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Who will be the Steve Jobs of the life insurance industry?

Who will be the Steve Jobs of the life insurance industry?

14 December 2016

David Loader 2017 marks ten years since Apple first launched the iPhone. Flash forward to today and these devices are so heavily relied upon in our lives that it’s hard to imagine life without them. The iPhone has evolved to perform many different roles within our lives. It’s not just a phone but an entertainment system, a... MORE

When it comes to financial services, not all millennials are created equally – a one size fits all approach is not going to work

13 December 2016

Freddie Findlater ‘Millennial’ is fast becoming an overused term in today’s society. As this group, comprised of 18 to 34 year olds, comes of age and takes on more financial responsibility, the financial services industry is scratching its head about how to capture it from a commercial point of view. So far though, this crusade has only... MORE

Why tech due diligence provides the necessary edge for making M&As succeed

6 December 2016

Tony Collins Completion of mergers or acquisitions rarely happen quickly, given the wealth of due diligence that needs to take place before possible deals are agreed. The potential for entering new markets, cost cuttings via shared supply chains or increased market share, I am sure, will all be meticulously reviewed and weighed throughout the process. However, what... MORE

Technology is not a solution on its own – it needs to underpin a strong, well-thought business plan

5 December 2016

Kirsty Worgan In an age of increasingly tech savvy consumers, digital strategies are very much de rigueur for wealth management firms. However, all too often, businesses hire a digital director and then come to a standstill, believing the digital box to be ticked. While this is a start, there is much more these firms need to do... MORE