A whole new ball game?

Sports of all kinds - both professional and amateur - are playing a defensive game, as the blame and claim culture kicks in, with premiums rising and cover increasingly difficult to come by. Hugo Cranmore finds out what players and officials can do to…

Tackling litigation

A number of legal cases have once again thrust sporting litigation into the limelight and with the pace of the compensation culture showing little sign of slowing, the government and sporting bodies must all play their part to help prevent sporting cases…

Fit to be insured?

Insurers looking for a healthy niche market need look no further than gyms and fitness clubs, although there are still stumbling-blocks to keep the risk managers well exercised. Simon Threadgold gets physical.

Solution broker

Jonathan Palmer Brown, aviation chairman of the London Market Insurance Brokers' Committee, has been instrumental in developing a global scheme to provide third-party liability cover for airlines. He tells Eric Alexander about his efforts.

Keeping sports in the running.

The amateur sports industry is suffering due to the lack of liability capacity in the sector. One of the only ways for sports clubs to get off their marks is to implement risk management strategies. Alan Hootton suggests the UK market should look at the…

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