The UK’s departure from the EU has been a lengthy and complex journey, with far-reaching social, economic and political implications. In this supplement we examine the impact of Brexit on businesses, plus what this means for the insurance industry, both now and in the future.
The guide includes:
Brexit and the changing face of business
UK workforce considerations
Surviving and thriving - SMEs in a post-Brexit world
The professional and business services (PBS) sector plays an important role in supporting jobs
and growth in the UK, making up 13% of all UK employment, 25% of all businesses and adding £190bn to the economy.
2020 will forever be known as the ‘COVID Year.’ The world is reeling from the deadliest pandemic in modern history, with thousands of people dying every day, others without contact with loved ones for months at a time, and economies all over the world suffering their worst decline in decades.
Allianz’s Stephanie Smith on being prepared for operational resilience
Stephanie Smith, chief operating officer at Allianz Insurance, assesses how the focus on operational resilience has taken old school business continuity planning and added helpful and important extras.
A recent survey revealed that 48% of drivers have ignored warning lights, repairs, or car maintenance throughout 2020, therefore it’s critical that fleet managers service their fleets and prepare them for cold months ahead.
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 2,700 risk management experts from 92 countries and territories.
The nature of insurance risk is changing; shaped by societal trends, economic factors and
advancements in technology. As traditional perils continue to evolve and new perils emerge, what could this mean for policyholders and the insurance industry?
Escape of water (EOW) is not a new issue but certain factors continue to impact the way EOW incidents are caused, detected and mitigated. Andy Miller shines a spotlight on EOW in this BIBA guide article.
Internet of Things Industry Applications Explained
Our Transformational Propositions Manager, James Tucker and our Transformational Propositions Consultant, Shanna Serrano explore how industries such as manufacturing, motor fleets and retail can utilise the Internet of Things, 5G and smart devices.
The UK (and wider world) is currently facing times of enormous uncertainty and instability due to a number of socio-economic factors. At the time of writing, Covid-19 (Coronavirus)
continues to cause anxiety and disruption.
When disaster strikes, having the right level of insurance cover is essential. But, as the economic environment shows more and more signs of stress and strain, the insurance industry must take steps to ensure that businesses don’t underinsure and inadvertently add to their pain if they suffer a loss.