Wildfires in the western U.S. have been increasing in frequency and duration since the mid-1980s, posing a significant threat to buildings and lives. This article looks at three sources of wildfire ignition and how businesses can address building vulnerabilities by creating a defensible space zone.
This article takes a look at the top ten proactive ways in which you can create a more resilient business against the damaging effects of extreme weather.
The rapid growth of solar panels is good news for a warming planet. At the same time, the increasing proliferation of solar panels introduces some new and challenging risks. This article highlights the hazards posed to firefighters when a building fitted with solar panels catches fire.
How can brokers and insurers better serve the needs of real estate clients? Produced by Post in association with Chubb, this recent webinar focused specifically on how insurers can work with brokers to better manage the risks and handle claims when they occur to the satisfaction of the client.
There has been a general decrease in fire incidents over the last 30 years, however, fires remain devastating events, and in the same period, the cost per fire has substantially grown. This article highlights how sprinkler systems provide important and often critical protection when things go wrong.
Building regulations are being reviewed in the wake of the deadly Grenfell fire. In this blog post, Neil Clutterbuck, chief underwriting officer at Allianz, points out why construction details need to be fully disclosed to insurers.
When water escapes at a property, it can damage furnishings and installations and cause significant business interruption. This article looks at the common causes of escape of water and the practical steps residential and commercial property owners can take to reduce the risk.
This report sheds light on how leading commercial building insurers are using innovative IoT solutions to reduce risk, lower premiums and develop collaborative partnerships with their clients.
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.
Following the recent global ransomware attacks, Reuters examine how cyber security has moved from IT risk into enterprise risk. With FM Global’s cyber experts they discuss why organisations need to ensure they have adequate coverage in their property policy.