Situational Awareness – Are Companies Putting Sufficient Resources Into Educating Employees How To React Should They Be Caught Up In An Incident Overseas?

Developing A Defensible Travel Safety Programme Which Caters For Individual Needs

• Communicating risks to your globally mobile workforce
• Communicating residual risks which you cannot mitigate against
• Updating existing policies to resonate with today’s workforce
• The challenges for a multinational in implementing a robust programme with consistent standards across a global business.
• Zoning out to too many non-targeted push alerts and notifications
• Treating senior level management differently overseas? What are the challenges around unifyng your policies across the board?
• How adaptive is your programme when a situation changes rapidly?

 

Case Study – How Do You Keep Your Travel Risk Management Programme In Tune With A Continually Evolving Business And Changing Security Landscape?

• Strategic overview – why we do what we do for our businesses and safety of our personnel
• Tactical operational – mechanism that captures the travel information, which triggers the activities of the security team, dialogue with traveler, advising security teams on the ground, CI analyst providing CI and geo-political awareness, cyber considerations built into plan, contingency planning and briefing the employee
• Tying security, CI, cyber, employee, and PM into the international business concept
• Risk assessment approach and changes on the ground during visit
• The continuous evolution of refining and keeping in tune to the travel cycle process – model developed for international business travel

 

What Pre-Travel Guidance Should Companies Be Providing To Employees On Dealing With Sexual Harassment And Assault Overseas?

• The social understanding in openly heteronormative, patriarchal and machismo societies.
• Picking your battles-caution around elevating a minor incident in public.
• What is appropriate and acceptable?
• Alcohol consumption – how might your drinking choices be viewed by the host country?
• Acknowledging laws, prejudices, societal assumptions and stereotypes around sexual orientation and gender presentation.
• Dealing with serious sexual assault.
• Understanding how to take action and when to involve local law enforcement.
• Seeking justice abroad.
• The invasive procedures which local law in force meant may submit victims to.
• Handling sexual harassment from co-workers overseas