Natural catastrophes cost $160 billion in 2018: companies must be ready to mitigate these risks

Hundreds of natural catastrophes killed more than 10,000 people in 2018 and caused damage and losses amounting to $160 billion, according to re-insurer Munich Re. The number and severity of these incidents should also prompt companies to thoroughly review their own business resilience, continuity and crisis management plans relative to natural disasters. The highest single loss… Read More

Mega risks and disasters – a resilient company will get back on track faster

Businesses are increasingly expected to prepare for, and manage the effects of major disasters and they play an integral role in disaster risk mitigation and recovery. We produced a blog for 6-Group on what businesses should be doing to ensure they are resilient and therefore become partners of choice for their customers if disaster strikes. Photo,… Read More

Government issues media advice for people caught up in disasters… Really?

The UK government has issued advice for those members of the public caught up in a crisis or a disaster – don’t hold your breath – it’s mainly a marketing push for its radio, TV and newspaper complaints channels. It recommends people talk to a lawyer and that they should be aware of PR companies… Read More