Past Alarm event outputs

Emerging risks: the future is coming - the future is now

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by Tilden Watson and Sarah Pearson from Zurich Municipal - This session focuses on how 21st century risk is evolving and what it looks like for the public sector, looking at some of the ‘new’ risks in 2017, and how these risks may impact your organisation and you as a risk manager.

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Hacked - not if, when handout

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by Debbie Bowring and Helen Bettesworth from Lincolnshire County Council - This handout supports the session providing information on Lincolnshire County Council's cyber attack.

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Emergency response: Shoreham air crash

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by Marvin Smith from West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service - This session focuses on the Shoreham air crash and the resulting emergency response following the event.

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Back to school - managing the complex risks

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by Carol Dalton, Caroline Elson and Sarah Dalton from Langleys - This session focuses on how to manage risks in schools by explaining legal principles including vicarious liability and non-delegable duties and looking at implications of the Compensation Act.

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Staying ahead of the PACE - a police law update

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by Mark Stanger and Lauren Ireland from Hill Dickinson - This session will provide an update on various laws including General Data Protection Regulations and disapplying QOCS.

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Alarm bells (and sirens) handout

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by Alix Bedford and Kevin Morris from Zurich Municipa - This handout supports the session providing information on crisis management.

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Alarm bells (and sirens)

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by Natalie Puce and Paul Tarne from BLM - This session looks at different situations in which fire and rescue services and other public sector organisations may be investigated by the police and HSE in respect of their actions and the actions of their employees while undertaking their duties. It places focus upon emergency scenarios where the actions of individual officers attract particular scrutiny.

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A strategic approach to the mitigation of financial and human resourcing risks

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by Narinder Phagura, Richard Luckman and Mark Stanley from Sandwell Council - This session will look at Sandwell Council's introduction of ‘Jobs Promise’, guaranteeing employees a job for two years, the ‘Planned Leavers Register’ and a ‘Talent Management Strategy’, all which are aimed at ending the recruitment-redundancy cycle and providing job security alongside austerity.

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Managing your claims handler

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by Phil Farrar from RMP and Ian Ross-Bain from Gallagher Bassett - This session provides an in depth guide on how to get the most from your claims management programme and ensure the claims team you appoint deliver the service you require.

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Don't be chicken: putting risk appetite into practice

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by Janie Buckley from Plymouth Community Home and Dr Simon Ashby from Plymouth University - The social and affordable housing sector is facing a wide range of risks in 2017, from Brexit to benefits (e.g. Universal Credit). In such an environment it is tempting to play it safe and avoid risk where possible, especially in the face of pressure from nervous regulators and lenders. However it is in such environments that risk taking becomes even more important, if housing organisations are to continue to provide high quality housing and excellent customer service. This session outlines how one housing organisation, Plymouth Community Homes, overcame this challenge to develop an effective risk appetite framework.

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Risk management - a battle not a war

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by Denise Abel from Essex County Council - The risk management agenda needs to inspire enthusiasm and be seen to add value in times of continuing change and with a diminishing financial envelope. The challenges of getting the board ‘buy-in’ while ensuring risk management is part of ‘normal’ service delivery across the organisation is not an easy task. This session looks at options and explores ideas for how this can be achieved.

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Emergency services: sirens, and the rocks of recent law

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by Simon Hills and Matt Smith from Plexus Law - This session considers the recent developments in the common law and how they affect the duties and responsibilities of our emergency services, looking at if the incremental widening of those duties will create new obligations and if so to whom are the duties owed, and how, in practice, will they be met.

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Crisis management - the changing face of terrorism

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by Justin Priestley from Arthur J. Gallagher - This session will look at the changing landscape of terrorism, focusing on crisis management plans for different types of terrorist attacks.

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Ensuring your alternative service delivery model is a healthy organisation

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by Marc Eyre from Dorset County Council - Council's continue to seek innovative and transformational ways to deliver services. New ways of working can lead to greater efficiency, financial rewards and improved outcomes where they are well managed, however they are not without risk. An appropriate and proportionate degree of governance and scrutiny needs to be maintained by the authority, as the commissioner of the services. This session explores how organisations can gain assurance that the new delivery model is "a healthy organisation" based on Dorset County Council's highly commended 2016 Strategic Risk Award entry.

