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May 22, 2024

Allianz welcomes Hanna Kam as CRO and Jason Howes as CTO

Allianz UK has today made two key changes to its most senior leadership layer, welcoming Hanna Kam to the company as chief risk officer, and promoting Jason Howes to chief transformation officer.
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May 21, 2024

Insurance fraud skyrockets with motorbike 'crash for cash' claims up 60-fold

Allianz’s personal lines business has reported a sharp increase in insurance fraud, particularly in 'crash for cash' fraud involving motorbikes and scooters. The insurer's data indicates that crash for cash has increased a staggering 60 times in 2023.
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May 10, 2024

Allianz reveals biggest threats facing SMEs in 2024

New research by Allianz Commercial has found that inflation continues to be the biggest threat facing small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in 2024. The recent survey of 500 SMEs revealed the top three threats and challenges.
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Insight | Apr 04, 2024

Brendan Husband-Whiting, senior Directors & Officers liability account underwriter at Allianz, outlines the risks directors and officers are facing and explains why insurance cover has never been so important.
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Insight | Mar 28, 2024

In this article, James Burge, head of counter fraud, Allianz Insurance plc, outlines what constitutes fraudulent exaggeration, the impacts on the policyholder and how we should work together to reduce the frequency of claim exaggeration.
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Insight | Feb 22, 2024

Today, the drive for sustainability is putting the spotlight back on MMC, and the benefits its offers means it’s becoming much more common again - with the insurance sector keen to support the growth of this type of construction.
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