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The Chartered Insurance Institute exists to promote higher standards of integrity, technical competence and business capability and with over 120,000 members in more than 150 countries is the world's largest professional body dedicated to insurance and financial services.

London Bridge Is Falling Down

The collapse of a bridge in Genoa with such catastrophic consequences has reawakened concerns around ageing infrastructure across the world, with the UK being no exception. We take a look at the risks…

Shattering The Peace

The government has once again allowed fracking to take place in the UK, causing an outcry among environmentalists. But what is the position for insurers?...

The Rise Of The Flood

It seems counterintuitive to consider flood issues as the UK enjoys one of its driest and hottest summers, however the risk of flooding come the winter has not diminished...

The Power of Three

Recent hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria have been part of an unprecedented year for natural catastrophes, with earthquakes in Mexico only adding to the woe...

Latent Threat

Tim Evershed examines the often overlooked risk posed by volcanoes and the evolving insurance market tackling the problem...