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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.

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UK Contractors' Top 10 Risks: Research Findings

Posted By Mike Johnson 18 September 2020

What are the most pressing business risks identified by the UK’s leading construction companies? Read the key findings in our new white paper, the Contractor Risk Review 2020.

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Related to: Construction

Legionella: Risks during Lockdown and Re-Opening Safely

Posted on 15 September 2020

COVID-19 has created a new trading environment for manufacturers, presenting new opportunities - and risks. Review steps that can help manage this altered risk landscape.

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Cyber Risk and Life Sciences: Adapting to the Changing Landscape

Posted by Jenny Yu 10 September 2020

The urgent need to adopt new technologies and ways of working, in order to bring products to market swiftly, could mean that assessing cyber risk is not prioritised, leaving organisations exposed.

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Related to: Life Sciences , Cyber Risk

Corrosion Exclusions: A Transitioning Market

Posted on 09 July 2020

A steep contraction in the construction market is affecting the extent to which corrosion is covered. Now is the time for insurance and risk managers to review the detail of their insurance policies.

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Why SMEs Might Be More Exposed to Ransomware Attacks

Posted on 19 June 2020

How small businesses can identify their risks and vulnerabilties and safeguard against encryption ransomware extortion.

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Coronavirus Must Act as a Wake-Up Call on People Risk Management

Posted on 18 June 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic should act as a wake-up call globally regarding the management of people risks as businesses experience first-hand the reality of having large numbers of staff unwell or unable to work.

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Related to: Employee Benefits

COVID-19: Eight Considerations for Managing People Risks Through Employee Benefit Plans

Posted on 18 June 2020

Nothing is more critical to the health of a business than the health of its people, a fact the COVID-19 pandemic has made clear as it threatens workers physically, emotionally, and financially. 

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Global Insurance Pricing Continues to Increase in First Quarter 2020

Posted by Dean Klisura 21 May 2020

Global commercial insurance prices rose by 14%, on average in the first quarter of 2020, the tenth consecutive quarter of increases.

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Construction Site Shutdowns: Is Your Surveillance Technology Fit for Purpose?

Posted on 13 May 2020

UK construction site security breaches cost the industry about £1.2 billion annually; with pandemic-related shutdowns and the changing CAR insurance market, could you afford a security breach?

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Three Risk Management Trends Emerging From the Pandemic Lockdown

Posted on 13 May 2020

The societal and work adaptations since the UK went into COVID-19 lockdown (23 March) have been challenging. The question now facing organisations and individuals is: are they ready for what comes next?

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