When extensive renovations are carried out on properties fire poses a risk. Rachel Gordon investigates what insurers are doing to mitigate this happening.
Insurers and brokers are trying to pinpoint the risks posed by increasingly complex supply chains, writes Phil Wall, head of risk engineering UK, Ireland, Middle East & Africa at HDI Global, calling for market collaboration to signpost ways forward.
As business insurance is increasingly sold online, Peter Blanc, group CEO of Aston Lark, warns against insufficient cover and lack of advice.
Exclusive: The losses surrounding the Primark storefront fire in Belfast could be “double or triple” the initial estimates of £30m, sources involved in the claim said.
As cyber risk is climbing the concern ladder, Yogesh Virji, head of cyber - UK at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, explains how the materialisation of this threat can affect various lines of insurance.
Cyber terrorism is still very much a hypothetical threat but, with governments investing in cyber security to foil attacks, it’s a risk that insurance markets are watching closely
Hot dry harvest conditions are bringing risk management and insurance to the fore, writes Angus Stevens, client account director, Crawford & Company.
The anatomy of European flooding means insurers and reinsurers should model their potential losses across several countries, explains Dr Maurizio Savina, director at RMS.
GDPR is driving a surge in the European cyber insurance market, explains Mark Camillo, head of cyber for Europe, Middle East and Africa at AIG.
Property restoration techniques and equipment are advancing and, while they may be costly, they're worth investing in, argues Jonathan Davison, strategic development director of the British Damage Management Association.
A new Bill has been introduced to the House of Commons which would, if passed, enable Pool Re to extend business interruption cover to include losses that do not arise from physical damage to property.
Business executives are underestimating supply chain and terror risks, writes CNA Hardy's CEO Dave Brosnan, urging them to beat the bunker.
My colleagues have come up with a creative idea to celebrate the General Data Protection Regulation. First you create a GDPR cocktail with gin, Drambuie, prosecco and rum. Then you take a sip every time you receive an email asking you to update your…
With supply chains entwined through businesses like ivy, disruption risks are climbing. Under-utilised policy wordings and little-known specialist covers haven’t weeded them out
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
Insurers have published their gender pay gap statistics. It was never going to go well and the industry's shameful figures further highlight that change is needed. With a bank holiday weekend approaching, perhaps it would be prudent to use that extra day…
It is unlikely that all robots will require cover, Victor Fornasier and Kathryn Mycock, partner and associate at Hogan Lovells, examine the rationale for compulsory insurance.
The insurance sector should re-examine its attitude towards business interruption and chemical weapon exclusions in the wake of the Salisbury incident, according to Pool Re.
This week we unveiled the long-awaited shortlist for the British Insurance Awards.
Specific terms and technical meanings can be misinterpreted and the difference in language used by insurers and insureds could lead to underinsurance when taking out business interruption cover
There still appears to be a significant disconnect between the understanding of cyber risks and the response to them at board level. RGL Forensics partner Ben Hobby explains that as a result companies might have already suffered, or are about to suffer,…
Delegated Authority Specialist and Lloyd’s Broker Endeavour has developed a cyber product to protect manufacturers against the physical damages that occur due to a breach.