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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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What lies ahead for Before the Event (BTE) legal expenses insurance?

Posted on: 06 February 2019

2019 could be an interesting year in the legal expenses insurance (LEI) market as anticipation of the Civil Liability Act continues to shape the market. Mike Wildy, Allianz Legal Protection (ALP), has written a two-part blog uncovering the prospects for Before the Event (BTE) insurance.

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Record fraud savings in 2018

Posted on: 04 February 2019

Allianz Insurance plc's fraud team set a new record savings amount in 2018, showing that efforts to scupper scammers' plans are paying off.

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Catalytic converter thefts

Posted on: 30 January 2019

Incidents of vehicle parts theft are on the rise for a variety of reasons. One item that's been high on thieves' shopping list in recent years is catalytic converters. We look at what can be done to avoid falling victim to this type of crime.

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