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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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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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COVID-19 - How to Support Construction Workers' Mental Health

Posted on 30 April 2020

Contractors, developers, and civil engineers are committing themselves to improving workers' mental wellbeing, but the robustness of fledgling initiatives could be greatly tested by COVID-19.

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COVID-19: Safeguarding Employees in Logistics and Haulage

Posted on 14 April 2020

With logistics workers playing a key role in continuity of supply chains, logistics and haulage companies need to safeguard their workers by mitigating employee risks.

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COVID-19: Next Steps for Your Cyber Insurance

Posted on 14 April 2020

It's vital organistions prioritise cybersecurity and to understand the pandemic's implications for cyber insurance – particularly policy response and changing underwriting concerns.

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COVID-19 – Manufacturers Responding to a New Challenge

Posted on 02 April 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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