Adapting the employee wellness programme to a hybrid office set-up

As the Covid-19 vaccination programme progresses, many companies are looking to implement a hybrid-working model offering their staff a degree of flexibility between working from home and from the office. Corporate wellness programmes will need to adjust to this new reality.

What the IMO CO2 reduction strategy means for the marine sector

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has set ambitious CO2 reduction targets for the marine sector, but the regulator relies upon member states and ship operators to take decisive action to achieve the goals.

Construction sector reins in sizeable environmental impact

The construction sector has significant potential for reducing its environmental impact as pressure from investors, regulators, governments as well as insurers is on the rise.

Managing the risk of electric fleets

Businesses are rapidly replacing their internal combustion engine (ICEs) powered fleets with electric vehicles (EVs) to reduce their carbon footprint. As part of the process, fleet managers need to address EV specific risks while also making sure that their insurance providers are keeping pace with the company’s changing risk exposure.

Cyber hygiene climbs the construction sector’s agenda

As the construction sector speeds up automation and digitisation of processes, contractors are increasingly required to show strong cyber hygiene protocols as the industry and more importantly, the customers fear the financial and reputational fallout from a cyber-incident.

Addressing men’s health issues in the workplace

Men tend to avoid talking about their own health issues. This may need to change if they want to live a longer and better life.

How privacy risks are taking centre stage in human resources

A company’s human resources (HR) function naturally has to manage a wealth of personal and confidential data. The task of protecting it from breaches or unpermitted use has become more challenging and riskier after the implementation of stricter data protection regulation.

The accelerated shift to intangible assets and how to protect them

Over the past decades, companies have experienced a massive shift from tangible to intangible assets in their balance sheet exposures, which needs to be reflected in their risk management strategies.

Machines are learning that regulators write the rules for AI

The effects of the use of artificial intelligence (AI) are controversial and the EU is introducing a regulatory framework that sets legal standards for the technology’s application. This will have wider implications beyond the EU’s borders.