The disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated digitisation in the real estate sector while exposing weak spots in portfolios that need to be addressed to make the sector more resilient ahead of potential future crises.
As the Covid-19 vaccine rollout progresses worldwide, businesses are debating how this will affect the return to the office as well as the health and safety measures that will be required.
As a result of increased disruption and a lack of international travel due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the profile of terrorism has been reshaped across the world.
European governments are setting up Covid-19 cancellation funds to give organisers planning security for events due to take place in the second half of 2021.
The number of e-bikes, e-scooters, pedestrians and cyclists has increased substantially during the Covid-19 pandemic, raising the risk of accident for fleet operators. Companies can address this heightened threat through new training programmes and technology upgrades.
The UK’s Supreme Court has released its much anticipated landmark judgment in the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) business interruption (BI) insurance test case.
Right now, the Covid-19 vaccine is perhaps the most coveted commodity in the world. Protecting this cargo during its journey around the globe and enabling it to safely reach its destination is a tremendous challenge, not only because the vaccine needs to be kept at temperatures of up to -70°C, but also because the shipments are likely to attract criminals trying to steal and/or divert the contents.
A large chunk of the art market has moved online during the pandemic, to some extent making up for the otherwise reduced activity in the sector as museums and galleries closed to the public and art fairs were cancelled. Since the online trend is here to stay, underwriters are mulling over what this may mean for the fine art insurance demand.