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Big green hydrogen: Superpower to fight climate change

Hydrogen is one of Planet Earth’s most common substances and over the last few years in pursuit of countries putting in place ambitious greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets, hydrogen has played an increasing part in their plans and perhaps gained some traction from the COP26 gathering in Scotl …

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Hard insurance market promotes alternative risk transfer solutions

Tough insurance market conditions combined with a challenging economy are driving businesses to explore alternative risk transfer (ART) solutions such as parametric insurance. Insurers have been significantly increasing premium in many risk areas and tightening terms and conditions at renewal to  …

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Overcoming the challenges of post-pandemic staff shortages

Faced with severe staff shortages, businesses across the UK are having to find creative solutions to continue servicing clients safely. While the issue has been exacerbated by Brexit, the same trend is occurring across many other jurisdictions as economies reopen. In order for businesses to tackle t …

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How a professional indemnity underwriter calculates your premium

In the current hard insurance market, premium costs are a greater consideration than ever for clients when it comes to their professional indemnity (PI). Clients often ask us: “How do PI underwriters calculate their premiums?”. There are a number of factors taken into account by an underwriter when  …

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Gauging the future impact of COP26 on M&A transaction insurance

The global business community is closely watching the negotiations taking place at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow as this will have consequences for the global regulatory system and influence law and policy in the future. The COP26 goals The COP26 summit aims to find an agreement that will deli …

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Insurers’ response to riots in Chile reflects a broader trend

The riots that broke out in Chile in 2019 have prompted insurers to change their underwriting approach to strikes, riots and civil commotion (SRCC) in the country, explicitly excluding the protection from property policies and creating a market for a standalone cover. The move reflects a broader mar …

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