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Directors' and officers' legislative and regulatory risks

Posted on: 27 November 2017

Directors are subject to a number of types of legislation, which can carry severe penalties for non-compliance. Staying up to date with regulatory changes can help avoid reputational damage, a hefty fine, or even legal action.

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Insurers set out criteria for what drivers should expect from 'automated' vehicles

Posted on: 23 November 2017

New Thatcham research shows the progress that is being made with autonomous cars, including the 10 key features and performance criteria required of a truly autonomous vehicle.

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Allianz launches new e-trade Mini Fleet proposition

Posted on: 22 November 2017

Complete Mini Fleet is a Defaqto 5* rated product, targeted at businesses with 3-8 cars and goods carrying vehicles (up to 7.5 tonnes), that can be e-traded via Allianz QuoteSME.

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Construction Part 2: Legislation, risk management and insurance

Posted on: 16 November 2017

Recent changes in the political and economic climates mean that the sorts of opportunities and challenges that the construction sector faces are being altered. This is at the same time as various technological developments emerging and causing a revolution in methods and possibilities.

read more about the evolving climate in construction

Retailer enhances driver behaviour by 75% with Lightfoot

Posted on: 20 October 2017

Mark Coleby, Service Director at Hughes - one of the largest electrical and appliance retailers in the UK - explains the great positive impact that Lightfoot has had on the performance of its fleet, just as Allianz renews its partnership.

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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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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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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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We've updated 'part one' of our construction white paper

Posted on: 06 September 2017

Recent changes in the political and economic climates mean that the sorts of opportunities and challenges that the construction sector faces are being altered. This is at the same time as various technological developments emerging and causing a revolution in methods and possibilities.

read more about the evolving climate in construction