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Allianz Insurance

Allianz Insurance is one of the largest general insurers in the UK and part of the Allianz SE Group, one of the leading integrated financial services providers worldwide and the largest property and casualty insurer in the world.

Allianz offers commercial insurance with a full range of products for sole traders' right up to large commercial organisations. Allianz also provides a wide range of personal lines products distributed through brokers, retailers, affinity partners, veterinary practices and direct marketing.

The mission of Allianz Insurance is to be the outstanding competitor in our chosen markets by delivering products; and services that our clients recommend, being a great company to work for and achieving the best combination of profit and growth. We aim to achieve this by putting the customer at the heart of everything we do.

The threats and opportunities of autonomous ships

As autonomous cars feature increasingly in the headlines, it seems the world of shipping is not far behind, with various manufacturers and stakeholders turning their attention to the development of self-navigating cargo ships. This article focuses on the threats and opportunities presented.

Smart contracts: Five things to know

We are living in an age where everything is becoming ‘smart’; from smartphones to smart televisions and smart cities. With contracts undergoing this transition as well, we've answered five key questions relevant to the concept of 'smart contracts' and the implications for your business.

Motor technology advances

Vehicle technology has come a long way in the last decade, with devices such as autonomous emergency braking (AEB), dash cams and pedestrian airbags helping transform the UK’s roads. This whitepaper explores these new technologies and their potential impact on the insurance industry.

Blog: How to stop silicosis becoming the new asbestos

One occupational disease that is causing particular concern for the HSE is silicosis. In this blog, Andy Miller, technical risk control manager at Allianz explains why silicosis could result in claims if employers don't manage risks correctly and whether a tougher approach might be needed.

Is diesel running on empty?

With all the confusion around fuel consumption, drivers turning their back on diesel are ‘partly to blame’ for the first rise in CO2 emissions in 18 years. With alternative fuel sources gaining positive industry noise, are we seeing the slow death of diesel? Download this article to find out more.