Financial hardship caused by UK-wide lockdown is contributing to increase in fraud and arson, warn loss adjusters.
This weekend Post Magazine celebrated its 180th birthday given the first issue appeared on Saturday 25 July 1840.
The Arson Prevention Forum, an organisation designed to bring together relevant parties to share ideas, good practice and trends on the fight against arson, has hit pause on holding meetings. Post investigates why and what next where it comes to tackling…
Arson has been with us almost since the day humankind discovered fire. It has blighted every society and great civilisations have their own chapters entirely devoted to spectacular acts of arson – just think of the deranged Emperor Nero fiddling while…
As many businesses hit one month out of their offices and workplaces insurers have been praised for their response to unoccupied premises clauses in buildings insurance.
When extensive renovations are carried out on properties fire poses a risk. Rachel Gordon investigates what insurers are doing to mitigate this happening.
This week in Post, the majority of the team managed to continue putting off doing any substantial exercise for our upcoming Tough Mudder course.
“You can watch Go Jetters if you let me tie your hair” is the type of deal you sometimes need to strike with your toddler if you want to get things done. Of course, you shouldn’t negotiate with mini-terrorists but there is nothing wrong with a win-win…
As director of safety and assurance at the LFB, Dany Cotton talks to Stephanie Denton about diversity, technological advances and what insurers can do to help prevent fire loss
Despite a continuing reduction in the number of fires, the cost of blazes is actually increasing. What can be done to educate the public about the risks involved?
A business owner has been found guilty of burning down his Norfolk bathroom and kitchen showroom two years ago in an attempt to claim more than £2m from Allianz.
Crimes committed against UK business fell after two years of consecutive increases according to figures released by Axa today.
Almsost a year since becoming chief executive of IFIC Forensics, former Crafword & Co counter-fraud boss Bobby Gracey talks to Post about his time in the hot seat.
A range of effective measures can be used to identify and tackle arson in the UK, according to a claims expert at Crawford & Company.
Arson is becoming an increasingly prominent problem, with 40% of all commercial fires being started deliberately. Catherine Dixon examines what can be done to make buildings more secure against this persistent threat.
RSA has replaced its geographic risk assessment tool with a model that aims to more accurately determine the risk of arson for individual commercial and residential properties.
NIG has rolled out a new geospatial mapping tool covering the whole of the UK including Northern Ireland.
George and Jack Hart were identical twins. They worked together in the same firm as partners, and they lived together with their families in two flats in the same house.
The estimated cost of fire damage in Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) in 1979 was £355.3m, representing an increase of about 15% over the 1978 figure (£309.3m) and averaging close on £1m a day throughout the year.
Calls for urgent action to cut the soaring economic cost of fire could be in vain, after the shadow fire minister said a future Conservative government would not back mandatory sprinkler installation.
Insurer urges action following ABI fire report
ABI figures show record levels of insurer pay-outs for H1 2009
Insurer warns of increased crime in build up to Christmas