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August 06, 2020
Bryon Bass
SVP Workforce Absence
Furlough FAQs

Among the many issues employers are facing in the wake of the spread of COVID-19 is the possibility of furloughs, temporary location closings and short-term layoffs. Not only are these actions devastating and challenging for individuals and teams, th…

August 06, 2020 by Bryon Bass, SVP Workforce Absence
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July 31, 2020
Jennifer Milton
Team Leader / Senior Claims Manager, Sedgwick Germany
What lasting, positive transformations may we see because of COVID-19?

Headlines continually tell us about the plethora of changes and disturbances taking place around the globe and in most aspects of our lives due to the COVID-19 pandemic. And whether the end to this catastrophe will occur through the development of re…

July 31, 2020 by Jennifer Milton, Team Leader / Senior Claims Manager, Sedgwick Germany
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July 24, 2020
Dr. Teresa Bartlett
Senior Medical Officer
COVID-19 six months later: Where are we?

As of this writing, we have over 15 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 worldwide and over 4 million cases here in the U.S. Those numbers are staggering – and not what we expected when I first wrote on Sedgwick’s blog only six months ago about the no…

July 24, 2020 by Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer
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July 10, 2020
Marcia Giesler, Affinity Business Development Director and Tom Hebson, Managing Director, Captive and Program Affinity
How can captives play a role in getting back to business during COVID-19?

With the recent spike in numbers, the coronavirus doesn’t seem to be going away anytime soon. And with a second wave of COVID-19 likely on its way later this year, many employers are recommitting to the planning and coverage of their businesses durin…

July 10, 2020 by Marcia Giesler, Affinity Business Development Director and Tom Hebson, Managing Director, Captive and Program Affinity
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July 02, 2020
John Gragson, Senior Vice President, Catastrophe Operations Danny Miller, Executive Vice President, Loss Adjustment Property, Specialty Services Gail Oliver, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Property
A catastrophe within a catastrophe: Storm prep amid COVID-19

It’s hard to think about given our current environment, but it's important to remember just the same: Storm season is here. Hurricane season typically runs from early June through the end of November; data on ocean temperatures and related factors ar…

July 02, 2020 by John Gragson, Senior Vice President, Catastrophe Operations Danny Miller, Executive Vice President, Loss Adjustment Property, Specialty Services Gail Oliver, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Property
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June 24, 2020
Andrea J. Buhl, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, Managing Director, Clinical Operations, Sedgwick and Will Kimbrough, MD, MSPH, Senior Medical Director of Clinical Services, One Medical
Testing, tracking, talking: Additional strategies in the back to business toolkit

In Sedgwick’s recent blog, we discussed return to work strategies during the pandemic. Let’s keep the momentum going.  Business owners are asking many questions about how to bring employees back to the workplace in a way that is safe and p…

June 24, 2020 by Andrea J. Buhl, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, Managing Director, Clinical Operations, Sedgwick and Will Kimbrough, MD, MSPH, Senior Medical Director of Clinical Services, One Medical
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June 19, 2020
Christophe Friang
National Director, Sedgwick France
France: Rise of costs in construction and claims management expected post-confinement

Lisez ceci en français Following talks with various organizations and unions within the construction sector, the French government published in April a “Guide to health safety recommendations for the business continuity of construction in the midst …

June 19, 2020 by Christophe Friang, National Director, Sedgwick France
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June 19, 2020
Christophe Friang
Directeur National, Sedgwick Direct France
Hausse des prix à venir dans la construction et la gestion des sinistres post-confinement

Read the English version Afin de pérenniser la continuité d’activité dans le secteur du bâtiment en France pendant le confinement, le gouvernement a mis en place dès le mois d’avril un « Guide de préconisations de sécurité sanitaire pour la con…

June 19, 2020 by Christophe Friang , Directeur National, Sedgwick Direct France
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June 12, 2020
Andrea Buhl, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, Managing Director, Clinical Operations; Beth Burry-Jackson, Vice President, Clinical Operations Vocational/Return to Work & Behavioral Health; Kimberly Wickert, Director, Vocational & Return to Work Services
Return to work strategies during the pandemic

Return to work is important at any time, but during the COVID-19 pandemic it is taking on a new dimension – what should be included in a return to work plan as we return to work? These unique circumstances have taught us all to rethink how we care fo…

June 12, 2020 by Andrea Buhl, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, Managing Director, Clinical Operations; Beth Burry-Jackson, Vice President, Clinical Operations Vocational/Return to Work & Behavioral Health; Kimberly Wickert, Director, Vocational & Return to Work Services
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May 29, 2020
Ton Schox
Head Marine Continental Europe and Marine Specialist Practice Group Leader
How is COVID-19 impacting the marine industry?

COVID-19 is impacting a wide range of sectors and businesses at different levels. The marine industry is one of many, as 90% of the non-bulk world trade cargo is carried in containers. So what does that impact look like for individual companies and w…

May 29, 2020 by Ton Schox, Head Marine Continental Europe and Marine Specialist Practice Group Leader
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May 22, 2020
Keith Pokorny, Regional Vice President, EFI Global Inc. and Ed Reis, President, Repair Solutions
Can you be sure your facility is clean and free of the coronavirus?

To be fair, the answer to this question — Can you be sure your facility is clean and free of the coronavirus (COVID-19)? — may not be “yes” for quite a while. But there are steps we can take to get as close to “yes” as possible. Every da…

May 22, 2020 by Keith Pokorny, Regional Vice President, EFI Global Inc. and Ed Reis, President, Repair Solutions
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May 14, 2020
Rich Wirth
Vice President Risk Control
Safe and sound: Pre-inspection site services

While COVID-19 has affected us all deeply, we see that businesses are strong and determined to emerge on the other side. Now is the time to build and execute a thoughtful and purposeful back-to-business strategy.  As organizations prepare …

May 14, 2020 by Rich Wirth, Vice President Risk Control
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May 01, 2020
Bob Peterson
Group President
Executive perspectives: Global trends and issues impacting risk management

It’s an understatement to say that a lot has changed in a very short time. It’s a very different world than when we started planning for a RIMS conference session on global trends and issues impacting risk management only a few short months ago. Ever…

May 01, 2020 by Bob Peterson, Group President
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April 29, 2020
Kathy Tazic, Managing Director Client Services and Brad Krauss, VP Business Development
3 key questions: Getting back to business after COVID-19

While we will miss seeing you at the Annual RIMS Conference & Exhibition in Denver, there has never been a more important time for us to connect or a more valuable message to share. The global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has affected us all deepl…

April 29, 2020 by Kathy Tazic, Managing Director Client Services and Brad Krauss, VP Business Development
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April 24, 2020
Steve Powell, EVP, Specialty Operations, Property Americas and Michael Hoffman, MSc, IAAI-CFI, Sr. Principal Fire Scientist, EFI Global, a Sedgwick company
Fire dangers and fraud – an unexpected impact of COVID-19

Compared to a few months ago, more people are staying at home. More people are cooking at home. More people are unemployed. More people are in economic stress. Because of these circumstances, people are faced with new challenges – and more kitchens a…

April 24, 2020 by Steve Powell, EVP, Specialty Operations, Property Americas and Michael Hoffman, MSc, IAAI-CFI, Sr. Principal Fire Scientist, EFI Global, a Sedgwick company
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