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Michael Sherrard and Kate King Discuss Travel Risks at GBTA Conference – Toronto

Kate King, Account Management Lead at International SOS, joins Michael Sherrard, Managing Partner at Sherrard Kuzz, LLP | | Employment & Labour Lawyers, at GBTA Conference 2022 | Toronto podcast booth to discuss individual travel risk, duty of care, and providing per diems or stipends to employers. You can download and listen to the SME Podcast…

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Monkeypox Global Outbreak Update

There is currently a global outbreak of monkeypox involving countries that do not usually have the disease and without apparent links to endemic countries. Download ISOS_Monkeypox_A4 Infographic Poster GBTA On 23 July the Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) declared monkeypox a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). The emergency committee that…

PROTECTING EMPLOYEES: PREVENTION IS BETTER THAN THE CURE

The primary goal of assistance is to provide the traveler with the logistical services regardless of the circumstances. The specialized protocols of an assistance program will insure key corporate contacts are aware of and can provide guidance to any assistance case Assistance companies create a streamlined process at the front end – one number to…

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COVID-19 Travel Certificate Systems

As the world starts to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic and global travel slowly opens up again, many countries are considering a system whereby travelers can prove their vaccination status to facilitate travel across borders. In fact, some countries have already done so. COVID-19 travel certificate systems involve digital or physical records of a person’s…

Digital Wellness/Health Passport: Is This the Final Answer to Returning to Travel?

I think everyone agrees that we find ourselves living in a different environment since the onset of the pandemic.  And now with the administration of the COVID vaccine, we are thinking about and wondering how to safely prepare for a return to business travel.  So, what will be mandated for the traveler in order to…

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STRUGGLING TO GET LEADERSHIP SUPPORT TO IMPLEMENT OR IMPROVE A TRAVEL RISK MANAGEMENT (TRM) PROGRAM? – TRY THIS!

As the person responsible for your organization’s Travel Program, you may be in a very typical situation trying to get leadership to talk about or focus on travel risk and implementing a process to mitigate travel risk. Typically, you are aware there is a need for an end-to-end travel risk mitigation solution for your organization…