Find articles about global events and trends impacting on the Lloyd's insurance market, Lloyd's Corporation and wider world of risk
Find articles about global events and trends impacting on the Lloyd's insurance market, Lloyd's Corporation and wider world of risk
18 Apr 2018
Inga Beale, CEO, discusses the importance of preserving our common wealth.
16 Apr 2018
CEO Inga Beale today emphasised the important role the insurance sector plays helping developing countries build resilience to natural disasters.
11 Apr 2018
Innovation comes in many forms – new technologies can solve every day inconveniences or work to connect people in unimagined ways. COO Vincent Vandendael discusses how insurance provides the protection that enables new and disruptive technologies to progress.
10 Apr 2018
With the passing of one year since Article 50 was triggered, and one year to go until the UK formally leaves the EU, the future of Britain’s financial services sector’s relationship with the single market remains worryingly uncertain.
06 Apr 2018
A majority of respondents to an independent survey have applauded efforts by Lloyd’s to further improve the quality of coverholder audits and make it even easier for them to conduct business with the market.
15 Mar 2018
Providing Lloyd’s coverholders with ACORD membership will continue Lloyd’s support of the London Market Target Operating Model (TOM).
12 Mar 2018
We are delighted to announce that Lloyd’s has been awarded Superbrands status again in 2018 for the 12th year.
23 Feb 2018
Despite huge potential, the cyber insurance market has not developed as much as it should have in the past twenty years says CEO Inga Beale.
15 Feb 2018
Lloyd’s is delighted to announce that it will be launching an Innovation Lab later this year.
15 Feb 2018
The rise of protectionism could prevent Latin America becoming one of the biggest insurance markets in the world, according to Bruce Carnegie-Brown, Chairman of Lloyd’s.
06 Feb 2018
The Government passed the Representation of the People Act on 6 February 1918. Since those days, Lloyd’s has introduced a number of initiatives to build an increasingly diverse, inclusive and innovative market.
01 Feb 2018
Today the London Market introduced the Single Claims Agreement Party (SCAP), to make it easier and more efficient to manage claims that have multiple London agreement parties.
01 Feb 2018
On 31 January the Belgian Ambassador to the UK Rudolf Huygelen visited Lloyd’s ahead of the launch of the Lloyd’s Brussels subsidiary.
24 Jan 2018
Following user testing with global stakeholders to review the navigation and structure of Lloyds.com from a user perspective, a new navigation structure has now been implemented.
23 Jan 2018
Lloyd’s Chief Executive, Inga Beale and Chairman, Bruce Carnegie-Brown will attend the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting.
20 Dec 2017
Lloyd’s welcomes the publication by the Bank of England of their approach to the supervision of international insurers, and to branch authorisation and supervision.
19 Dec 2017
Lloyd’s Chairman, Bruce Carnegie-Brown and Chief Executive, Inga Beale’s annual email to the market reflecting on 2017.
14 Dec 2017
Lloyd’s has successfully concluded its normal twice a year capital assessment for all syndicates and capital providers (members).
12 Dec 2017
The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force in just six months and it is hard to overstate the significance for business.
08 Dec 2017
Lloyd's CEO, Inga Beale, reacts to the news that the UK and EU plan to move to the next phase of Brexit talks.
07 Dec 2017
The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force in just six months with the aim of establishing a coordinated data protection framework across the European Union.
27 Nov 2017
Lloyd's CEO, Inga Beale, responds to the UK government's new Industrial Strategy.
21 Nov 2017
On the tenth anniversary of the founding of ClimateWise, Lloyd’s was again recognised for its environmental leadership.
16 Nov 2017
Lloyd’s Corporation has announced it is implementing a coal exclusion policy as part of its responsible investment strategy for the Central Fund.
10 Nov 2017
The Underwriting Room fell silent today at 11am as the Lutine Bell was struck and two minutes silence observed as part of Lloyd’s annual Remembrance Day ceremony.
06 Nov 2017
The London Market Group (LMG) announced that Property & Casualty classes of business went live on the PPL platform today.
03 Nov 2017
Together with Beazley, we will be supporting International Men’s Day on 22 November, with an event focused on raising awareness of mental health issues, as well as photograph competition and exhibition.
