Guy Miller, head of macroeconomics at Zurich, looks at the risks associated with extreme weather and anti-climate change initiatives.
Allan Macpherson, operations chief engineer at FM Global, explains how the commercial damage caused by fire can be mitigated.
The Association of British Insurers has called for a change to fire safety regulations asking for a clearer framework of responsibility for all those in the protection of buildings from fire.
Local government insurance has to deal with emerging risks. How is it adapting as competition increases?
Sabine Coessens, operational risk manager, Proximus, urged risk managers to return to their offices, check all their policies for cyber cover and get a standalone policy.
Intangible risks affecting businesses could force the insurance market to restructure, says WTW's Aubert
Nicolas Aubert, head of Willis Towers Watson GB, has suggested that the insurance market consider its fundamental structure as the number of intangible risks facing businesses shows no sign of abating.
Cycling up mountains is a pretty extreme way to spread the word about the work of Alzheimer’s Society far and wide.
The president of the Federation of European Risk Managers Associations has voiced members' feelings of dissatisfaction that their insurers are not keeping up with the fourth industrial revolution.
Risk managers have been urged to recognise that business leaders can be a firm’s biggest risk.
Inga Beale, CEO of Lloyds, has urged for a change in business culture to allow firms to admit to mistakes or errors so insurers can properly cover their risk exposures.
Joe Grogan, CEO of corporate division at Marsh, says the insurance offering for mid-market firms is too disjointed and complex.
Companies in the sharing economy sector are more exposed than others to the risks associated with an evolving employee base and the emergence of digital technologies, according to a report by Marsh.
Once neatly shunted to one side as an IT issue, legacy now casts a long, darkening shadow across the insurance industry
As travellers venture further afield and mobile devices touch on all areas of life, Chris Knight, head of corporate services for Cega, asks if travel insurers are missing a trick by not contacting with their customers to offer real-time risk updates.
Mapfre Global Risks is working on a UK retail proposition, says Chris Smith, chief regions and markets officer – International.
Industry loss warranties could play a bigger role in cyber as it becomes a long-tail risk, explains Tom Johansmeyer, assistant vice-president at Verisk Insurance Solutions
Faced with events that cascade from one risk class to others, insurers need to review their underwriting strategies.
The world of fine art and specie underwriting needs to be as creative as the artworks it insures, explainsTania Bensoussan-Arthur, manager of XL Catlin's Specialty business in France.
The significance of intellectual property risks has not translated into a large demand for IP insurance policies - yet
Susanna Marsden, claims executive at the TT Club, looks at the causes of cyber crime, risks to ports and ships, as well as the practical issues affecting insurers and brokers.
Claims Club: Brokers tell insurers there is disconnect between internal ambitions and the claims reality
Insurers need to improve internal communication and break down silos to provide brokers and their customers a better service.
The chief operating officer of Co-op Insurance has called on the insurance industry to collaborate better during major flood events.
The insurance industry is not doing enough to protect clients from underinsurance in liability claims as a result of the Ogden discount rate changes, the sector has been warned.
Securities class actions are on the increase as law firms target smaller companies and focus on litigation related to initial public offerings