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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

Follow the leader: Platooning

Posted on: 13 March 2018

Like with many industries, heavy goods vehicles (HGV) fleet operators are facing a technological revolution that promises to increase both efficiency and safety. One such innovation is 'platooning' - a method that involves multiple unmanned vehicles driving closely behind one that does have a driver.

read more about the concept of HGV platoons

The top risks for UK businesses in 2018

Posted on: 12 March 2018

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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Marine cargo insurance: A market on the move

Posted on: 31 January 2018

In this white paper, we look at the circumstances where marine cargo insurance may be required and related contemporary issues. With the international shipping industry transporting €4 trillion worth of goods, it is crucial talking point for businesses, insurers and brokers.

read more about the marine cargo insurance market