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Assessing multiple impacts of service changes

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by Caroline Evans and Heather Delonnette from Powys County Council - Wales is unique in having legislation that requires public bodies to consider: their contribution to seven well-being goals, using five ways of working or principles, and how they are improving their communities for future generations. To help services meet these requirements as well as equalities, the Welsh language, corporate priorities and obligations, and risks in a consistent and straightforward way, an integrated impact assessment was developed. The template, together with guidance and training, has enabled all staff to meet multiple statutory and regulatory obligations and allowed decision-makers to understand the full implications of budget and policy changes. This session explores the template and how it can be applied to other organisations.

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Emerging risks

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by Ron Ruston from Kennedys - The recognition that we are seeing a rapid, powerful convergence of big technology changes cannot be ignored. This session focuses on various technological advances including autonomous vehicles, genetic editing, sensors, biotechnology, 3D printing, robotics, and artificial intelligence and the risks they pose.

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The Policing and Crime Act - the first six months

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by Martin Forshaw from Weightmans and Malcolm Gerry from Cheshire Police - This session analyses the key forms of collaboration projects, the main legal issues that impact them and how to succeed. It will consider effective governance and legal structures and look how they have been employed in practice through real life case studies. The session focuses on how to avoid financial and operational risk.

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Mitigating the risk of escape of water

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by Richard Parslow and Paul Redington from Zurich Municipal - This session focuses on the importance of planning to mitigate the damage caused by escape of water. It shares insight and knowledge on how to reduce the risk to your property and how new technology can be used to detect potential issues before damage can be caused.

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Key issues for insurance officers in a world where councils are no longer delivering services directly

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by Nick Hurley and Peter Ware from Browne Jacobson - Procurement has become even more challenging following changes to the procurement regulations and with the impact of Brexit on the horizon. This session looks at what you need to consider during the procurement and/or appointment of delivery partners. It provides tips and practical guidance for successful contract management and demonstrates how to minimise the risks and give an outline of the legal position when risks arise.

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Insurance pitfalls of alternative service delivery models

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by Alison Goodin and Deborah Ball from Aon - This session looks at why public sector organisations are looking at alternative service delivery models and the different types of delivery models available.

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Management of risk in law enforcement - implementing

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by Kath Holder and Simon Whincup from West Midlands Police - The Management of Risk in Law Enforcement (MoRiLE) project was created in 2014 to develop a common methodology and language for the assessment of threat risk and harm throughout the law enforcement community and their partners. This session provides an update on the programme and explores the future world for law enforcement where risk modelling is digitally enabled and holistic.

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Carrying the can: liability for the torts of third parties

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by Andrew Warnock QC and Lisa Dobie from 1 Chancery Lane - Recent years have seen an expansion in the law of vicarious liability. Claimant lawyers are also increasingly resorting to arguments of "non-delegable duties" in claims against public authorities, from highways to social care. This session looks at the differences between the two bases of liability, when such liability will arise When an authority will be liable for the acts of elected members.

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Working in a new shared service

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by Sally Coates from Gloucestershire County Council - We are living in a new world, where we are expected to share everything with each other. "Partnership" and "collaborative" are the 'buzz' phrases. It's not about 'taking over', it's about working together to a common aim. This session will provide tips and tricks of collaborative and joint working amongst organisations.

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Merger - the hidden risks

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by Richard Gormley from PSI - This session examines the risks of distraction mergers, potential mergers and discontinued mergers and the distraction to day-to-day business and consider how balance can be managed and maintained.

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Hacked - not if, when?

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by Debbie Bowring and Helen Bettesworth from Lincolnshire County Council - In January 2016, Lincolnshire County Council was subject to a malicious software ('malware') attack on the IT system. The attack, triggered when an employee clicked on a malicious attachment in an email, led to a shutdown of Council information technology systems as the authority contained and then investigated the malware's impact. This session runs through the specific case study for Lincolnshire, looking at lessons learnt, what went well and what could have been improved.

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Local authority litigation update

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by Chris Webb-Jenkins and Helen Brown from Weightmans - This session provides an update on local authority litigation including duty of care, data protection, deprivation of liberty and occupiers' liability.

