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Throughout 2020, our experts and thought leaders will monitor, share and explore the common threads that connect us all, and keep you tied into how they evolve to help us all prepare for the future.

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November 27, 2020
Chris Carlton, Director, Repair Solutions, Sedgwick UK
COVID-19 and Brexit – Supply chain challenges ahead

As we head into winter, and the end of a second UK lockdown, the focus remains on containing the spread of the coronavirus. Add the uncertainties surrounding Brexit, which will undoubtedly impact on labour resources across the entire construction ind…

November 27, 2020 by Chris Carlton, Director, Repair Solutions, Sedgwick UK
Article
November 23, 2020
How to shop safely this Black Friday with coronavirus cases on the rise

Dr. Teresa Bartlett, managing director/senior medical officer, contributes to the article by MarketWatch

November 23, 2020
Article
November 23, 2020
'It's scary': Family members returning home bring higher COVID risk for Thanksgiving gatherings

Dr. Teresa Bartlett, managing director/senior medical officer, provides commentary in this article by USA Today.

November 23, 2020
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November 18, 2020
Donny Phillips, Business Development Manager and Heather Vogus, VP, Operations
Unemployment taxes, fraudulent claims and identity theft

As we approach unemployment tax season, the uncertainties around COVID-19 will only increase. How will the pandemic impact 2021 unemployment taxes? What about the years that follow? And in addressing unemployment, how can employers avoid fraud and id…

November 18, 2020 by Donny Phillips, Business Development Manager and Heather Vogus, VP, Operations
Legislative update
November 18, 2020
Legislation updates: Disability, leave, ADA and workers' compensation

Sedgwick regularly monitors and reports on disability, leave and workers' compensation legislation impacting our customers. Click on the links below for summaries of recent updates. Also during this unprecedented time with coronavirus (COVID-19) imp…

November 18, 2020
Article
November 17, 2020
Coping with Holiday Pressures During a Pandemic

Written by Mark Debus, MSW, LCSW Behavioral Health Team Lead, Sedgwick, published on Nasdag.com.

November 17, 2020
News
November 17, 2020
Hurricane Iota hits Nicaragua with intensity

Iota made landfall as a Category 4 major hurricane along the coast of northeastern Nicaragua Monday night, bringing sustained winds near 155 mph—just 2 mph below Category 5 status. Forecasts call for heavy rainfall that could bring life-threate…

November 17, 2020
Article
November 17, 2020
A roadmap for analytics: Fraud

Richard Sheridan, Director, Head of UK Development Sectors, provides commentary on this Insider Engage article.

November 17, 2020
Article
November 16, 2020
The science driving claims service improvements

Richard Sheridan, Director, Head of UK Development Sectors, Sedgwick International UK, wrote this article for Strategic Risk Europe.

November 16, 2020
Press release
November 16, 2020
Sedgwick appoints Simon Weston country manager in Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, November 16, 2020 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, has appointed Simon Weston to the role of country manager in Kuwait. Weston has worked in loss adjusting for…

November 16, 2020
Article
November 13, 2020
Fully Comp 7: How can the insurance sector help the proposed Green economic recovery?

Ian Gibbs, national technical manager UK, participates in this Insurance POST podcast.

November 13, 2020
News
November 13, 2020
Typhoon Vamco brings more devastation to the Philippines

Typhoon Vamco, also referred to as Ulysses in the Philippines, arrived late Wednesday with wind gusts of up to 255 kph. The storm killed at least seven people, submerged tens of thousands of homes and brought some of the worst flooding in years to th…

November 13, 2020
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November 12, 2020
Not Going Home For The Holidays? Here's How To Have That Convo

Sedgwick's Dr. Teresa Bartlett M.D., managing director and senior medical officer at claims management service, provides commentary to Bustle.

November 12, 2020
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November 11, 2020
Analysis: BI claims 'avalanche' warning as loss adjusters look to tech

Insurance POST article features commentary from Adrian Cartwright-Bain, UK managing director forensic advisory service and EFI Global.

November 11, 2020
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November 10, 2020
Bridget Caswell
Director of National Technical Compliance – Absence Management
Colorado ballot measure makes PFML history

When we think back on the past week in U.S. election events, our minds may not immediately go to one of the most potentially impactful decisions made on the state level. Colorado has become the first state to implement a paid family and medical leave…

November 10, 2020 by Bridget Caswell, Director of National Technical Compliance – Absence Management