Workplace safety: the good, the bad and the annoying …

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of safety in the workplace? If you work in an industrial environment you probably thought of signs, rules and paperwork...lots of paperwork. By Jacob de Coning, senior consultant at JvR Safety. In the service...

Why insurance premiums have shot up

Business owners often grapple with insurance premium increases without realising what leads insurers to hike premiums. This is according to Malesela Maupa, head of insurer relationships at FNB Insurance Brokers, who says understanding some of the common factors that...

FCM Connect adds travel security

FCM'S new technology suite, FCM Connect, gives travellers, bookers and managers critical safety and duty of care support via Secure, a risk management solution customised to each client's requirements. Secure features include itinerary based traveller tracking,...

Transparency, vetting combats procurement fraud

Fraudulent activities within the supply chain are a common risk encountered by private and public sector organisations. While it can be difficult to identify culprits within your own organisation and those within supplier organisations, there are steps that can be...