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Is your Ford Transit safe?

Posted on: 04 June 2018

There have been reports that new Ford Transits are susceptible to break-ins through the driver’s door. There is a fix available from Ford, which is a software change.

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In an uncertain world it's time for trust

Posted on: 29 May 2018

In a youTalk-insurance blog originally published in the run-up to BIBA 2018, director of commercial and personal broker markets at Allianz UK, Sarah Mallaby, discusses how trust can be developed in a world full of uncertainty.

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Escalators: Staying a step ahead with health and safety

Posted on: 23 May 2018

Little has changed in terms of the design of escalators since the late 19th century, meaning the same risks still persist today. Regular inspection and maintenance is crucial in ensuring the equipment remains in optimum working order.

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Motor prosecutions

Posted on: 23 May 2018

This white paper provides an overview of driving offences, including drug driving, and the respective sentences, the impact on the driving at work policies, and risk management for those involved in the running of commercial motor fleets.

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Business interruption insurance – the 'often overlooked' insurance

Posted on: 21 May 2018

Globally, business interruption is a big concern for organisations. BI covers are available from insurers, but many are unsure how they work and are daunted by the complex nature of calculating indemnity.

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Smart contracts: 5 things to know

Posted on: 17 May 2018

We've answered five key questions you might have about the concept of 'smart contracts' as they edge toward joining phones, televisions and cities in the 'smart' age.

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A BIBA Brokers' Guide to the future of motor insurance

Posted on: 15 May 2018

In this BIBA guide, our second for 2018, we look at how the motor insurance sector is evolving as technological advancements revolutionise vehicles and the roads we drive them on, and what legislation and regulation needs to be adapted or created to handle it.

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Allianz is off to a strong start in 2018 delivering increased profit and underlying growth

Posted on: 15 May 2018

Increased GWP and improved COR in Commercial lines, compared to the same period last year, shows an impressive start to the year in challenging market conditions. Meanwhile, in Personal Lines the GWP has remained at the 2017 level which reflects the focus on transferring the home and motor business to LV=.

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Minding your business's greatest asset

Posted on: 14 May 2018

One of the most significant causes of work-related sickness absence is mental health problems. For Mental Health Awareness Week 2018, we've prepared this feature to help employers understand and manage mental health problems in their workforce.

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Motor technology advances

Posted on: 14 May 2018

Vehicle technology has come a long way in the last decade, with devices such as autonomous emergency braking (AEB), dash cams and pedestrian airbags helping transform the UK’s roads.

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