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Risk in Context

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

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

Posted by Matthew Pullen May 26, 2021

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

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Managing Governance and Financial Risks Arising from Benefit Plans

Posted by Kevin Kinsella on April 27, 2021

Benefits offered can be impacted by poor plan design and rising cost. Firms can protect their people, reputations and bottom lines by a risk management approach.

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Organizations must Prioritize Environmental and Social Risks

Posted by Amy Laverock on April 27, 2021

Firms that fail to support diversity, equity, and inclusion or neglect climate change face reputational risk, legislative challenges, or falling share prices.

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Three Steps to Keep Health and Benefits Plan Costs Under Control

Posted by Celine Ng Tong on April 27, 2021

Mounting employee benefit costs mean companies must balance costs with managing people risks. Learn three steps to help protect employees and stay on budget.

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

Posted by Herve Balzano on April 27, 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 Well-being must be a Top Priority

Posted by Darren Holmes on April 27, 2021

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

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Six Questions That Help Firms Keep Pace With Accelerated Digitization

Posted by Matt Duffy on April 27, 2021

To keep pace with digitization, HR and risk managers must address business risks such as cybersecurity, digital delivery of benefits, and technology skills gaps.

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Making Sure Talent Management Strategies Mitigate Workforce Risks

Posted by Mike Young on April 27, 2021

Companies must revisit their talent management while protecting against heightened risks in areas such as misconduct and lack of succession planning.

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Ever Given Grounding: Suez Canal Closure Highlights Marine Industry Risks

Posted by Stephen Harris on April 07, 2021

The recent grounding and subsequent re-floating of the mega-ship Ever Given in the Suez Canal highlighted the fragility of global supply chains. This event snarled global marine traffic at a time when supply chains are still recovering from disruptions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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How Private Equity Firms Can Drive Value Through Portfolio Insurance Purchasing

Posted by Heidi Melsheimer March 16, 2021

A strategic approach to purchasing insurance can help private equity firms mitigate negative insurance market effects and often yields better results across key performance indicators.

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