Fire Protection Association calls for a quick ban on combustible cladding in all high risk residencies
The government must work quickly to make changes to building regulations and ban combustible cladding in all high risk residencies, the Fire Protection Association has urged.
Insurers have welcomed the government’s commitment to improving building safety standards.
Land developers face an increased risk of public contract award cancellations, following a court judgement last year that struck down a contract between a developer and West Berkshire council.
The government has proposed reducing the building height over which the installation of sprinklers are mandatory from 30 metres to 18 metres.
Since the Grenfell Tower tragedy just over two years ago, building owners have been removing and replacing unsafe aluminium composite material cladding from their high-rise housing stock across the UK. Joanna Grant, partner at Fenchurch Law, asks why…
Insurers are coming under increasing pressure to develop new ways of pricing. But, while data and technology hold the key, insurers face some significant challenges as they move to this brave new world.
Blog: Building regulations - how can stricter changes present opportunities for the wider insurance industry?
As stricter building regulations for new buildings are set to come in force, insurers could see lower property damage costs and pay outs. However, Simon Ford, chairman of the British Damage Management Association, asks if this could be a challenge to…
Joining the sector via a call centre Lauren Young has quickly progressed to assistant underwriter at Ensurance.
The government has allocated £200m to remove and replace aluminium composite material cladding from around 170 privately owned high-rise buildings.
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The government has outlined plans that will see it commit to reforms over the coming years, following the tragic Grenfell Tower fire.
Charles Taylor Adjusting has bolstered its complex corporate liability function with the recruitment of six senior adjusters formerly with rival VRS Verclaim.
Gallagher has acquired Devon-based commercial insurance broker Pavey Group, in its fourth acquisition of the year.
Zego’s partnership with Starling Bank will see it offer public liability insurance for small enterprises through the mobile-only bank’s marketplace, with a view to making other lines available in the future.
RSA is withdrawing from three of its business lines as part of a restructure of its specialty and wholesale business.
When extensive renovations are carried out on properties fire poses a risk. Rachel Gordon investigates what insurers are doing to mitigate this happening.
Beazley will cease to write business on construction and engineering lines.
Exclusive: Former CBL-owned wholesale broker European Insurance Services Ltd will look to launch new products following its management buyout.
Atradius' Stuart Ramsden on Brexit insolvencies - and credit insurance becoming a business essential
Brexit and other uncertainties have increased business insolvencies and demand for trade credit insurance, writes Stuart Ramsden, head of commercial for UK & Ireland at Atradius.
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.
For those of us back in the office while the holiday season continues it might seem like time is moving slowly but the Association of British Insurers revealed this week that for every minute we count down until silly season is over and the out of office…
UK policyholders with failed Danish insurer Alpha have been provided alternative cover via the guarantee scheme.
A parliamentary committee has called on the government to take urgent action in the wake of the Grenfell fire, including extending a proposed ban on combustible cladding and tackling conflicts of interest within the construction industry.