This Week: Menace, manifestos and managing general agents

water leak ceiling

The world at large also faced a menace this week in the form of cyber attack Wanna Cry. The ransomware attack on the NHS in the UK, which also saw 150 countries affected, has highlighted the “wrong direction” the insurance industry has taken on cyber, according to experts. Insurers faced their own battles with the software as well as those of their customers, with Aviva only lifting its email block on Wednesday. This was the week of the manifesto launch in the run-up to the General Election