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Risk in Context Blog

Timely blogs from our risk and insurance experts on the issues and trends that affect your business – and your bottom line.

RECENT BLOGS

Client Alert for Professional Services Firms

Samuel Rogers 16 April 2021

Professional services firms have continued to be an attractive target for cyber criminals over the first quarter of 2021, with an increasing prevalence of attacks against the industry in the past three months. Here's what professional services need to know.

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Related to: Cyber Risk , Cyber Risk

COVID-Safe Event Checklist

Posted on 08 April 2021

To help organisers and promoters plan ahead and be equipped with the right tools to develop a COVID safe environment at the next event, Marsh's easy-to-use checklist can help get you started.

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Related to: Sports

Trade Credit Capacity an Issue? Consider a Captive

Posted by Ewan Berkemeier 01 April 2021

In an increasingly challenging insurance market, more organizations are exploring using a captive insurer for trade credit coverage.

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Ever Given Grounding: Suez Canal Closure Highlights Marine Industry Risks

Posted by Jennie Page on 27 March 2021

The grounding of the Ever Given in the Suez Canal presents a challenge that may not be resolved quickly, snarling global marine traffic at a time when supply chains are still recovering from disruptions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Relate to: Marine

Flood insurance claims: Practical tips and mitigation strategies

Posted by Luke Stratford 24 March 2021

Assessing your own loss and damage or putting together an insurance claim? Check out Marsh’s top tips to get your claim reviewed, processed and paid quicker.

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Property insurance increases in 2021: How to reduce costs

Posted by Rob Gardiner 18 March 2021

Increasing property insurance premiums and costs? Marsh share the top four ways for risk managers to reduce costs this renewal.

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What the Microsoft Exchange Server exploit means for companies

Posted by Kelly Butler 16 March 2021

Last week, it was disclosed that Microsoft Exchange Server has four vulnerabilities being actively exploited. See the key facts that you need to know.

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Related to: Cyber Risk , Cyber Risk

How to build organisational resilience in 2021

Posted by Ben Crowther 05 March 2021

Risk is everywhere. Pandemic, bushfires, flood. Here’s four things risk managers can do to build organisational resilience in 2021.

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A summary of the Notifiable Data Breaches Report issued on January 28 2021

Fiona Fong 18 February 2021

Under the Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme, organisations or Australian government agency covered by the Privacy Act must notify when a data breach is likely to cause harm to those involved. Bi-annually, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner publishes a report of the notifications under the scheme and our cyber risk experts have prepared a summary of the findings.

 

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Related to: Cyber Risk , Cyber Risk

Bushfire disaster payment: How to prepare for insurance claims

Posted by Luke Stratford 10 February 2021

The insurance claims process for bushfire payments can be complex and challenging. Our expert shares top tips to avoid financial stress and get paid quickly.

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