August 21, 2019 09:30
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Thefinancial markets Authority reported an increase in the number of entries in its examinations for the disciplines of damage insurance and claims adjustment. In 2018, 2 053 people registered, a record number since 2009, according to data provided by the regulator to the Coalition for the promotion of professions in the property and casualty insurance.
This is an increase of almost 9 % in ten years. Until 2014, the number of entries was in the teeth of the saw, but has continued to grow for five years, from 2014 to 2018.
The Coalition “encouraged”
The Coalition says it is “encouraged” to see the increase in the number of entries.
“The challenge of attracting the next generation in our industry is size. All the more that, in these times of shortage of labour, the potential candidates are solicited from all sides. The steady increase in registrations for exams of the Authority in recent years is encouraging and confirms that the efforts of the Coalition are beneficial for industry property and casualty insurance, ” says Robert LaGarde, president and chief executive officer of the Coalition.