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Consumer alerts

Consumer Alert Regarding Direct Epargne


Lloyd’s has become aware following a consumer enquiry that a business known as “Direct Epargne”, which purports to be a French bank, falsely alleges that it is “owned” by Lloyd’s of London.


Global risk experts warn of turbulent decade ahead


A new report from the World Economic Forum identifies the biggest risks facing the world – and the important role insurance can play in mitigating them.

Amlin Formula E

Formula E team sets race strategy with help from Amlin


Risk expertise and analytics provided by Lloyd’s insurer Amlin is helping Formula E race team Amlin Aguri develop a winning strategy, according to Peter McCool, Technical Director of Amlin Aguri.

Collaboration and innovation key to closing the global protection gap


The insurance industry needs to adopt more innovative thinking and forge collaborative partnerships with governments and other service providers if it is to solve the problem of underinsurance, according to a new report from industry think-tank, the Geneva Association.

Consumer alerts

Consumer alert: Wealth Strategy/Tax Advice Schemes


It has come to Lloyd’s attention that certain online businesses purporting to offer “wealth strategy” schemes or UK tax advice have been advertising that individuals who join the schemes will be protected, indemnified or guaranteed by Lloyd’s Professional Indemnity insurance.

Science of Risk prize winners

Joined-up thinking


This year's two Science of Risk winners have both channelled a multi-disciplinary approach to further their chosen perils of flood and volcanic eruption.

Shale refinery

New era of exploration and extraction


By opening its doors to private energy investment Mexico is expected to boost demand for specialist (re)insurance.

Volvo Ocean Race

Lloyd’s syndicates provide rescue solution to round-the-world sailors


Lloyd’s syndicates have provided an innovative solution to the problem of getting damaged ocean-going racing yachts and their crews home safe and sound, a solution now being used by teams taking part in the Volvo Ocean Race.

Lloyd's Remembrance Day 2014

Lloyd's Remembrance Day ceremony


Lloyd’s today observed a two-minute silence as 5,000 poppy petals fell onto the underwriting floor to mark the anniversary of the World War One armistice.

John Nelson and the President of Singapore, Tony Tan Keng Yam

Lloyd's welcomes President of Singapore


Lloyd’s was delighted to welcome the President of Singapore, Tony Tan Keng Yam, to the underwriting room in London during his State Visit to the UK last week.




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