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Marine Cargo Insurance and its importance 
July 30, 2021

Marine Cargo Insurance and its importance 

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Marine Cargo Insurance and its importance  Maritime transport is one of the safest channels for the movement of goods, however, inevitably there are certain risks that, during their transfer can generate damage or even total loss of cargo; and that is why it is recommended to contract or enforce transfer insurance for all goods. The…

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The Role of Smartphones, Gamification and Rewards in a Business Driver Safety Programme
July 29, 2021

The Role of Smartphones, Gamification and Rewards in a Business Driver Safety Programme

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The Role of Smartphones, Gamification and Rewards in a Business Driver Safety Programme If your employees drive for work, you know that keeping them safe on the road can be challenging. Increasing pressure to meet deadlines, driver distraction, and rising substance abuse use and stress levels are not helping. The pandemic’s emptier roads have even…

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Care for other road users
July 22, 2021

Care for other road users

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Care for other road users Our roads are becoming more and more congested but not just for road vehicles. The desire to remain fit and healthy during lockdown has seen more people regularly out walking, running and cycling. Yet with so many more people now getting around on foot, bikes and now also on e-scooters,…

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Vessel accidents have increased, are you prepared?
July 15, 2021

Vessel accidents have increased, are you prepared?

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Vessel accidents have increased, are you prepared? It is  estimated that 3,000 containers have been lost at sea over the past few months alone. Compared to the 1,382 containers on average lost per year between 2008-2019, as reported by The World Shipping Council, that’s a big jump. What’s the reason for it?   Why are…

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Training to help HGV drivers avoid cargo theft launched by NAVCIS
July 8, 2021

Training to help HGV drivers avoid cargo theft launched by NAVCIS

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Training to help HGV drivers avoid cargo theft launched by NAVCIS   Cargo theft is on the increase. Latest figures from NAVCIS, which is the police department responsible for dealing with freight crime, reveal 321 offences involving theft of HGVs or theft from HGVs have been reported since 1 January this year, amounting to losses…

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Organisations’ exposure and implications
June 29, 2021

Organisations’ exposure and implications

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Organisations’ exposure and implications Access to organisations’ confidential information A data breach happens when an attacker gains illegal access to an organisation’s network through malicious activity, employee negligence, or third-party attacks. Data from millions of individuals was stolen in the well-publicised Blackbaud hack, affecting a number of charities. Such information can easily be sold on…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): safer practice for international hauliers
May 20, 2021

Coronavirus (COVID-19): safer practice for international hauliers

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): safer practice for international hauliers   The Department for Transport has published guidance for hauliers making international journeys. The guide, last updated on the 28th March 2021, covers everything a haulier needs to know when it comes to safety, including rules on COVID-19 testing for hauliers and other topics such as: – Driver…

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Testing & Vaccination Challenges
April 20, 2021

Testing & Vaccination Challenges

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If you’re considering COVID-19 testing in your workplace, whether for employees, visitors or contractors, it’s important you are aware of the possible potential implications for your liability insurance covers.   Similarly, if you’re considering or are approached by a relevant authority about your premises/site being used as a testing facility (whether asymptomatic or symptomatic) or…

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Measures to Reinstate Plant, Equipment and LPS
April 19, 2021

Measures to Reinstate Plant, Equipment and LPS

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This Loss Prevention Standard contains guidance on how to reduce risks when you are planning to reinstate process plant and equipment that have been shut down or mothballed on a temporary basis, for example in response to a business downturn or forced closure due to external factors such as an epidemic/pandemic event This document is…

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How trade credit insurance secures your cashflow
April 12, 2021

How trade credit insurance secures your cashflow

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How trade credit insurance secures your cashflow   In the UK, nearly 1 in 7 SMEs fail to pay wages on time due to cashflow problems (source: Intuit Quickbooks, 2019). Granting trade credit has advantages, but also creates an account receivable that weighs on your clients’ working capital – it is cash that is not…

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