Independent schools are facing uncertain times driven by external factors and a shift towards diversification. Based on research conducted by Ecclesiastical, this report sheds light on the changing risk landscape for independent schools and how brokers can help clients to mitigate exposures.
In the UK, 12.5 million working days were lost due to mental health problems in the twelve months captured by the HSE’s 2016/17 statistics. For Mental Health Awareness Week 2018, we've prepared this feature to help employers understand and manage mental health problems in their workforce.
Physical security measures in banks have improved massively in recent decades, causing criminals to target vulnerable employees to do their dirty work. This article sheds light on the nature of ‘tiger kidnappings’ and the steps organisations can take to reduce their exposure to such an incident.
Human error is to blame for some of the costliest industrial losses and business interruptions. This article looks at the most common contributors to operator error and how addressing them will help you create a safety culture that reduces risk, prevents business disruptions and fosters resilience.
As a generation that has grown up in a connected world becomes the majority in workforces, the concept of working over rigidly set hours at a corporate location is decreasing in popularity. What impact might this have on businesses and insurance? Download this article to find out more.
With new rules on the gender pay gap currently making the headlines, ensuring equality for employees and customers is a priority for many organisations. This article sheds light on the impact of the Equality Act 2010 and the importance of having sufficient professional indemnity and D&O cover.
The ‘lone wolf’ terrorist is a new phenomenon in Europe. Designed for risk professionals, this article explains how companies can plan ahead for unpredictable shocks to their business.
How is the InsurTech revolution impacting the insurance industry’s workforce? This article outlines how the new wave of technological innovations are impacting the industry, what roles are vulnerable to automation, what skills are sought after in the digital insurance age and top tips for employees.
In a recent survey, Airmic found that while business travel has increased by 25% over the last decade, just 16% of UK companies said they had high confidence in their travel risk framework. This article explains why simply having an insurance policy is not enough to manage people risk.
Flexible working practices are increasingly common in today’s organisations and deliver various benefits to employees and employers alike. However, they also present various risk management challenges. This article looks at some important considerations when exploring flexible working practices.