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Commercialism: the reality

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by Ken Lyon from Birmingham City Council - This session looks at the commercialisation of Birmingham City Council focusing on rebranding, investment and future opportunities.

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Know your opposition - how to influence claimant lawyers

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by Ray Chitty, Sarah Chapman, Charlotte Major and Ben Goodman from Tri-borough Insurance Services - Having recruited four solicitors/para legals from claimant law firms and practices, this session considers what factors influence the opposition's decision making processes in terms of the acceptance of repudiations and settlement negotiations. The session also includes other tips from the other side including what happens at a claimant's case conference and how your correspondence and detail will influence the decision process.

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Motor fleet management

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by Steve Vachre and Paul Hilton from JLT Specialty Ltd - This session focuses on the analysis of motor claims data and using the results to turn problem fleets around. When linked to a risk management approach and new technology, it can deliver significant reductions in premium and the cost of self-funded loss.

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Challenges of an ageing population: opportunities and risks

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by Yvonne Castle from Johnnie Johnson Housing Trust - This session considers how one housing association has embraced the challenge of an ageing population.The Trust’s social alarm contact centre, Astraline is maximising the opportunities that new assistive technology offers to support residents living independently.

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Prudence: a simple approach to risk culture

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by Alasdair Marshall from Southampton University - The session advocates the promotion of ‘prudence’ as a means to build healthy cultures of risk and ethics in any type or size of organisation. It will be argued that promoting prudence can be straightforward in terms of the training, incentivisation and leadership required. Moreover, a key consideration will be that prudence offers the risk profession a terminology to communicate the idea that risk management is fundamentally an ethical practice; that is, one cannot manage risk well, without also doing so ethically.

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The caveman speaker – blue light stress

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by Carl Rosier-Jones - With Government cuts and the motto of ‘getting more for less’, the growing risks that face policing organisations today are steadily impacting on one key area that policing can never do without: the troops. This session will help refocus managers and an organisation's direction, for them to look after the most important asset that they control.

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Commercialism: the different options

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by Mandy Knowlton-Rayner from Lincolnshire County Council - This session looks at the differing ways in which public services are becoming more commercial and at what options are available. Using specific case studies, delegates will consider what the risks are to this approach and why some have succeeded while others have not.

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Trials and tribulations – trial preparation and conduct

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by Alex Foster and Catherine Souter from Parklane Plowden Chambers - This session will offer practical hints, tips and advice for solicitors, in-house claims handlers and insurance practitioners in preparing for trial on a range of topics including: Mills v Barnsley – happy 25th birthday!, Post Enterprise Act actions in employer liability claims and fundamental dishonesty and fraud. This session provides an understanding of some of the more technical aspects to consider when preparing cases for trial.

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DPA, HRA, DOL, FOI - post Brexit

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by Kella Bowers and Lucy Harris from Forbes Solicitors - Following Forbes' session on managing the developments in data protection, human rights, deprivation of liberty and freedom of information at the 2016 Alarm Conference, this session moves on to consider the effect that Brexit may have on the development of the law in these areas.

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Ng homes' response to risk management within housing stock and community

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by John Devine from ng homes - The session outlines the work of ng homes' corporate strategy in managing and mitigating risk within the organisation and its subsidiary facilities management company ng2. It also highlights the organisation's strong commitment to working with a wide range of partners to impact on this area and will include a specific example of partnership working with Scottish Fire and Rescue Service which resulted in winning the Alarm Partnership Award in 2016.

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Will you sink or swim? It’s all in the planning

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by Martin Nixon from Rochdale Borough Council and Ron McKnight from Travelers Insurance - When Rochdale Borough Council experienced floods on Boxing Day 2015, the planning they had done, supported by a desktop exercise with Travelers Insurance, helped ensure that they didn’t sink. In fact, the Council went on to win the 2016 Alarm Resilience Award. This session explores the plan created by the two organisations.

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Claims trends in the public sector

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by Phil Farrar from RMP - This session looks at how claims profiles have altered through the years and the various influences on the claims profile, from claims farmers to the introduction of the Portal. This session also focuses on larger claims and why they are so costly and such a concern to the public sector insurance market.

