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Nine out of ten workers expect price squeeze to hit them this winter

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There is always something exciting happening at Lockton. Here are just a few from our newsroom.

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Legal advice privilege: revisiting the relevant considerations

Privilege is a legal term which essentially denotes that information is protected from a requirement to disclose it to a third party, e.g., a claimant or a regulator. Over the years, Lockton has encountered a variety of interpretations of how ‘legal privilege’ operates and how a document can become  …

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Insurance Market Update H2 2022

We are pleased to share our H2 2022 Insurance Market Update. This issue provides insights across 22 business segments and includes a spotlight feature on our MENA operations and the local trends in that insurance market. The global economy is undergoing paradigm shifts that will have profound long-t …

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The impact of interest rates and inflation on credit and political risks

As the global economy continues to feel the effect of the global pandemic and the ongoing war in Ukraine, world economies are now also facing a need to balance interest rates with rising inflation. Leading economists and central banks must deliberate on how best to manage these issues, and the secon …

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UK employment tribunal sets precedent for ‘long Covid’ disability

A Scottish employment tribunal has, for the first time in the UK, acknowledged that an employee’s long Covid amounts to a disability under the Equality Act. While the judgement only applies to the specific case, businesses should prepare for more to follow. The case A caretaker working at a charity …

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Management can lead the charge to change unconscious bias

Hayley Barnard is the CEO of MIX Diversity Development, specialists in diversity and inclusion consultancy, training and e-learning. She hosted a seminar about unconscious bias during the Lockton Benefits Forum on Friday, June 10, 2022. It’s well known that organisations are making greater effor …

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Managing the lightning risk of wind turbines

Wind turbines have become more efficient through innovation in design and technology, but an increase in the size of blades has attracted attention from insurers because of high claims costs due to lightning strikes. While wind turbines have been used as a source of energy for centuries, they have  …

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