People risk is a growing concern for UK organisations as issues including health and safety, DEI, responsibility and cybersecurity move up the boardroom agenda.



Two new studies by Mercer Marsh Benefits clearly demonstrate the importance of tackling people-related risks and why HR and risk managers must work more closely together when approaching these threats. We also uncover a disconnect between a board’s appetite for tackling key issues and the implementation at a manager or employee level.


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  • The key business challenges shaping the Board agenda and HR focus in 2021, showing why the need to focus on people risk is urgent
  • The top 10 people risks facing organisations today and how these differ between UK and global organisations and between HR and risk teams
  • The blind spots showing a mismatch between critical risks and the efforts being made to address these
  • The key barriers to managing people-related risks

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