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.
The tightening of data regulation next year could drive demand for cyber cover and, with the reporting of breaches becoming compulsory, it may help underwriters price this new risk ever more accurately
In the often challenging world of solicitors' professional indemnity insurance, the conveyancing field has long held a high-risk reputation due to its propensity for claims generation. Now a new lawsuit has hit the headlines, with the controversial…
As automated vehicles take to the roads, the government is likely to focus on one motor insurer as the first port of call for any third-party claim to simplify the claims process. However, that will not preclude other proceedings based on product…
What do wedding planners, property managers, and skin beauticians all have in common? They are considered as 'miscellaneous professionals' in the eyes of the insurance industry.
Recent reports that copies of footballer David Beckham's personal emails had been stolen from his publicist illustrate the speed information can spread once personal or sensitive information is placed in the public domain.
RSA has appointed James Gearey has managing director for Commercial Risk Solutions.
The nature of their work means journalists and aid workers are often running into danger zones while others are looking to get out. Both professions have significant need for insurance but have sometimes struggled to obtain the cover they need at a price…
Lloyd’s has teamed up with modelling company Arium to enable insurers to better model long-tail liability exposure.
The number of terrorist incidents on UK soil has dropped since Pool Re was set up, with Irish republican paramilitary attacks giving way to less frequent strikes by radical Islamic terrorists, however, the threat to the country remains as severe
Many savvy organisations are investing time and thought into data breach response plans.
Clear Insurance Management has acquired Kent-based MPW Insurance Brokers, its largest acquisition to date.
Despite a number of air accidents over the past few years, safety when flying has improved dramatically. However, overcapacity and a lack of profitability could be affecting the market
It is a well-established practice for underwriters to take into account risk management performance when assessing the risk profile of a business.
The future of overseas trading for UK businesses is somewhat clouded by the uncertainty of a post-Brexit world. But what's clear is that it is not just the giants of UK industry that have to grapple with how to work within new rules and channels for…
How can an app where players catch animated characters affect the insurance industry?
The UK’s business leaders and risk managers need to be ahead of the curve when it comes to cyber risk, said Julia Graham, technical director at the Association of Insurance and Risk Managers.
The 2017 Post Power List is revealed in the February issue.
To celebrate the 20th edition of the British Insurance Awards, three years ago, I sat down and went through all the previous events to find out who had been the most successful company in its history.
Campaign aims to unite the sector against the biggest cause of death in UK
John Hurrell is to step down after nine years as CEO of the Association of Insurance and Risk Managers, the association that represents UK risk managers and insurance buyers.
Seven months on from the UK's decision to leave the European Union, uncertainty and speculation about the implications continue to face UK businesses.
Generali is "a sleeping giant" in terms of corporate multinational business and could position itself as a real competitor to the likes of AIG, Allianz and Zurich, says its UK head.