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Risk and reward in companies owned by the public sector

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by Robin Porter from Luton Borough Council - This session looks at the asset investment and management of Luton Borough Council and London Luton Airport.

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The risk manager of 2020

2017 Alarm Conference, as presented by Alix Bedford and Kevin Morris from Zurich Municipal - The public sector is changing at an alarming rate. Business models are evolving and bringing with them a different risk appetite. This session looks at these changes and suggest ways a Risk Manager should operate to add value in these new look organisations.

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Fraud

This session looks at fraud and the shared service used by Gloucestershire County Council, Stroud District Council and Gloucester City Council, as presented by Janet Bruce from ARA Shared Service at the South West seminar on 18 May 2017.

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General Data Protection Regulations

This session looks at General Data Protection Regulations, as presented by Sue Nugent from Devon Fire and Rescue Service at the South West semina on 18 May 2017.

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Supply chain resilience and future challenges

This session introduces delegates to the supply chain, exploring resilience and future challenges as presented by Adam Lickorish from Zurich Municipal at the South East seminar on 15 May 2017.

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Good governance and risk - the International Framework for Good Governance and how it applies to the public sector

This session looks at the new International Framework for Good Governance, exploring examples of local codes including Brighton and Hove City Council's Corporate Risk Assurance Framework, as presented by Diana Melville from CIPFA and Jackie Algar from Brighton and Hove City Council at the South East seminar on 15 May 2017.

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Health and social care integration

This session looks at integration health and social care organisations, exploring the challenges and requirements such merges raise, as presented by John Bewick from Local Government Association at the South East seminar on 15 May 2017.

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New ventures, new risks

This session looks at the risks facing the public sector arising from new models of service delivery, as presented by Robin Powell from Acre Risk Consulting at the South East seminar on 15 May 2017.

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Risk management in the Department of Transport - how it's done and how we are stengthening it further

This session looks at current risk management within the Department of Transport and the new approach being introduced, as presented by Trevor Marchant from the Department of Transport at the South East seminar on 15 May 2017.

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Highways - what's new?

This session looks at the new Highways Code of Practice, its recommendations and practical application, as presented by Caroline Elson and Sarah Dalton from Langleys at the North West seminar on 28 April 2017.

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Vnuk consultation

This session looks at the Vnuk consultation and the issues that the Government need to consider such as fraud and brexit, as presented by Michelle Reilly from Hill Dicinson at the North West seminar on 28 April 2017.

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Post-Brexit scenarios and implication

This session looks at Brexit and Article 50 negotiations and their impact on UK employment, procurement and data protection regulations, as presented by Ken Slade and Jacqui Bickerton at Weightmans at the North West seminar on 28 April 2017.

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Changes to the discount rate

This session looks at changes to the discount rate, the reasons behind the review and the impacts, as presented by Douglas Stevenson at Arthur J. Gallagher at the North West seminar on 28 April 2017.

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Highways: The importance of risk based decision making and efficient claims processes

This session provides an update on the revised Highways Code of Practice, focusing on how it is impacting on local authorities' implementation of their highways asset management plan, as presented by Steve Thomas from Zurich Municipal at the Wales seminar on 25 April 2017.

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Shared services

This session explores shared services including health trusts, providing examples from around England, as presented by Bill Sulman from Aon at the Wales seminar on 25 April 2017.

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National Procurement Service insurance services

This session provides background information on the NPS, focusing on how agreements operate, the providers available through the agreements and how the agreements will be managed, as presented by Paul Griffiths and Jonathan Rogers from NPS at the Wales seminar on 25 April 2017.

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Challenges in setting a sustainable insurance programme and premium

This session looks at challenges facing insurers involved in the public sector, explaining how to calculate a premium and how to better understand tender results, as presented by Phil Farrar from RMP at the Anglia seminar on 19 April 2017.

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Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA)

This session looks at the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, focusing on its aims, principles, structure and core projects, as well as exploring other examples of independent inquiries, as presented by Andrew Caplan and Kate Prestidge from Kennedys Anglia seminar on 19 April 2017.

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GDPR: What you need to know

This session looks at General Data Protection Regulations, as presented by Daniel Milnes from Forbes Solicitors at the Anglia seminar on 19 April 2017.

