Many companies in the construction sector are struggling to obtain professional indemnity insurance cover, with the Grenfell Tower fire and the building safety crisis key drivers of premium hardening and exclusions.
Alistair Steward, Questgates director, mulls the problem of underinsurance for businesses facing a hardening market.
Hélène Galy, managing director of Willis Towers Watson’s Willis Research Network, considers the growing threat of cascading risks.
Reparation and protection, not just post-event payouts, are key to how the insurance industry must look at flood risk, says Richard Toomey, senior manager for commercial insurance, Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions.
The global pandemic of 2020 saw insurers stepping back from coverage in some areas of the market and led to calls of a Pandemic Re backed by the government. Post asks if the government can and should step into the void as the insurer of last resort
Inside Out: I am a broker and a leaseholder – insurers and FCA must push for cladding crisis solution
Post invites industry insiders affected by key issues they believe insurance is getting ‘inside out’ to share their perspective and state their case for change. Here a broker talks about how leaseholders are getting a rough deal.
Garret Gaughan, head of the global markets property and casualty hub at Willis Towers Watson, analyses the challenges around reputational risk and the growing focus by businesses on the potential pitfalls and actions needed.
The government faces calls to act as an insurer of last resort for fire safety engineers’ professional indemnity insurance.
Senior Risk Specialist to join our Clients London team in order to play a key part of the improvement of Risk management application.
£70000 - £85000 per annum, London
Senior Risk Engineer required to join an International Lloyds Insurance Broker in the City of London. Mustbe fluent French and be able to travel internationally
£80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum, City of London
Today we’ve announced the most demanding carbon emission target of any major insurance company in the world 🌍— Aviva plc (@avivaplc) March 1, 2021
For the world to reach Net Zero, it’s going to take leadership and radical ambition. And it is going to take Aviva to play our part. https://t.co/8UH3yK2s3O pic.twitter.com/6OzGPqoL0Q
- For the record: Brightside sold to Markerstudy; Aviva acquires Axa XL HNW team; Aston Lark buys Bruce Stevenson and Inflexion invests in broking again
- Aviva confirms £84m Covid hit as commercial lines book surpasses £2bn
- Covid curbs drive Admiral to record profits
- Fully Comp 14: First reactions to the MoJ whiplash portal protocol and practice direction
- Briefing: The professional indemnity stalemate
- PI Analysis: Construction sector locked out by high rising PI premiums
- Scott Egan confirmed as RSA UK and International CEO post takeover