Insight and expertise

Covering a range of topics from emerging trends to sustainability and more, our insight articles will bring you key developments and our industry expertise. 

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Feb 22, 2022

Supporting customers with eco-construction: an insurance view

An increasing priority for many industries is being able to demonstrate the steps they’re taking to become more sustainable and reduce their carbon footprint. The construction industry is no exception.
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Feb 17, 2022

Will batteries power our greener future?

An alternative to fossil fuels is an emerging technology referred to as 'Battery Energy Storage Systems' or 'BESS' for short. But are these devices really a 'silver bullet' or a hazard waiting to happen?
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Jan 26, 2022

New year, new rules for road users

Many drivers may be unaware of an imminent update to the Highway Code, which comes into force from 29 January. We have summarised the new updates and rules to consider.
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Jan 25, 2022

The top ten risks for UK businesses in 2022

The Allianz Risk Barometer is an annual report identifying the top corporate risks for the next 12 months and beyond, based on the insight of more than 2,650 risk management experts from 89 countries and territories.
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Jan 06, 2022

Coping with Covid - the outlook for businesses

The pandemic has tested business to the extreme, with some sectors more impacted than others. Glen Clarke, Head of Strategy & Propositions examines the challenges and the continued role of the insurance industry in supporting customers.
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Nov 17, 2021

Rethinking supply chain models in the aftermath of Covid-19

Supply chain issues continue to make the headlines with both Brexit and the Covid-19 pandemic being cited as key contributing factors. Our article examines potential consequences associated with supply chain disruption, and how companies can best protect themselves by rethinking their supply chain models.
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Oct 25, 2021

A BIBA brokers' guide to managing the after effects of COVID-19

Though we are approaching a possible end to the crisis caused by the COVID pandemic, the virus will continue to influence how we all live and how we do business. In this examination of the after effects of COVID-19 we consider how different business sectors and their insurances have been impacted as well as the emergence of 'zombie' companies.
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Oct 19, 2021

What's in STOR?

The balance of energy supply and demand is something that most of us not only take for granted, but don’t even consider. However there are times that unexpected events can result in demand being greater than forecast and so the Grid carries a ‘reserve’ of electrical energy for such eventualities.
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Sep 28, 2021

Continuing to combat underinsurance

As the UK emerges from lockdown, and more than a year after Brexit, we consider how insurance requirements have been shaped by recent events, plus the role of the industry in educating customers about the risks of underinsurance.
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