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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.


Training the Team: Eliminating Single Points of Failure in a Crisis

Posted by Rachel Helman 11 June 2018

There is no convenient time for a crisis. Incidents causing business interruption or reputational damage can arise at any time of the day, on any day of the year.

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Related to: Marsh Risk Consulting

Economy 4.0 – Risk Considerations for a New Era in Communications, Media, and Technology

Posted by Benjamin Hindson 11 June 2018

Economy 4.0 is changing the risk landscape of organisations and these risks can be managed to create opportunities. 

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Making Informed Decisions in a Crisis: Getting Ahead of the Curve

Posted by Rachel Helman 11 June 2018

No matter the crisis, an organisation’s ability to react quickly and appropriately depends on having access to the right information at the right time. The question is, what information is critical?

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Governing Cyber Risk: Grabbing the Bull by the Horns

Posted by Ivelina Koleva 11 June 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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Digital Connectivity – Evolving Opportunities and Risks for Logistics

Posted by Anthony Monaghan 04 June 2018

The benefits of connected physical assets will extend across the logistics value chain. IoT will bring with it increasing interdependencies and non-damage business interruption risk.

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Related to: Transportation

ISO 45001: A Global Framework for Health and Safety Improvement

Posted by Mark Black 30 May 2018

The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) has developed ISO 45001, the world’s first international standard that addresses occupational health and safety (OHS).

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Related to: Marsh Risk Consulting

Warranty and Indemnity (W&I) Insurance: Key Claims Characteristics

Posted by Sarah Coutts 14 May 2018

The rise in the number of warranty and indemnity (W&I) claims has been led by the increased uptake in W&I insurance placements in recent years.

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Will 2017’s Natural Catastrophes Affect Your Insurance Renewal?

Posted by Ed Cotterell 30 April 2018

2017 emerged as one of the worst years for natural catastrophes, but given the recent influx of capital into the insurance market, will it affect your renewal?

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Supply Chain Disintermediation in a Disruptive World

Posted by David Tate 30 April 2018

Rapid advances in automation, single sourcing and cloud computing provide efficiencies for organisations, but bring supply chain risks for retail and food manufacturing supply networks.  

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Cyber Threats: Why Is The Education Sector So Appealing?

Posted by John Fraser 10 April 2018

The education sector ranks as one of the most susceptible to cyber risk. Why? Networks at educational institutions house the type of information that hackers covet.

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