CPD Knowledge Centre: Module two - Risk Management - indicative reading time: 50 minutes

  • Read the articles below
  • Answer the question in the assessment based on the content
  • Collect reading time
  • On successful completion on this module, a certificate will be issued confirming reading time

The second in our series of CPD knowledge learning opportunities that can be used to accrue reading time. The pass rate is 80%.


Analysis: Zoo insurance: A walk on the wild side
Zoo insurance is a niche market, with only a few underwriters and brokers, all very much focused on managing a ferocious variety of risks for visitors, staff and animals.

The fires at Woburn Safari Park and London Zoo are just two recent examples of the dangers facing zoological attractions.
Indicative reading time: 10 minutes





Analysis: Economy 4.0 - Learning to share
The on-demand, sharing and digital sectors - often called Economy 4.0 - bring new risks and challenges for the insurance industry.

Unlike traditional manufacturers and service providers, sharing economy firms are often characterised by their ability to disrupt. New business models emerge quickly, with the likes of Uber, Deliveroo and Airbnb among some of the larger and more established examples.
Indicative reading time: 10 minutes




Analysis: Cargo theft on the rise
International cargo theft has a huge impact on the frequency and severity of insurance claims and the problem is increasing.
Indicative reading time: 10 minutes


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Analysis: Councils: Local challenges
Local government insurance has to deal with emerging risks. How is it adapting as competition increases?
Indicative reading time: 10 minutes





Analysis: Intellectual property: Creative cover
The significance of intellectual property risks has not translated into a large demand for IP insurance policies - yet.

At a recent Tokio Marine Kiln masterclass, brokers were warned that intellectual property exposures are dangerously underinsured due to gaps in traditional coverages.
Indicative reading time: 10 minutes


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