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Maintaining and Using Chimneys Safely

31 Jan 2018

When autumn comes and the temperatures start to dip, many people turn to their fireplaces to help stay warm. However, after months of inactivity, using your fireplace for heat without first maintaining and inspecting it can be dangerous—even deadly. Read More

Risk Awareness

Combatting CEO Fraud Email Scams

30 Jan 2018

Fraud and cyber crime—which includes any criminal act dealing with computers and networks—are the most common criminal offences in the United Kingdom, according to the most recent data from the Office for National Statistics. In fact, in 2015, approximately 8,000 people and companies each month reported being the target of a phishing scam, which involves fraudsters accessing valuable personal and company data—such as usernames and passwords. Read More

Security and Disaster Readiness Planning

29 Jan 2018

As a financial institution, countless people and businesses rely on you every day for your services. Maintaining your daily operations is vital to your organisation, which means that unexpected dangers present a huge threat. Such risks may include criminal activity, natural disasters or terrorist acts. To prepare for the unexpected, you should review your security and disaster readiness plans to help you minimise the impact of any potentially threatening situation. Read More

Risk Awareness

Gas Safety at Your Residential Property

26 Jan 2018

The health of your residential property’s occupants can be jeopardised by poor gas safety, and it is your responsibility to provide a healthy indoor environment, whether it is protecting against airborne moulds, fumes or gases. As a landlord, you are required to repair and maintain gas pipework and appliances, ensure an annual gas safety check and keep gas safety records. An Indoor Air Quality Management Plan and installing carbon monoxide detectors are also good ways to ensure that a tenants’ health is not endangered by gas in the building. Read More

Risk Awareness

Advantages of Employee Benefits Schemes

25 Jan 2018

The wants and needs of modern employees are vastly different from those of their predecessors. Now, potential employees are concerned with company culture and benefits in addition to their salary. To remain competitive, your organisation must adapt and offer competitive benefits to attract and retain skilled employees. This strategy has not been lost on a majority of organisations, as the percentage of organisations using benefits to attract talent has risen from 61 per cent in 2015 to 73 per cent in 2017, according to a recent study from MetLife. Read More

Risk Awareness