| Neil Smith | Wednesday 07 August 2013, 11:26AM
From the ongoing global financial crisis to the spate of natural catastrophes over the last few years, few business leaders need reminding how risky the world we live in is. What is interesting is to see which risks these leaders view as being most significant and how prepared they feel their businesses are to deal with them.
| Neil Smith | Wednesday 05 June 2013, 10:06AM
You may have seen in the news in recent weeks that there have been several huge solar flares, which fortunately have not been directed towards the earth.
| Neil Smith | Monday 18 June 2012, 1:48PM
We are into the 2012 hurricane season and with two tropical storms occurring before it even started (officially on 1 June) you could be forgiven for thinking we are in for a busy season.
| Neil Smith | Thursday 12 April 2012, 12:51PM
As a new Lloyd’s report highlights, the Arctic’s climate is changing more rapidly than anywhere else on Earth and the region is undergoing unprecedented and disruptive change.
| Neil Smith | Wednesday 07 December 2011, 10:49AM
Lloyd’s has unveiled its second Risk Index, revealing what business leaders around the world see as the biggest risks facing their future and reflecting how well prepared they feel to tackle them.
| Neil Smith | Thursday 30 June 2011, 3:35PM
Neil considers the potential of long-range forecasting for the insurance industry.
| Neil Smith | Monday 06 June 2011, 2:53PM
You may recently have read reports in the news about an earthquake near Blackpool in Lancashire.
| Neil Smith | Tuesday 12 April 2011, 4:58PM
With the Hurricane season rapidly approaching, it’s that time of year when forecasting teams put their reputations on the line and a stake in the ground in terms of predicting hurricane activity for the forthcoming June to November season.
| Neil Smith | Thursday 24 February 2011, 12:33PM
Last week three solar flares, including the largest in four years, erupted in the direction of the Earth.
| Neil Smith | Tuesday 21 December 2010, 4:21PM
Businesses are often quick to exploit the latest technology trends to grow their businesses and reduce costs.