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Insights and analysis of the latest news and trends affecting the insurance and employee benefits industries

The Time to Act Is Now

31 January 2018

talent retention act now

As employers worry over the impact of Brexit on their workforce retention rates, Thomas Lam of Axco Insurance advocates employers adopting a holistic approach. A robust flexible employee benefits scheme would include traditional insurance benefits, prevention wellness services, wealth planning and non-core benefits.

UK employers are facing fresh challenges posed by the Brexit phenomenon and it is imperative that employers take a proactive approach to retaining well qualified and skilled employees.... Read more »

Life Sciences: The Role of Technology

17 December 2017

tech life sciences

The prevention, diagnosis and cure of disease involves constant research and testing of new procedures. In the modern age, medical devices perform a critical role in the lives of millions of people across the world. How do they fit into the world of insurance? Axco examines further.... Read more »

Relief from the Storms: Examining the impact in the Eastern Caribbean

15 December 2017

hurricanes east caribbean

On the island of Barbuda, 90% of island houses were badly damaged or destroyed, while in nearby Sint Maarten, that figure was more than 95%. Of course, it’s not just buildings that have been affected; many power, road and communication networks have been entirely wiped out. Economic losses from Hurricane Irma alone have been touted to reach USD 300bn in its entire storm path, read more to find out what that means for the East Caribbean.... Read more »

Changing Models in Medical Insurance: Evolving Cost Structures

12 December 2017

changing models

CVS Health Corp has offered to buy Aetna Inc., the third largest US health insurer, for a reported eye-watering $69bn (the deal awaits regulatory approval). Soon after that, McKesson Corp announced an agreement to purchase CVS’ RxCrossroads. With news that Amazon may now enter the market, the dynamics are shifting.... Read more »

From Brazil to Brunei: The Effect of Oil on the Insurance Industry

13 November 2017

brazil to brunei

Brazil could be the next hotspot for the oil industry but Brunei is struggling. Axco examines recent events and the future of these two differing economies, as well as discussing the oil trends’ effect on the insurance industry, including employee benefits.... Read more »