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Sprinklers – a traditional risk management solution for a modern world

Posted on: 20 June 2019

Andy Miller, Technical Manager, Loss Control Engineering, wrote for Modern Insurance Magazine about how, even after two centuries, sprinkler technology is still a top solution for fire safety.

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Theft - A proactive approach is the best preventative strategy

Posted on: 03 June 2019

Theft is on the increase, with criminals targeting everything from mobile phones and tools to cars and cranes. What could be driving this current trend and how can companies and individuals help protect themselves?

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Driving when tired

Posted on: 28 May 2019

Statistics show that driver fatigue is a likely cause for one in five road traffic accidents. Causing injury or death by dangerous driving can result in a fine, a driving ban, or even a prison sentence.

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A BIBA Brokers' Guide to claims inflation trends

Posted on: 15 May 2019

The world of insurance claims is constantly evolving, against a backdrop of changing legislation, emerging technologies and social trends. Our latest BIBA Guide takes an in-depth look at this topic, plus some of the drivers of claims inflation.

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Drones and insurance claims investigations

Posted on: 15 May 2019

The use of drones in insurance claims investigations can speed up the process and bring a quicker resolution for the customer. Nick Lock, Head of Property Claims, discusses the advantages of using this technology.

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Digital claims and the modern insurer

Posted on: 30 April 2019

Margaret Scott, Head of Claims Strategy and Customer Experience at Allianz, explains the need for digitalisation and the opportunities it can create.

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'Fundamentally dishonest' claimant left with a sour taste

Posted on: 22 March 2019

A woman who claimed to have suffered a personal injury after eating spring rolls purchased from a takeaway insured by Allianz has had her case dismissed after the judge didn't believe her evidence.

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New rules for registering trailers taken abroad coming on 28 March

Posted on: 20 March 2019

Certain trailers will now need to be registered with their own unique number plate through the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) if they are being taken out of the UK.

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A BIBA Brokers' Guide to employers' liability insurance

Posted on: 08 March 2019

Our first BIBA Guide for 2019 takes a look at the current trends in employers' liability (EL) insurance, including fraud, case law, complementary cover and the increasingly important role played by record-keeping.

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Keyless cars: Vulnerable to theft

Posted on: 28 February 2019

A recent report by Which? revealed that four of the five best-selling car models in the UK are susceptible to ‘keyless theft’. Could this be the reason motor theft figures rose in 2017/18?

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