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Anvil urges organisations to re-evaluate their risk management strategies

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Anvil urges organisations to re-evaluate their risk management strategies or face being overwhelmed when incidents occur.

Travel and operational risk company, Anvil Group, will be speaking to visitors at this year’s Business Travel Show about the importance of reviewing their travel risk management policies and asking them to take a close look at the measures they have in place for dealing effectively with major incidents. 

The unstable nature of the world today has brought risk management to the fore of many travel policy discussions. However, companies still need to go much further if they’re to prepare for and manage incidents effectively and protect their travelling personnel, states Anvil Group.  

Matthew Judge, Group Managing Director, said: “The events of recent years have taught us that risk is not confined to areas of existing conflict. With terrorist attacks, natural disasters and medical epidemics occurring around the globe, companies have become increasingly aware of the growing risks faced by their travelling personnel. However, what we often hear from organisations, after such events, is how the measures they thought they had in place to understand their level of exposure and provide the necessary support and assistance to their personnel, when it mattered the most, just weren’t there.” 

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He continues, “Anvil is uniquely positioned to support our clients in this respect, as we’re the only travel risk provider to centrally manage incidents from one global response centre - tracking the situation live, locating people, organising medical treatment and getting them to safety. This type of managed service that we describe as ‘connected care’ means a faster, joined-up response that returns people to safety and restores business as usual as soon as possible.” 

“Responding to major incidents almost always demands a coordinated effort on the part of several departments who may have to deal with a combination of medical, security and travel related issues. And for companies that lack the internal resources or structure to respond swiftly and in a cohesive manner to large-scale events, subscribing to a managed service could help to dramatically reduce time and cost pressures on the business and ensure that their people and business are protected when it matters most.” 

Anvil is exhibiting at this year’s Business Travel Show, 20-21 February 2019 at Olympia London. The team will be on hand to talk to organisations about how best to review their policies and assess their readiness for dealing with major incidents. They’ll also be demonstrating Riskmatics®, Anvil’s award-winning risk management system. Visit them on stand B312.