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Risk & ERM
Growing support for TCFD recorded
The number of companies and organisations supporting the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) has risen by more than half since last September.
7th June 2019
Financial services stand to gain most from low-carbon transition
The financial sector is set to gain most from creating new sustainable products and services in response to climate change, a groundbreaking international study has revealed.
4th June 2019
Pension industry told to grasp responsible investment opportunity
The majority of private investors are now interested in environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors, and many think these are more important than returns.
31st May 2019
Insurers complete almost double their required CPD training
UK insurance professionals completed almost double the minimum amount of Continued Professional Development (CPD) training required by regulators last year.
30th May 2019
Dutch insurance giant announces new coal restrictions
Insurance and asset management company Nationale Nederlanden (NN) has today announced that it will stop underwriting firms that derive more than 30% of their revenue from coal extraction.
30th May 2019
Number of over-70s in work doubles in 10 years
A record number of people aged over 70 are choosing work instead of retirement in the UK, analysis of data from the Office for National Statistics has uncovered.
29th May 2019
Car theft insurance payouts hit seven-year high
Insurance companies settled more motor theft claims in the first three months of this year than in any quarter since 2012, data from the Association of British Insurers (ABI) has revealed.
28th May 2019
GDPR results in 56m worth of fines
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has resulted in 56m (£49m) worth of fines since it came into force last May, insurance broker Marsh has revealed.
24th May 2019
Genetic testing among the top emerging risks facing insurers worldwide
The availability of genetic testing kits is one of the greatest emerging risks for life insurers, with considerable implications for data management and regulatory constraints.
22nd May 2019
FinTech revenues to soar over next five years
Financial technology platforms will see their revenues soar from around $263bn (£231bn) today to $638bn by 2024 as customers become more accepting of artificial intelligence (AI).
22nd May 2019
May 2019 issue