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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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Client Alert for Professional Services Firms

Jonathan Soo 16 April 2021

Professional services firms have continued to be an attractive target for cyber criminals over the first quarter of 2021, with an increasing prevalence of attacks against the industry in the past three months. Here's what professional services need to know.

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Related to: Cyber Risk , Cyber Risk

Accident Compensation Claims Levies are Rising for Employers

Posted by Cliff McCord 15 April 2021

ACC levies are rising, find out how Wellnz can help you navigate risk and manage costs through ACC’s Accredited Employer Programme. 

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Trade Credit Capacity an Issue? Consider a Captive

Posted by Ewan Berkemeier 01 April 2021

In an increasingly challenging insurance market, more organizations are exploring using a captive insurer for trade credit coverage.

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Ever Given Grounding: Suez Canal Closure Highlights Marine Industry Risks

Posted by Jennie Page on 27 March 2021

The grounding of the Ever Given in the Suez Canal presents a challenge that may not be resolved quickly, snarling global marine traffic at a time when supply chains are still recovering from disruptions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Relate to: Marine

What the Microsoft Exchange Server exploit means for companies

Posted by Kelly Butler 16 March 2021

Last week, it was disclosed that Microsoft Exchange Server has four vulnerabilities being actively exploited. See the key facts that you need to know.

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Related to: Cyber Risk , Cyber Risk

How to build organisational resilience in 2021

Posted by Ben Crowther 05 March 2021

Risk is everywhere. Pandemic, bushfires, flood. Here’s four things risk managers can do to build organisational resilience in 2021.

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COVID-Safe Event Checklist

Posted on 11 February 2021

To help organisers and promoters plan ahead and be equipped with the right tools to develop a COVID safe environment at the next event, Marsh has created a high-level checklist to get you started.

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Related to: Sports

2020 New Zealand Insurance Market Recap Series - Liability

Posted by Damian Schade 17 December 2020

The New Zealand liability insurance market continues to navigate a variety of challenges as we move through the final quarter of 2020. The already challenging liability market has experienced the compounding impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global economy and insurance market.

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2020 New Zealand Insurance Market Recap Series - Property

Posted by Justin Armagnacq 08 December 2020

New Zealand’s current hard market conditions are characterised by pricing correction and capacity remediation for our most vulnerable earthquake zones, particularly the Wellington region. Whilst insurers have been taking corrective action around earthquake capacity for the last four years and have potentially reached the market’s corrective threshold but capacity in the Wellington region is finite and insurers have little scope for growth.

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2020 New Zealand Insurance Market Recap Series - Cyber

Posted by Jonathan Soo 08 December 2020

The New Zealand liability insurance market continues to navigate a variety of challenges as we move into the final quarter of 2020. The already challenging liability market has experienced the compounding impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global economy and insurance market.

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