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The top risks for UK businesses in 2017

Posted on: 09 February 2017

Business interruption was identified as the top concern for businesses worldwide in the Allianz Risk Barometer 2017, but where did this rank for businesses in the United Kingdom?

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10 reasons for Professional Indemnity insurance

Posted on: 02 February 2017

For various professions, having cover against the legal liability to compensate third parties for injury, loss or damage due to a breach of duty in their conduct, is not just recommended, it is compulsory.

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Beware of vehicle leasing or rental fraud

Posted on: 02 February 2017

Recent alerts from the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) highlight the risk posed by criminal groups targeting companies leasing or renting vehicles.

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Annual Safety and Shipping Review 2016 (AGCS)

Posted on: 01 February 2017

Analysing shipping losses in 2015 and key developments in maritime safety while also considering potential challenges in the future, such as cyber threats and piracy.

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Allianz Risk Barometer 2017

Posted on: 31 January 2017

The sixth annual report from Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty brings together insight from over 1,200 risk experts in more than 50 countries, identifying the top corporate perils, and potential solutions, in 2017.

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Escalators and moving walks

Posted on: 06 December 2016

Things have moved on significantly since England’s first leather belt escalator made its way into Harrods department store in 1898. With increasing prevalence, complexity, length, height and exposed voids, both escalators and moving walks are subjected to daily abuse and misuse.

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Cyber - today's growing threat

Posted on: 06 December 2016

With recent Government statistics showing that the majority of businesses have suffered a cyber security breach in the past year, it's becoming more crucial that the implications and need for regulation is discussed.

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Chemical used in science experiments poses fire and explosion risk in schools and colleges

Posted on: 29 November 2016

CLEAPSS has released a safety alert reminding schools and colleges about the hazards that come with storage of the chemical 2,4-dinitrophenylhydrazine (DNPH).

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SOLAS regulation amendments

Posted on: 10 November 2016

Although there has always been a requirement to declare the weight of cargo and containers, it is now mandatory for shippers to provide verification of the weight.

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Expertise From A to Z: Delivering D&O

Posted on: 04 November 2016

In association with Insurance Age, our experts discuss how to sell Directors & Officers cover and what can be done to promote best practice

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