02 Nov 2017
We've been talking to Karen Hardy, owner of Acme Insurance Brokers in Queensland, about her experiences on our GDC Autumn Worldwide Programme in London
24 Oct 2017
Lloyd’s Chief Operating Officer, Shirine Khoury-Haq, has been recognised as an inspirational business front-runner in an index showcasing the success of black, Asian and minority ethnic leaders.
13 Oct 2017
Last month was one of the most active months of any Atlantic hurricane season.
21 Sep 2017
Lloyd’s has begun paying claims stemming from Irma, the most powerful Atlantic Ocean storm in recorded history, which has brought devastation and loss of life to the Caribbean and southern Florida.
12 Sep 2017
Carrying 90% of world trade, the shipping industry forms the backbone of the global economy. We explore some of the biggest threats to the sector with insight from Lloyd’s market marine experts.
11 Sep 2017
Lloyd’s is closely monitoring Irma, including its impact on the Caribbean and South Florida. In addition, we are working diligently to assist all policyholders affected by Harvey.
21 Jul 2017
Amid all the noise around Brexit, it is great to see the British Government lead on the significant issue of global underinsurance.
03 Jul 2017
We would like to invite you to take part in our website user-testing as part of our review of the navigation and structure of Lloyds.com
26 Jun 2017
In light of a potentially active hurricane season this year, it is important for businesses and communities to make sure they are taking the necessary steps to mitigate the impact of potentially dangerous storms.
31 May 2017
Cybercrime is one of the biggest manmade risks businesses face this century.
09 May 2017
The LMG has today published research in an update to its 2014 London Matters report, which reaffirms the London market’s strength but also provides some unsettling evidence of where London is under intense pressure.
26 Apr 2017
We are delighted to support Business in the Community’s Responsible Business Week as part of our Global CSR commitment.
26 Apr 2017
Access presentations and resources following our Latin America Week in April
05 Apr 2017
The 2nd Lloyd’s Day and Meet the Market event took place in Hong Kong on the 5th April and marked the 20th Anniversary of Lloyd’s Hong Kong office.
21 Feb 2017
Lloyd's hosted Liam Fox, Britain’s Secretary of State for International Trade, to discuss how the British Government and Lloyd’s can work together to further enhance regional trade.
08 Dec 2016
The Lloyd’s market improved its ClimateWise environmental performance score in 2016, according to an independently verified report
01 Aug 2016
Are you involved with a charity that deserves £2,000?
12 Jul 2016
On Monday 11 July the London Market Group (LMG) announced that PPL had begun trading.
24 Jun 2016
Lloyd’s Chairman, John Nelson, comments on the result of the UK’s referendum on its membership of the European Union
19 Feb 2016
John Nelson has called on Turkish leaders and the insurance industry to work together to make Istanbul one of the key financial centres of the world.
19 Jan 2016
Risk connectivity and complexity is an urgent challenge for policymakers and business leaders, according to a new study from the World Economic Forum
14 Jan 2016
Insurance can play a key role in enhancing global resilience to climate change was the key message from Lloyd's CEO Inga Beale, speaking at the Lloyd’s/Aldersgate Group co-hosted business conference.
22 Dec 2015
Lloyd's Asia Pacific regional hub is trialling Open Trading Sessions in Singapore, allowing brokers to interact directly on site with Lloyd's underwriters
16 Dec 2015
Thirty charities were presented with donations of £2,000 each from Lloyd’s Charities Trust at a lunchtime reception on Wednesday 16 December 2015.
04 Dec 2015
Lloyd’s is one of the best performing insurance organisations in the industry when it comes to taking action to respond to climate change, according to a new report by ClimateWise.
03 Dec 2015
A recent event held in the Adam Room at Lloyd’s brought over 130 young professionals from across the Lloyd’s market together to introduce them to Lloyd’s Community Programme and encourage them to volunteer their time.
27 Nov 2015
Against the backdrop of a changing risk landscape, Lloyd's has launched the market’s inaugural Innovation Awards, to recognise underwriters in the market who "think outside the box"
27 Nov 2015
The winners of this year’s Science of Risk Prize channelled innovative computer science approaches to two of society's biggest challenges: food and cyber security.
20 Nov 2015
Lloyd’s brought together successful technology entrepreneurs and leaders to debate the risks and rewards of technological disruption.
11 Nov 2015
In its annual Remembrance Day ceremony, the Lloyd's market pauses to pay tribute to those who have served.
04 Nov 2015
That was the message from Inga Beale, Lloyd’s CEO, at the recent Lloyd’s China Day event in Beijing.
