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At the corner of finance and risk management
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John Phelps, the 2013 president of the Risk and Insurance Management Society, has a message for CFOs: They need to see risk management as a valuable tool that can help move a company towards its objectives while helping with cost containment. He would also like them to understand that risk can be identified, measured for intensity and impact, understood and then diminished — as has been the case with his company. More



Cat bond market poised to boom in 2013
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After five years of economic and environmental challenges the catastrophe bond market appears to be getting back on its feet. After new issuance volumes plunged in 2008 as the economic crisis hit, from the record high in 2007, volumes have slowly clawed their way up, reaching $6.28 billion (£4 billion) in 2012 — the second highest annual issuance on record. Market participants say strong issuance volumes are expected throughout 2013, as sponsors look to secure capacity ahead of the U.S. hurricane season. More

Crisis management for tomorrow
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Most organizations understand the need to have crisis management plans to cope with immediate issues like fires, machinery failures or violence in the workplace. However, crises aren't over just because the incident's drawn to a close. In fact, they're only getting started. More

Reduce Your Electrical Safety Risk

AVO® Training Institute, a Megger® subsidiary, celebrates its 50th year keeping people safe from electrical hazards. From equipment application and maintenance procedures to safe work practices, arc flash hazard analysis and engineering services; AVO is the complete one-stop-shop learning center. Our difference is our hands-on approach to safety training. MORE


New year, new staff, new risks
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January is traditionally the month in which people start a new role or start the hunt for a new job, meaning that businesses will soon be experiencing an influx of new staff. At this time, businesses are exposed to an increased risk of a security breach through new, ill-informed employees inadvertently breaking the company's security policy. With this is mind, now is the ideal time for businesses to ensure their security policy is fit for purpose. And while conveying it to new staff, it would also be worth giving existing staff a refresher course in the dos and don'ts of corporate IT. More

Respect employment practices liability
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Small business owners can no longer look at their employees as one big happy community working together for common good. When the effective unemployment rate is at 15 percent (or higher depending where you look), employees get desperate. Gone are the days of losing your job and quickly jumping into a new one. So when a business decides to let an employee go, every "T" must be crossed and every "i" must be dotted. More



Steps to mitigate water scarcity risk
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As the economic costs of severe weather increase, consulting firm Ernst & Young has compiled a list of steps companies facing water scarcity should take to assess and mitigate the risks. More

Work it! Why more companies are getting creative with their wellness programs
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A number of businesses are investing in on-site gyms and classes for their employees. In a 2011/2012 Staying@Work Survey Report, global consulting firm Towers Watson found that 38 percent of American companies offered on-site fitness activities. "It's definitely growing," says Jessica Matthews, an exercise physiologist at the nonprofit organization American Council on Exercise. "Employers are seeing the value of having health initiatives in their buildings ... especially with the Affordable Care Act coming down soon." More

6 benefits of IT business continuity planning for business owners
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There is never a good time for something to go wrong with your IT. It always happens when you least want it to, but what can you do about it? Implementing IT business continuity planning means that should the worst happen and your IT infrastructure goes down, the impact can be limited or even prevented. More

When HR and legal worlds collide
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Organizations work best when legal and human resource professionals work together. That's how to prevent the legal and HR worlds from colliding. More

Don't ignore your social media reputation
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Social media has become a critically important channel for customer service and feedback, so companies that ignore it do so at their peril. Surprisingly, a recent survey by Zeno Group found that a large number of companies are ignoring social media despite the risk to their reputation and sales. And the problem is even worse at smaller companies. More


 

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