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  • Why Reinsurers' Financial Strength Is Important

    By Jim Greenwood|March 29, 2015|English

    In the most recent 2015 Flaspöhler survey of life/health reinsurance buyers in the U.S., financial security was rated the second most important factor after financial value. For years financial security has been identified by buyers as one of...

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  • Laying the Foundations for Effective Nano Risk Management

    By Richard Wieczorek|March 26, 2015|English

    Nanomaterials have fast become a fact of life for all kinds of businesses. Today, they are used widely in manufacturing processes with their properties exploited for pharmaceuticals, medical devices, cosmetics and clothing. They’re even used extensively...

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  • Kicking Cabs to the Curb

    By David Hurt|March 24, 2015|English

    The “techies” have done it again. This time they’re taking on the traditional livery industry - and turning it on its head. No, it’s not Google’s self-driving car - yet. Taxi and limousine companies have been getting bulldozed...

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  • Genetic Testing - Why Insurers Must Stay Tuned In

    By Ross Campbell|March 22, 2015|English

    Genomics is at the forefront of a technological revolution in biomedicine and healthcare through which personalised treatment is fast becoming a reality. Genomics will improve care across a range of health problems and allow more targeted therapy. If...

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  • What Is a Construction Surety Bond?

    By Alice Zelikson|March 19, 2015|English

    We’re frequently asked about the difference between insurance and a surety bond. Although a surety company is typically part of an insurance company, the surety bond is not a typical insurance policy. On privately funded projects, bonds create...

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  • Is Obesity a Disability?

    By Patricia Bailer|March 17, 2015|English

    Last year, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled in a case brought by a man who claimed he was fired because he was obese. Did the ECJ ruling take obesity to another level by classifying it as a disability and not just a co-morbid or contributing...

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