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Risk in Context Blog

Timely blogs from our risk and insurance experts on the issues and trends that affect your business – and your bottom line.

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Managing Emerging Exclusions in Property Insurance Policies

Posted by Liz Parsons on 13 January 2021

With an increased focus on policy coverage, companies must carefully navigate the emerging exclusions across property insurance policies to mitigate the challenges these market conditions pose.

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Cyber Decoder: December 2020 - How Ransomware Will Affect the Cost of Cyber Insurance

Posted by Shrey Grover on 16 December 2020

Ransomware attacks have been on the rise during the pandemic, and businesses may face rising insurance premiums. Discover practical steps businesses can take. 

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Trade Credit Insurance: Why Information Is Key to Achieving More Coverage

Posted By Jono Hall 04 December 2020

Learn how the flow of up-to-date financial information is fundamental to helping your insurer make sound judgements about your customers’ creditworthiness.

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Related to: Trade Credit , Trade Credit

Reporting Climate Resilience

Posted By David Tate 01 December 2020

The TCFD and other legislators are focusing on three key areas relating to climate risks. Our three step strategy highlights how companies in the retail sector can build resilience.

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CAR Insurance Market Update

Posted By Guy FitzGibbon 17 November 2020

Some insurers have withdrawn from the contractors' all risks (CAR) sector, and capacity is tightening. Discover the implications for construction companies in our latest blog.

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Related to: Construction

Driving Abroad and Motor Insurance Cover Documentation following Brexit

Posted by Ian Thompson 16 November 2020

Requirements for motorists following the end of the transition period are still unknown, but from 1 January 2021 may require similar arrangements to a "no deal" Brexit.

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Related to: Motor Risk , Transportation

Why UK Contractors Might Be Underestimating Cyber Risks

Posted By Mike Johnson 03 November 2020

The increasing use of technology has escalated the construction industry’s vulnerability to malicious activity, with a number of large UK contractors having fallen victim to cyber-attacks just in 2020. Digital threats are seen as so great that some construction companies stipulate that the firms they partner with must have cyber insurance in place, sometimes before they tender for contracts.

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Related to: Construction

COVID-19: Considerations for Agency Staffing in the Healthcare Sector

Posted on 20 October 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare operators need to work with agencies to ensure safety and duty of care to patients, service users, employees as line of liability is blurred.

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Related to: Healthcare

The Care Sector: How are Insurance Markets Responding to COVID-19?

Posted on 20 October 2020

Insurers are looking for more assurance around the risk mitigation and risk management provision of the care sector, infection control and agency staff will be in the spotlight.

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Related to: Healthcare

Advanced Gas Turbine Insurance: The New Rules for Going to Market

Posted on 15 October 2020

For those working with prototypical technology such as advanced gas turbines, leaving their insurance to the last minute means having to weather the worst of any price hikes, restrictive wordings, greater exclusions and higher excess.

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Related to: Construction , Energy