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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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CAR Insurance Market Update

Posted By Guy FitzGibbon 17 November 2020

Some insurers have withdrawn from the contractors' all risks (CAR) sector, and capacity is tightening. Discover the implications for construction companies in our latest blog.

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Related to: Construction

Why UK Contractors Might Be Underestimating Cyber Risks

Posted By Mike Johnson 03 November 2020

The increasing use of technology has escalated the construction industry’s vulnerability to malicious activity, and some construction companies stipulate their partners must have cyber insurance in place, sometimes before tendering.

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Related to: Construction

Five Ways COVID-19 Has Impacted Construction Companies

Posted By Kelly Outram 27 October 2020

COVID-19 has fundamentally changed the business models, ways of working and risk profiles of many global construction companies.

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Related to: Construction

COVID-19: Considerations for Agency Staffing in the Healthcare Sector

Posted on 20 October 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare operators need to work with agencies to ensure safety and duty of care to patients, service users, employees as line of liability is blurred.

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Related to: HealthCare

The Care Sector: How are Insurance Markets Responding to COVID-19?

Posted on 20 October 2020

Insurers are looking for more assurance around the risk mitigation and risk management provision of the care sector, infection control and agency staff will be in the spotlight.

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Related to: HealthCare

Advanced Gas Turbine Insurance: The New Rules for Going to Market

Posted on 15 October 2020

For those working with prototypical technology such as advanced gas turbines, leaving their insurance to the last minute means having to weather the worst of any price hikes, restrictive wordings, greater exclusions and higher excess.

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Related to: Construction , Energy

Seasonal affective disorder(SAD)...what is it?

Posted on 08 October 2020

As the days begin to get shorter and colder, the uncertainty of COVID-19 continues to place a heavy burden on mental health. Even those without seasonal depression might be more vulnerable to a decline in mood.

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Related to: Marsh Risk Consulting

Why Political, Economic, and Market Exposures are UK Contractors’ No.1 Concern

Posted By Mike Johnson 30 September 2020

Discover how events such as Brexit and investor appetite have combined to create the top threat in the Contractor Risk Review 2020.

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Related to: Construction

Manufacturing Climate Change Resilience

Posted on 23 September 2020

Manufacturing companies need to mitigate the effects of climate change — building resilience to quickly bounce back from shocks, such as storms and floods when they do strike is imperative.

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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