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Blog: Why Flood Re changes are a good start

Change can be a daunting prospect. In these uncertain times especially so. Our natural instinct can be to resist. But change is often necessary; it can make us stronger, more resilient and more effective, writes Flood Re CEO Andy Bord.

Blog: Covid-19 is no Black Swan

Rather than focusing on hindsight and a fatalistic approach to risk, pursuing a more forward-looking, proactive strategy will improve resilience when, not if, the next crisis strikes, writes Hélène Galy, director of the Willis Research Network.

Blog: Why sprinklers should be mandatory in schools

Schools have a fire risk almost twice as high as other non-residential buildings, yet are poorly equipped to prevent a fire becoming a major disaster, according to new research by Zurich. Tilden Watson, Zurich Municipal head of education, explains why…

Blog: Funding options for Covid BI claimants

Ben Pilbrow, partner at Shepherd and Wedderburn and legal advisor to the QIC Action Group, discusses the implications of the Financial Conduct Authority’s High Court intervention against insurers for funding claims.

Blog: The new noise-induced hearing loss?

Nearly two million workers in the UK are at risk of developing hand-arm-vibration syndrome, a debilitating, permanent condition caused by working with hand-held power tools. While it might not attract the same attention as other occupational diseases,…

Blog: Underinsurance - how brokers can avoid it

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,…

Blog: What will the new normal look like in insurance?

Across the business landscape, talk of how to adjust to the ‘next’, or ‘new’, normal has become the only game in town. Laura Drabik, chief evangelist at Guidewire Software, argues while many are tired of these instant clichés, the fact is that we are all…

Blog: The rise in escape of water claims

Escape of water claims across the insurance sector often form the highest proportion of all claims notified and the number and cost of those claims continue to rise. John O’Shea, partner and head of property damage and recovery at BLM, and Paul Redington…

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