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29 May 2020 0 Comments
Posted in Health & Social Care, Opinion

Board briefing: looking ahead to mitigate risk

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Contributing authors: Hazel Phillips and James Sage

Despite the ongoing frontline challenges, you will need to look ahead, anticipate the next set of challenges and put appropriate measures in place to protect your organisation.

Our Health & Social Care team has prepared a Briefing for Boards, CEOs and in-house counsel in the social care sector to help you identify risks that may lie ahead and deal with them appropriately to minimise the impact.

Board Briefing for social care businesses

This briefing summarises the risks that may lie ahead and how you can minimise their impact:

1.  Negligence claims
2.   Indemities
3.   General insurance cover
4.   Business interruption insurance
5.   Unsafe commissioning
6.   Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
7.   Employment Tribunal risks
8.   Mental capacity and DoLS
9.   Visiting relatives
10.   Media


Please note that this briefing is intended as an outline of issues you may need to consider. If Boards, chief executives or in-house lawyers want to discuss any of the issues below or arrange for us to brief your Board via a Zoom call, please do get in touch. We would also welcome any feedback on issues you are facing for our future Board Briefings.

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