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RISK IN CONTEXT

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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COVID-19 Highlights Gap in Non-Damage Business Interruption Cover

Posted by Javier Llorente Gonzales on Tuesday, 03 August 2021

Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, a significant gap in non-damage business interruption (NDBI) protection in Europe has emerged, brought about by the lack of supply of insurance products and the limitations of their cover.

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Risk Appetite: Four Steps To Help Boards Develop a Meaningful Statement

Posted by Bruno Dotti on Thursday, 22 July 2021

The board of directors plays a crucial role in a company’s risk management, often having the final word on targets and thresholds.

However, many of the enterprise risk management (ERM) frameworks they rely upon provide little guidance on risk decision making. 

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Managing Governance and Financial Risks Arising from Benefit Plans

Posted by Kevin Kinsella on Tuesday, 27 April 2021

Benefits offered can be impacted by poor plan design and rising cost. Firms can protect their people, reputations and bottom lines by a risk management approach.

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Three Steps to Keep Health and Benefits Plan Costs Under Control

Posted by Celine Ng Tong on Tuesday, 27 April 2021

Mounting employee benefit costs mean companies must balance costs with managing people risks. Learn three steps to help protect employees and stay on budget.

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Organizations must Prioritize Environmental and Social Risks

Posted by Amy Laverock on Tuesday, 27 April 2021

Firms that fail to support diversity, equity, and inclusion or neglect climate change face reputational risk, legislative challenges, or falling share prices.

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25 Risks HR, Risk Managers, and Business Leaders must Tackle Together

Posted by on Tuesday, 27 April 2021

People can pose a significant business risk if not properly managed. HR and risk management together can protect, equip, and motivate this critical asset.

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Making Sure Talent Management Strategies Mitigate Workforce Risks

Posted by Mike Young on Tuesday, 27 April 2021

Companies must revisit their talent management while protecting against heightened risks in areas such as misconduct and lack of succession planning.

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Managing Workforce Health and Well-being must be a Top Priority

Posted by Darren Holmes on Tuesday, 27 April 2021

Employee health is integral to business health. Firms must develop strategies to protect their workforce’s physical, social, mental, and financial well-being.

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Six Questions That Help Firms Keep Pace With Accelerated Digitization

Posted by Matt Duffy on Tuesday, 27 April 2021

To keep pace with digitization, HR and risk managers must address business risks such as cybersecurity, digital delivery of benefits, and technology skills gaps.

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Ever Given Grounding: Suez Canal Closure Highlights Marine Industry Risks

Posted by Stephen Harris on Friday, 26 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