Commercial Insurance Profile – July 2021

Help Remote Employees Stay Cool During a Heatwave Remote work is here to stay. Given that new reality, organisations will have to get used to a number of intricacies that come with this type of work arrangement. As summer temperatures continue to rise, it’s important for employers to remember that many of their employees do […]

Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

Organised by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week focuses on inspiring the UK to improve mental health. According to the Office for National Statistics, the proportion of adults experiencing depression nearly doubled during the pandemic. As such, this year’s campaign may be of particular importance. The theme for 2021’s Mental Health Awareness Week […]

5 Strategies for Improving Virtual Recruitment

During the COVID-19 pandemic, hiring managers are struggling to get candidates in the door. Recruiting budgets have been slashed and departments are wondering how to coordinate interviews, let alone find talent. How can teams adapt? The answer is virtual recruitment. Virtual recruitment is the process of pursuing, vetting and onboarding candidates electronically. It’s been around […]

Commercial Insurance Profile – December 2020

Key Steps for Managing Flu Season During the Coronavirus Pandemic The seasonal flu is a consistent, annual threat that employers across all industries must account for. The resulting wave of illness can cause increased absenteeism and decreased productivity. This year’s flu season will require even greater planning and preparation by employers, given the ongoing coronavirus […]

Commercial Insurance Profile – November 2020

What to Know About the FCA’s Business Interruption Case Ruling It’s no secret that the coronavirus pandemic and resulting lockdown has caused a number of major disruptions for organisations of sizes. Many employers have had to alter their direction, slow down operations or even shut down completely. With that in mind, in May, the Financial […]

Commercial Insurance Profile – October 2020

Address Ergonomics for Employees Continuing to Work Remotely As the coronavirus pandemic continues to force many organisations and employees to conduct operations in a remote work environment, it is important that all parties involved understand the importance of proper ergonomics. Whether employers are in the process of reopening or have been able to remain operational […]

Maintaining wellbeing during the quarantine

In response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the NHS and the World Health Organisation have recommended that individuals who may have been exposed to the disease selfquarantine at home for 14 days. In addition, the UK Government announced on 24th March 2020: “People may only leave home to exercise once a day, to […]