Preparing the economy for the impact of the upcoming UK Environment Bill

As the UK Government develops a new governance system on environmental issues, businesses need to consider how their processes may need to change to ensure that they remain compliant and to avoid potential fines.

Reducing the risk of accidents in road haulage

Fatal injuries in transportation and storage are twice as high as the average across sectors while non-fatal injuries are also statistically significantly higher.

China issues online insurance regulation amid boom in internet platforms

China’s banking and insurance regulator CBIRC revised its “Rules on Internet Insurance Business” to address issues in the marketplace amid a sharp surge in companies seeking to join the online insurance sector.

Protecting corporate reputation: the most valuable and underinsured asset

In an age where information can travel instantly around the globe it is increasingly challenging to protect a company’s reputation, particularly in the case of consumer focused brands.

The risks of recording online meetings

The Covid-19 pandemic has thrust businesses and professionals across the globe into a virtual world and new way of working. Communication has been pushed online, and whilst platforms such as Zoom and Microsoft Teams have been invaluable for businesses working remotely, there are definite risks associated with online communication.

UK government releases key whiplash reform rules

The UK’s Ministry of Justice has released a pre-action protocol for the forthcoming Whiplash reforms setting out some of the initial detail as to how the new procedures will be applied by insurers and practitioners.

How to use data safely to your business' advantage

Data is a hugely valuable resource for any business, particularly since the pandemic has accelerated the digitalisation of the economy and reduced personal interaction. Whilst the smart use of data can offer great growth opportunities for businesses it needs to happen in a controlled manner to avoid lawsuits, regulatory fines and reputational damage.

De-risking the real estate sector following the Covid-19 pandemic

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.

Increasingly severe ransomware claims impact the cyber insurance market

As cyber claims costs are on the rise, policyholders need to enhance security measures and protocols to protect their systems and data in order to secure appropriate insurance protection at renewal.