Building better - understanding the risks of modern methods of construction
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.
All businesses are open to risk if they don’t have the correct level of insurance, and some, more than others, may be at risk of financial hardship as a result of being either underinsured or uninsured.
Lithium-ion batteries – how to reduce the risk of fires in commercial buildings
Lithium-ion batteries are the main type of rechargeable battery used and stored in commercial premises and residential buildings. The risks associated with these batteries can lead to a fire and/or an explosion with little or no warning.
The Allianz Risk Barometer, an annual report identifying the top corporate risks for the year ahead, has identified the top risks for businesses in 2024. Here we look at the top ten risks identified by UK participants.
UK plant theft is currently at an all-time high with an 80% increase in enquiries relating to stolen machinery being reported over the past 12 months. We’ve detailed five easy steps to reduce the risk of becoming a victim.
Life has a nasty habit of throwing you a curve ball when you least expect it, and it’s no different for businesses. Natural disasters, machinery failures and cyber attacks can happen at any time, but when you’re prepared for them, a disruptive event which might have meant disaster becomes just another bump in the road.
Hydrogen is an important part of the UK’s plans to achieve its net zero target. But, while this means they could be part of the carbon reduction solution, it’s important to understand the risks and challenges they bring.
Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (RAAC) has made the headlines recently for all the wrong reasons. This is due to concerns about the risk of sudden collapse in schools and other buildings where the material is used.
Theft is on the rise, so what can you do to protect yourself?
Over the past twelve months the UK has faced a number of unsettling economic changes. In this series we’ll investigate the most common types of theft that we’re seeing and advise on how best to mitigate them. Here we look at Commercial Property.
A series of podcasts, videos, articles and webinars, showcasing experts from across our business, covering the economic outlook, inflation, electric vehicles and e-mobility, sustainability and net-zero and underinsurance.