Tag Archives: Risk


May 9, 2022

What to do after a break in

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What to do after a burglary If you’ve been through the unsettling experience of a burglary, you’re certainly not alone. According to security experts IFSEC Global, there is an attempted burglary every 45 seconds in the UK; every 76 seconds there’s a successful one. The idea an intruder has entered your house can come as…

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March 31, 2022

Two-fifths of London firms at risk of climate-fuelled flash floods

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Two-fifths of London firms at risk of climate-fuelled flash floods London is facing an increasingly urgent problem as climate change increases the risk of flash floods. The capital’s 42% at-risk commercial buildings are vulnerable to surface water flooding, which caused chaos last summer when torrential downpours hit London. Imagine a city where every commercial or…

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March 10, 2022

What to do after storm damage

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What to do after storm damage   Recent storms Eunice and Franklin hit the UK hard this February, causing plenty of destruction. So, what do you need to do, following a storm, if damage has been caused to your business or property?   1. The clear up operation Report your claim as soon as possible.…

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Have you thought about your risk assessment
November 4, 2021

Don’t take the bait: how to safeguard your business from phishing attacks

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Don’t take the bait: how to safeguard your business from phishing attacks What is phishing? Phishing is more than just a misspelt variation of a popular countryside activity. It’s also a key risk to businesses – one that we all need to be aware of.   Simply put, phishing is any attempt to trick a…

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July 12, 2021

Assessing health & safety risks through the pandemic and beyond FAQ

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Assessing health & safety risks through the pandemic and beyond FAQ   What COVID-19 hygiene plans need to be implemented? A risk-based approach should be applied to cleaning areas likely to be contaminated. The findings of the work activity and site risk assessment should influence cleaning and disinfecting plans (what, how, when, who, etc). Reference…

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May 22, 2020

Managing Your Exposures – Sport & Leisure Industry

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Managing Your Exposures – Sport & Leisure Industry Some risks are common to all in the sector property and casualty exposures for risks such as fire, flood or slips & trips – liability. Also, Business Interruption is a big consideration for those with a reliance on a specific location – for example a Hotel or…

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May 2, 2020

Managing cargo risk during the COVID-19 outbreak

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Keep on moving; managing cargo risk during the COVID-19 outbreak The impact of the COVID-19 virus and the measures put in place by governments and authorities to try to combat its spread are affecting all types of businesses across the whole world. In these times, the protection of health, safety and lives is paramount. While…

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May 6, 2019

Make Risk Assessment Your Starting Point

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The pressure on businesses to cut out the plastic waste that pollutes our oceans – as dramatically highlighted by Sir David Attenborough’s Blue Planet II has intensified month after month, but for those willing to provide alternatives to plastic, opportunity knocks. Transcend Packaging, based in Ebbw Vale, is a great example. This innovative business spotted…

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March 11, 2019

Cyber Insurance is not just a good idea, but an absolute necessity

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Cyber-crime is growing at a phenomenal rate and is hardly ever out of the news. Unfortunately, there is a still a sentiment prevalent within some British businesses that “it will never happen to me”, although the reality is that many businesses are being targeted every single day. When we asked one of our insurers for…

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Business Coontinuity
May 21, 2017

Business Continuity Planning in 4 Steps

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There are many reasons why your company needs a business continuity plan. Having a strategy – before an event happens – helps to maximize the chance your business can recover while minimizing the loss of property, life and assets. Developing your business continuity plan should be a thoughtful process resulting in a plan that can be…

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