In today’s globalised world it is rare to find an organisation without some degree of international exposure. From changing risk exposures to language barriers, this article explores what organisations should consider when expanding internationally and how brokers can help.
Most supply chain disruption could be prevented with good use of data, says Adriano Lanzilotto of FM Global.
This StrategicRisk analysis explores the likely implications of Brexit for supply chains, including the emergence of trade barriers, exit from the customs union, the reinstatement of border controls and the end of free movement of labour.
FM Global’s Resilience Index is the leading data-driven tool for assessing risk across the supply chain. It ranks 130 countries by multiple drivers. Among this year’s surprises, Taiwan has soared 52 places while Thailand has fallen by 20. The Index lets you explore the factors at work.
On the day that Samsung launched the flagship Galaxy S6, the company said it may struggle to meet the demand. A firm’s supply chain strategy is vital to its ability to deal with risks. This article outlines the pros and cons of two different supply chain models.
The European Parliament elections highlighted anti-EU feelings among citizens. What will be the effect of a louder anti-EU voice? How will it affect the EU’s ability to act? And should it worry companies with interests in Eastern Europe? This article looks at the likely consequences for business.
Disruptions to the supply chains of British businesses have cost the UK economy billions of pounds. This three page article looks at the possible consequences and provides six top tips on preparing for disruptions and mitigating risks such as natural disasters, strikes and IT outages.
In this paper, Praveen Gupta takes a view on one of the most visible aspects of the insurance industry: distribution. He discusses the changing landscape of insurance distribution and calls for a more sustainable strategy for emerging markets like India to prevent mis-selling.
A CII critique of the Insurance Mediation Directive, which aims to improve the quality of insurance distribution throughout Europe. The review features responses to key questions.