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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.


Thinking Biometrics: Smile to Pay, Check-In-Out & to Access the Production Line

Posted by David Tate 28 May 2019

Building resiliency for retail, food and leisure organisations as they prepare for new risks whilst embracing biometric innovation.

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Protected Cell Companies – An Efficient Solution for Changing Times

Posted by Holly Deakin 21 May 2019

Protected cell companies (PCCs) have offered a cost-efficient alternative to captives since their inception in the late 1990s in off-shore jurisdictions. With Solvency II, PCC structures are now emerging in on-shore domiciles, offering benefits on all Solvency II pillars to owners.

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Online Harms: Could Senior Managers Be Liable?

Posted by Eleni Petros 29 April 2019

Social networks and internet companies – and their senior managers – could be fined if they fail to tackle “online harms”, under government plans.

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How New Regulations On Bunker Fuel Will Affect Credit Insurance Capacity

Posted by Maurits Quarles van Ufford 28 April 2019

Will new bunker fuel regulations affect credit insurance capacity?  Companies that may be affected by IMO 2020 should prepare for the impact on capacity

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Key Tips on Maximising Recovery In a Warranty and Indemnity Insurance Claim

Posted by Alex Tanner 02 April 2019

Once breach of an insured warranty is established, the next step is to calculate the loss flowing from that breach. Read the three tips to consider at this stage in the claims process.

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Human Capital Risk and Brexit

Posted by Darren Holmes 27 March 2019

The uncertainty that organisations face from various Brexit scenarios extends into their workforce strategy, particularly around talent availability. The resource issue is especially significant in such sectors as agriculture, construction, education, health care, hospitality and leisure, and retail which all rely heavily on migrant workers. 

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Brexit Challenges for Construction Companies Include Talent, Material, and Funding

Posted by Stuart Freeman 25 March 2019

With the precise terms of the UK’s departure from the EU still unclear, businesses have been left in a swirl of uncertainty. How will it impact the construction sector?

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How will Brexit change Risk Profiles across the Retail, Food and Beverage Industry?

Posted by David Tate 20 March 2019

With uncertainty around Brexit, many retail, food and beverage industry businesses are changing stock holdings and logistics.

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The Dos and Don’ts of Warranty and Indemnity (W&I) Insurance Claims

Posted by Alex Tanner 18 March 2019

With claims under W&I insurance policies on the rise, is your organisation aware of the key do’s and don’ts when preparing a claims submission?

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Rise of Active Assailant Attacks: How Insurance Is Responding to This Evolving Risk

Posted by Elizabeth Howe 12 March 2019

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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