Travel risk round-up: 15 March

High Mozambique: Fatalities Reported as Cyclone IDAI-19 Continues to Strengthen According to regional media reports on Tuesday, 12 March, at least ten people have been killed by flooding in Tete and Zambezia province as Cyclone IDAI-19 continues to strengthen. At least 62,000 others have also been affected by flooding in the two aforementioned provinces, as […]

Travel risk round-up: 8 March

Low Norway: Reports of Avalanche on Sondre Smatindan Mountain in Troms County According to local media sources on Friday, 8 March, police are currently investigating reports of an avalanche on Sondre Smatindan Mountain in Troms County. The landslide reportedly occurred in a common hiking area near the peak of the mountain. Authorities are currently surveying […]

Future of Risk: The Importance of Employee Wellbeing

The Importance of Managing Wellbeing Why is wellbeing important? As the conversations surrounding an individual’s physical and mental wellbeing become increasingly prevalent, it is becoming more important for organisations to ensure that they are fulfilling their duty of care towards employees by helping maintain healthy wellbeing. Dr Lucy Rattrie, Chartered Psychologist, explains in our recent […]

Travel risk round-up: 1 March

High India/Pakistan: Pakistani Authorities Claim Shooting Down of Indian Jets in Disputed Jammu and Kashmir Region According to international media reports on Wednesday, 27 February, a spokesperson for Pakistan’s armed forces stated that Pakistani forces had shot down two Indian military aircraft within the disputed Jammu and Kashmir region. The spokesperson claimed that one aircraft […]

Travel risk round-up: 22 February

Moderate Ecuador/Peru: Emerging Reports of 7.5 Magnitude Earthquake in Pastaza Province near Peruvian Border According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS) on Friday, 22 February, a 7.5 magnitude earthquake was recorded in Pastaza province near the Peruvian border, with the epicentre located 115km (71.4 miles) east-southeast of Palora town, Morona Santiago province at 0517hrs […]

Travel risk round-up: 15 February

The following risk alerts were taken directly from our RiskMonitor platform. Moderate Haiti: Inmates Escape from Aquin Prison in Southern Haiti According to international media sources, all 78 inmates of Aquin prison in southern Haiti escaped on Tuesday, 12 February, utilising the fact police were distracted by anti-government protests nearby. The prisoners reportedly refused to […]

Future of Risk: The Unforeseen Risks of Hypermobility

The Unforeseen Risks of a Hypermobile Workforce Overview In a time when organisations’ global footprints are ever expanding, it is becoming more important that travellers understand the risks they face when outside the office. While the possibility of seeing the world and meeting new people on a regular basis makes travelling for work sound very […]

Analysis: EU Announces Special Purpose Vehicle to Facilitate trade with Iran

iran window tehran

This content was originally published on RiskMonitor by our Intelligence and Analysis Services Team on 06/02/2019. Find out more about RiskMonitor now. Executive Summary On 31st January, 2019 the European Union introduced a new payment system known as INSTEX to circumvent US sanctions and facilitate trade between member states and Iran. The system is in […]

Most dangerous countries in the world 2019 (World Risk Map)

Our experts have ranked each country in the world from least to most risky. Find out which destinations offer more threats to you and your travellers now. Whether you’re a business traveller or someone heading abroad on holiday, one of the major concerns you’ll have is “will I be safe?”. To help you answer that question, our experts have rated the levels of risk present in each and every country across the globe. Take a look below to discover which are the most dangerous countries to travel to in 2019.

Job opportunity: We’re hiring for a Senior Java Developer!

Role Summary GlobalRiskManager™ is based around a multi-tenant, cloud-based, SaaS platform which has been built from the ground up over the last two years. The candidate will be a Java developer with at least 5 years commercial experience and ideally been developing in a technical stack based on cloud-hosting, micro-services with a restful-API and with […]