Independent brokers face ever-evolving challenges, which networks can help them take up, argues Sara Fardon, managing director of Willis Towers Watson Networks.
Railways are travelling through a changing landscape of severe weather risks and terror perils, but perhaps none so arresting as the cyber threats raised by their new reliance on digital connectivity
Bureau Veritas has launched a learning academy to help UK businesses to keep up with the volume of ever-changing regulation that they must adhere to.
Last year, trade credit insurance payouts hit their highest level in nearly a decade, with claims costs running at the equivalent of £4.3m every week.
Swiss Re's insurance arm Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has named Jake Algar head of UK & Ireland, effective 1 May 2018.
Innovation needs to focus on enhancing customer experience, explains Simon Cooter, commercial lines & HNW director at Covéa Insurance.
A battle is raging over who is liable for costs to replace cladding on high-rise residential buildings across the country
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.