Many businesses view coverage as a discretionary purchase, but the truth is that no one is immune to environmental liability risk. This content highlights why every business needs to be aware of their environmental exposures and the perils of underinsurance.
In this article, Simon Harwood-Matthews, Senior Underwriter, International Casualty – Environmental at AXA XL sheds light on how the market for environmental liability insurance has changed, how the risks faced by clients have evolved and AXA XL’s outlook for environmental business in the UK.
As autonomous vehicles continues to develop, accidents are projected to decline markedly. However, the risk management issues and implications for companies in this ecosystem are still coming into focus. This article highlights the risk and liability issues related to autonomous technologies.
It has been 15 years since the Environmental Liability Directive came into force, yet many companies remain unware of the potential liabilities they face. This article highlights the limitations of general liability policies and the advantages of taking out specialist environmental liability cover.
Constructive conversations: Professional liability considerations when insuring modular construction
From healthcare to hospitality, many industries are embracing modular and prefabricated construction methods to potentially save time, reduce scheduling delays and improve overall quality. This article looks at the possible professional liability risks and the need for the right insurance.
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.
This infographic highlights the importance of financial loss cover for contract manufacturers. View this infographic to help your clients understand how important it is for them to be covered financially should something like a defect in their product be discovered.
To help architects, engineers and other design professionals understand what professional liability insurance does and does not cover, AXA XL's Design Professional insurance team addresses some of the most common insurance coverage misconceptions.
Insuring one’s business from a possible pollution condition at a job site is now seen as a business essential for all types and sizes of construction and environmental contractors. This article highlights examples of a pollution condition and the types of cover available for organisations.
No question about it, leaking underground storage tanks (LUSTs) are a threat to the environment, particularly to groundwater. This article sheds light on the nature and scale of the risks posed by LUSTs, and the implications for property developers looking to re-develop closed LUST sites.