Fabric-engineered structures »
The use of fabric-engineered structures is becoming increasingly
common in the UK, particularly for buildings put to recreational
and sporting use. As it allows relatively rapid installation, it
can be used in conjunction with synthetic playing surfaces and is
particularly useful for training grounds as a result...
Corporate manslaughter »
The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007
received Royal Assent in July 2007 and comes into force on 6 April
2008. The legislation is intended to provide a new approach to
punishment in circumstances where a work-related death has
occurred, whether of an employee or a member of the public.
Regulatory news November 2007 »
Regulatory news bulletin for November 2007.
Business interruption risks and ensuring the price is right »
While for most underwriters the assessment and pricing of
material damage risks holds few challenges, the correct assessment
and associated pricing for those covers falling under the banner of
business interruption often appears to hold a greater challenge.
Perhaps this is due to many finding the topic at first glance to be
complex when, in fact, a logical and systematic approach can allow
the underwriter to assess and price even the most complex of risks
Regulatory news October 2007 »
Regulatory news bulletin for October 2007.
Regulatory news September 2007 »
A regulatory news bulletin for September 2007
Flood risks - vulnerability and exposure »
Our building stock is increasingly vulnerable to the impacts of
climate change. If one could design a building that could flood
without suffering any damage then it would not be a risk, even if
it flooded regularly. A major life assurance company has actually
done this with its head office on the banks of the River Ouse in
Regulatory news August 2007 »
Regulatory news bulletin for August 2007.
Regulatory news July 2007 »
Regulatory news bulletin for July 2007.
Regulatory news June 2007 »
Regulatory news bulletin for June 2007.
The future of distribution in SME commercial general insurance: the impact on underwriting and the underwriter of the 21st century »
Changing dynamics within the commercial general insurance market
have led to a blurring of the boundaries between the roles of
underwriters and brokers. This is changing the way in which
organisations need to manage and develop their distribution
channels and strategies, and will significantly impact both the
insurance market and the role of the underwriter in the future.
CII's Underwriting Faculty and Ernst & Young have worked in
partnership to examine the ...