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The six major risks to corporations associated with business travel

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Risk to Personnel

  • Health
  • Safety
  • Security

Risk to Reputation

  • Failure to ensure employees’ safety
  • Carbon footprint
  • Misuse of travel expenses
  • Unethical conduct by travellers

Risk to Data/Equipment

  • Protecting data carried by employees while travelling
  • Protecting data collected about employee travel
  • Lost, stolen or damaged baggage, equipment and personal items

Legal Risk

  • Duty of Care/Health & Safety legislation
  • Data Protection
  • Failure to comply with tax laws
  • Illegal activity by travellers

Financial Risk

  • Financial penalties of exposure to legal risk
  • Misuse of travel expenses

Risk to Productivity/Trip Effectiveness

  • Lost, stolen or damaged baggage, equipment and personal items
  • Inadequate technology/support for travellers
  • Failure to meet immigration requirements