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Employee surveys: To pulse or not to pulse?

Survey technology has evolved to enable companies to design and deploy simple online surveys and receive reports quickly, and because of this, there has been growing desire to conduct pulse surveys. Continue reading →

As avian influenza surges, what to watch out for

Back in 2015 we reported on the avian influenza (AI) outbreak in the U.S. and Canada that occurred earlier that year. 50 million birds were killed to prevent the spread of the virus and poultry farmers were only able to … Continue reading →

“Cloudbleed,” data aggregation and vendor risk – what you need to know

The benefits of outsourcing critical functions, can never be discounted, but the information security risks are often not as easily identifiable or quantifiable. Continue reading →

5 key risks in the U.K.’s build-to-rent market

As build-to-rent grows and matures, our roundtable of experts, identified five key areas of risk and potential solutions. Continue reading →

Aircraft leasing: loss payee or sole loss payee?

When you lease or finance any large asset, a fundamental aspect of the insurance coverage requirements are that your interests are noted and that you are formally recognised as having a financial interest. You will need any proceeds from a … Continue reading →

Insurers: Master practical risk management and thrive

Insurers face a critical choice that can separate those that thrive from those that get by. Enterprise risk management (ERM) can be a mere regulatory compliance exercise that satisfies a minimum requirement, or the starting line to a sprint toward … Continue reading →

Looking to the future of airport security

A seemingly never-ending queue, the frantic patting down of pockets, shoes and belts stuffed into trays, the monotonous refrain of “please remove any liquids, iPads or laptops”: welcome to airport security. The global airport security market is expected to exceed … Continue reading →

Customer-centric insurers—Drive for show, putt for dough

Over recent years, the term “customer centricity” has become established in the global business lexicon. Companies are finding innovative ways to attract and satisfy consumers. Continue reading →

New EU Network Security Directive

The U.K. government confirmed in its Cyber Security Regulation and Incentives Review published in December that the EU’s Network and Information Security (NIS) Directive will be implemented in the U.K. In light of the U.K.’s vote to leave the EU … Continue reading →

Fakes and forgeries in the fine art world: What’s an art dealer to do?

This time last year, there were a series of frauds in the art world being discovered and an increase in museums and galleries hiring forensic investigators to verify artworks. Things look to be picking up right from where they were … Continue reading →

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A Indústria de Resseguros da Nova Zelândia sente os Abalos Secundários dos Terremotos

Os neozelandeses esperam ansiosos por um feriado depois de um ano tumultuado, cheio de altos e baixos, desde a vitória dos All Blacks na Copa Mundial de Rugby até o devastador terremoto de magnitude 6.3 que abalou a cidade de Christchurch em fevereiro de 2011. Continuar lendo →

O custo para a Costa pode ser maior que o do Titanic

As apólices de seguro que os consumidores contratam para suas casas, carros, vidas e outros riscos, tais como os que eles podem enfrentar durante as férias, são estabelecidas de acordo com a probabilidade que importantes catástrofes – sejam elas causadas … Continuar lendo →

Brasil: Apesar da retração econômica, mercado de seguros tende a crescer

No momento, não há como falar em desaquecimento no setor de seguros do Brasil. Apesar da trajetória de desaleceração, o PIB (Produto Interno Bruto) cresceu no primeiro trimestre de 2012 em relação ao último trimestre de 2011 e se comparado … Continuar lendo →

Segurança do Trabalhador: Lidando com uma força de trabalho que está envelhecendo

O tumulto financeiro mundial dos últimos anos teve um enorme, e frequentemente negativo, impacto nas contas de aposentadoria dos trabalhadores. Novas tendências indicam que muitos trabalhadores sentem uma correspondente necessidade de continuar trabalhando e postergar a aposentadoria. De fato, os estudos … Continuar lendo →

Entendendo as Catástrofes

As recentes catástrofes naturais e as causadas pelo homem estão exigindo que o negócio recalibre o risco. Isto porque, em toda nossa volta, os ‘piores casos’ estão sendo superados. O terremoto do Japão tem reverberações tanto em edifícios em Tóquio como … Continuar lendo →