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April 29, 2022
Market experts Mick Greene and Cillian Murphy join Sedgwick major and complex loss team in Ireland

DUBLIN, 29 April 2022 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, today announced the addition of market-leading experts Mick Greene and Cillian Murphy, who will further fortify the co…

April 29, 2022
Blog
April 28, 2022
Michelle Hay, global chief people officer, Mara Petrovsky, SVP colleague experience and Josh Smith, head of global talent management
The war for talent: attracting the Gen Z workforce

Among the most talked-about topics in human resources today is the “war for talent.” Organizations in every sector are struggling to attract and retain employees for critical positions as they feverishly plan for operating in a post-COVID world. Fr…

April 28, 2022 by Michelle Hay, global chief people officer, Mara Petrovsky, SVP colleague experience and Josh Smith, head of global talent management
Article
April 28, 2022
All (Mostly) Quiet on the Business Interruption Front

Damian Glynn, director, head of financial risks, provides commentary in this Leader’s Edge article.

April 28, 2022
Blog
April 27, 2022
Jeremy Schutz
Rise in deaths linked to children’s products renews push for safety disclosure law

Following a steady increase in reported deaths caused by faulty children’s products, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is under pressure to act more aggressively in pushing companies to recall products that pose a risk to children and tod…

April 27, 2022 by Jeremy Schutz
News
April 26, 2022
Legislation updates: Disability, leave 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. With COVID-19 impacting legislation, you can also visit sedgwick.co…

April 26, 2022
Blog
April 26, 2022
Chris Bakes, managing director of auto solutions; Jason Kurutz, director, product management and business strategy; and James Paprocki, managing director
Going the extra mile in direct auto repair

Auto repairs are always a pain point, whether you’re an individual insurance holder in your first fender bender or a corporate fleet stretched for manpower or technology tools to complete the repair quickly and accurately at the best price. Most peop…

April 26, 2022 by Chris Bakes, managing director of auto solutions; Jason Kurutz, director, product management and business strategy; and James Paprocki, managing director
Article
April 21, 2022
Intelligence: Greening the broking industry

Peter Wassell, technical director, provides commentary in this Insurance POST article.

April 21, 2022
Blog
April 20, 2022
Guest author: Nicola Smith
Spotlight: What’s driving the increase in food recalls in the EU?

Foreword by Julie Ross, international business development director at Sedgwick: Welcome to the latest edition of spotlight. Spotlight is our way of sharing insights and perspectives from our strategic partners – lawyers, insurers, risk managers and…

April 20, 2022 by Guest author: Nicola Smith
Article
April 19, 2022
Kathy Tazic: A People-First, Tech-Forward and Data-Driven Customer Experience (part II)

Part two by Kathy Tazic, managing director, client services, published in WorkCompWire.

April 19, 2022
Blog
April 19, 2022
Mark Debus, MSW, LCSW
manager, behavioral health services
Handling employees’ emotional fallout when returning to the office

Over the past two years, workers’ resilience has been repeatedly tested and challenged. As a result, many are stronger, more agile, and more adaptive than ever before. At the same time, many workers are drained and reeling from the toll of grief, los…

April 19, 2022 by Mark Debus, MSW, LCSW, manager, behavioral health services
Blog
April 18, 2022
Ryan Gooley
With the FDA’s latest recall guidance, mock recalls are now a must

As COVID-19 begins to subside, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), like other federal agencies is shifting its focus away from the pandemic and back toward more routine issues. As an example, the FDA recently published its final guidance out…

April 18, 2022 by Ryan Gooley
Blog
April 18, 2022
Andrew Bone, ACILA, Dip CII
chartered loss adjuster, MCL, New Zealand
Catastrophe response: all in a day’s work

Nearly one year ago, an Auckland-based manufacturer experienced a major fire that had a devastating impact. With the business, brand and the livelihoods of 50 employees at stake, the range of immediate concerns and challenges went beyond anything the…

April 18, 2022 by Andrew Bone, ACILA, Dip CII , chartered loss adjuster, MCL, New Zealand
Press release
April 17, 2022
Sedgwick appoints Nigel Cook head of major and complex loss in Asia

SINGAPORE, 18 April 2022 – Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, has appointed industry-leading expert Nigel Cook as its head of major and complex loss in Asia. In this role, Cook …

April 17, 2022
Blog
April 15, 2022
Kim Krauss
managing director, global marketing and communications
Championing a better world for animals (and their humans)

The human-animal connection has always been strong; for many of us, our pets are considered four-legged family members. In fact, studies show that interacting with pets can improve your health and wellbeing — whether that’s by encouraging you t…

April 15, 2022 by Kim Krauss, managing director, global marketing and communications
Blog
April 14, 2022
Lisa Orr
senior human factors consultant
Ergonomics at work: creating a safer environment at home and in the office

The rapid shift to work-from-home arrangements during the COVID-19 pandemic meant that many remote work setups were quickly put together without long-term considerations in mind. Given that two years have passed since the start of the pandemic, now i…

April 14, 2022 by Lisa Orr, senior human factors consultant