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Do you know your clients’ biggest exposure to fraud?

They do! Sadly, it’s their own employees.

UK workplace fraud is at a 15 year high, with £2.11 billion of recorded fraud in 2017, according to a BDO study. Mark Smith, Senior Management Liability Underwriter at Probitas, shares his thoughts on employee fraud.

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Emerging Opportunities

Uncovering opportunities in emerging markets, particularly where Lloyd’s is underweight, can seem like a powerful source of revenue.

It takes the right mindset, along with a degree of agility, to make a successful return on investment. As Nick Bacon, COO at Probitas, explains.

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Creativity in Insurance

Insurance is not generally considered as the most creative industry. However, at Probitas we firmly believe that underwriting is an art form.


Creativity is, at it’s very core, about solving problems. There’s a real skill in thinking outside of our traditional beliefs and notions. Allowing ourselves to consider options and solutions that aren’t obvious. Posing the question, how can we view the norm in new ways?

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Gabriel's 2 Worlds

Innovative Insurance

In this month's blog post, Gabriel looks at innovation in insurance following his recent presentation at FIDES in El Salvador, and shares his key take aways.

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Three common impediments to embracing technology

The insurance industry has taken it’s time to embrace technology. But change is being born by consumers. We use digital interaction in almost all areas of our lives. So why not insurance?

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Why we all need plans…

Ash Bathia, CEO tells us why plans are necessary for success.

“Plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” Eisenhower

All good explorers will have spent many months, if not years, preparing for an expedition.

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Gabriel's 2 Worlds

It’s important to us that our LatAm relationships are built on solid ground, which you simply can’t do with the Atlantic Ocean between us. Meeting face to face cannot be replicated, and with our belief that transparency is a cornerstone of any good partnership, I packed my diary full of meetings and headed off for another mini tour.

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Why are two heads better than one?

Collaboration is a sign of a good team. It’s well recognised that it adds value in innovation and engagement across a business.

Our UK Property and Casualty Senior Underwriters, Mark Pearce and Richard Beaumont, have been working closely together to enhance the service we offer our brokers and the insured. They tell us how working together produces results.

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