With 31 regions across England currently trialling e-scooters as part of the drive towards Net Zero, David Nichols, chief claims officer at Zurich, considers what the consequences of legalising these vehicles will be for both insurers and policyholders.
House fires sparked by candles have hit their highest level in more than a decade as people cut back on electricity to reduce soaring energy bills.
The challenging economic environment in the UK is leaving small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) open to significant levels of uninsured risk.
Risk Management Information Systems are a necessary part of any risk mature organisation but what are they and where do they add value?
High inflation is causing supply chain disruption. Organisations need to act now to be resilient to the new reality.
Hot work is an integral part of many construction or maintenance projects, and with it comes multiple hazards that need to be managed, so it’s important to be fully aware of the risks and your obligations.
Construction sites continue to be targeted by criminals who recognise the financial value of plant machinery and equipment.
By taking action to prepare in advance for flooding, most businesses can save 20-90% on the cost of lost stock and moveable equipment, as well as a lot of trouble and stress.
Until now there was no official offence of 'causing serious injury by careless driving'; consequently, when a careless driver causes serious injury, they could only be prosecuted for the offence of 'careless driving'.
Such unpredictable and extreme weather prompts the recurring question, whether this will be a year where insurers see an overall increase in the number of subsidence claims reported to them.