Categories & Criteria 2017

Combatting Fraud - Collaboration of the Year

This award will focus on collaboration between organisations in the detection and prevention of fraud. It is open to firms operating in the fraud sector - insurer, intermediary, service provider - that can demonstrate that through a true and meaningful partnership [with peers or third party providers], they have enhanced the detection and prevention of fraudulent activity.

The judges will be looking for evidence of effective collaboration, proof of delivery against set targets/objectives and a return on investment.

The questions you will be required to answer are:

  • Name of companies/project being entered for the award
  • The summary (100 words why you should win)
  • The background to the collaboration/objectives (up to 250 words)
  • The solution devised by the partners (up to 250 words)
  • The results/impact of the collaboration (up to 250 words)
  • Testimonials (up to 250 words)
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Combatting Fraud - Underwriting Initiative of the Year

This award will focus on collaboration between organisations in the detection and prevention of fraud. It is open to firms operating in the fraud sector - insurer, intermediary, service provider - that can demonstrate that through a true and meaningful partnership [with peers or third party providers], they have enhanced the detection and prevention of fraudulent activity.

The judges will be looking for evidence of effective collaboration, proof of delivery against set targets/objectives and a return on investment.

The questions you will be required to answer are:

  • Name of companies/project being entered for the award
  • The summary (100 words why you should win)
  • The background to the collaboration/objectives (up to 250 words)
  • The solution devised by the partners (up to 250 words)
  • The results/impact of the collaboration (up to 250 words)
  • Testimonials (up to 250 words)
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Combatting Fraud - Technology Innovation of the Year

This award will focus on business and administrative processes. It is open to any firm operating in the fraud sector - insurer, intermediary, service provider - that can demonstrate that the application of new information and communications technology has enhanced the detection and prevention of fraudulent activity.

The judges will be looking for evidence of effective implementation, proof of delivery against set targets and a return on investment.

The questions you will be required to answer are:

  • The summary (100 words why you should win)
  • The issue you addressed (up to 250 words)
  • The solution for the issue (up to 250 words)
  • The results/impact of the initiative (up to 250 words)
  • Testimonials (up to 250 words)
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Combatting Fraud - Broking Initiative of the Year

Sponsored by: Digilog

Open to all UK-registered insurance intermediaries. The judges will be looking for evidence that the entrant - an individual, team or unit - has made a significant contribution to the detection or prevention of general insurance fraud at either the front end of the sales process or as part of its risk management or claims service.

The entrant should be able to demonstrate the results of a specific process or service in countering insurance fraud and the judges will be looking for evidence of proof of delivery against measurable targets, or the application of new techniques and/or the effective identification and reduction of fraud.

The questions you will be required to answer are:

  • The summary (100 words why you should win)
  • The issue you addressed (up to 250 words)
  • The solution for the issue (up to 250 words)
  • The results/impact of the initiative (up to 250 words)
  • Testimonials (up to 250 words)
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Combatting Fraud - Improving Public Knowledge Award - NEW FOR 2017

Whether through thought leadership, a white paper, research, a publicity campaign or something similar, this award will seek to recognise individuals or organisations that have done the most to improve the public/consumer understanding of insurance fraud.
This could include - but is not limited too - trying to comprehend why people commit these crimes and encouraging a greater understanding of why insurance fraud is not a victimless crime.

The questions you will be required to answer are:

  • The summary (100 words why you should win)
  • The knowledge gap you sought to fill (up to 250 words)
  • How you did it/the response (up to 250 words)
  • The results/impact of your efforts (up to 250 words)
  • Testimonials (up to 250 words)
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Cyber Team of the Year - NEW FOR 2017

Open to any team working within an insurance company [insurer, MGA or broker], whether in underwriting, claims, advisory services - or offering a combination of these functions.

The judges will look for clear evidence of how the entrant has adapted to new and emerging risks; evolved its offering [whether through a new policy wording or other solution] and worked with insureds to better manage their exposure, and/or help a client mitigate losses [financial, reputational or otherwise] in the event of a breach

The questions you will be required to answer are:

  • The summary (100 words why you should win)
  • The team (up to 250 words)
  • Their work (up to 250 words)
  • The results/impact (up to 250 words)
  • Testimonials (up to 250 words)
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Cyber Partner of the Year - NEW FOR 2017

Open to any business employed by an insurer, broker or insured. Eligible teams could be part of a legal practice, a loss adjusting firm, technology specialist or outsourced service provider.

The judges will look for clear evidence of how the entrant has adapted to new and emerging risks; evolved its offering and worked with insureds to better manage their exposure and/or help a client mitigate losses [financial, reputational or otherwise] in the event of a breach

The questions you will be required to answer are:

  • The summary (100 words why you should win)
  • The team (up to 250 words)
  • Their work (up to 250 words)
  • The results/impact (up to 250 words)
  • Testimonials (up to 250 words)
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Fraud Investigation Team of the Year - Independent

Open to any team not directly employed by an insurer. Eligible teams could be part of a legal practice, a loss adjusting firm, an investigation firm or any outsourced service provider.

