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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.


Retail and Hospitality: Taking practical action in the face of COVID-19

Posted by David Tate March 31, 2020

The retail and hospitality industries are all adjusting to new realities. Practical steps will help mitigate the impact.

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Security Tips for Remote Working

Posted by Julien Ducloy March 27, 2020

As people opt to work from home during the current COVID-19 pandemic, Marsh Risk Consulting has created the below list of security tips to help aid in a secure working environment. 

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Coronavirus: 10 Ways to Keep Employees Comfortable While Working From Home

Posted by Jeffrey Smagacz March 17, 2020

Millions of people who have never worked from home are now doing so because of the pandemic. A few small changes to their home work environments can help create more comfortable, safe, and productive telecommuting experiences.

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COVID-19 Is Officially a Pandemic. What Now?

Posted by Jeffrey Alpaugh March 13, 2020

The declaration that COVID-19 is a pandemic is a reminder of the significance of this global health crisis.

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COVID-19: The Impact on the Cargo Industry

Posted by March 13, 2020

The impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on supply chains will affect the cargo industry and could leave cargo owners and carriers less insured than they imagine.

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Related to: Pandemic , Marine , Cargo , Cargo

How to Put People First As the COVID-19 Outbreak Grows

Posted by Renata Elias March 13, 2020

In the face of this risk, it’s important that businesses take steps to plan for and protect as the outbreak worsens and the potential implications for revenues, operations, customers, vendors and, especially, employees increases.


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COVID-19 Outbreak: What You Need to Know

Posted by March 13, 2020

Hundreds of cases of the coronavirus have been reported and the World Health Organization (WHO) is considering the outbreak "a high risk, regionally and globally."

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COVID-19: What Are the Management Liability Implications?

Posted by Sarah Coutts March 12, 2020

It is crucial that companies, directors and officers consider the potential management liability risks as they react to restrictions on operations and staff management brought by COVID-19.

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COVID-19: 3 Steps for Manufacturers to Ensure Supply Chain Resilience

Posted by David Carlson March 09, 2020

As the COVID–19 outbreak continues, manufacturers must identify key vulnerabilities, take steps to keep supply chains up and running, and plan for the future.

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COVID-19: Despite SEC Relief, Risks Remain for Directors and Officers

Posted by Michelle Sartain March 06, 2020

Regulatory relief provided by the SEC will help public companies amid the COVID-19 outbreak. But businesses and their directors and officers should still be mindful of potential risks.

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