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Output from risk insurance forum discussion

These notes summarise the discussion from the risk forum at the Scotland seminar on 6 March 2017.

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Output from insurance forum discussion

These notes summarise the discussion from the insurance forum at the Scotland seminar on 6 March 2017.

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Output from plenary soft skills discussion

These notes summarise the discussion from the plenary soft skills session at the Scotland seminar on 6 March 2017.

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Changing landscape of abuse claims

This session looks at abuse claims, focusing on the changing attitudes and approaches to these claims and developments in limitation laws, as presented David Weir, Paul Donnelly and Andrew Lothian from DWF at the North East and Yorkshire seminar on 24 March 2017.

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Using a risk based approach to inspection regimes

This session looks at a risk based approach to inspection regimes, focusing on the Highways Code of Practice and how risk managers and insurers can support a risk based approach, as presented by Clive Speed at the North East and Yorkshire seminar on 24 March 2017.

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Heading for tomorrow: What's next for public sector claims?

This session looks at the future of public sector claims, focusing on the Highways Code of Practice, social care and housing claims, as presented by Chris Kilner and Henry Bermingham from BLM at the North East and Yorkshire seminar on 24 March 2017.

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Fundamental dishonesty and fraud, where are we now?

This session looks at fundamental dishonesty and fraud, as delivered by Christopher Booth from Forbes Solicitors at the North East and Yorkshire seminar on 24 March 2017.

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All by myself - lone working

This session looks at lone working, focusing on the risks of working alone and how these can be managed, as presented by Caroline Elson and Sarah Dalton from Langleys at the Anglia seminar on 24 March 2017.

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Risk maturity and Tata Steel Europe's journey to becoming risk intelligent

This session explores Tata Steel's journey to risk intelligence, focusing on their risk management framework and risk assessment criteria, as presented by David Mills from Tata Steel at the Police seminar on 7 March 2017.

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Using risk appetite for business benefit

This session focuses on risk appetite and its application in a business environment, as presented by Dr Simon Ashby at the Police seminar on 7 March 2017.

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Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse update

This session provides an update on the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, as presented by Orla Scanlan and Henry Bermingham from BLM at the Police seminar on 7 March 2017.

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MoRile update

This session provides an update on the Management of Risk in Law Enforcement, focusing on what the MoRile model has achieved to date and what the objectives are for the future, as presented by Richard Baldwin from Northamptonshire Police at the Police seminar on 7 March 2017.

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Challenges facing the public sector

This session looks at challenges facing the public sector, focusing on the changing insurance market over the last five years and the impact upon premiums, as by Phil Farrar from RMP at the Scotland seminar on 6 March 2017.

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Safeguarding, not just for social care

This session looks at safeguarding responsibilities of local authorities, as presented by Sarah Erwin-Jones at Browne Jacobson at the Midlands seminar on 15 February 2017.

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The golden thread

This session looks at internal processes of Leicester City Council including risk management, audit planning and the annual governance statement, as presented by Tony Edeson from Leicester City Council at the Midlands seminar on 15 February 2017.

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Managing risk in a devolved environment

This session looks at managing risks in a devolved environment, focusing on combined authorities, as presented by Daniel Milnes from Forbes Solicitors at the North West seminar on 7 February 2017.

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Worlds apart: Senior manager's risk report

This report looks at the varying strategies adopted by local authorities to drive forward their communities, as presented by David Forster from Zurich Municipal at the Midlands seminar on 7 February 2017.

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Setting a premium

This session looks at the challenges in setting a sustainable insurance programme and premium, as presented by Phil Farrar from RMP at the North West seminar on 7 February 2017.

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Emerging risks, autonomous vehicles

This session looks at the development of autonomous vehicles, focusing on the advantages and risks such vehicles pose, as presented by John Myles from Forbes Solicitors at the North West seminar on 7 February 2017.

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Assessing the impact of a major incident

This session looks at the consequences of a fatal incident, focusing on the inquest process and the short and long term effects on the organisation, employees and family members, as presented by BLM and Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service at the North West seminar on 1 February 2017.

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Consequences following a major motor related incident

This session ooks at consequences resulting from a major motor related incident, focusing on HGVs and the importance of adequate load securing, as presented by Nina Day from HSE at the Fire seminar on 1 February 2017.

