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Vulnerable Customers – what to do
FCA has now issued consultative guidance which provides plenty of suggestions, with examples, on how firms can respond on this important and high profile requirement - By Eoin Lyons
OPAL IS launches replatforming guidance for banks and insurers
The last year has seen plenty of headlines about the bad experiences of banks and insurers when building and migrating to new platforms. Despite a huge budget, some of the biggest names failed to deliver, leaving clients locked out of new systems and budgets overrunning.
Wealth managers must use tech for next generation
CEO Eoin Lyons speaks about how tech must be used for next Gen wealth managers
Digital or dodo? How to avoid extinction
Actuaries will have to adapt to survive in the digital age, say Eoin Lyons and Matt Oldham.
The tail is wagging the dog
Advisers can choose to be relevant to their customers today and tomorrow. Embracing technology they can automate to serve the mass market by delegating many tasks to others. They can provide complete solutions to high value clients using technology to collect data and serve when and where they are needed. If not, the market will find another way to connect need with advice. - By Eoin Lyons
The 10 things advisers should know about protection
The 10 things advisers should know about protection “Technology may not be seen as being relevant,” suggests Eoin Lyons, chief executive at insurtech Opal. “Or indeed as an underlying threat. But it’s important for advisers to consider how technology can help grow the market. Technology is an aid to innovation, not necessarily the innovation itself.”
COVER Excellence Awards 2018
OPAL was highly reccomended as Best Technology Provider during the COVER Excellence Awards 2018
OPAL appoints three senior recruits to form executive committee
OPAL appoints three senior recruits to form executive committee Simon Hough, Stephen Yau and Matt Oldham join Eoin Lyons to form OPAL Group Executive Committee
Tech in reinsurance: Creating more choice and value
A positive trend emerging is the discussion in the life sector on building a comprehensive and fully digital customer journey which reuses information already gathered.The client experiences this through better, faster and more targeted goods and services.A positive trend emerging is the discussion in the life sector on building a comprehensive and fully digital customer journey which reuses information already gathered.The client experiences this through better, faster and more targeted goods and services.
HSBC to launch protection product
HSBC to launch protection product The system was built on Opal IS's Pandora platform and white adapted to HSBC's brand requirements.