Thompson’s holiday break

Following our Dec. 17th edition, the next weekly issue of Thompson’s will be published for Jan. 7, 2019. Our daily email upgrade service will also resume Jan. 7. Until then,…

Need for direct model emerging

The need for Canadian insurers to pursue direct-to-consumer strategies is more apparent than ever as demographics shift and customer preferences move toward on-demand platforms, point-and-click services and simplified service delivery,…

IBAO launches online ethics course

THE INSURANCE Brokers Association of Ontario has launched an online training course in response to the Registered Insurance Brokers of Ontario’s new ethics continuing education requirement, which came into effect…

Gaming tech adopted to help insurers

AUGMENTED, virtual and mixed reality technologies are being rapidly adopted from the gaming sector for commercial uses including remote surgical procedures, simulated engineering scenarios and virtual event hospitality, Lloyd’s says…