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Water - the Great Escape

Posted on: 18 September 2019

Nick Lock, Head of Property Claims, wrote for Modern Insurance Magazine about how Commercial escape of water claims are increasing, plus some ways to mitigate the risk.

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Brexit and construction uncertainty

Posted on: 06 August 2019

Steve Kelly of Allianz Engineering, Construction & Power considers the potential challenges the construction sector could face following Brexit, including skills shortages, decreased funding and supply chain issues.

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The changing profile of the SME

Posted on: 25 June 2019

The role of the SME has evolved in line with advances in technology, changes in the political landscape and innovative working practices. The modern SME currently faces both key opportunities and significant challenges.

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Our new risk management website

Posted on: 20 June 2019

On June 5, 2019, we officially launched Allianz Risk Management, a new online service for brokers, business owners and employers to help with the management of risk, continuity and legislative requirements.

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Safety and Shipping Review 2019 (AGCS)

Posted on: 10 June 2019

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

Directors & Officers - A broadening risk landscape

Posted on: 02 April 2019

There are plenty of new and emerging risks that are adding pressure to business decision makers while carrying out their role, including Brexit, #MeToo and environmental and impact.

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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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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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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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Allianz Risk Barometer 2019 results

Posted on: 15 January 2019

The eighth edition of the report published by Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is now available, compiling feedback from over 2,400 risk experts across 86 countries.

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