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'Fundamentally dishonest' claimant left with a sour taste

Posted on: 22 March 2019

A woman who claimed to have suffered a personal injury after eating spring rolls purchased from a takeaway insured by Allianz has had her case dismissed after the judge didn't believe her evidence.

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New rules for registering trailers taken abroad coming on 28 March

Posted on: 20 March 2019

Certain trailers will now need to be registered with their own unique number plate through the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) if they are being taken out of the UK.

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New rules for landlords – The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018

Posted on: 12 March 2019

From 20 March 2019, private and social housing tenants will have new rights that allow them to force landlords to carry out improvement works, or else start court action for breach of contract and, potentially, claim compensation.

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A BIBA Brokers' Guide to employers' liability insurance

Posted on: 08 March 2019

Our first BIBA Guide for 2019 takes a look at the current trends in employers' liability (EL) insurance, including fraud, case law, complementary cover and the increasingly important role played by record-keeping.

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Keyless cars: Vulnerable to theft

Posted on: 28 February 2019

A recent report by Which? revealed that four of the five best-selling car models in the UK are susceptible to ‘keyless theft’. Could this be the reason motor theft figures rose in 2017/18?

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Being equipped for non-damage business interruption

Posted on: 21 February 2019

Business interruption (BI) is often thought of in physical terms. In this article for Modern Insurance Magazine, Paul Higham explains how loss resulting from non-physical or non-damage BI (NDBI) can prove just as disruptive.

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Driving law: changes coming in 2019

Posted on: 21 February 2019

A number of law changes from 2018, relating to road and vehicle safety, are due to come into force this year, alongside amendments to the Highway Code.

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The most important risks for UK businesses in 2019

Posted on: 19 February 2019

The annual Allianz Risk Barometer by AGCS identifies top corporate perils based on the insight of risk experts across the globe. Here we look at the risks that those surveyed in the UK thought were most important for businesses to consider.

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Heavy goods vehicles require annual tests

Posted on: 12 February 2019

Some vehicles have up until their next tax renewal to get tested, following a phased roll-out of the new rules that started in May 2018.

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Allianz partners with the Women's Engineering Society (WES)

Posted on: 11 February 2019

Allianz has partnered with WES, a professional network of women engineers and scientists, to inspire, encourage and support the development of gender diversity in the engineering industry.

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