Pool Re offers retail and hospitality guidance on festive terrorism risks

Pool Re has published advice for high street and hospitality businesses on managing the risk of terrorism in the run-up to Christmas.

In its online blog post, entitled Hospitality & High Streets - a short guide to festive terrorism risk management planning, the reinsurer outlines five key steps towards terrorism resilience.

As towns and cities prepare for the busy festive period following 18 months of financial difficulty, the advice looks at how businesses can mitigate the risk of a terrorist attack. The UK Counter Terrorism and Metropolitan Police have warned of the increased likelihood of a terrorist attack, with the country’s terrorism threat level recently raised to Severe. This threat level has been raised as places become more crowded in the run-up to Christmas and in the wake of two recent attacks.

The blog – which includes a checklist of actions to ensure preparedness as well as further links to other useful resources – can be accessed here.

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