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Consequences flowing from a fatal road accident

This session looks at consequences resulting from a fatal road accident, focusing on practices, procedures and lessons to prevent future events, as presented by Sue Nugent from Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service at the Fire seminar on 1 February 2017.

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Edwards v Sutton

This session looks at the Edwards v Sutton Court of Appeal decision and offers the views of the different parties involved in successfully defending the claim as presented by Emma Cotton from Sutton Council, Nigel Adams from Clyde and Co, Geraint Williams from Zurich Municipal and Andrew Warnock QC from 1 Chancery Lane at the South East seminar on 25 January 2017.

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Housing claims handout

This handout supports the housing claims session, focusing on law arising from defective premises, landlords and tenants, as presented by Perry Hills from DWF at the South East seminar on 25 January 2017.

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Housing claims

This session looks at housing claims, focusing on law arising from defective premises, landlords and tenants, as presented by Perry Hills from DWF at the South East seminar on 25 January 2017.

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Slips and falls: guarding against the risks

Carol Dalton and Sarah Dalton from Langleys share their knowledge/experience in dealing with slips and falls claims and guarding against the risks, at the Alarm event: coping in a crisis held in the North East and Yorkshire region. The presentation includes a discussion of public liability, employers’ liability and highways, as well as case study examples.

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Dealing with a workplace fatality/HSE investigation

This presentation by Anna Naylor and Hazel Milner from Kennedys Solicitors advises on dealing with a workplace fatality/HSE investigation, from the Alarm event: coping in a crisis held in the North East and Yorkshire region on 2 December 2016.

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Abuse and multiple abuse claims

This session looks at the impact on a local authority when a crisis arises within its children’s social care function, as presented by Lucy Harris from Forbes Solicitors at the North East and Yorkshire seminar on 2 December 2017.

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Malicious software (malware) attack

A presentation by Mandy Knowlton-Rayner from Lincolnshire County Council about the impact of a malware attack, the response and the lessons learnt, delivered at the Alarm event: coping in a crisis held in the North East and Yorkshire region on 2 December 2016.

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Crisis round up

This session explores the changing landscape of crises and its impact, as presented by Helen Brown from Weightmans at the North East and Yorkshire seminar on 2 December 2016.

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Back to basics - claims 

This session looks at claims and takes it back to basics as presented at the South East seminar on 4 November 2016.

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Well-managed highway infrastructure: the new code of practice

This session looks at the latest Highways publication 'Well-Managed Highway Infrastructure: the New Code of Practice' as presented by Malcolm Davies from Croydon Council and Steven Conway from Keystone Law at the South East seminar on 4 November 2016.

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If you put your mind to it, you can accomplish anything!

This session provides delegates with soft skills they can apply to their working life, as presented by Peter Andrews from Hampshire County Council at the South East event on 4 November 2016.

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Advanced claims tactics

This session looks at advanced claims tactics as presented by Kathy Slowther from Southend-on-Sea Borough Council and Ron Ruston from Kennedys at the South East seminar on 4 November 2016.

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Motor fleet management

This session looks at motor fleet management as presented by Zurich Municipal at the South East seminar on 4 November 2016.

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Risk financing - practical tools for ensuring best fit to risk appetite

This session looks at risk financing and provices some practical tools for ensuring best fit to risk appetite, as presented by Marc Eyre from Dorset County Council and Bill Sulman from Aon at the South East seminar on 4 November 2016.

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IICSA, in or out? Preparation is the key

This session provides an update on IICSA as presented by Jane O’Leary from Nottingham City Council at the South East seminar on 4 November 2016.

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Back to basics - insurance

This session looks at insurance and takes it back to basics as presented at the South East seminar on 4 November 2016.

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Cyber liability

This session explores cyber liability as presented by Dan Hopkinson from Beazley at the 2016 Alarm Conference Scotland.

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Skills for new insurance practitioners

This session explores skills for new insurance practitioners as presented by Anne Norrie from Zurich Municipal 2016 Alarm Conference Scotland.

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Should an autonomous car decide who lives or dies?

