17. December 2020 SUSPENSION OF THE RIGHT TO FILE FOR INSOLVENCY FOR DEBT OVERLOAD UNTIL THE END OF JANUARY
Corona is hitting the economy hard and presenting unprecedented challenges to us all. Recurring closures and lockdown extensions are eroding the sales and reserves of many businesses. The federal government is trying to keep the wave of insolvencies down through a series of measures. Whether the measures will actually bear fruit, the companies affected and we will only be able to see at the beginning of next year.
10. December 2020 Do you have a cyber emergency plan?
After the recent attack on one of the world’s most renowned IT security companies – FireEye – itself, the seriousness of the threat becomes clear once again: hacker attacks of any kind can affect anyone, without exception! Cyber attacks cause serious problems: from production stoppages to the encryption of important company data, from malfunctions in software to […]
7. December 2020 Protective shield for German credit insurers extended
Germany is in the second partial shutdown, which was extended by another month just a few days ago. This continues to have an enormous impact on the German economy. In order to stabilise it, a protective shield was passed in April. The state is currently assuming default risks of credit insurers of up to € […]
3. December 2020 Every year again: Fire hazard at Christmas time
The 1st Advent of this year is over. In many households, the first candle on the Advent wreath has been lit. But they do not only burn here: Especially at Christmas time, when it gets colder and darker, we feel the candlelight as particularly cosy and warm. In order to have something of the cosy […]
19. November 2020 EUROASSEKURANZ parent company Howden strengthens international network
José Manuel González, head of our parent company Howden, was recently interviewed by “Versicherungsmonitor”. González reported on the renewal of the Howden brand strategy and planned new partnerships with independent brokers.
19. November 2020 Problem Silent Cyber: Insurance customers threatened with exclusion
Silent Cyber is currently a highly explosive topic in the global insurance market. Under this buzzword, both insurance companies and insured persons are dealing with the question of whether property damage and personal injury caused by a cyber attack are covered by conventional insurance policies, even without specific cyber insurance. The topic has gained extreme momentum due to the rapidly increasing number of cyber incidents.
4. November 2020 Deadline 30.11.20: Cheaper car insurance because of Corona?
The effects of the Corona crisis are affecting the insurance market and thus the insured to varying degrees. The decline in the number of claims is offset by a significant increase in workshop and spare parts prices.
Check now whether a change of insurance for the motor vehicles in your company is worthwhile (German text).
22. October 2020 Toro de Oro Awards 2020: Congratulations!
Since 2015 the Hyperion Insurance Group and Howden Broking Group have been presenting the Toro de Oro Awards. With these awards the international group of companies wants to reward those employees who go beyond their roles and boundaries. The background to this is the strengthening of the corporate culture and global cooperation to maintain and […]
13. October 2020 How to protect yourself against insolvency of your debtors
At the beginning of September 2020, it was announced that for Germany the suspension of the obligation to file for insolvency would remain suspended in parts beyond 30 September. Many entrepreneurs were relieved, either because of their own bottlenecks or because of the prevailing uncertainty regarding their own debtor portfolio. Read the full article in German here.
17. September 2020 Can companies do something for the health of their most valuable asset, their employees?
The current COVID19 pandemic is just one of the reasons why companies are increasingly concerned about the health of their employees, but also about their staff scheduling. The psychological strain on employees has also been increasing for years, especially in these uncertain times. How can employers deal with increasing absenteeism? We asked insurance expert Trang Rocher for the best current recommendations. Find out here what options companies have (German text).