03 Nov 2015
On 29 October Lloyd’s held their 17th Meet the Market in Milan, in collaboration with the Italian Lloyd’s Correspondent Association (ILLCA).
30 Oct 2015
On Friday 30 October the Prime Minister of New Zealand, Rt Hon John Key, visited Lloyd’s, the world’s specialist insurance market.
27 Oct 2015
Increasing insurance penetration is the key to supporting Latin American economies to realise their full potential and build resilience to a new range of natural and manmade risks.
23 Oct 2015
The genteel spa town of Baden-Baden in south-west Germany is transformed for a week in October by the arrival of hundreds of executives from the global insurance industry.
21 Oct 2015
Lloyd’s has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Taiping Insurance, one of China’s leading insurance companies.
20 Oct 2015
On Friday 16 October, Lloyd’s CEO Inga Beale pledged Lloyd’s support for the Target Two Degrees campaign, which raises awareness about the need to tackle global warming
19 Oct 2015
On 7 October, San Francisco joined Atlanta, Boston and Chicago on the list of US Meet the Market tour destinations.
19 Oct 2015
On 8 October Lloyd’s Canada held their second Meet the Market in Vancouver at the Canadian Broadcast Centre, following on from the successful event held in Toronto in 2014.
16 Oct 2015
Last week Lloyd’s Meet the Market team touched down in the Midlands
07 Oct 2015
John Nelson, Chairman of Lloyd’s, and Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, made the headlines at this year’s City Dinner (29 September), held for the first time in the underwriting room in the Lloyd’s building.
06 Oct 2015
On September 25 Inga Beale, Lloyd's CEO addressed a packed audience of some 130 professionals at an event organised by Keidanren, Japan's largest business organisation, also known as the Japan Business Federation.
30 Jul 2015
Lloyd’s intends to apply for an onshore reinsurance licence in Malaysia as part of its Vision 2025 strategy to increase its support to the world’s fastest growing economies.
28 Jul 2015
Lloyd’s Chairman John Nelson recently participated in a five-day trade mission to South East Asia to boost ties between the UK and Asia.
23 Jul 2015
The US-UK Fulbright Commission and Lloyd’s are pleased to announce the extension and expansion of the Fulbright – Lloyd’s of London Awards for risk related research in the US.
26 Jun 2015
Lloyd’s Patriotic Fund is supporting the UK’s Armed Forces Day on 27 June 2015 by making a donation of £250,000 to two armed services charities: Blind Veterans UK and Forward Assist.
22 May 2015
Lloyd's Japan and Sompo Japan Nippon Koa Insurance Inc. launch a new facility to support M&A activity in Japan.
09 Apr 2015
In partnership with the ABI, Lloyd’s presents a basic guide to cyber insurance.
23 Mar 2015
A new report published by HM Government and Marsh, and supported by Lloyd’s, has announced a new set of joint initiatives between Government and the insurance sector.
05 Mar 2015
As part of Lloyd’s Charities Trust’s ongoing partnership with international disaster relief charity RedR, Lloyd’s hosted RedR’s Annual Patrons and Corporate Supporters Drinks Reception yesterday in the company of RedR’s President HRH The Princess Royal.
16 Jan 2015
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.
16 Dec 2014
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.
04 Dec 2014
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.
01 Dec 2014
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.
26 Nov 2014
By opening its doors to private energy investment Mexico is expected to boost demand for specialist (re)insurance.
21 Nov 2014
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.
11 Nov 2014
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.
28 Oct 2014
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.
27 Oct 2014
Lloyd's has further enhanced its capital strength through the successful issue of a new £500m 10-year subordinated bond last week.
03 Oct 2014
Lloyd's Community Programme has awarded bursaries to support four students from inner London as they study away from home.
25 Sep 2014
Lloyd’s has today reported a profit of £1.67bn for the first six months of 2014, marking a 21% increase on the corresponding period last year.
23 Sep 2014
The deadline for Lloyd's Market Charity Awards is fast approaching. Colleagues working in the Lloyd’s market have until 1 October to nominate a charity to receive a donation of £2,000 from Lloyd’s Charities Trust.
19 Sep 2014
As driving becomes more computerised, what are the potential associated cyber vulnerabilities and how might they be exploited by hackers?
15 Sep 2014
Lloyd’s China has been awarded a licence to establish a branch office in Beijing, further strengthening the international development of the Lloyd’s market.
