People Working in Office So far 2022 has been filled with uncertainty. Business risk has increased exponentially due to unforeseen crises across the world. Eric Blancke, head of insurance at Embroker, addresses how businesses can mitigate risk and employee claims going forward. (Credit: Vasyl/Adobe Stock)

According to Dun & Bradstreet, in Q2 2022, the Global Business Impact (GBI) score increased to 315, up from 297 in Q1 2022. The GBI ranks the biggest threats to business based on each risk scenario’s potential impact on companies, assigning a score to each risk. As businesses continue to acknowledge the rising risk landscape, it is important for founders to take preventative measures surrounding these risks and potential employee claims.

Our recent report, the 2022 Startup Risk Index, found that 25% of VC-backed startup founders are most concerned with employee issues such as harassment, wrongful termination and team burnout among others in 2022.

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