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A BIBA Brokers' Guide to security measures in today's world

Posted on: 23 August 2018

What needs to be kept in mind when developing security measures to defend a business's assets against both new and traditional threats? Could emerging technology supersede tried-and-tested methods?

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New guidelines expected to increase prison sentence lengths for gross negligence manslaughter

Posted on: 07 August 2018

The Sentencing Council has published specific guidelines for courts in England and Wales dealing with certain types of manslaughter; These guidelines will be used for sentences imposed from 1 November 2018.

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Combatting fraud

Posted on: 07 August 2018

Fraud cost the insurance industry £900m last year. Here we explain what we're doing to help combat the issue.

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Profits up 17.5% and the partnership with LV= is making great progress

Posted on: 03 August 2018

Chief executive officer, Jon Dye, comments on Allianz Insurance plc's performance in the first half of the year, reflecting on how it's been maintained despite the extra resource required to set up the LV= joint venture.

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Charged up: Electric vehicles and their batteries

Posted on: 02 August 2018

There are 2.5m electric vehicles (EVs) currently on roads around the world, and this figure is expected to rise to between 40m and 70m by 2025. For that prediction to come true, however, battery technology needs to undergo a revamp.

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Coming soon: Remote controlled parking

Posted on: 01 August 2018

The government recently announced a law change allowing motorists to further utilise the rapidly evolving landscape of motor technology.

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SME - overcoming underinsurance

Posted on: 31 July 2018

In this article for Modern Insurance Magazine, Harriet Conway, SME business insight manager, provides a brief summary of the issue of underinsurance amongst SMEs.

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Half year review 2018

Posted on: 30 July 2018

As we enter the second half of 2018, Neil Clutterbuck, Allianz chief underwriting officer, takes stock of some key industry topics and considers how these may develop over the rest of this year and beyond.

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The insurance industry: Supporting SMEs to prosper

Posted on: 26 July 2018

It’s important SMEs are supported by the insurance industry in order to maximise their potential for trading successfully over the long-term.

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Safety and Shipping Review 2018 (AGCS)

Posted on: 19 July 2018

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty's (AGCS) annual Safety and Shipping Review analyses the trends amongst shipping casualties and forecasts the risks and opportunities on the industry's horizon.

read more about losses and developments in the shipping industry