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Brexit - Where to Start?

Brexit Event

Sean McGrath joined An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar at the IMN Indo Brexit Briefing at Trinity College this morning. From left to right: Peter Kilcullen - Chief Customer Officer Allianz, Sean McGrath - CEO Allianz, Leo Varadkar - An Taoiseach, Derbhail McDonald - IMN Group Business Editor

In business terms, it’s bleak and is certainly among this decade’s most complex conundrums - one that was born of confusion, obfuscation and politics.

It certainly wasn’t expected and a lot of people outside of the UK are still against it. But, like every unexpected surprise, it’s here now and our job as business leaders is to figure out ho...

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2018 Allianz Risk Barometer

Business interruption and cyber incidents dominate risk landscape for companies of all sizes and sectors in 2018.

Top Risks in 2018

They take aim at the backbone of the connected economy and, when they strike, can jeopardize the success, and even the existence, of companies of every size and sector. Business interruption (#1 risk according to 42% of respondents) and cyber incidents (#2 risk according to 40% of respondents) are now considered the top global risks facing businesses this year according to the Allianz Risk Barometer 2018. The 2018 report is based on the insights of 1,911 risk experts across 80 countries.

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Diversity as a Key to Business Success

A diverse and inclusive workforce is a key factor to business success explains, Ursula Murphy, Chief People & Organisation Officer, Allianz Ireland.

Ireland in 2017 is an increasingly diverse society. For the first time in almost 10 years immigration has outstripped emigration with the Central Statistics Office (CSO) reporting 79,300 people chose to come to Ireland in 2016 up 14% on 2015. Female participation, while not where it could be, is also improving. During the boom years it stood at 53.6% and has increased significantly to 68% in 2015. It is estimated that 10% of the population identifies as LGBT. This leaves u...

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Arís Celebration Choir

In April 2016, the Presentation School Choir Kilkenny wowed the judges and received standing ovations for its performances on Britain's Got Talent. Since then, the all-female ensemble, under the direction of internationally renowned Veronica McCarron, has reformed to become Arís Celebration Choir and is currently working on its first album - all with the support of Allianz.

We commissioned Arís to sing 'Go the Distance' from the Disney film 'Hercules' for our latest 30-second TV ad featuring blind athlete Sinéad Kane. The music will be used for two additional ads. The choir has made this song its own and a four-minute ...

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Fighting Fraud

€200 Million Lost from Your Claims Funds Each Year

Each year in Ireland, an estimated €200 million is lost from Insurance claims funds due to Fraud. At Allianz Ireland, our Fraud teams work with our Claims & Underwriting Functions; as well as with An Garda Síochana to protect our valued customers.

Insurance fraud has been steadily growing in Ireland in recent years. While often seen as a victimless crime, Fraud sees hundreds of millions of euros taken from funds set aside by Insurance Companies to pay valid claims each year. Insurance companies pool customers’ premiums, in a claims fund, to cover the cost of claims; wit...

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Team Allianz Conquer the 4 Peaks Challenge

Our intrepid 4 Peaks Team have completed the 4 Peaks Challenge and raised a massive €51,000 for The Alzheimer Society of Ireland.

Our 4 Peaks Team have visited the 4 provinces of Ireland and climber top to the highest point in each. Over the course of 3 days our team travelled the length and breath of Ireland and climbed 11,901 feet.

Friday morning saw our team climb Carrauntoohil (3,406 ft) in Kerry before travelling to Connaught to take on Meeelrea (2,670 ft) on Saturday morning. Next to Ulster for our team and an early start on Sunday morning to take on Slieve Donard (2,790 ft). Finally, Team Allianz travelled to Wi...

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