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“Lack of risk leadership leaving UK businesses exposed” asserts Gallagher research

Just one in every five UK companies employs a Chief Risk Officer. That’s according to research involving 250 UK business leaders conducted by Gallagher, the global insurance broker, risk management services and consulting firm. According to the company, this is leaving UK...
Posted On 26 Nov 2019
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Construction Companies and Water Damage: Listening to the Insurers

Very few Tier 1 construction companies are installing water leak detection systems at the beginning of new build projects. This may be for cost reasons, or because the construction companies may not feel it’s their responsibility to implement these systems. Yet repairs to damage...
Posted On 11 Oct 2019
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“Not enough time” for business leaders to focus on cyber risk management

Amid a wider range of issues to handle, a majority of Board members and senior executives responsible for their organisation’s cyber risk management had less than a day in the last year to spend focused on cyber risk issues. The findings form part of a new report published by...
Posted On 23 Sep 2019
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BT signs contract to deliver SIEM-focused services for insurance provider icare

BT has signed a contract to deploy a cloud-based Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) service for icare, a regional provider of insurance and care services to the businesses, people and communities of New South Wales in Australia. By selecting BT, icare will benefit from...
Posted On 10 Sep 2019
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Business Continuity: What The Office Really Means to Today’s Organisations

In spite of best intentions, protective measures, vigilance and forward planning, organisations will always be at risk of losing their workplace due to reasons such as fire, flooding/extreme weather conditions or structural collapse. Likewise, even if the fabric of the buildings...
Posted On 19 Aug 2019
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Remote Risk Monitoring: Managing Water Leaks in the Cloud

From 2012 up until 2017, approximately 10% of water leak detection systems were equipped with the ability to send external notifications, using GSM technology to deliver this service. Since that time, cloud technology has become increasingly reliable for the delivery of data that...
Posted On 07 Aug 2019
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G&M International introduces Intellectual Property insurance cover for client base

Lloyd’s-accredited insurance broker G&M International has just announced the addition of Intellectual Property (IP) insurance to its growing product portfolio. The new IP-focused cover has been designed to protect clients’ intangible assets (ie ideas, designs, logos,...
Posted On 30 Jul 2019
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Understanding Fire Safety Sprinkler Systems and Dispelling the Myths

In a recent study conducted by the Business Sprinkler Alliance (BSA), 22% of those respondents surveyed felt there was no necessity to include sprinkler installations in industrial and commercial buildings. The reluctance to install automatic fire safety sprinkler systems in...
Posted On 24 Jul 2019
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Proven Triple+ technology for preventing water leak damage launches in UK

Property management companies face immense challenges from water leak damage. Undetected leaks in vacant units, tenants who leave taps running or don’t report a damp spot are all problematic and can lead to extensive and costly renovations as well as mold remediation. A company’s...
Posted On 08 Jul 2019
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The Insurance ‘Win-Win’: Assessing The Benefits of Water Leak Detection

The latest figures issued by the Association of British Insurers (ABI) outline that ‘escape of water’-focused insurance claims pertaining to commercial and domestic property are costing insurers no less than £2.5 million every day. Across a four-year period, this...
Posted On 12 Jun 2019