Risk Management

Lessons from the man on the Clapham omnibus

In a charming eccentricity of the English legal system there’s a hypothetical set of characters entrenched in statute that play the part of ordinary — and not so ordinary —…

Directors risks – defence costs

There are so many risks directors can face. Unfair dismissal and discrimination allegations are just a couple that could affect your business, and leave a director or officer liable for hefty…

Recent changes affecting Directors now

Changes in legislation are becoming more and more frequent these days, and quite often having a direct effect on businesses, specifically where a lack of due diligence becomes the responsibility…

Meet the Do-Good hackers who protect you from Cyber Criminals

You might be forgiven for thinking that ‘cyber attacks’ only happen to governments and security services. However, the fact is that an estimated 81% of large companies and 60% of…

Can’t touch this – intangible people risks

It’s all too easy to focus on the tangible assets when considering risk management, but desks and chairs are easy to replace. Previously, we looked at Key Person Insurance, in…

Protecting your property portfolio – brigade response criteria changes

A recent discussion about the nature of responses that can be expected from the Fire Service resulted in a Freedom of Information Request – to which four brigades responded. Budgets…

Your people – assets worth protecting

You insure all of your physical assets, your premises, IT equipment and vehicles; surely it will follow that you’ll want to protect your most important asset… your people? It’s all…

Anaerobic Digestion: we can’t compromise on safety

With Anaerobic Digestion on the rise in the UK, there is a huge emphasis on the competency of AD plants which currently varies up and down the country. All plants…

Firms Should Rethink Their Cyber Security Practices

A cybersecurity expert claims that some cyber attacks are unpreventable, therefore businesses should shift focus from prevention to damage limitation – highlighting Sony as a recent example of a firm…

FT Survey Highlights Business Risks In 2015

City bosses have expressed concern at the prospect of a hung parliament with no outright majority resulting from the general election in May, which they say could hinder the country’s…