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Is diesel running on empty?

Posted on: 19 April 2018

Negative press about diesel and rising concern about its impact on air quality is leading to a fall in sales of diesel-fuelled vehicles and an increase in interest in less polluting alternatives.

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ADAS and keeping us safe

Posted on: 16 April 2018

ADAS is the name given to advanced safety features on vehicles that can identify situations and take action without driver intervention.

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Driving law: changes coming

Posted on: 09 April 2018

2018 sees many new driving laws come into force, while other established laws are set to change.

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The gig economy and changing workplaces

Posted on: 03 April 2018

As a generation that has grown up in a connected world becomes the majority in workforces, the concept of working over rigidly set hours at a corporate location is decreasing in popularity. What impact might this have on businesses and insurance?

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How to get underwriters to step outside the box

Posted on: 28 March 2018

Nick Hobbs, director of broker markets, Allianz Insurance plc, talks brokers through how to get the best from their underwriters in a blog for Insurance Age.

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Health and safety in the motor vehicle repair industry

Posted on: 27 March 2018

The motor vehicle repair industry employs 200,000 people in the UK. Most of these people work in small and medium sized businesses. Health and safety records are becoming worrying across the industry.

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Jon Dye joins other insurance CEOs in encouraging action to tackle rising motor and liability claims costs

Posted on: 22 March 2018

Allianz Insurance plc's chief executive officer, Jon Dye, alongside other UK insurance CEOs, has signed a letter to Justice Secretary David Gauk outlining what the industry hopes to see emerging from the passing of the Civil Liability Bill.

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What lies in the future for insurance?

Posted on: 22 March 2018

With Allianz Experts, we've been keeping you up-to-date on key global topics and emerging trends. More recently, our experts have hosted two webinars - one looking at what insurance might look like in 2030, and the other considering the rise of disruptive technology.

watch and find out more about how the industry might change

Allianz Coffee Guide to seawater hydrogen fuel

Posted on: 20 March 2018

The threat of exhausting fossil fuel supplies has resulted in a drive to find alternative energy sources. A new method of extracting hydrogen fuel from seawater could offer a solution.

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BSI standard for drones set to take off later this year

Posted on: 14 March 2018

Earlier this month, it was announced that the British Standards Institution (BSI) are developing standards for drones that they endeavour to have in place later this year. These standards will be designed to ensure safety and security of pilots and the public.

read more about the plans for a UK drone standard