Peter Kenworthy, Keoghs partner and head of disease, considers the scope for Covid-19 injury claims.
As the government's advice to work from home comes to an end, Michael Jenkins, head of legal advice at Arc Legal Assistance, explains what employees and employers can do.
The VW Group is looking to claw back €270m from its insurers in directors' and officers' claims but Guy Robson, partner at group action law firm Keller Lenkner UK, asks what this might mean for D&O insurance for vehicle manufacturers in the future?
'Freedom Day' may be approaching but a return to normality could remain a risky business for employers, writes BLM occupational disease team partner Simon Morrow.
Sebastien Proffit, Axa Investment Managers' head of portfolio solutions, fixed income, considers approaches for insurers looking to green up their investment strategies.
A smooth transition is expected as the Government Trade Credit Reinsurance Scheme draws to a close at the end of June, writes Stuart Ramsden, Atradius regional director UK & Ireland.
The grounding of the Ever Given in the Suez Canal highlights the need for greater regulation and risk management of mega carriers, blogs Captain Michael Barrass, RSA marine risk management consultant.
Lisa Bartlett, Crawford president, UK & Ireland, calls for the insurance sector to encourage LGBTQ+ allyship.
Social inequality increased during the pandemic. Kieran Jones, director of client relationships at Weightmans and member of the board of directors at the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation, explains what the industry can do to help.
Edelman Smithfield senior director Aidan Holloway considers the reputation-geared findings of the firm's recent research on trust in insurance.
The global (re)insurance industry is a key player in helping to decarbonise our economies and mitigate the risk of climate change, writes Swiss Re CEO of reinsurance Moses Ojeisekhoba.
The travel traffic light system has provided a glimmer of light for the travel industry. Victoria Edwards, partner and head of travel and casualty at Crawford Legal Services, looks at whether it is enough to reboot the sector and how travel insurance…
Uptake in the gig economy has been significant due to the pandemic and helped keep many families solvent. Martin Williams, chief operating officer at Thing Co, investigates the hidden danger of people relying on their private motor insurance when using…
Mike Burns, partner at Weightmans, explains how the blockage of the Suez Canal and subsequent detainment of the Ever Given has reopened the debate over whether cargo delays can rightfully be excluded under maritime insurance policies.
Burns & Wilcox terrorism underwriting manager Sarah Joiner outlines why she anticipates terrorism insurance demand will surge post-lockdown.
Handl Group chief commercial officer Chris Chatterton considers the effect of whiplash reforms on legal expenses insurance.
Earlier this month former Admiral CEO David Stevens suggested insurers were well placed to see off the challenge posed by some insurtechs. Floodflash CEO Adam Rimmer argues that insurers that rest on their laurels may be in for a rude awakening.
Tony Tarquini, director of insurance EMEA for Pegasystems, considers the IT hurdles that insurers face in getting ready for pricing practises reforms – and why he believes they need to be ready to make rapid changes in the future.
Blog: Loss adjusters and loss assessors face enhanced professional indemnity risk after BI test case verdict
Professional indemnity claims against loss adjusters are rare, and against loss assessors they are even rarer, but there is a cauldron brewing following the business interruption test case, Trafalgar Risk Management head of marketing Bill Lumley cautions.
Claire Dawson, partner at specialist employment law firm BDBF, considers how employers are using non-disclosure agreements – and what insurance employees should do if they have been harassed or discriminated against at work.
Amy Brettell, Zurich head of customer, UK claims, considers the evolving role of technology in claims handling.
High-net-worth adjusting will move to a hybrid model of physical and virtual claims assessments post Covid-19, says Mark Pierce, Criterion operations director.
Technology is changing the way insurers can access claims data and partnerships that harness this technology offer the potential to significantly improve customer experience and shift insurers' traditional focus of repair and replace onto a more…
The number of delegated underwriting authority enterprises has grown rapidly over the past 10 years. David Blades, associate director of industry research and analytics at AM Best, explains why this is and what this means for the market.