Over the past two years, awareness of how prevalent sexual harassment is in the workplace has reached perhaps unprecedented heights.
Small and medium-sized enterprises are facing a plethora of challenges. So how are insurers helping this sector?
Exclusive: Beazley opened its Birmingham office as part of a strategy to diversify away from its core US business. Fourteen months later, the office is likely to be held up as a model for the company's further expansion plans.
After getting a taste for adjusting, Marcus Hanson has progressed to Sedgwick’s complex liability team
The Association of British Insurers has criticised the European Commission for failing to make contingency plans that would allow UK insurers to fulfil contracts with EU policyholders in the case of a no-deal Brexit.
In years gone by no one spoke about mental health issues but now, as well as being aware of the issues, employers have moral responsibility to address it according to Steve White, CEO of the British Insurance Brokers' Association.
Helen Bancroft, liability manager, and Stuart Toal, casualty account manager, explain why insurance professionals need to work closely with employers to ensure they are prepared for more workplace inequality claims
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