Combating Cyber-risks in Life Sciences

The life sciences industry encompasses a wide range of businesses involved in the scientific study of living organisms. Such businesses help solve society’s most pressing problems by creating pharmaceuticals, testing medical devices, developing sustainable food sources and much more. But all this crucial, life-saving work – the product of countless …

The overlooked physical exposures of a cyber-attack

More than ever before, organisations are aware of the potential financial impact of a cyber-attack. Many wrongfully assume that the steep, monetary burden of a cyber-attack (exacerbated by new, higher fines under the GDPR) is exclusively tied to damaged digital assets, lost records, and the price of investigating and reporting …

These 3 intangible threats are top culprits of business interruption

Today’s evolving risk landscape contains a wide range of intangible threats – cyber-attacks, broken supply chains and the mental health of your employees, to name a few – that all have the potential to cause noticeable business interruption within your organisation. In fact, recent research found that 20 per cent …

Liability risks for faith-based organisations

Faith-based organisations face several exposures because doors to their facilities often remain open for long periods of time, and people are constantly entering and exiting the premises. To make hazard assessment more complicated, people representing these organisations often congregate in locations other than their main facility. This article looks specifically …

Debunking the common myths around environmental insurance cover

Whether your organisation conducts business operations at the construction site, on the road or in the confines of an office building, it’s crucial to consider your environmental liability exposures and purchase proper cover as protection. Nevertheless, many organisations are quick to reject the importance of having an insurance policy for …

Prepare your business for the unpredictable with proper cover

Robust risk management practices can help to protect your business from a range of potential disasters, but it can be increasingly difficult to prepare for the worst in an unpredictable market. In the midst of political uncertainty regarding Brexit, rising adverse weather instances at the hands of climate change, a …

Green Cards: Driving abroad should there be a no-deal or ‘Hard’ Brexit

Whilst the political situation as to the outcome of Brexit continues to be uncertain there currently remains the possibility of a no-deal or ‘Hard’ Brexit on 12th April 2019. In such a scenario there would be the automatic annulment of many agreements and mutually compatible laws which were designed to …