Work-related stress can have significant consequences for businesses, with loss of productivity, increased absences and the threat of employers’ liability claims among the dangers. This article highlights key liability considerations relating to workplace stress and strategies to reduce the risks.
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.
It’s estimated that 50% of the current insurance workforce will be retired by 2030, with the industry facing fierce competition from other sectors to recruit new talent. This article focuses on how the industry can change the face of insurance to attract the next generation of talent.
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.
In this article, Sam Barrett focuses on how consolidation can provide an elegant solution for brokers wanting a smooth transition when they sell their businesses.
For anyone investigating the options of buying another business or conducting a management buyout, funding is an important consideration. This article highlights how the source of funding for an acquisition or buyout will dictate what shape any prospective deal can take.
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.
Insurance Age in association with Aviva is pleased to bring out a series of articles for brokers dedicated to the topic of succession planning. This article highlights why getting the right advice is invaluable for brokers looking to sell their business to ensure they get the best value.
Insurance Age is pleased to launch a series of articles dedicated to the topic of succession planning in association with Aviva. This article focuses on people business and why keeping clients and staff informed is an important part of any succession plan.