12 Sep 2014
Lloyd’s is providing specialist insurance to the FIA Formula E Championship, an exciting new all-electric motor racing sport that kicks-off in Beijing this weekend.
10 Sep 2014
Leading City figures gathered last week for the twelfth annual Lloyd’s City Dinner, hosted by Chairman John Nelson and featuring guest speaker Sir Michael Rake, President of The Confederation of British Industry (CBI).
08 Sep 2014
Interest in Arctic shipping is growing, although ship operators need to engage with their insurers to ensure that effective insurance cover continues to be made available, according to insurance broker Marsh.
04 Sep 2014
The plight of 33 miners trapped underground at the collapsed San Jose copper-gold mine in Chile has brought public attention to safety risks in the mining industry.
03 Sep 2014
Lloyd’s underwriters are set to play a bigger role following the launch of two specialist underwriting platforms in the US.
02 Sep 2014
Fast forward to 2025 and it is estimated that China will have 221 cities with over one million inhabitants and an urban population of one billion, according to McKinsey.
28 Aug 2014
A British team led by Olympian Sir Ben Ainslie is on course to challenge for The America’s Cup, one of the world’s toughest sailing events, a process that will require first rate risk management and insurance.
20 Aug 2014
Under government plans the UK could have its first space port up and running by 2018, supporting the development of a new-breed of low cost spaceplanes that can take tourists to very high altitudes and orbit satellites into space.
15 Aug 2014
As every aspect of life and business becomes digitised, so too does our ability to understand how individual events relate to each other and this will change the way we live.
14 Aug 2014
Updates to the recent US geological survey show that certain areas face a higher threat of earthquakes than previously thought.
12 Aug 2014
As sea levels rise, ground levels in coastal megacities are also falling – with potentially disastrous implications for insurers.
07 Aug 2014
Lloyd’s Chief Risk Officer and General Counsel, Sean McGovern has been reappointed to the board of the US Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance (FACI).
05 Aug 2014
As the need for energy security drives investment in renewable energy, the insurance industry is responding by providing innovative products to mitigate some of the potential volatility.
04 Aug 2014
As Britain commemorates the 100th anniversary of World War One, we take a look at our wartime contribution, and interview long-time underwriter John Hamblin about his project to profile each of Lloyd's lost heroes.
31 Jul 2014
Sustained economic growth and the introduction of open market policies are creating new opportunities for foreign insurers to diversify their interests in Colombia.
29 Jul 2014
As China's wealth and consumerism grow, so too does its demand for insurance to protect assets - from homes and cars to works of art, jewellery and fine wine.
22 Jul 2014
The FBI puts the worldwide cost of crimes linked to art at nearly $4bn a year – eclipsed only by the drugs and arms trades. And yet fewer than half of stolen works are insured.
21 Jul 2014
Soon, billions of objects will have their own IP address. And this connected world could turn insurance models on their heads.
18 Jul 2014
Better buildings, infrastructure and emergency responses all play a key role in mitigating earthquake risk.
14 Jul 2014
With the 2014 World Cup now behind us, how did our insurable value measures fare as predictors of success on the pitch?
10 Jul 2014
The World Bank's Understanding Risk conference took place between 30 June and 4 July with the aim of producing actionable information on climate change. But it was the Prince of Wales and Lloyd's Chairman John Nelson who set the agenda in the week before.
08 Jul 2014
Pro-cyclists are among the hardest of all athletes to insure, but that doesn’t deter Lloyd’s specialist underwriters.
07 Jul 2014
As the world grows ever more dependent on satellite technology, space operators are beginning to face up to an increasing threat from cyber attacks, according to Denis Bensoussan, Head of Space at Beazley.
01 Jul 2014
Lloyd’s has today published a set of new minimum standards for managing agents, in line with good market practice and relevant Solvency II requirements.
27 Jun 2014
Lloyd’s Patriotic Fund has announced it is donating £200,000 to be split between two organisations supporting the Armed Forces community.
26 Jun 2014
Big sporting events can mean big money for advertisers and sponsors. But with the costs of potential scandals involving premiership footballers and other leading sports celebrities, these campaigns can come at a price.
23 Jun 2014
The volume of business between Lloyd’s and China will grow substantially over the next decade according to Lloyd’s Chairman John Nelson.
18 Jun 2014
Race-goers and tennis fans will be praying for good weather in the next few weeks as the British summer sporting calendar gets into full swing with Royal Ascot this week and Wimbledon on Monday.
