Timely blogs from our risk and insurance experts on the issues and trends that affect your business – and your bottom line.
Across risk management functions in organisations of all sizes, there has been a gradual but steady shift in the way risk is understood and managed. We are seeing organisations move away from the static risk register and traditional process-driven approach, to give greater focus on integrating risk management into business processes, forming something of a decision-guiding tool at all levels of the business.Read More
The Australian workplace continues to evolve, presenting employers with a range of challenges to the way they manage and interact with their workforce. Issues such as proactive work, health and safety management and leadership, mental health, stress and colleague wellbeing, and dealing with a new workers compensation insurance regulator and insurer regime will require organisations to build more resilient businesses.
Data protection laws in Europe are about to get a lot tougher. The European Parliament’s approval of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), significantly expands privacy regulations for corporations, including potentially drastic fines for companies violating the law.Read more:
The Australian Government has indicated that major reforms lie ahead for the private health insurance industry as it increases efforts to put downward pressure on premiums.
In recent weeks, the federal health minister, Greg Hunt, has indicated that a number of strategies were being considered to address the rising cost of private health insurance, which continues to outpace the Consumer Price Index (CPI) by a large margin.Read more
In recent months, multinational businesses have again been reminded of the threats that politically motivated violence and foreign government actions can pose to their people, operations, and assets.Read more
As private equity firms work with their portfolio companies, they will invariably need to manage a large degree of change. This creates not only great opportunities but also certain circumstances from a risk and insurance perspective that need to be addressed.READ MORE