Insurance providers need to up the ante in their predictive capabilities as the frequency and severity of extreme weather-related events continue to escalate. This article highlights why insurers should face up to the winds of climate change and use predictive modelling to mitigate risks.
Corporations can face costly losses after an earthquake, but insurance is becoming more expensive. As more corporates choose parametric earthquake insurance to cover their exposure, this report looks at how parametric earthquake insurance works and how sensor technology works to trigger policies.
Read the findings of the FCA’s multi-occupancy buildings insurance broker remuneration review, its conclusions and next steps. One of the findings in the broker market was evidence of some high commission rates and poor practices which were not consistent with driving fair value to the customer.
This report reviews the techniques and tools available today to help insurers understand, manage and mitigate natural hazard risk for properties they are insuring.
Analysis by the Environment Agency indicates that there could be a large increase - of up to 50% - in the number of houses built on flood plains over the next 50 years. This blog highlights how home insurance providers can leverage geospatial data to mitigate flood risk exposure.
Following the Grenfell tragedy, the cost of buildings insurance to residential leaseholders and other property owners of multi-occupancy buildings has increased. This report examines the causes of those increases and sets out a range of recommendations and potential remedies to address the issues.
Over five years have passed since 72 victims lost their lives after a fire ripped through a building featuring unsafe cladding. This article investigates what insurers have learnt from this, how building standards have moved on and if the prospects of similar tragedies have been ruled out.
Accurately locating a property and understanding its attributes is essential to supporting underwriting and premium determination. This report reviews the latest trends and technologies in acquiring information for geocoding, and profiles the companies who provide solutions in this space.
This Tamping down wildfire threats report discusses how insurers are poised to aid at-risk communities through pre-emptive mitigation leveraging advanced data technologies and data, and by offering community-based catastrophe insurance programs.
The Bank of England has warned in its latest Stress Test that if no additional action is taken on climate change, then insurance could become unaffordable to some UK homes when Flood Re ends in 2039. This article investigates.