THE IMPACT OF AI AND THE GIG ECONOMY ON PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

18 September 2020 by Ed Lewis Partner at Weightmans, Rob Crossingham Partner at Weightmans, Amy Nesbitt Associate at Weightmans, Will Healy Associate at Weightmans

“In a world where automated technologies in professional services are showing themselves to be more trustworthy, accurate and many times quicker (and therefore cheaper) than their human counterparts, we consider the implications for the professions and their clients in terms of insurance and liability, and also look to the horizon for a glimpse of the professional practice environment of the future. Is this evolution or revolution? Should we trust technology? Do we need new insurance products, rules and approaches to suit our increasing reliance on technology, as we move away from traditional working models with flexible, agile and freelance working arrangements?”

Here, the authors share their perspective and insight from the UK and EU on this emerging issue impacting insurers and claims professionals across the globe.

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