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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.


Parametric Solutions for Insurance Programme Design

Posted by Steve Harry 18 September 2018

Could the use of an unambiguous, objective policy trigger and a pre-determined scale of payment solve the issues of insurance contracts slow pay outs on complex claims, and more? Welcome to the world of parametrics.

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Related to: Analytics

Operational Resilience: Protecting Your Business

Posted by James Crask 05 September 2018

The Bank of England’s recent discussion paper on operational resilience explores a new approach to the topic and provides insights into how the regulator’s view on resilience is evolving. It builds on the 2018 Financial Stability Report to position operational resilience as a significant pillar of the Bank’s approach to maintaining stability in the sector.

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Related to: Marsh Risk Consulting

3 Questions for Better Supply Chain Cybersecurity

Posted by Kevin Richards 05 September 2018

Companies concerned about cybersecurity risks within their supply chains should conduct deeper assessments of their current vendor relationships.

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No-Deal Brexit: Stockpiling Concerns

Posted by Adam Forrester 31 August 2018

Are you and your customers stockpiling goods ahead of a potential no-deal Brexit? We explore the credit insurance implications.  

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Related to: Trade Credit , Trade Credit

Top tips on getting ‘insurance ready’ for an ICO

Posted by Liam Fitzpatrick 02 August 2018

Marsh urges companies to consider their insurance requirements for an ICO as insurers gain expertise in the area and an appetite for this risk.

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Sulphur Emissions Cap 2020 – Costs vs. Insurance

Posted by Bradley Saunders 27 July 2018

Gas emissions discharged from commercial cargo vessels have become one of the major global environmental concerns. Find out how can analytics help quantify this risk?

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Related to: Analytics , Marine

Duty of Care in Sporting Events: Mitigating Risk

Posted by Richard Tolley 18 July 2018

For sporting event organisers, striking a balance between duty of care and allowing participants to have to have responsibility for their own actions.

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Related to: Sports

Terror, Unrest, and a New Wave of Disruption: Staying Covered Through Non-Damage Business Interruption

Posted by Justine Mayhew 18 July 2018

2017 emerged as one of the worst years for natural catastrophes, but given the recent influx of capital into the insurance market, will it affect your renewal?

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Supply Chain Back to Basics and the Carbon Dioxide Shortage

Posted by David Tate 17 July 2018

Read about carbon dioxide shortage and building resilience in the supply chain according to Marsh.

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The Ripple Effect of Initial Public Offering Reform

Posted by Liam Fitzpatrick 16 July 2018

The new Conduct of Business Sourcebook rules open a window of potential liability in the initial public offering process for the company, directors and pre-IPO investor. 

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