Vehicles can remain uninsured on private land

A decision by the UK government not to implement the controversial ‘Vnuk law’ requiring the compulsory insurance of a wide range of vehicles used on private land has been welcomed by logistics and motor sport organisations.

New safety regulation to address tall building risks post Grenfell

A new Building Safety Bill in the UK turns the recommendations from Dame Judith Hackitt thorough independent review of building regulations and fire safety into legislation. It will be formally introduced in the House of Commons in 2021, marking four years since the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower that claimed 72 lives.

Businesses mull options for Covid-19 vaccine approach

As the Covid-19 vaccine rollout progresses worldwide, businesses are debating how this will affect the return to the office as well as the health and safety measures that will be required.

Shipping firms experience sharp rise in containers lost at sea

The number of containers falling overboard has dramatically increased recently, exposing shipping companies to fines and higher insurance premium. There are multiple factors driving this surge in incidents that need to be addressed.

The shifting shape of the terrorism threat during the pandemic

As a result of increased disruption and a lack of international travel due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the profile of terrorism has been reshaped across the world.

HSeries - Mental health issues in manufacturing increase 39%

In the past three years (2017-2020), the total number of mental health cases reported by manufacturers in the UK has increased dramatically by 39% compared to 2014-2017, and the number of working days lost to mental health issues has almost doubled, according to UK’s Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE’s) 2020 annual statistics.

Webinar Recording | Vulnerable road users

Lockton, in association with DAC Beachcroft, recently held a webinar on vulnerable road users and what it can mean for you and your business.

Cargo insurance market stabilises after sizeable rate correction

In the last year, the cargo insurance market has faced sharply hardening rates as insurers aimed to boost profitability. However, there is now growing evidence of rate stabilisation.

Governments limit financial risk for event organisers in the pandemic

European governments are setting up Covid-19 cancellation funds to give organisers planning security for events due to take place in the second half of 2021.