Paul Greensmith, UK CEO at Axa XL, delves into the art of underwriting cinema and television productions, which contribute so much to the UK economy and world imagination.
Injuries and damage potentially caused by dogs can be covered by pet or household policies. But there is a market for liability products, if not for owners, definitely for canine businesses
Closing the gap between the commercial and personal lines insurance sectors in the battle against fraud is a growing priority. Sara Costantini, director at Crif Decision Solutions, looks at what can be done now and where might the future priorities lie.
Musical instruments require insurance cover that's in tune with their tumultuous lives.
When you head off to an outdoor festival following a heatwave, you cross your fingers and hope the sun sticks around. Unfortunately it seems like the recent tropical spate has done a runner and I spent last weekend trying not to roll down a hill while up…
The Supreme Court ruling in Pimlico Plumbers, granting employment rights to a gig worker, might lead to an increase or a shift in liability claims. But it also opens up a door for new products as gig economy platforms will want to cover their new…
As professional sportspeople complain about their insufficient cover for career-ending injuries, insurers fear a surge in claims from contact sports
Directors and officers are coming under ever closer scrutiny as pressure is mounting to comply with gender, cyber and environmental requirements, explains Catherina MacCabe, head of the International Management Liability focus group at Beazley.
The government’s proposed whiplash reform could lead to significant access to justice concerns, according to a Parliamentary committee report.
Exclusive: Insurers are looking into a potential tracing service to aid child sexual abuse victims in tracking down historic insurance policies of public institutions.
Vicarious liability's elastic boundaries continue to be stretched, explains David Williams, insurance partner at DAC Beachcroft.
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.
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.
Possible mesothelioma treatment will require a new approach to asbestos claims, explains Ian Harvey, head of claims strategy at Pro Global.
Insurance can help mitigate the economic impact of poor mental health in the workplace, but policy design must adapt to meet the challenge, argues Michael Ryley, partner at Weightmans.
Liability insurance heavyweight Stephen Fitzgerald passed away yesterday after a long battle against cancer.
Zoo insurance is a niche market, with only a few underwriters and brokers, all very much focused on managing a ferocious variety of risks for visitors, staff and animals
Legal expenses insurer Das Group has launched an Alexa 'skill' for the Amazon Echo Amazon’s virtual personal assistant.
The on-demand, sharing and digital sectors - often called Economy 4.0 - bring new risks and challenges for the insurance industry.
As the number of harassment claims increases, insurers should consider whether they're best covered under general liability policies or specialist employment policies, recommends Joe McManus, partner at Kennedys.
Compre has acquired two books of business in total worth €300m (£264m) from Generali.
A Lloyd’s managing general agent, Plus Risk, has been established by Vibe.
Christmas parties can result in claims against employers. Alistair Kinley, director of policy and government affairs at BLM, examines a recent case.
As the mother of a nine-year-old son who is growing up in a digital world where his life might be played out on social media I was shocked to learn that Childline held over 12,000 counselling sessions with children who were concerned about an online…