Risk Management

Editor's comment: Game of Insurance

Whether it was an epic ending or a major disappointment, some of us currently have a Game of Thrones-shaped hole in our lives… and I was just imagining what it would be like if the show was remade in the world of insurance.

Analysis: Managing ‘unthinkable risks’

The insurance industry has become progressively familiar with the idea of ‘unthinkable risks’ in recent years as unpredicted and unprecedented losses, caused by both natural catastrophes and man-made events, have continued to happen

Interview: Airmic board members

In March, Airmic appointed four new board members. Post spoke to them about how risk management has changed during their time in the profession, what they need insurers to deliver and emerging risks

Analysis: Managing the M&A insurance risk

It was the Competition and Markets Authority that recently put paid to Sainsbury’s and Asda’s marriage plans, but there are plenty of other risks that also regularly threaten the success of mergers and acquistions – ranging from the uncovering of…

Spotlight: Data - Ordering data in

Insurers continue to hang their success on the quality and use of data, with businesses continually reviewing how to gain a commercial advantage. Edward Murray looks at the benefits of using external data providers and why some peril risks have proven…

Blog: To grow, insurers must hit the open road

Insurers operate today in a relatively mature market environment but Max Richter, managing director for insurance, Accenture UK and Ireland, argues that it offers limited opportunities for growth and relatively few new products coming onto the market

Blog: Rethinking underwriting in mobile device insurance

A new folding-screen smartphone is launching in the UK in May and will be the most expensive ever at £1800, but Ross Sinclair, CEO of EIP Insurance Services, says this has huge ramifications for those in the mobile device insurance sector and may prompt…

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