Posts made in December, 2018

Can you be held personally responsible for a Data Breach at your company?

Posted by on Dec 20, 2018 in Business Insurance | Comments Off on Can you be held personally responsible for a Data Breach at your company?

If you are a Director or Officer, you could be. As a Director or Officer of your company you are open to litigation risks due to the decisions you make to influence the company.  How you choose to respond after a Data Breach and how you have influenced Cyber Security measures within your company could lead you to be held personally responsible for damages following a breach.  The acts you commit as a board member, including plans and decisions need to be protected. The precedent has been set by past legal cases following data breaches in which the directors and officers have been accused of...

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Lone Workers – a rising demographic with unique risks.

Posted by on Dec 10, 2018 in Business Insurance, Franchise Insurance, Property Insurance | Comments Off on Lone Workers – a rising demographic with unique risks.

What is a Lone Worker? Lone workers are classified as any person whose work is completed in isolation from other workers. They do not have direct supervision and are expected to fulfill their duties efficiently while adapting to any unforeseen circumstances and are generally expected to use their best judgement. With the increase in technology and automation the number of lone workers is rapidly increasing.  There are many industries in which employees may find themselves working alone, either on location, out in the field, or at home. This leaves great potential for safety concerns. How can...

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