Tag Archives: risk management


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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Top tips for new HGV drivers
April 1, 2021

Top tips for new HGV drivers

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Tips for new HGV drivers   If you’ve just passed your HGV license test and are now qualified to drive Heavy Goods Vehicles, the good news is that there are plenty of employment opportunities out there for you. With a current UK shortage of HGV drivers, now is certainly the time to be kick-starting a…

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10 ways to reduce the damage floods cause in the home
February 26, 2021

10 ways to reduce the damage floods cause in the home

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10 ways to reduce damage floods cause in the home   Around 400 homes were flooded as a result of Storm Christoph earlier this year, the Environment Agency has confirmed. Severe rain weather warnings, meaning ‘danger to life’, were issued for parts of northern and central England, while separate yellow warnings, meaning ‘be aware’, were…

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Why you should always be checking your vehicles
December 17, 2020

Why you should always be checking your vehicles

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Why not doing vehicle checks is risky for your drivers and vehicles   According to a recent survey, the majority of HGV drivers do not consistently carry out checks. Ensuring daily walkaround checks happen is part of the commitment an HGV fleet operator makes to receive a license, and is an important part of ongoing…

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How to prepare your business for Brexit
December 16, 2020

How to prepare your business for Brexit

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Britain left the EU on 31 January 2020 and we are now in a transition phase – what can you do to prepare?   Working with the Markel team, please find the enclosed guide to preparing your business for Brexit.   This guide will talk you through Brexit and help you on your journey towards…

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Assessing risks when emerging from lockdown
November 25, 2020

Assessing risks when emerging from lockdown

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Assessing risks as your charity prepares for the end of England's national lockdown As the end of our second national lockdown comes to an end, it’s important to look at how your organisation assesses its risks. The Health and Safety at work Act 1974 made it necessary for every organisation to think about how they… Read more
Planning ahead for the winter cold
November 11, 2020

Planning ahead for the winter cold

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Every year the weather seems to get more extreme, both in summer and winter. This means that businesses need to start thinking ahead for preparing their commercial premises for winter. Allianz have prepared a great guide for preparing properties for the winter. The Allianz guide gives great advice on precautions business owners should take with…

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Putting your staff and volunteers first during lockdown
November 10, 2020

Putting your staff and volunteers first during lockdown

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How to keep in touch, communicate and put your employees and volunteers at the forefront during lockdown. As we come to the end of the first week of our national lockdown, it can be easy to focus on how your charity is doing, how many beneficiaries are being reached, how sales are going, how to…

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Why charities need cyber insurance, regardless of size
November 4, 2020

Why charities need cyber insurance, regardless of size

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Why charities need cyber insurance, regardless of their size With all the challenges and changes that Covid-19 is bringing we saw a sudden and near-total shift to remote working (and now a more measured transition to blended working) many charities have had to re-examine their existing cyber security practices. In the past year 20% of charities have…

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The growing threat of heat stress
October 7, 2020

The growing threat of heat stress

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Millions across the globe could be at risk of heat stress which may cause fatigue, drowsiness or in extreme circumstances kidney failure. The effect of global warming may have significant effects on humans and more many it may become ‘too hot to work’. This has been greatly enhanced by Covid-19 and the effect of PPE.…

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