Opinion

Editor's comment: Apocalypse planning

Should there ever be a zombie apocalypse my friends, family and colleagues know that I fully expect to be the first to be picked off, equally should I ever be lost in the remote woods with a bunch of strangers and a monster on the loose I’d be the one at…

Insurance Monitor: On the back foot on business interruption

In this month's column, David Worsfold, a long-running commentator on the insurance market, explains why he fears the sector got off on the back foot on its business interruption coronavirus response, what Pandemic Re might look like and what impact the…

Trade Voice: Foil's Jennette Newman on vicarious liability

Jennette Newman, vice-president of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers and partner at Clyde & Co, discusses the legal developments around vicarious liability and what recent court cases such as those involving Barclays and Morrisons mean for insurers.

Editor's comment: Be kind

As I write this the sun is on my back, the windows are open, the first days of spring mean new flowers are poking their heads above the soil, bees are buzzing, and my cat is chasing her tail in the garden.

Axa's Jon Walker on SMEs and underinsurance

An underinsured business will find it hard to recover from a claim event and the recent storms and floods show that the risks have never been so high – or the consequences so potentially devastating – as when that business is an SME.

Rising Star: Aaron Slattery, Channel Islands Adjusters

After experiencing a fire loss in his family's construction business, Aaron Slattery saw the loss adjusting process and decided to try the industry, this put him on the path to becoming the world's youngest loss adjuster at 22 last year.

Editor's comment: The lesser-spotted hard market

The world has long held a fascination with mythical beasts and the younger generation is picking up the passion with Smallfoot, Abominable and Missing Link the latest in a long line of films to encourage children to believe in the magic of the Yeti or…

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