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Overcoming the challenges of post-pandemic staff shortages

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Overcoming the challenges of post-pandemic staff shortages

Faced with severe staff shortages, businesses across the UK are having to find creative solutions to continue servicing clients safely. While the issue has been exacerbated by Brexit, the same trend is occurring across many other jurisdictions as economies reopen. In order for businesses to tack …

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High fossil fuel prices add another incentive to shift to renewable energy

High fossil fuel prices and an expectation that they will remain at an elevated level for the foreseeable future is giving governments an additional incentive to shift the energy mix towards renewable energy sources. Further supporting this endeavour is the fact that the cost of wind and solar powe …

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Clarity on IORPS II requirements for pension schemes emerges

Clarity on IORPS II requirements for pension schemes emerges After many years of delays and missed deadlines, the impacts of the IORP II legislation have finally become clear following the publication of the final Code of Practices by the Pension Authority on Thursday 18th November. This directive w …

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How a professional indemnity underwriter calculates your premium

In the current hard insurance market, premium costs are a greater consideration than ever for clients when it comes to their professional indemnity (PI). Clients often ask us: “How do PI underwriters calculate their premiums?”. There are a number of factors taken into account by an underwriter when  …

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Gauging the future impact of COP26 on M&A transaction insurance

The global business community is closely watching the negotiations taking place at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow as this will have consequences for the global regulatory system and influence law and policy in the future. The COP26 goals The COP26 summit aims to find an agreement that will deli …

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Insurers’ response to riots in Chile reflects a broader trend

The riots that broke out in Chile in 2019 have prompted insurers to change their underwriting approach to strikes, riots and civil commotion (SRCC) in the country, explicitly excluding the protection from property policies and creating a market for a standalone cover. The move reflects a broader mar …

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