As the number of confirmed Novel Coronavirus cases hit 2014 yesterday, businesses have been advised to make sure they factor the virus into their risk plans.
This month marks the start of a new decade. And while a new year might bring optimism for the insurance sector it can also bring with it a host of challenges.
The idea of a Flood Re Plus scheme has been mooted by Airmic as a solution for those businesses that struggled to obtain flood cover
As 2019 draws to an end, everyone is thinking about what the new year may hold for them, whether it's an exciting new job or simply committing to some small lifestyle changes. One person who has set some plans in motion for 2020 is former Zurich and Axa…
The onset of climate change and the increased risk of flooding that comes with it could necessitate a ‘Flood Re Plus’ covering commercial properties, the UK risk management association Airmic told Post.
This week, Transport for London has revoked Uber’s licence to operate in London, causing fear among the capital residents who often rely on the app-based service to get them home safely after a night on the town.
Preparation is key in the current harsh market says Julia Graham, Airmic’s deputy CEO and technical director, as she explains how timely planning, skill, good communication and transparency can demonstrate the real value of insurance.
Developments in geopolitics, climate and technology are increasingly putting supply chains under strain, the Association of Insurance and Risk Managers in Commerce has warned.
When physician John Snow was trying to identify the source and path of cholera outbreaks in London, he plotted outbreaks on a map of the city. Richie Toomey, senior manager for commercial insurance at Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions argues as reliable as…
A rise in the volume of UK businesses that have cancelled at least one type of insurance cover over the past few years has served to highlight the importance of the broker’s role in the insurance buying process
Crisis incidents cost UK SMEs a combined £8.8bn in 2018, with cyber-attacks, data breaches and cyber extortion incidents being most prevalent, research from Gallagher has found.
Festival of Football, charity communities and clean air commitments
'Dark clouds over Norfolk'; 'Perth reacts to job losses'; 'Staff don’t know anything'; those were snippets of headlines from local newspapers this week in reaction to Aviva’s plans to cut 1800 jobs.
Insurance buyers will need to watch what they spend on insurance and potentially seek out alternative mitigation strategies if the market hardens, new Airmic chairman Tim Murray has warned.
Six out of ten risk managers believe that geopolitical tensions will become harder to manage for businesses in the next three years.
Insurers must more clearly communicate changes in risk appetite to insurance and risk managers, the CEO of the Association of Insurance and Risk Managers in Industry and Commerce John Ludlow has said.
Ahead of the Association of Insurance and Risk Managers conference, Jonathan Swift caught up with Fujitsu chief technology officer Manan Sagar to talk about the future of risk management and the role of technology in that evolution.
Being able to offer attractive employee benefits is vital in terms of recruitment, retention and productivity, but they are both costly and risky
Post held its reputation event this week, which felt somewhat prescient as parts of the industry were shamed on diversity and inclusion.
Insurers are expanding their services beyond products, but there is much more to do. Underwriters and risk managers should view each other as risk partners, says Airmic CEO John Ludlow.
With the deadline for entering the British Insurance Awards getting ever closer, what better time to introduce the judges who will be casting an eye over these years submissions? Post canvasses them for their favourite memories of previous BIAs and their…
Cyber attacks are on the rise and as brokers and risk managers urge insurers to make policies clearer Cyber Decider CEO Neil Hare Brown explains where definitions need simplifying.
Research and advisory business, Mactavish has warned the boards of UK companies increasingly run the risk of insurers not paying out on their claims due to lack of understanding of their responsibilities under new regulations, such as the Insurance Act…
General Data Protection Regulation filings could be used as a potential trigger for payouts from cyber parametric insurance policies, a conference heard.