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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

New minimum standards for energy efficiency in properties

Posted on: 26 June 2018

In April 2018, the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) came into force in England and Wales, making it illegal to let or renew a lease on a residential or commercial property if the EPC score falls below an ‘E’ rating.

read more about MEES

The threats and opportunities of autonomous ships

Posted on: 25 June 2018

As autonomous cars feature increasingly in the headlines, it seems the world of shipping is not far behind.

read more about autonomous shipping

Escalators: Staying a step ahead with health and safety

Posted on: 23 May 2018

Little has changed in terms of the design of escalators since the late 19th century, meaning the same risks still persist today. Regular inspection and maintenance is crucial in ensuring the equipment remains in optimum working order.

read more about health and safety around escalators

Motor prosecutions

Posted on: 23 May 2018

This white paper provides an overview of driving offences, including drug driving, and the respective sentences, the impact on the driving at work policies, and risk management for those involved in the running of commercial motor fleets.

read more about motor prosecutions

Business interruption insurance – the 'often overlooked' insurance

Posted on: 21 May 2018

Globally, business interruption is a big concern for organisations. BI covers are available from insurers, but many are unsure how they work and are daunted by the complex nature of calculating indemnity.

read more about business interruption insurance

Minding your business's greatest asset

Posted on: 14 May 2018

One of the most significant causes of work-related sickness absence is mental health problems. For Mental Health Awareness Week 2018, we've prepared this feature to help employers understand and manage mental health problems in their workforce.

read more about mental health in the workplace

Refreshed motor fleet products from our award-winning team

Posted on: 08 May 2018

We’ve refreshed our motor fleet products, providing businesses with new and enhanced covers.

read more about our new motor fleet products

How to stop silicosis becoming the new asbestos

Posted on: 12 April 2018

In a recent blog for Insurance Post, Andy Miller, technical loss control engineer manager, Allianz Insurance plc, explains why silicosis is the occupational disease currently causing particular concern amongst workplace health and safety experts.

read more about the risk from silicosis

Five stars for Allianz’s 'excellent' Construction Select product

Posted on: 22 March 2018

In a product review for Insurance Age by Ben Hicks of the Aston Scott Group, our proposition for medium to large sized construction businesses scored five out of five.

read more about how Construction Select got top marks