It was oddly coincidental that it was Blue Monday, the most depressing day of the year, when Carillion collapsed – placing 20,000 jobs at risk.
Senior executives of major financial businesses admit they were unprepared for the spate of costly natural catastrophes that hit the American coastline at the tale end of last year.
Building regulations are being reviewed in the wake of the deadly Grenfell fire and Neil Clutterbuck, chief underwriting officer at Allianz, points out construction details need to be fully disclosed to insurers.
Risk managers need to speak the same language as chief financial officers to demonstrate the value of insurance, explains Adrian Donald, partner at JLT Specialty.
Allianz's annual global survey of risk managers reveals cyber risk is an increasing concern.
The on-demand, sharing and digital sectors - often called Economy 4.0 - bring new risks and challenges for the insurance industry.
Cardinus Risk Management’s CEO Andy Hawkes has been elected president of International Institute of Risk and Safety Management.
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Maurice Tulloch, CEO of international insurance at Aviva, explains why and how the industry should encourage a global race to sustainability.
Technology can’t influence the weather but can change its outcomes during surge, explains Claims Consortium’s operations director Connie Beasley.
Taking risks is in the DNA of many media and technology firms and insurance should be the enabler that allows them to do this effectively.
Concerns remain but outlook for global trade shows positive signs, says Axel Theis, member of the board of management of Allianz SE.
George Chapman, in charge of fund and institutional sales at Afex, explains how insurers can manage currency risks after the fall in sterling following the UK's vote to leave the European Union.
Insurers have called for tough new building regulations as the government plans to create thousands of new homes a year.
For Insurance Post's first research project of 2018, we're delving into the world of cyber.
Insurers can help businesses develop a more coherent approach to cyber risks, says Kyle Bryant, cyber risks manager for Europe at Chubb.
Brokers must get back to their roots of being pillars in the community to achieve organic growth, says Phil Barton, group CEO at Jelf.
Global insurer Chubb has created a Singapore-based Asia-Pacific division targeted at SMEs with a focus on risk management.
International cargo theft has a huge impact on the frequency and severity of insurance claims and the problem is increasing.
The insurance industry is worried about the energy sector. This already complicated and fragmented industry is getting more complex, especially with pressure from governments to increase production from renewable sources, just as the risks it faces are…
Artificial intelligence is already a part of real life but Vincent Branch, CEO of Accelerate, XL Catlin asks how far the love affair will go.
Pandemics bonds have launched, with the help of the insurance market, to channel surge funding to developing countries dealing with a disease outbreak.
Blockchain and smart contracts could help the insurance industry increase the efficiency of its transactions and data analysis, explains Alastair Swift, head of corporate risk and broking, GB, Willis Towers Watson.