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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.


Ensuring Protection and Indemnity (P&I) Cover Responds to Collision Liability, Including Cyber

Posted on 07 July 2020

Shipowners may wish to seek their P&I club’s approval for their hull and machinery policy’s collision and property damage clauses including cyber.

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Why SMEs Might Be More Exposed to Ransomware Attacks

Posted on 19 June 2020

How small businesses can identify their risks and vulnerabilties and safeguard against encryption ransomware extortion.

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Global Insurance Pricing Continues to Increase in First Quarter 2020

Posted by Dean Klisura 21 May 2020

Global commercial insurance prices rose by 14%, on average in the first quarter of 2020, the tenth consecutive quarter of increases.

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UK Government Announces Support for Trade Credit Insurance: What it Means for Businesses

Posted on 15 May 2020

The UK government's new trade credit insurance guarantee aims to ensure coverage is maintained. We explain what this means for businesses.

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Construction Site Shutdowns: Is Your Surveillance Technology Fit for Purpose?

Posted on 13 May 2020

UK construction site security breaches cost the industry about £1.2 billion annually; with pandemic-related shutdowns and the changing CAR insurance market, could you afford a security breach?

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Three Risk Management Trends Emerging From the Pandemic Lockdown

Posted on 13 May 2020

The societal and work adaptations since the UK went into COVID-19 lockdown (23 March) have been challenging. The question now facing organisations and individuals is: are they ready for what comes next?

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DAC 6: Update and Risk Management Recommendations

06 May 2020

Questions have been asked about DAC 6 due to COVID-19's impact and a lack of guidance on compliance.

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Solicitors' Regulation: Are the New STaRs a Supernova or Black Hole?

04 May 2020

The introduction of the Solicitors Regulatory Authority's broader responsibility regime are likely to drive up regulatory risk. 

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COVID-19 - How to Support Construction Workers' Mental Health

Posted on 30 April 2020

Contractors, developers, and civil engineers are committing themselves to improving workers' mental wellbeing, but the robustness of fledgling initiatives could be greatly tested by COVID-19.

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COVID-19: Safeguarding Employees in Logistics and Haulage

Posted on 14 April 2020

With logistics workers playing a key role in continuity of supply chains, logistics and haulage companies need to safeguard their workers by mitigating employee risks.

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