Around 44% of policyholders could find themselves with a shortfall in business interruption coverage due to a misunderstanding over gross profit.
To get the right answers you have to ask the right questions. This is true in most avenues of life. It is never more true than when setting insurance cover. Without the correct advice, it is difficult to be accurate in the sums insured. Mark Pierce,…
Lloyd’s has granted in-principle approval to a syndicate to insure the storage and transportation of a Covid-19 vaccine to emerging economies once one is developed.
On the first Friday in April it is hard to remember what the first Friday in March was truly like. To misquote: that past was a foreign country, we did things differently then.
Though losses from natural catastrophes fell in 2019, the proportion of losses that were uninsured rose to a three-year high. Post investigates why.
Arch Insurance-backed managing general agent start-up Archipelago Risk Insurance has announced that after a six month “pilot” it is ready to open the doors in a “controlled way”.
Business interruption insurance policies are designed to return companies to the position they were in before a loss. While that sounds quite simple, there are wide-ranging and complex factors that can undermine the effectiveness of a BI policy – and…
While the topic of digital transformation has been around for the past decade, consultancies continue to warn that further transformation is required. Post, in association with Marklogic, held a roundtable with senior figures from the insurance industry,…
Two out of five brokers have never sold a cyber policy, owing to both a lack of confidence and customer reluctance, research found.
More than one in five employees say their employers are stockpiling as a contingency against Brexit-related disruption, with these businesses at risk of being underinsured unless they ensure their cover is brought into line with the value of their…
Exclusive: Businesses that stockpile goods in preparation for potential Brexit-related disruptions are leaving themselves at risk of being underinsured, brokers have warned.
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.
The total sum of global underinsurance is $163bn, according to research from Lloyd's.
The rate at which technology is evolving makes it difficult to predict cyber risk pricing, members of the press heard at a conference in Las Vegas.
Brokers should value the many in-depth questions asked by underwriters, writes Cecile Fresneau, executive director of the UK insurance division at QBE Insurance.
The significance of intellectual property risks has not translated into a large demand for IP insurance policies - yet.
Swinton CEO Gilles Normand believes brokers can be the Amazon of the insurance market.
Last year, trade credit insurance payouts hit their highest level in nearly a decade, with claims costs running at the equivalent of £4.3m every week.
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 is always something troubling about a disembodied head. More so, when it is Arnie’s head and it is shouting at people at the bus stop.
Underinsurance casts a long shadow across the world of listed properties, especially when owners are constantly expanding commercial activities. Experts warn that there can be many traps for the unwary or naïve, many of which do not come to light until…
The technology that can radically change household insurance has nothing to do with smart home devices, argues Charlotte Halkett, managing director of insurance product at Buzzvault, who bets on video surveys.
Powerful Typhoon Hato cost insurers in Macau nearly $400m (£298m), almost one and a half times the annual gross premium for the small market. Nicky Burridge takes a closer look.
This week saw one of the biggest takeover deals of 2017 while our December issue highlights a year of tech.