UK construction sites are increasingly being targeted by thieves and fraudsters who recognise the financial value of plant and machinery. This article looks at the latest plant theft claims trends and what businesses can do to protect themselves from the various tactics used by criminals.
A 2017 study by the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office found that only 20% of the UK public had trust and confidence in the companies storing their personal information. This article highlights the latest developments surrounding data privacy and some key considerations for cyber underwriters.
The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is an ambitious infrastructure development strategy announced by the Chinese government. This article explains how AXA XL’s clients are exploring the use of captive structures and global programs to help them manage the risk of the initiative.
The connected insurer: Modernising insurance using analytics solutions built to harness the internet of things
This whitepaper explores how the internet of things (IoT) has the potential to radically disrupt the traditional insurance business model and modernise traditional processes, especially in how the sector assesses risks.
Out of almost 10 million people working in the U.S. construction industry, only around 900,000 are women. In this article, Rose Hoyle, Construction Risk Engineer at AXA XL looks at what the industry can do to build up diversity and the opportunities available to women.
From a political risk and trade credit standpoint, there are four main lenses through which one can view the outlook for Latin America. This article highlights the key factors investors and banks need to consider when operating in the region, including the availability of specialist insurance cover.
As high-profile, large-scale data breaches hit the headlines more and more regularly, the question of ‘cyber trust’ is becoming a key concern for increasingly discerning citizens. This blog post highlights why insurers must guard their customers' data wisely to maintain their trust.
In this article, Ian Rutherford, regional underwriting leader for AXA XL’s Canadian property underwriting operations shares his insights on the challenges of protecting commercial property assets in the Great White North.
This guide identifies the key points that need to be considered should business interruption happen. Read this guide to help your clients understand the basics, the risks and ensuring they have a continuity plan in place.
Signed into law on June 28, 2018, the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) has become the toughest privacy law ever seen in the US. This article highlights how CCPA is poised to impact every industry and reshape what businesses can do with consumer data.