Natural catastrophe risks reveal the need for industrial cover rate hardening, writes Jens Wohlthat, member of the HDI board of management.
The reluctance of current players in the waste sector to manage recyclables price risk presents opportunities for the insurance sector, explains Surabhin Chackiath, waste and resource management consultant at SLR Consulting.
UK business leaders have turned their backs on Europe as political uncertainty and regulatory concerns see decision-makers’ focus on the domestic market, according to survey findings.
Silent cyber risk is the largest inhibitor to the growth of cyber insurance, according to a Post survey.
GDPR could help build a culture where protection of virtual assets is seen to be as important as locking the front door. Paul Dix, the vice president of insurance at CGI, explains the opportunities for insurers if this scenario works out.
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There is always something troubling about a disembodied head. More so, when it is Arnie’s head and it is shouting at people at the bus stop.
Chubb’s Karen Strong and Dan Atkinson talk to Jonathan Swift about why Chubb reviewed its real estate offering and how it intends to take this to the ‘next level’ with hires and delivering a ‘complete solution’ to clients
Warranty and indemnity insurance has seen significant growth in the real estate sector over the last few years. And, with the cover offering significant advantages to those involved in real estate deals, many expect it to become a standard part of any…
Silicosis could result in claims if employers don't manage risks correctly, explains Andy Miller, technical risk control manager at Allianz UK, wondering whether a tougher approach might be needed.
There needs to be a significant shift in how cyber risk is understood and managed to help boards have a more accurate view of potential losses, as well as opportunities. Robert Vescio, chief analytics officer, SSIC, explains how using five peril…
With less than one in three UK schools covered by cyber insurance, Faith Parish, education director at Ecclesiastical, explains how brokers can encourage take-up.
Cyber insurers can gain market share by differentiating their products. Benedict McKenna, vice-president and London operations claims manager at FM Global, explains how.
The 'Beast from the East' has killed sheep, stopped milk collections and destroyed farm buildings. Graham Plaister, loss adjuster at Agrical, describes the tempest of claims blowing through the sector.
Non-damage business interruption has long existed in the maritime sector and could come ashore for companies looking to protect themselves, especially from cyber risk, explains David Williams, underwriter at The Strike Club.
The cyber security and insurance industries are focusing too much on products and neglecting the human factor that is at play in 95% of data breaches, a conference heard.
As demand for kidnap and ransom insurance is rising in France, Tania Bensoussan-Arthur, underwriting manager – specialty, France at XL Catlin, explains why coverage needs to be tailored the buyer's needs.
Liability insurance heavyweight Stephen Fitzgerald passed away yesterday after a long battle against cancer.
AIG head of UK regions Romaney O’Malley has been heading the group’s industrial segment since June 2016. She explains to Will Kirkman how the insurer is reshaping its approach to risk and fostering its female talent
The North Korea missile crisis, Brexit negotiations, and trade protectionism are among the top political risks threatening multinational businesses in 2018, according to Marsh.
As the cyber insurance market grows, a specialised process to support cyber claims could make or break insurers. Tom Spier, director of international business development at Cyberscout, reveals how insurers are doing in this market.
Since packing up his life in London and flying half way across the world to Australia, Mark Searles, CEO of AUB Group, has transformed a broker into the leading equity-based broking, risk management, advice and solutions provider in Australasia.
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 collapse of the construction giant Carillion serves as a warning sign that businesses need adequate insurance coverage, says James Dalton, director for general insurance policy at the Association of British Insurers.