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Tristan L Dorman

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11 Insurance Hacks to Reduce Your Premiums

Posted by Tristan L Dorman on May 13, 2016 12:03:46 PM

Public Sector organisations are always looking for ways to reduce overall costs. A sizable portion their annual budget is related to insurance cover 

Coupled with the fact that we are currently facing a ‘hard’ insurance market, the need for insurance teams to work smartly is more important than ever.

We initially published this post back in November, outlining 6 insurance hacks. This went down really well with lots of positive feedback. We've updated this post with some great suggestions we recieved. Continue reading to find out '11 Insurance Hacks to Reduce Your Insurance Premiums':

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Topics: News and Events

21 reasons to start working from home

Posted by Tristan L Dorman on Mar 17, 2016 2:39:59 PM

Okay, so most of us don't all have a huge, light and airy, beautifully decorated room in our house. Let alone a huge, light and airy, beautifully decorated room that can be given over to an office. That said, the weight of evidence on the benefits of home working is increasing. 

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Topics: Articles

Self-Insurance: Should you take the leap?

Posted by Tristan L Dorman on Mar 10, 2016 1:16:07 PM

What is self-insurance?

Self-insurance doesn’t mean not being insured. It’s the process of retaining predictable losses, whilst insuring unpredictable ones.

In other words, you don’t purchase insurance for the small claims with a minor financial impact. These losses will be less than an insurance premium.

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Topics: insurance

Whitepaper: Local Government Challenges

Posted by Tristan L Dorman on Mar 7, 2016 3:32:56 PM

Did you know that 77% of claims handler's time is taken up with data entry and information gathering? Or that Insurance fraud has more than tripled over the past 4 years?
In a recent independent study, we have investigated the key challenges local government are facing. From

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Topics: News and Events

Strategic and tactical fraud busting

Posted by Tristan L Dorman on Feb 12, 2016 3:42:09 PM

In recent independent research commissioned by 3sixty Systems, Insurance Managers in Councils and Housing Associations were surveyed about the issues they are facing.

One of the less surprising themes that emerged was the pressure that all departments were facing on resources.

An increase in handling fraudulent claims was identified as one of the main reasons for the growing strain on claims departments (download the full whitepaper here).

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Topics: Fraud, insurance fraud, insurance

7 most bizarre insurance claims of 2015

Posted by Tristan L Dorman on Feb 4, 2016 2:00:00 PM

Bizarre insurance claim stories have long been a source of material for comedians, but the reality is often stranger than fiction. RIAS has recently released a list of their most bizarre claims they have received.

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Topics: claims handling, insurance claims, insurance

Airmic's 8 Components of Claims Handling Excellence

Posted by Tristan L Dorman on Jan 29, 2016 2:53:32 PM

This week we’ve been lucky enough to have team up with Airmic to bring you a summary of their claims best practice guide. The full guide is only available to Airmic members but we've been given exclusive access and permission to give you an overview of the guide. If you'd like to know more you need to contact Airmic about becoming a member.

As you are probably aware, Airmic is the association for anyone who has a responsibility for risk management and insurance for their organisation. So they are a great resource to draw on for advice.

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Topics: Insurance Claims Management, Claims management, risk, claims handling

5 Freedom of Information Request Shortcuts [SlideShare]

Posted by Tristan L Dorman on Jan 14, 2016 10:45:14 AM

 In a recent independent survey 3Sixty Systems commissioned*, we found that 77% of claims handlers time was taken up with administration. Processing Freedom of Information (FOI) requests adds to this burden piling extra work onto already stretched claims teams.

That's why we’ve created this SlideShare prestentation from a recent webinar we held. It gives you valuable tips

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Topics: Council, Evoclaim, Housing Associations Insurance Claims Management, Claims management, local authority, Housing associations, Freedom of information

Challenges Facing the Public Sector

Posted by Tristan L Dorman on Oct 9, 2015 12:37:20 PM

Below is an excerpt from our latest white paper Key Issues Facing Local Government. Download it by clicking here.

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Topics: News and Events

Bespoke or off-the-shelf software?

Posted by Tristan L Dorman on Sep 21, 2015 4:13:00 PM

The world of software can be a confusing place to navigate. Not only do you need to work out what the best software is to suite your needs, you also have to decide whether to buy an off-the-shelf or bespoke software package.

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Topics: News and Events