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Roger Crombie is a United Kingdom-based columnist for Risk & Insurance®. He can be reached at [email protected]
The British National Health Service (NHS) was a visionary concept. So why is it such dire straits today?
When it comes to managing flood risk, this parametric solution company is giving insureds a viable option.
With apologies to Damon Runyon, the story of a voyage to a pleasant isle where an intriguing deal is made.
The story of how an attempt to repay a mortgage can trigger the law of unintended consequences.
Beazley’s recently released report shares top geopolitical risks that businesses are currently facing.
In a world of crooked business, insurance has been a safe haven.
The private insurance sector can do more to stem flood risk, according to this Swiss Re report.
A surprising response to a bomb threat was just the test of mettle needed for a career in assuming other people’s risks.
The impact of Brexit and whether insurance regulation in the United Kingdom is overseeing the sector appropriately are among the factors under review by a committee in the House of Lords.
2021 was a very bad year, and it came to a head when columnist Roger Crombie faced bankruptcy.
Insurance men once wore ties, now they wear jeans on Fridays.
A game of cards is still in need of an insurance backup.
Not knowing something is not inherently a bad thing, but we must own up to the things we don’t know lest we decide willful ignorance be our guiding path.
When Roger Crombie met an actuary for the first time, it felt as if he was meeting a god.
If a Thai restaurant in a rural village in England requires 12 or more cameras to monitor guests, what sort of culture are we building anyway?
Language is constantly evolving, but that doesn’t mean the industry shouldn’t stick to what’s already working.
As the wave of cryptocurrency use continues to surge, sometimes it’s hard not to miss the simplicity of writing a check.
While our society categorizes cheating for success a deplorable act, the behavior is common among financial executives and politicians alike. Where does that leave insurance?
Sir Walter Scott lent the sheen of his celebrity to a major insurance company in the 1820s.
Just when you think you’ve managed to escape the world of insurance, a quick glance through your everyday motions will remind you of the industry’s ripple effect.