The judges will be looking for evidence that the entrant has made a significant contribution to the detection or prevention of general insurance fraud over the last 12 - 24 months - and can demonstrate the results of a specific process or service in countering insurance fraud. Proof of delivery against set targets, the application of new techniques and the effective identification and reduction of fraud are likely to feature in successful entries.

The questions you will be required to answer are:

  • The summary (100 words why you should win)
  • The issues the team addressed (up to 250 words)
  • The solutions for the issues (up to 250 words)
  • The results/impact of the initiatives (up to 250 words)
  • Testimonials (up to 250 words)
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Fraud Intelligence Team of the Year

Sponsored by: ifig

Given the growing role of data analysis in the pre-investigation stage, this award seeks to acknowledge the work that is being done by dedicated analytical teams in helping combat fraud. Open to all teams working within insurance companies or intermediaries.

The judges will be looking for clear evidence of how the use of analytics has helped facilitate a successful investigation/s, whether the data was gathered at the underwriting stage, claims stage or both.

The questions you will be required to answer are:

  • The summary (100 words why you should win)
  • The background to the investigation(s) (up to 250 words)
  • The analytical response (up to 250 words)
  • The results/impact of the analytics on the investigation(s) (up to 250 words)
  • Testimonials (up to 250 words)
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Counter Fraud Team of the Year - Commercial Lines

Open to all UK-registered general insurance, reinsurance companies or self-insured entities.

The judges will be looking for evidence that the entrant - either a team or unit - has made a significant contribution to the detection or prevention of general insurance commercial lines fraud - either in the UK or internationally over the last 12 - 24 months - and can demonstrate the results of a specific process or service in countering insurance fraud. Proof of delivery against set targets, the application of new techniques and the effective identification and reduction of fraud are likely to feature in successful entries.

The questions you will be required to answer are:

  • The summary (100 words why you should win)
  • The issues the team addressed (up to 250 words)
  • The solutions for the issues (up to 250 words)
  • The results/impact of the initiatives (up to 250 words)
  • Testimonials (up to 250 words)
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Counter Fraud Team of the Year - Personal Lines

Open to all UK-registered insurance or reinsurance companies or self-insured entities.

The judges will be looking for evidence that the entrant - a team or unit - has made a significant contribution to the detection or prevention of general insurance personal lines fraud over the last 12 - 24 months, and/or can demonstrate the results of a specific process or service in countering personal lines insurance fraud. Proof of delivery against set targets, the application of new techniques and the effective identification and reduction of fraud are likely to feature in successful entries.

The questions you will be required to answer are:

  • The summary (100 words why you should win)
  • The issues the team addressed (up to 250 words)
  • The solutions for the issues (up to 250 words)
  • The results/impact of the initiatives (up to 250 words)
  • Testimonials (up to 250 words)
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Unsung Insurance Fraud Fighter of the Year

We are repeatedly told that the insurance industry's heartbeat is its people. But for every senior practitioner who is in the spotlight, there are hundreds of workers who go unnoticed externally, but are appreciated within their own firms, and the counter fraud space is no different.
These people may not be line managers or have direct reports, but their efforts and achievements this year will have made a crucial mark on the business they work for. This award will seek to give these unsung superstars their moment in the limelight.

The judges will be looking for a clear demonstration and evidence of an individual's contribution to their team or department over the last 12 - 18 months; examples of when said person went the extra distance to reduce or expose fraudulent behaviour; and details of how they have made such a difference.

The questions you will be required to answer are:

  • The summary (100 words why this person should win)
  • Their contribution to team/business (up to 250 words)
  • Why they have made a difference (up to 250 words)
  • The results/outcomes of their contribution (up to 250 words)
  • Testimonials (up to 250 words)
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Young Fraud Investigator of the Year

Entrants can have up to 5 years' experience within the insurance fraud sector and must be under 30 years old on the closing date of 28/6/2017.

The judges will be looking for an entrant who can demonstrate strong balance of both technical understanding and investigative agility. The entry must clearly demonstrate the entrant's track record within the business, along with clear and tangible evidence of their outstanding contribution to the development of, and/or improvement in, their specialty, area, project or department. All nominations must be made or supported by the person's departmental manager.

The questions you will be required to answer are:

  • The summary (100 words why this person should win)
  • Their contribution to team/business (up to 250 words)
  • Why they have made a difference (up to 250 words)
  • The results/outcomes of their contribution (up to 250 words)
  • Testimonials (up to 250 words)
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Fraud Investigation of the Year

Sponsored by: CoventBridge Group

Open to all and any team working within an insurance company. The judges will look for clear evidence of a successful investigation into insurance fraud that has successfully concluded in the last 12 months, explaining the lifecycle, identifying techniques used and providing evidence where appropriate of a successful prosecution/significant savings.

The questions you will be required to answer are:

  • The summary (100 words why you should win)
  • The background to the investigation (up to 250 words)
  • The response (up to 250 words)
  • The results/impact of the investigation (up to 250 words)
  • Testimonials (up to 250 words)
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Entries close: Wednesday 28 June
Shortlist announced:
26 July

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