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.
With new rules on the gender pay gap currently making the headlines, ensuring equality for employees and customers is a priority for many organisations. This article sheds light on the impact of the Equality Act 2010 and the importance of having sufficient professional indemnity and D&O cover.
Work-related stress can have significant consequences for businesses, with loss of productivity, increased absences and the threat of employers’ liability claims among the dangers. This article highlights key liability considerations relating to workplace stress and strategies to reduce the risks.
Employers’ liability insurance is compulsory for any business that employs staff. Great care should be taken when choosing limits of indemnity, especially following changes to personal injury law. This guide highlights six steps for helping customers determine an appropriate limit of indemnity.
Directors’ and officers’ claims have increased four-fold in the past 10 years, yet many businesses still fail to understand its importance in today’s environment. This guide discusses the main aspects of D&O to help brokers in their discussions with customers.
With a spate of innovation in the directors’ & officers’ market, how is the cover staying relevant in a constantly changing world? This article sheds light on how insurers can meet the evolving needs of senior executives and address their top five concerns.
Developments in safety-related wearable technology in the workplace bring both benefits and risks. This article provides some top tips for employers and their insurers.
The casualty insurance area witnesses changes to legislation all the time, so insurers and brokers must be on top of their game when it comes to educating employers they work with. This article highlights changes in claims patterns and the problems posed by fraud and spurious claims.
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This article provides information on the Scottish Court of Session’s judgement on a case concerning forum shopping by claimants and highlights the issues insurers ought to be aware of in disease claims, particularly in cross-border cases.
Although some say the legal landscape is less adversarial, the number of asbestos disease claims is rising – but are insurers as guilty of drawing out the process as they stand accused? Post's article investigates.