Tony Featured in Business Travel iQ

Tony Featured in Business Travel iQ

Tony was recently interviewed by the editor of Business Travel iQ Amanda Greenwood about how to engage staff in risk analysis and not just leave risk assessments as a dead file somewhere on a server. Story Telling in risk assessments Full Article Here  

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No One Reads Country Risk Assessments

No One Reads Country Risk Assessments

That is not of course strictly true, the lawyers may read them after someone makes a claim and your risk, audit or HR dept. may check they exist probably once every year when they do their tick box exercise, they may even check their required headings are there but I bet they do not read…

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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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Worst Case Scenario

Worst Case Scenario

Stairways and Elevators have advantages and disadvantages. Basically, an elevator is a box. In fact, it’s a box with a restricted entrance and exit that will only open under certain circumstances. If you are in the elevator with someone else, you need to realise that any avenue of escape doesn’t exist. So, if you are…

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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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The Day She Called To Say She Loved Me

The Day She Called To Say She Loved Me

WWOOOOAAAHHHHH steady on you cannot write that!!!!! Don’t worry I know the title might not be suitable for a business post but I am happy my wife can read this without me being kicked out of the house. The red tops have been using headlines like that for years to get you to read a…

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Hotel Check-In

The missing bag As we get to the desk we put our laptop bag or briefcase down beside our case and start explaining to the receptionist who we are. It’s an everyday occurrence and most of us are fairly relaxed as we are now in a hotel environment, often have travelled for hours and are…

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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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Assault, Unlicensed Taxicabs and How To Stay Safe

Assault, Unlicensed Taxicabs and How To Stay Safe

With the cold nights rapidly approaching, more and more of us will be looking to catch a Taxi. Normally as long as we are fairly alert then a registered taxi is often the safest way of travelling late at night. However as with everything the bad guys in society also know we think this and…

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