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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.


Driving Abroad and Motor Insurance Cover Documentation in the Event of a “No Deal” Brexit

Posted by Anthony Monaghan 30 September 2019

While UK Parliamentary decisions are being made there are still three potential outcomes when it comes to Britain leaving the European Union (EU): A deal, no deal, and no Brexit. Although the state of play may change, as long as there is potential for a no deal Brexit, organisations should continue to plan on this basis.

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Related to: Motor Risk , Transportation

Marine Insurance Digitalization: 5 Key Takeaways

Posted by Marcus Baker 18 September 2019

Marsh's schemes and affinities business is the largest in the UK by market share according to a new market report published by Finaccord, a leading international market research and consulting company.

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Related to: Marine

Quantifying the Full Costs of a Product Defect

Posted by Alec Baker 10 September 2019

The fallout from a defective product can include brand, operational, and financial damage; could you quantify the potential impact on your business?

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Related to: Analytics

Conduct Risk: Impacts and Implications for Financial Institutions

Posted by David Nayler 09 September 2019

Identifying corporate conduct is key to all risks. Not getting conduct and culture correct has regulatory and reputational — and a potential financial — impact.

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Are You Keeping Track of Your Supply Chain?

Posted by David Tate 19 August 2019

Traditional supply chains and their processes today are experiencing unprecedented change. This has been stimulated by a number of global factors, including an unstable political and economic environment, extreme weather, evolving consumer preferences, and the considerable shift towards automation and digitalisation.

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Exposure Quantification is the Key to Understanding an Organisation's Vulnerability to Cryptocurrency Theft

Posted by Neil Head 13 August 2019

Since the advent of bitcoin – the first digital currency – in 2009, and blockchain, the payment network technology over which cryptocurrencies are transacted over, the number of cryptocurrency users has consistently grown.

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Food Delivery – Disrupting the future

Posted by David Tate 13 August 2019

The rapid rise of online food and meal delivery by retailers, restaurants, and producers was born out of a desire to improve the customer experience. These new models, new solutions, and partnerships are creating disruptive business opportunities.

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Working on Impact Tolerance

Posted by David Nayler 30 July 2019

The recently released Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) 2019-2020 Business plan has flagged Operational Resilience as an area of focus this year. With operational resilience making the shortlist of overriding priorities — along with Brexit, Culture, and Financial Crime — it's time for firms to take heed and get ahead of the curve.

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Governing Cyber Risk: Grabbing the Bull by the Horns

Posted by Ivelina Koleva 24 July 2018

Businesses are responding to cyber risk, but often with limited information on the risks they face or limited ability to validate whether they are doing enough of the right things.

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Supply Chain Back to Basics and the Carbon Dioxide Shortage

Posted by David Tate 17 July 2018

Read about carbon dioxide shortage and building resilience in the supply chain according to Marsh.

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Related to: Retail & Wholesale