Moped Gang Robbery

Recent moped gang robberies have hit the headlines and I have received a number of questions on how they should be defended and what to do. Please see the video clip here for the full information  

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ATM – Cashpoint Risk

ATM – Cashpoint Risk

If you need cash, then the local bank cashpoints are often used. One of the great advantages of cashpoints of course is that you can travel the world cashless these days and just get local currency at any cashpoint. Long gone in the distant past is the idea of traveller’s cheques, in fact when I…

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They liked the response, so I thought I would share it

They liked the response, so I thought I would share it

    By the way it’s a long one so grab a coffee or read it on the train. Business people are great at identifying, evaluating and managing risk. It’s what they do, often, everyday in throughout their careers. Learning how to avoid bad situations is a skill. One of the senior team at a…

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Defences Down on Paradise

Defences Down on Paradise

That Hotel Door – Is it Safe So there we are in Thailand for some additional training in MuayThai the famous Thai boxing and some fun in the sun. Now this is often the time that your natural defences start to lower. A little bit f sun and a change from your usual routine and…

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Your Smartwatch Can Give Away Your Bank Pin

Your Smartwatch Can Give Away Your Bank Pin

Well amongst all the headlines in the news this one caught my attention. Partly because its a little bit hyped and partly because its probably true Full Story here. Now it might seem strange that this type of story gets into the news but we all love a bit of scare mongering which has an…

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Simple Airport Safety Tip

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Who sends their female employees to UAE, Dubai or Qatar

Who sends their female employees to UAE, Dubai or Qatar

We in the west can become flippant with the realities of our freedoms that we take for granted. It can sometimes be a huge wake up call as we travel, work or holiday abroad only to find that the norms we take for granted do not apply. Remember what we believe is our reality it might not be someone elses be…

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Airport Travel Your 1st Priority

At an airport – where is it safe to meet or grab a coffee? With the latest awful news pouring out of Brussels I would like to take this opportunity to remind people of one of the main principles of airport safety. You don’t have to be an airline gold card holder to be travelling…

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5 Simple Tips to Help The Business Traveller Stay Safe

With the recent terrorist incidents rightly getting huge publicity people have asked me a lot of questions on remaining safe. Although the risk of any incident let alone a terrorist attack is statistically very small there are a few easy tips that can help you manage that risk more effectively. Don’t forget as business people…

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Managing Risk, Get Good At It For Safe Travel

In business we identify and recognise risk, assess it and then plan contingencies. Why would you do anything other than this if you look at travel be it business travel or leisure travel. Run through the contingencies, under different scenarios and try to recognise in advance the situations that can occur, so when they do,…

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