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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.


Renewable energy risk management: Risk Engineering and insurance

Posted by Gemma Claase 16 July 2021

For renewable energy companies, the potential destruction following a storm often translates to higher insurance costs. Here’s what you can do to manage risk.

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Environmental Legislation Update - Victoria

Posted by Emma Davies 30 June 2021

The Victorian Environment Protection Amendment Act 2018 (EP Act) passed on the 26th July 2018 and has now come into effect. 

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Related to: Environmental Risk

Don’t Let Contractor Risks Knock the Wind Out of Your Project

Posted by Gemma Claase 16 June 2021

As wind energy investments continue, however, risk professionals must be mindful of potential risks at every step.

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25 Risks HR, Risk Managers, and Business Leaders must Tackle Together

Posted by Sarah Brown on 11 May 2021

People can pose a significant business risk if not properly managed. HR and risk management together can protect, equip, and motivate this critical asset.

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Managing Workforce Health and Wellbeing must be a Top Priority

Posted by Sarah Brown on 11 May 2021

Employee health is integral to business health. Firms must develop strategies to protect their workforce’s physical, social, mental, and financial wellbeing.

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Insured declared values: Cost of under or over-insurance

Simon O'Brien 05 May 2021

Incorrect declared insurance values can lead to under or over-insurance. This can impact your claim settlement or result in inflated insurance premiums.

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Client Alert: Cyber attacks on Australian 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

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