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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.

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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UK Commercial Crime Insurance Market Update

Posted by Eleni Petros 30 January 2019

With traditional employee theft and social engineering affecting more companies, robust internal systems and controls are more important than ever. Marsh’s latest UK commercial crime insurance market update goes into more detail

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Checking Your Directors and Officers (D&O) Policy in Light of Recent Company Liquidations

Posted by Eleni Petros 16 January 2018

Recent reports suggest directors and officers may not have acted in the company’s best interests, opening up the possibility of litigation.

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Addressing Sexual Harassment and Discrimination in the Workplace

Posted by Eleni Petros 16 January 2018

Allegations of sexual harassment have been hitting the headlines over the past few months, raising concerns for organisations as to whether they are likely to see an increase in claims.

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Gender Pay Gap Reporting Deadline Quickly Approaching

Posted by Eleni Petros 11 January 2018

Organisations face reputational risks by reporting a large gap or not reporting their figures

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Cyber Breaches: More Than Your Business Systems Are at Risk of Disruption

Posted by Eleni Petros 07 September 2017

Recent cyber-attacks such as Petya/GoldenEye have shed light on directors and officers liability (D&O) risks. Companies should therefore check to make sure their directors and officers are adequately covered.

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Gender Pay Gap: A Reputational Risk You Can't Afford to Ignore

Posted by Eleni Petros 25 July 2017

With the Gender Pay Reporting regulation implemented earlier this year, companies need to be aware of how any gaps in pay within their organisation could affect employer risks.

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High-profile phishing attacks underline the need to be prepared

Posted by Eleni Petros 24 May 2017

Phishing scams can lead to large financial losses for a company. However, having the right controls in place, combined with the appropriate insurance, can help prevent or mitigate devastating losses.

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