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18Nov 2019

Outdated Windows systems vulnerable to BlueKeep exploit In recent weeks there has been a significant rise in exploitation attempts targeting devices vulnerable to the BlueKeep exploit, also known as CVE-2019-0708. BlueKeep is a critical Remote Code Execution (RCE) vulnerability in Remote Desktop Services (RDS) and was first reported in May 2019. It is ‘wormable’, meaning […]

18Oct 2019

How The HSE Are Defending Against Asbestos As part of its wider #WorkRight campaign the HSE’s latest inspection initiative will target dust related risks, including asbestos, in order to prevent lung diseases caused by construction work. Surprise inspections will be carried out across Great Britain between 7th October and 1st November, meaning that construction employers […]

04Oct 2019
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What You Should Be Doing To Avoid It “In Crisis”, is not an over-exaggeration when describing the current state of the Professional Indemnity Insurance Market for the construction sector. The combination of increases in professional indemnity (PI) claims from the UK construction sector coupled with major catastrophes such as the Grenfell tragedy and Carillion’s financial […]

09Sep 2019

Most employers will only review their Health & Safety systems after a serious accident, to try and reduce chances of future accidents by identifying what went wrong. But taking a far more proactive approach in using near miss reporting systems to identify risks can help prevent serious work-related accidents before they ever happen. What Is […]

16Aug 2019

The Keyless Theft Risk In recent months there has been a significant rise in keyless van thefts, in particular the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Van, across the country, emphasising the need for companies to review and upgrade their current vehicle theft prevention procedures. Recent research has revealed that the Sprinter is one of the most commonly stolen […]

29Jul 2019

The vast majority of email related cyber attacks and the associated crimes that result from them (wire transfer fraud, data theft and further phishing attacks) could potentially have been prevented by implementing multi-factor authentication (MFA) on email accounts and other security critical accounts. None of us would consider closing the door of our home or […]

08Jul 2019

You’re probably confident that you have taken appropriate steps to combat the risk of underinsurance at your premises (eg a fire or flood), but underinsurance is a risk that runs beyond your company’s walls—your supply chain needs cover too. While you might think a supply chain concern is automatically covered in your business interruption policy, […]

04Jun 2019

Cyber-Threats With technology in both the home and workplace continually evolving, it is becoming ever more critical because of cyber-threats to ensure that you have proper cyber-security measures in place. To help our clients combat these risks and ensure robust cyber-risk management practices we want to keep you updated on the latest cyber-threats. The European […]

23May 2019

Machinery Inspections Even with the correct and appropriate equipment and machinery for your business, this equipment can still cause a range of serious risks without appropriate inspections and maintenance practices in place, this is especially the case in manufacturing environments, where the reliance on key plant and equipment is high and a machinery malfunction or […]

22Mar 2019
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Spring Statement 2019 Highlights On 13th March 2019, Philip Hammond, Chancellor of the Exchequer, delivered his Spring Statement to Parliament. Despite the uncertain impacts of Brexit, the statement featured mostly positive projections regarding the UK economy and employment rate, as well as updates on progress that has been made since the announcement of the 2018 […]

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