This session looks at autonomous cars and if they should decide who lives or dies as presented by Greg MacDougall from BLM and Cath Aislabie from Zurich Municipal at the 2016 Alarm Conference Scotland.

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Brexit - facilitated discussion

This session looks at Brexit as presented by Sally Coates from Gloucester County Council at the South West seminar on 13 October 2016.

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Alternative service delivery model

This session looks at alternative service delivery model, as presented by Marc Eyre from Dorset County Council at the South West on 13 October 2016.

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Brexit notes

These notes supports the session that focuses on Brexit as presented by Sally Coates from Gloucester County Council at the South West seminar on 13 October 2016.

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Fraud

This session looks at fraud as delivered by Ken Johnson from Plymouth City Council at the South West seminar on 13 October 2016.

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Managing fleet risk

This session looks at managing fleet risk and the outcomes of the Glasgow bin lorry crash, as presented by Steve Thomas from Zurich Municipal at the Wales seminar on 12 October 2016.

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The Jay Inquiry - the story so far

This session explores The Jay Inquiry as presented by John Roberts and Henry Bermingham from BLM and at the Wales seminar 12 October 2016.

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Cyber risk

This session focuses on cyber risk, as presented by Jane Cooper from Shropshire Council and Matthew Hillyer and Martin Clemmit from Zurich Insurance at the Midlands seminar on 6 October 2016.

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The trials and tribulations of a liability claim

This session looks at the trials and tribulations of a liability claim, as presented by Jackie Handley from Nottingham City Council at the Midlands seminar on 6 October 2016.

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Your school is on fire - That's ok we have a BCP

This session looks at the risks of schools and fires as presented by Sonal Devani from Leicester City Council at the Anglia seminar on 30 September 2016.

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Insurance implications of shared service delivery

This session looks at insurance implications of shared service delivery, as presented by Phil Farrar from RMP at the Anglia seminar on 30 September 2016.

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Cyber risk, data risk

This session focuses on cyber risk as presented by Andrew Millard from Aon at the Anglia seminar on 30 September 2016.

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Employers' liability - what is really means

This session looks at employers' liability and what is really means, as presented by Langleys on at the North East and Yorkshire seminar on 23 September 2016.

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Liability for volunteers

This session explores liability for volunteers as presented by Hannah Beddis from BLM at the North East and Yorkshire sminar on 23 September 2016.

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Social Media: What are the risks and can they be managed?

This session explores the risks of social media and how they can be managed, as presented by John Farrell from Kennedys at the Police seminar on 20 September 2016.

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Social media and digital engagement in policing

This session looks at context, insights, twitter, facebook, operational support, campaign and pushed messages and data and objectives relating to the risks and opportunities with social media, as presented by David Bailey from Staffordshire Police at the Police seminar on 20 September 2016.

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Do you have size 12 waders and other flooding risks

This session explores floos risks as presented by Pam Pursley from Somerset County Council at the South West seminar on 20 April 2016.

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Risk management and reshaping services

This session looks at risk management and the reshaping of services, as presented by Joseph White from Zurich Municipal at the South West seminar on 20 April 2016.

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Health and safety offences - the new sentencing regime

This session looks at the new sentencing regime for health and safety offences including corporate manslaughter and food safety and hygiene offences, offering a definitive guideline as presented by Peter Bennett from Dolmans at the South West seminar on 20 April 2016.

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Insurance market update and MMI

This session looks at the insurance market and MMI, as presented by Bill Sulman from Aon at the South East seminar on 20 April 2016.

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Running a risk management workshop for staff

This session offers a guide to running a risk management workshop for staff, as preseted by Sally Coates from Gloucestershire County Council at the South West seminar on 4 May 2016.

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The three lines of assurance and control of effectiveness

This session look at assurance and what it means as presented by by Duncan Short from RSM at the South East seminar on 12 May 2016.

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Information risk toolkit

This session looks at information risk and how to best manage it to deliver strategic outcomes, as presented by Juliette Arnold and Denise Abel from Essex County Council at the South East seminar on 12 May 2016.

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Developing evaluation methodology

This session looks at how to develop a risk evaluation methodology, as presented by Steve Mappley from Royal Borough of Windsor at the South East seminar on 12 May 2016.

