RiskApps-annualreport-2020

RiskApps annual report 2020

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Our 2019 ‘annual report’ for RiskApps contained almost passing reference to “a new coronavirus originating in China.” Since then, COVID-19 has changed the lives of almost everyone. One of the most notable additions to the medical content of RiskApps, then, was a new topic called Coronavirus. And after the original…

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The underwriting manual of the future

The underwriting manual of the future

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With the advent of a new decade it is always interesting to look into the future. We turn our thoughts to the trends and issues that will influence the development of the underwriting manual of the future. Some of these trends might include: Greater complexity of rating tables and a…

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RiskApps annual report 2019

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While 2019 news – wars, trade wars, natural disasters, man-made disasters, protests, climate change, climate change protests, Brexit and a new coronavirus originating in China – seemed always gloomy, the news about RiskApps* was distinctly positive. Indeed, our independent underwriting manual goes from strength to strength and we have made…

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Underwriting and calculators

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On our travels we speak to a lot of people about underwriting manual developments. One topic which comes up time and again is calculators: great invention or the work of the devil? Some underwriting manuals have had simple calculators for many years, for example for pulmonary function tests, financial ratios…

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The underwriting manual of the future

RiskApps 2016 end-of-year report

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2016 was an interesting year in a number of ways, not least for the Trump and Brexit votes, and the passing of so many famous people – Muhammad Ali, David Bowie, Fidel Castro, Dario Fo, Harper Lee, Arnold Palmer and Prince and so many others. But on a more mundane…

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The underwriting manual of the future

Underwriting manuals – strategic dilemmas (part 1)

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In the past underwriting manuals were big tomes kept on the underwriter’s desk. Now they are sophisticated e-tools that sit on the underwriter’s virtual desktop. The complex nature of today’s manuals and today’s world of risk call for careful positioning, the right content and features plus a sound strategy. This…

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The underwriting manual of the future

The underwriting manual of the future

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With the advent of a new decade it is always interesting to look into the future. We turn our thoughts to the trends and issues that will influence the development of the underwriting manual of the future. Some of these trends might include: Greater complexity of rating tables and a…

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