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Roger Crombie is a United Kingdom-based columnist for Risk & Insurance®. He can be reached at [email protected]
Insurance men once wore ties, now they wear jeans on Fridays.
A game of cards is still in need of an insurance backup.
Not knowing something is not inherently a bad thing, but we must own up to the things we don’t know lest we decide willful ignorance be our guiding path.
When Roger Crombie met an actuary for the first time, it felt as if he was meeting a god.
If a Thai restaurant in a rural village in England requires 12 or more cameras to monitor guests, what sort of culture are we building anyway?
Language is constantly evolving, but that doesn’t mean the industry shouldn’t stick to what’s already working.
As the wave of cryptocurrency use continues to surge, sometimes it’s hard not to miss the simplicity of writing a check.
While our society categorizes cheating for success a deplorable act, the behavior is common among financial executives and politicians alike. Where does that leave insurance?
Sir Walter Scott lent the sheen of his celebrity to a major insurance company in the 1820s.
Just when you think you’ve managed to escape the world of insurance, a quick glance through your everyday motions will remind you of the industry’s ripple effect.
Columnist Roger Crombie often takes this space to speak on insurance. Today, he’s letting a few other familiar voices do the talking.
There are at least 667 songs out there that mention insurance. As you would expect, many of them do not flatter the industry.
The car rental agency advised that, as of his next birthday, Roger Crombie would be so old that “The Insurance” would not let him rent a car ever again. So he bought one.
The image of the insurer has changed little since even the 1960s. They remain among the slightly-less-reviled big business practitioners.
A misleading TV advertisement for excess insurance reminds us to read between the lines when language is vague.
How one executive got his fellow board members, employees and coworkers to conform to his methods of efficiency.
The true story of trailblazing, claims negotiations, and the wisest woman in the world.
Someone decided on the term ‘social inflation’ when in fact, it’s just the opposite of social.
Telematics bring promise of innovation to the insurance industry, whether you want it or not.
Last fall, 181 CEO members of Business Roundtable met and agreed that company priorities should be focused on customers, and then to employees, suppliers and shareholders — in that order.