According to statistics from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), driver fatigue is likely to be a contributory factor in one in five road traffic accidents and up to a quarter of fatal and serious accidents. As the sleeping driver cannot brake or swerve to avoid or reduce the impact, these types of crashes are around 50% more likely to result in death or serious injury.
Documents • Jun 18, 2019 10:23 BST
Our latest white paper looks into a topic that has a significant effect on business and individuals alike: rising incidences of theft. We start off by considering the reasons that could be behind the increasing frequency of this type of crime, trends that are emerging and techniques that offenders have developed, before moving on to the defensive measures available.
Documents • Oct 04, 2018 09:40 BST
Ahead of the Budget on 29th October, independent research commissioned by Allianz has revealed anxiety amongst SME business leaders that the Chancellor will increase Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) from its current standard rate of 12%. 85% of the SMEs that took part in the research said they were concerned about the financial impact on their businesses if there is another rise in the rate of IPT.
Jeremy Trott “We acted quickly following the December 2015 floods & within 2 hours of claims coming in 95% of our customers had an appointment confirmed. We made more than 1000 visits to customers & have now settled or partially settled 96% of home & business claims. So far, we've paid £48m to those customers. In total, we provided 236 alternative homes for people to live in following the floods."
Documents • May 06, 2016 09:15 BST
Following the announcement that Allianz will operate a single trading operation combining Commercial and Personal lines, the company has released the new division’s senior management structure responsible for leading the business strategy in its chosen markets.
Documents • Mar 24, 2015 21:41 GMT
In motor trade premises, it is essential to dispose of contaminated oily waste safely.
Documents • Mar 24, 2015 21:37 GMT
The theft of off-road vehicles is big business for criminals.
Documents • Oct 17, 2014 17:23 BST
When an accident happens, a cheque from an insurance company can help compensate the injured parties. But, while financial support is important, adding rehabilitation to the claims process can add significant value. Allianz shares the benefits of rehabilitation services.
Documents • Oct 17, 2014 17:20 BST
Hearing loss caused by exposure to noise at work is a significant occupational disease. Claims against employers have risen significantly in the last two years. Allianz looks at what you can you do to reduce risk.
Documents • Oct 15, 2014 23:29 BST
Escape of water, whether from damaged, incorrectly installed or frozen pipes can result in extensive damage and significant disruption. And, with the cost of these claims on the up, it’s increasingly important to find ways to reduce this risk.
Documents • Oct 14, 2014 18:15 BST
A construction site is a constantly evolving environment, with hazards potentially changing all the time. Allianz gives an insight into the areas construction firms need to consider to achieve healthy and safe working conditions.
Documents • Oct 13, 2014 10:16 BST
Insurance fraud affects everyone. Allianz talks about how we're protecting our policyholders against fraud.