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Kelvyn Sampson

Kelvyn Sampson is the Retail, Leisure and Hospitality Industry Practice Leader for Willis Towers Watson, Great Britain, providing thought leadership and bespoke solutions to assist clients in managing risk exposures and enhancing business opportunities. He has been with Willis Towers Watson for 24 years. Prior to his current role, he led the Retail Practice in London.

Retail: Is there opportunity in uncertainty?

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As a retailer, your view of the sector likely depends on several variables. How you’re embracing the continued growth of online shopping and automation across the value chain, how you’re adapting to rising operating costs while sharing in your consumers’ … Continue reading →

New risks in leisure and hospitality

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Asking the right questions about your policies and practices is essential to prepare you for virtually any possibility. And having the right risk management in place to mitigate against changing risks can help you face an uncertain future with greater certainty. Continue reading →

U.K. leisure and hospitality sector in a post-Brexit world

There’s no doubt that the U.K. vote to leave the E.U. heralds much uncertainty for the leisure and hospitality sector. Representing 10% of GDP, this sector employs 4.49 million people, 15% of whom are migrants from the E.U. Unless steps … Continue reading →

Managing Digital Risks in the Retail World

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The retail sector has been revolutionised by developments in the digital world, opening up a whole new way to access consumers through better quality data capture. It has also led to improved technology and efficiency both in-store and operationally. However, … Continue reading →

Preparing for a Terrorist Attack: 6 Simple Steps for Retailers

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A recent video released by militants has called for strikes on shopping centres — including Oxford Street and the two Westfield malls in London, the Mall of America in Minnesota and Canada’s West Edmonton mall. This threat shows no sign … Continue reading →

Travel and Security: Employers’ Duty of Care

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The global and interconnected nature of businesses’ operations and supply-chains mean staff frequently travel internationally on business, often to areas of political, social and economic instability. While such travel is essential for strategic growth, the risks to employees can be … Continue reading →

Fees for Intervention…Prevention is Always Better Than Cure

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The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in the UK are due this week to introduce a fee for the “intervention cost recovery scheme”, known as Fee for Intervention (FFI). Under the auspice of the Health and Safety (Fees) Regulations 2012, the … Continue reading →

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Ataques terroristas: veja 6 dicas para o varejista se proteger

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Recentemente, um vídeo divulgado por militantes incitou ataques terroristas a shopping centers de Londres, Estados Unidos e Canadá. A ameaça, atribuída supostamente ao grupo Al-Shabaab, compõe a onda de riscos relacionados a atentados. Para os varejistas, além das consequências financeiras, … Continuar lendo →