurancedailyThis newspaper style website breaks down the news into different categories for ease of use, including companies, employment, legal and financial. There’s an easy to use product menu, broken down into different insurance and company sectors. Aimed at the UK market, it also features stories from Europe and worldwide when relevant to the industry as a whole.

What happens in the world can have an impact on your business. Keeping informed of all that is relevant in the insurance industry can help you be prepared and develop as necessary. Keep our list bookmarked on your computer, and don’t forget to spend time reading every day. It could pay you dividends long term.