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The Willis Research Network (WRN) announces a new partnership with Mitiga Solutions, which will provide leading-edge volcanic ash cloud and sandstorm forecasting to aviation and aerospace clients to optimise air traffic management. This new partnership will enable airlines, airports and associated organisations in both the public and private sectors to predict and mitigate the impact of natural hazards to air traffic management and aviation operations. Volcanic ash, sandstorms and mineral dust are key hazards for airlines, which affect flight safety, aircraft routes, infrastructure and engine lifetime.
ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 11, 2019 -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, announces that it has entered into a strategic.
Willis Towers Watson (WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, today launched its Mining Risk Review 2019 which shows that although there are key uncertainties that need to be addressed in both the mining and insurance industries, global mining insurance did not yet constitute a truly hard market. Releasing the Review, Graham Knight, Global Head of Natural Resources, Willis Towers Watson, commented: “Our 2019 Review is being published in the aftermath of yet another tailings dam tragedy.
ARLINGTON, Va. and LONDON, Sept. 09, 2019 -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, announced that it approved a regular.
ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 09, 2019 -- U.S. commercial insurance prices increased by nearly 4% in the second quarter of 2019 compared to prices charged during the second quarter of.
The Thinking Ahead Institute’s (TAI’s) Extreme Risks 2019 report and ranking,1 which categorizes rare events that could have a high impact on global economic growth and asset returns, has a new top three: global temperature change, global trade collapse and cyber warfare. TAI is an outgrowth of Willis Towers Watson Investments’ Thinking Ahead Group.
Companies with practices that support greater gender diversity are rated more effective by their employees across a range of topics than those that do not, according to an analysis by leading global advisory, broking and solutions company Willis Towers Watson (WLTW). Additionally, companies that offer supportive family services and health education programs for women provide better environments for finding work/life balance and managing workloads. The analysis links diversity practices with opinions from 1.7 million employees surveyed by Willis Towers Watson at 32 major companies that are included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI).
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Amid heightened concern over an aging workforce, increasing longevity and the financial health of their workers, a growing number of U.S. employers are adding lifetime income solutions to their defined contribution (DC) retirement plans, according to the 2019 Lifetime Income Solutions Survey by Willis Towers Watson (WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company. This year’s survey found 30% of employers currently offer one or more lifetime income solutions. An additional 60% of sponsors have not adopted lifetime income solutions but are considering them, or would consider them, in the future.
Total capital dedicated to the global reinsurance industry measured USD 559 billion at the half-year point of 2019. This is an 8% increase from a re-stated USD 518 billion at year-end 20181, with strong investment markets being the main driver of the industry’s capital growth. The largest component of this figure is the capital of the 36 reinsurance companies tracked in the Willis Reinsurance Index, which was up 11% to USD 440 billion, principally due to falling bond yields and rising equity markets. The strong investment appreciation was a reversal of the trend noted in the year-end 2018 Reinsurance Market Report.
ARLINGTON, Va. and LONDON, Sept. 03, 2019 -- Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company (NASDAQ: WLTW) ("Willis Towers Watson"), today announced pricing of a registered.
ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 03, 2019 -- Assets under management (AuM) at the world’s 300 largest pension funds fell in value by 0.4% to a total of US$18 trillion in 2018, in sharp.
The insurance sector is considerably less concerned about silent cyber exposures than it was in 2018. The finding applies to all commercial lines of business and industry groups, according to 2019 Silent Cyber Risk Outlook, the annual global survey by Willis Re, the reinsurance division of Willis Towers Watson, the leading global advisory, broking and solutions company (WLTW). The survey measures the expectation of more than 600 insurance professionals (including a cross section from claims, underwriting, legal, broking, and analytics) that cyber exposures will increase the likelihood of a covered claim over the next 12 months under insurance policies not specifically designed to cover cyber risk.
This marginal outperformance is in contrast to companies that divested parts of their business this year, 63% of which went on to significantly underperform their MSCI Index with an average underperformance of –7 pp. While divestitures lose value across the board, the acquisition of a divested asset, as well as spin-offs, has an outperforming effect. The study also shows that the size of divestments had an impact on performance for the divesting company. Companies divesting 0% to 5% of their total company value underperformed their market by an average of –0.8 pp in the first half of 2019.
ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 20, 2019 -- Willis Towers Watson’s Rx Collaborative, the largest employer-based pharmacy benefit group purchasing coalition in the U.S., disclosed that.
Willis Towers Watson has appointed Adam Garrard as leader for the Corporate Risk & Broking [CRB] segment, effective immediately. Garrard replaces Todd Jones, who has accepted a position as CEO North America for QBE Insurance Group.
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ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 08, 2019 -- U.S. employees hoping for larger pay raises next year may be disappointed. A new survey by leading global advisory, broking and solutions.
Willis Towers Watson (WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, has released an updated version of its Radar pricing software. Radar 4.5 delivers a range of metrics that provide companies with valuable insights on pricing fairness to support the selection of rates, which meet the business goals of insurers and needs of their customers. "Increasing regulatory pressure to demonstrate transparency in pricing means insurers must work out the best way to define, monitor and exhibit fairness.
Willis Towers Watson (WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, has launched a disruption action plan specifically to deal with drone technology. “Drone disruption at airports: A risk mitigation and insurance response” outlines the threat to airports by drones which are increasingly being used with malicious intent to cause disruption at airports with an increase from 35 reported incidents between 2013-2015 to nearly 290 from 2016-2018 in the UK alone¹.