17 Jun 2014
Construction underwriters ready their capacity for the UK’s 40bn high-speed rail network.
12 Jun 2014
Lloyd’s has predicted that based on insurable value, Germany has the most expensive team competing in the 2014 FIFA World Cup and therefore should come away with the prize in Rio.
11 Jun 2014
Asian Development Bank (ADB) focused on Asia's natural catastrophes exposures in a recent report, calling on Lloyd's research to voice its concern about the region's high level of underinsurance.
10 Jun 2014
Errors and omissions liability can be so costly for technology companies as to be catastrophic. A new consortium at Lloyd’s has brought together the capacity and claims expertise designed to help businesses protect themselves against an E&O bombshell.
05 Jun 2014
Beazley Group recently adopted a more joined-up approach to Corporate Social Responsibility, with some promising results, explains Madelaine Smith during National Volunteering Week.
04 Jun 2014
The first-ever African catastrophe insurance pool has been launched to cover drought losses in five countries, with the hope that it will expand over time to encompass more of the African countries within the World Food Programme.
02 Jun 2014
Trouble on the streets of cities across Brazil is making headlines as football fans everywhere get ready for the World Cup. But civil unrest and political violence is a significant problem in many countries today.
23 May 2014
Mega infrastructure and energy projects in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) have been grabbing the headlines, creating opportunities for insurers and reinsurers.
19 May 2014
As insurers continue to grapple with the unknowns of the natural world, this year's Science of Risk prize is hoping to gain new insight from the scientific community.
16 May 2014
On 15 May 2014, Lloyd’s Head of Exposure Management, Trevor Maynard, hosted a Twitter discussion on the effects of climate change. Here you can browse some of the highlights from the session.
14 May 2014
In early May Lloyd’s took its popular Meet the Market event to Boston, the first such event in the US, and the first visit for Lloyd’s recently appointed Chief Executive Officer to North America.
13 May 2014
The debate over whether climate change is a man-made phenomenon is no longer as important as the debate over how to plan for, and mitigate, the risks posed by it.
08 May 2014
Against a background of more frequent severe weather events, such as floods and windstorms, a new report from Lloyd’s highlights the importance of insurers ensuring that their catastrophe modelling tools keep pace with the effects of climate change.
07 May 2014
Risk managers regularly cite environmental liability as one of the emerging risks keeping them awake at night.
02 May 2014
As wearable devices become a reality, lloyds.com considers the likely data and privacy implications for businesses.
01 May 2014
Last week risk managers from across Europe visited Lloyd’s to better understand how to access the Lloyd's and London market’s expertise and underwriting capacity in order to effectively manage and transfer their companies’ risks.
30 Apr 2014
Recent research shows a very high level of awareness of the Lloyd's brand globally, with the world’s oldest insurance market the second most spontaneously mentioned brand of insurers and reinsurers after AIG.
24 Apr 2014
Legal and regulatory changes, as well as new insurance products, will be needed to make this vision of the future a successful reality, according to a new Lloyd’s report.
22 Apr 2014
Using satellite information to better understand and monitor natural catastrophes has gained pace in the insurance industry in recent years. This is, in part, thanks to a reduction in costs and a growth in understanding of the benefits.
16 Apr 2014
As the green shoots of economic recovery have started to show in key markets like the UK and US, demand for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) insurance has been rising.
15 Apr 2014
Lloyd’s has published a new strategy for 2014-2016, setting out how it will work towards achieving its 2025 goals. The plan details how the Corporation will support managing agents, brokers and capital providers in an evolving distribution and capital environment.
11 Apr 2014
Cybercrime is on the increase, but an increasing awareness of the problem is expected to drive demand for more specialist insurance.
08 Apr 2014
Unforeseen production delays due to cast injuries, damaged equipment, accidents and natural disasters can spell disaster for a film’s bottom line.
07 Apr 2014
During a visit to Brazil, the UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne MP announced that Hiscox is the latest insurer to join the Lloyd’s Brazil reinsurance platform.
02 Apr 2014
Lloyd’s was honoured at this year’s City of London’s Sustainable City Awards for its “outstanding report” on business and insurance implications of food safety and security.
01 Apr 2014
A heightened risk of flooding and increased threats to food and water security are among the main findings of latest report.