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The Insurance Act

This session looks at the Insurance Act 2015, as presented by Michael Hutchinson from Zurich Municipal at the South East seminar on 21 January 2016.

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Fraud strategies

This session looks at fraud awareness and strategies to deal with fraud as presented by Kathy Slowther from Southend-on-Sea Borough Council at the South East seminar on 21 January 2016.

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Recovering from a major flood event - solutions

This session explores the solutions to recovering from a major flood event, as presented by Peter Farrelly from Vericlaim at the Scotland seminar on 29 February 2016.

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Property matters

This session looks at glocal property loss prevention engineering and property claims and the challenges and issues faced, as presented by Cyrille Rouzier and Warren Forbes from AIG at the Scotland seminar on 23 May 2016.

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Claims defensibility

This session looks at claims defensibility as presented by Malcolm Paterson from Gallagher Bassett at the Scotland seminar on 23 May 2016.

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Kennedy v Cordia: a slippery slope?

This session explores Kennedy v Cordia, a slip claim, as presented by Giles Graham from Clyde & Co at the Scotland seminar on 23 May 2016.

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Practitioners technical skills - joining performance and risk services together

This session looks at the Met reforms since 2012, performance and assurance vision, risk and assurance services, risk escalation, risk management maturity, strategic governance framework, assurance framework and developing an assurance plan, as presented by by Jo Collins from the Metropolitan Police at the Police seminar on 3 March 2016.

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Putting the patient first

This session explores how they manage the risk of mental health in Hampshire Constabulary, as presented by Inspector Huw Griffiths from Hampshire Constabulary at the Police seminar on 3 March 2016.

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Horizon scanning and risk management

This session looks at how police forces can incorporate horizon scanning into their risk management processes to take a longer-term view, including: futures analysis, leadership-management-foresight-futures model, National Register of Emerging Risks and Opportunities for policing, horizon scanning process, the development of trend narratives and public service transformation landscape to 2020, as presented by David Herrington and Sadie Lynch from the Royal College of Policing at the Police seminar on 3 March 2016.

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Highways new Code of Practice - a claims handling perspective

This session looks at the new Highways Code of Practice, as presented by Peter Wake from Weightmans at the North West seminar on 25 February 2016.

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Driving down the total cost of risk – the use of KPIs & value of the insurance officer

This session looks at driving down the total cost or risk, the use of KPIs and the value of the insurance offices, as presented by Phil Farrar and Ian Ross-Bain from RMP at the North West seminar on 25 February 2016.

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Effective flood crisis solutions

This session looks at effective flood crisis solutions, as presented by Andrew Cavan from Vericlaim at the North West seminar on 25 February 2016.

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Major loss best practice guide

This session looks at a major loss best practice guide as presented by Richard Sheridan from Vericlaim at the North East and Yorkshire seminar on 18 March 2016.

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Changes to the small claims limit

This session reviews the changes to the small claims limit as presented by Nigel McCloy from Forbes Solicitors at the North East and Yorkshire seminar on 18 March 2016.

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Cyber - is it worth the risk?

This session looks at the risks associated with cyber crime as presented by Matthre Hillyer from Zurich Municipal at the Midlands seminar on 25 May 2016.

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Civil litigation reforms: the changing landscape

This session looks at civil litigation reforms as presented by Nick Parsons from BLM at the Midlands seminar on 25 May 2016.

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Modern Slavery Act: implications for public authorities

This session looks at the Modern Slavery Act and the implications for public authorities, as presented by Weightmans at the Midlands seminar on 25 May 2016.

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Highways new CoP, a risk management perspective

This session seeks to explore some of the key risk management issues which highways authorities need to consider ahead of the updated Highway Code of Practice's publication, as presented by Carl Dunkley from Gallagher Bassett at the Anglia seminar on 27 April 2017.

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Renewables risk

This session looks at the risks associated with renewable energy for the public sector, as presented by Ian Stanton from Zurich Municipal at the Anglia seminar on 27 April 2016.

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Insurance market update and the MMI clawback provisions

This session provides an update on the public sector insurance market, focusing on general market trends, property, casualty and motor insurance, as presented by Bill Sulman and Alison Goodwin from Aon at the Anglia seminar on 27 April 2017.

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