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Reasons for computer insurance (video)

Posted on: 18 October 2017

Our latest video provides an overview of how computer covers can complement traditional property policies. Computers and connectivity are often taken for granted for essential day-to-day running of a business.

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Brexit and the "Great Repeal Bill"

Posted on: 06 October 2017

The passing of the EU Withdrawal Bill (previously known as the Great Repeal Bill) marked the start of the process to end EU supremacy over UK law. Zelda Pitman, legal counsel, Allianz UK, provides a high level explanation of what this means.

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Allianz, Lightfoot and What Van? to award Fleet Driver of the Year

Posted on: 29 September 2017

Allianz sponsors Lightfoot's 'Fleet Driver of the Week' campaign, and so it only felt natural for us, as a partnership, to also sponsor What Van?'s Fleet Driver of the Year award.

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A brave new world: Vehicle biometrics

Posted on: 28 September 2017

As the adoption of biometrics becomes easier for consumers to swallow in their phones, attitudes to car biometrics have softened too, and vehicle manufacturers are taking notice.

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Commercial drivers face new fines over their hours

Posted on: 28 September 2017

Rules about rest breaks for commercial drivers are being changed so that a driver can be fined up to £1,500 whenever they're checked, while how and where rest breaks are spent will also be scrutinised.

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Cyber security: is your browser up to date?

Posted on: 27 September 2017

It's becoming increasingly important to make sure that software which connects to the internet is updated as and when new versions and security 'patches' become available.

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State of the D&O market

Posted on: 27 September 2017

Despite Directors and Officers (D&O) insurance being a must for businesses of any size, according to recent figures, many directors of SMEs are yet to take up a D&O policy. This lack of cover can mean exposure to a number of risks...

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Commercial squatting

Posted on: 25 September 2017

With squatting in commercial buildings on the rise, property owners need a robust approach to risk management to safeguard against potentially costly court fees and business interruption.

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Allianz Coffee Guide to Bitcoin

Posted on: 20 September 2017

Bitcoin is a digital, virtual currency which was created in 2008. With 16 million Bitcoins in existence, there may be opportunities for the insurance industry to capitalise on this technology.

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Regulatory change - General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Posted on: 19 September 2017

With less than 12 months to go, we wanted to raise awareness of the regulation and what changes this could mean for you.

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