26 Mar 2014
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh visit Lloyd's to unveil a plaque commemorating the market’s 325th anniversary.
26 Mar 2014
Lloyd’s has today announced a profit of £3.2bn with a combined ratio of 86.8%, in its most profitable year since 2009.
25 Mar 2014
The complex concept of “catastronomics” - how diverse multi-trillion dollar catastrophic scenarios could impact the economy - was under the microscope at a University of Cambridge seminar earlier this month.
21 Mar 2014
As an increasing number of emerging markets embark on ambitious infrastructure plans, insurers have a key role to play in safeguarding standards.
19 Mar 2014
Lloyd’s is delighted to announce scooping yet another accolade this year - this time at the Marketing Design Awards 2014.
17 Mar 2014
The key to remaining resilient and keeping brands and reputations intact is responding quickly and appropriately, according to a recent report from Airmic.
14 Mar 2014
Due to increased activity in the region, an international code of safety is being developed for ships operating in these waters.
12 Mar 2014
We are delighted to announce that Lloyd's was crowned 9th place at the Top Employers Institute awards last night.
11 Mar 2014
Recent extreme weather in the UK – the wettest winter since Met Office records began in 1912 - has disrupted a number of events. However, specialist event insurance will have softened the blow for many of those with cover.
06 Mar 2014
As well as disrupting human society, recent flooding in the UK poses a threat to the safety of livestock – and the finances of their owners. Fortunately for farmers in the worst hit areas, livestock losses from the extreme floods of 2014 have so far been relatively low.
05 Mar 2014
Recent extreme winter weather has seen a rise in an unusual, yet potentially deadly, geological phenomena, that of sinkholes. But while the mechanics of sinkholes are fairly well understood, more research is needed to identify any potential links to climate change and human activity.
28 Feb 2014
Preventing severe flu pandemics should be a priority, not just for health and agriculture experts, but for insurers too.
27 Feb 2014
Beazley and Hiscox have joined forces to form a D&O consortium that is designed to enable the provision of higher limits of insurance to US clients faced with litigation risks.
21 Feb 2014
The UK construction sector is seeing its fastest increase in commercial work since August 2007 – a sign that it may finally be out of the doldrums and a positive indicator for underwriters.
11 Feb 2014
Technical advancements and regulatory changes could see many more unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) taking to our skies in years to come, but Lloyd’s underwriters are already insuring this fledgling technology.
07 Feb 2014
Retail and transport sectors face the highest risk of terrorist attack, according to the latest research from Lloyd’s broker Aon.
05 Feb 2014
Lloyd’s Director of International Markets, Vincent Vandendael, talks about how the world's insurance requirements will change over the coming decade.
03 Feb 2014
High profile skiing accidents have refocused attention on the potential hazards associated with winter sports and the importance of taking appropriate safety measures.
31 Jan 2014
The Chinese Year of the Horse is upon us, and with it comes the release of numerous commemorative coins cut from precious metals. We speak to the broker that places insurance at Lloyd’s on behalf of one of the UK’s leading bullion merchants.
29 Jan 2014
The insurance industry’s ability to model the potential impact of natural disasters around the world has been advanced by the launch of an open source framework that’s backed by Lloyd's and a community of well-known (re)insurers and brokers.
22 Jan 2014
Income disparity, extreme weather and the balkanisation of the internet are among the global risks on the agenda at Davos this year.
21 Jan 2014
Predicted to cost $50bn, the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, will be the most expensive in Olympics history. We explore the complexities of providing cover for this type of large-scale sporting event.
20 Jan 2014
The launch of three new syndicates at Lloyd’s is a sign that insurance investors see the market as a strong platform for growth.
16 Jan 2014
Insurers watch their aggregates after Europe’s worst sequence of storms in over 20 years.
13 Jan 2014
Due to increasing vessel sizes and growing cargo volumes, the cost of removing shipwrecks, such as the stricken Costa Concordia, is spiralling, marine experts warn.
10 Jan 2014
Political risk in emerging markets is expected to heighten in 2014 as governments look to balance lower economic growth with the increased expectations of their growing populations.
09 Jan 2014
From the procurement of the steel to pumping the first gas, Lloyd’s is leading the insurance of Shell’s pioneering liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility, Prelude.
07 Jan 2014
Widespread natural disasters in 2013 reminded insurers of the potential for high aggregate losses across their portfolios – but also highlighted the continuing problem of underinsurance in high growth economies.