Robots are becoming ubiquitous. Do we need specific insurance? And do they?
Nothing is truly resilient against hacking. There’s always a trade-off between utility and the cost of protecting those systems according to Mark Hawksworth, technology specialist practice group leader at Cunningham Lindsey.
Brand reputation and damage is the top concern for business across the globe according to survey findings from Aon.
Catastrophe modelling firm AIR Worldwide has launched a cyber risk modelling tool to estimate potential insured cyber losses across an insurer's portfolio.
French risk managers are less concerned with the domestic rise of populism than with providing their business with multinational cover, explains François-Xavier d’Huart, head of client and broker management, France, for XL Catlin.
Business ethics has become increasingly important in recent years for many reasons, including increased stakeholder scrutiny. This is not surprising in the light of financial institutions’ scandals, the MPs’ expenses scandal and perhaps the influence of…
Last month, The Economist magazine featured a provocative article on disruption of the insurance sector that examined how businesses are using technology to re-engineer the underwriting model.
The recovery of the construction sector to pre-2008 levels in some regions provided welcome news at the start of 2017 to those supporting contractors in the UK. However, with an increase in construction work, there is a heightened pressure for skills…
As an insurance company, it is absolutely essential to take extra care when destroying documents or materials containing any sort of personal or financial information.
As an insurer, understanding the Internet of Things and solutions it offers to our customers is one of our key priorities. But we also know that if we only think about IoT and insurance from one perspective, it can lead to the wrong answer. We need to…
As an insurer, we do unfortunately see first-hand the devastating impact flooding can have on homes and livelihoods.
Kieran Rigby has been appointed to president of Crawford international, encompassing the UK, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America.
Today we reveal the companies that will be in the running for the 23rd British Insurance Awards at the Royal Albert Hall.
David Nayler took the chair of British Insurance Law Association in October last year, a body whose membership derives from brokers, insurers and legal firms. He has worked at Aon for 11 years, most recently as head of financial and professional, legal…
Businesses with domestic and international footprints face an increasing threat of terrorism risk as Western countries experience a sharp increase in such attacks, according to risk analysts.
Tech-driven commercial insurance broker Konsileo has entered the market and is in the process of recruiting mid-market brokers.
RMS has expanded its range of cyber models to include cyber physical models to help insurers weigh up the cost of risk.
John Ludlow will replace John Hurrell as CEO of Airmic, to come into effect from 13 June 2017
RSA is taking part in a study of prototype autonomous vehicles as driverless shuttlebuses take to London roads.
FM Global has launched its interactive global flood map for executives and risk managers.
How broker Only Young Drivers is taking a novel approach to application fraud
Imagine this scenario: Your employees walk into the office on a Monday morning, turn on their computers and a message appears demanding payment to access company systems and data.
Fracking has been given the go-ahead in Lancashire and insurers need to consider the risks associated with the technique.
Any hint of an economic downturn inevitably results in forecasts that demand for trade credit insurance will soar. So, predictably, Brexit has sent the PR machines of the major credit insurers into overdrive.