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Latest Articles

  • The risks of being Santa Claus

    The risks of being Santa Claus

    Despite being employed for only one night a year, being Santa Claus is a risky business – let’s face it, he is in charge of a magical flying vehicle, nine flying reindeer as well as millions of heavy goods that all have to be delivered in a tight deadline. We hate to be a buzzkill but we hope he’s done his risk assessment this year. Here’s what we’re thinking Santa Claus has to be aware of this Christmas:

  • Ski safety: know the risks and what to do if you have an accident on the piste

    Ski safety: know the risks and what to do if you have an accident on the piste

    According to Dr Mike Langran, a Scottish ski doctor, the average risk for any ski injury is 2-4 people out of 1000 on the piste, on any given day. Along with tips to ensure you have a safe skiing trip, here we look at what to do in the event of an accident, and the limitations on pursuing compensation claims in common ski destinations.