Organisations, whatever their size, have both a moral and legal responsibility to protect their personnel when asking them to travel as part of their role.
But providing the necessary duty of care for employees goes much further than simply being able to locate them on a map and respond should the worst happen. In all areas of business, information and intelligence are the cornerstones of effective decision making. Prior to any trip it’s therefore important to have a clear and accurate real-time picture of the threats and risks your people could potentially face when undertaking travel assignments or doing business abroad.
Matthew Judge, Group Managing Director of Anvil Group, looks at how Travel Managers who may not have the luxury of their own in-house security team can start to approach the important task of destination security vetting.