Inflation and Insurance Considerations

Wednesday, 25 January 2023
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm (UK time)
    • Diane Jenkins, Nick Thomas & Associates

The session on inflation considers what affect increasing inflation has on business insurance – what clauses and cover issues brokers and insurers need to consider for various classes of cover.


  • General effect of inflation on insurance
    • Solvency margins
    • Rate increases

  • How inflation causes sum insured/limit issues
    • Underinsurance and average
    • Policy limits – including inner limits
    • Fair presentations
  • Cover
    • Declared value, index linking, adjustable limits, first loss on property /construction policies
    • Declaration link on BI, suppliers’ extensions
    • Motor - Market value
    • Credit
  • Claims issues
    • Supply chain increasing costs, delays
    • Reserving


Be aware of the affect that inflation has on insurance
Know which covers help provide clients with protection against effects of inflation
Be able to identify claims issues caused by inflation

This is a Zoom webinar. You must pre book to receive slides and recording of this session if you cannot attend live. The Zoom link will be sent out 48 hours before the event


Diane Jenkins BA [Hons], ACII, Chartered Insurance Broker – technical insurance trainer

Diane has huge experience working with major Brokers across a range of roles and disciplines, to include:

  • Placement
  • Programme design
  • Training
  • New business
  • Client Servicing
  • Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) due diligence

Diane is now one of the most highly respected technical insurance trainers to the insurance market.

Diane’s strength is in practical application of knowledge with specific specialisms including Business Interruption, Cyber and Property Owners.

She is the Education Secretary and former chairperson of the London Business Interruption Association. She was part of the IIL Advance Study Group - Business Interruption Policy Wordings and has collaborated with the authors of several Business Interruption textbooks.

She is a member of the Cyber Insurance Association, and she carries out the insurance cyber policy reviews for Cyber|Decider (

Diane’s work includes delivery as an Associate for Nick Thomas & Associates.

  • Webinar

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