The UK real estate sector will be affected by Brexit, changing investor appetite and personnel issues. This whitepaper sheds light on what the future might hold for the UK’s real estate sector before highlighting how brokers can help clients to navigate the changing risk landscape.
Even today, 25 years later, Hurricane Andrew ranks as the fourth most expensive hurricane in US history. This article looks back at the widespread destruction caused by Hurricane Andrew, what lessons have been learnt and how risk modeling, loss prevention and construction methods have evolved.
Risk assessment is needed as volcanic eruptions could impact companies’ infrastructure and supply chains as well as the national economy.
This report looks at how to improve the ability of cities and their infrastructure to withstand and recover from disasters. It includes three new pathways that will help city officials, businesses, communities and insurers work together to build greater city resilience.
In this issue of Reason Magazine, read insightful case studies from your risk management peers, an introduction to FM Global’s cybercrime taskforce, and the life-affirming story of tornado stricken Mercy Hospital’s remarkable rebirth.
350 years ago, London was ravaged by the Great Fire. Out of its ashes was born a fledgling property insurance market. What strides have been made in the following centuries? In this article, David Worsfold sheds light on how the Great Fire laid the foundations for modern property insurance.
In an innovation-based economy, it may come as no surprise that intangible assets now comprise up to 90% of a business’s value. But what does this mean for the insurers who cover and service these companies? FM Global looks at the challenges involved from a property loss perspective.
The economic impact of last year’s Tianjin port explosion could be as high as $8 billion. FM Global’s Philip Johnson suggests that following three simple steps should enable organisations to identify and mitigate risks from future disasters.
Aon's latest catastrophe report studies the economic impact of hurricane-force winds and flooding in northern Europe, thunderstorms and heavy rain in China, plus severe weather in the United States where insured losses totalled USD2.0 billion.
Flood Re is a flood 're-insurance' scheme to help support households at highest flood risk. In this CII Thinkpiece, Mark Hoban describes how the scheme works and how it is a temporary solution until the industry can develop more reflective pricing.