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    HSB Knowledge Squad Podcast:
    The role of business computer insurance in an evolving digital world

    In our latest podcast, HSB's Mathew Prentice, Stacey Sheridan, and Andy Meanock discuss how evolving working trends are impacting business computer-related insurance risks, and what key computer equipment exposures businesses need to consider.

    Listen via your streaming platform of choice:

    HSB whitepaper:
    Equipment breakdown: The true cost to organisations

    Our whitepaper explores common equipment breakdowns, machinery exposures that businesses and organisations may typically overlook, the true cost of equipment failures, the growing need for equipment breakdown cover, as well as debunking coverage myths.

    > Download our whitepaper

    2024 UK construction trends


    Hear HSB's John Nicholls, Construction Product Leader, and Jason Meadows, Regional Development Manager, discuss 2024 UK construction trends on the HSB Knowledge Squad Podcast.  Listen via your streaming platform of choice:

    Industry report

    Our report explores five key trends influencing the UK construction market and impacting construction insurance risks.

    > View our report

    Press Release:
    HSB research shows that two-thirds of businesses haven’t considered computer risks

    Research conducted by HSB with insurance brokers suggests that two-thirds of businesses are not considering computer insurance risks arising from evolving working practices.

    Three misconceptions about hybrid working and IT equipment coverage

    Our blog considers three misconceptions about computer insurance in relation to hybrid working, and how brokers can help their clients to ensure appropriate coverage is in place.

    Press release:
    AM Best affirms credit ratings of The Hartford Steam Boiler (HSB) Group’s members

    AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A++ (Superior) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings of "aa+" of the members of The Hartford Steam Boiler Group.

    HSB research report:
    How evolving working trends are impacting computer-related risks

    In our new research report, we examine the seismic shift towards hybrid working in the UK following the Covid-19 pandemic, the evolving working trends, and the potential risks for businesses regarding insurance for computer equipment.

    Our research explores:

    • the diverse preferences of employers implementing hybrid work policies 
    • the impact on commuting patterns and technology usage
    • the potential business continuity risks related to the UK's increasing reliance on imported computing hardware
    • some misconceptions about computer cover which could leave some businesses exposed
    • the crucial role brokers can play in supporting their clients in the new hybrid working landscape

    BIBA schemes webinar:
    Hybrid working trends that impact computer-related risks; presented by HSB

    Archived recording now available

    Increased hybrid and remote working poses significant risks to UK businesses, from rising home-based accidental damage incidents to the availability of replacement computer equipment. As more businesses rethink their office usage landscape, many may not have considered the impact this could have on their insurance cover.

    HSB's Mathew Prentice, Cyber Product Leader, and Stacey Sheridan, Network Relationship Manger, provided BIBA Members with insights into changing post-pandemic working patterns, the implications of emerging hybrid trends, some misconceptions about computer insurance which could leave businesses exposed, and also introduced the new BIBA Computer Scheme. 

    Mathew Prentice, Cyber Product Leader - HSB
    Mathew Prentice
    Cyber Product Leader
    HSB | Stacey Sheridan
    Stacey Sherdian
    Network Relationship Manager

    HSB launches major new scheme for BIBA members

    BIBA has launched a new computer insurance scheme with HSB, for BIBA Members, to help commercial customers protect their computer hardware and portable equipment.

    With hybrid working the new norm for millions of employees, have your customers considered how they manage their computer equipment risks to ensure they have the right level of protection?

    HSB Computer Insurance is a commercial product specifically designed to offer comprehensive cover for computer-related risks.