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Working from Home – Security, Health, Productivity and Well-being

08 May 2020

Covid-19 has shaken up our world in every possible way and suddenly having to work from home has been a huge challenge for many of us.  As some countries prepare to ease the lockdown, for many employees this will not mean easing back into an office environment.  Working from home is likely to remain a constant or at least periodic requirement for months to come. To help employees adapt to this new reality, we have put together some of the most useful tips on maintaining security, health, productivity and well-being in this new working reality.

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Free video: how to minimise your risk of catching and spreading COVID-19

26 Mar 2020

As a free resource, beTravelwise released a video on how to minimise your risk of catching and spreading COVID-19. You can watch this on the Vimeo link below and if required download it from the Vimeo site (as indicated by the red circle in the below screenshot) and use/share as required. We allowed our clients […]

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February 2020 Newsletter

12 Feb 2020

Welcome to our first newsletter of the 20s! 1. New Videos Released – Access Control & Tailgating Awareness – Preparing for and Reacting to Earthquakes – Preparing for and Reacting to Storms – Ethnic & Religious Minority Travellers – Workplace Fire Safety Our latest animation raises awareness of the importance of access control and how […]

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Preventable travel risks; theft and violence?

07 Jan 2020

In the wake of the tragic death of a British man in Argentina [1], killed during a robbery outside his hotel, a considerable number of articles relating to this incident and travel risk have been shared and commented upon across social media, especially LinkedIn.  Shortly afterwards, another article was posted in which a similar occurrence […]

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October 2019 Newsletter

02 Oct 2019

Welcome to beTravelwise’s 1st newsletter. We hope you enjoy our top 3 headlines. 1. New Website Launch Since beTravelwise incorporated in March 2015, driven by client demands, we have quickly adapted and expanded our products and services to ensure we remain the market leader in travel safety and security awareness training. Please spend a few […]

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Travel Security Training for Women Travellers FAQs

06 Mar 2019

Travel Security Training for Women Travellers educates travellers and managers on the additional travel risks that women travellers may face, such as harassment and sexual assault, and how to mitigate those risks. This is particularly relevant to travellers who go to countries with different legislation, cultures, and social attitudes from their home-countries.

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beTravelwise in The Associated Press – The Future of Travel Risk Forum

12 Nov 2018

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov 8, 2018–Personal risk during business travel will be examined in newly launched Future of Travel Risk Forum with panels of industry specialists, taking place on 5 th December 2018 at RIBA in Central London.

The forum will provide an arena to share current and relevant thinking about how travel risk management programmes look after the individual needs of business travellers.

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Duty of Care for BAME Employees who are #TravelingWhile

05 Nov 2018

#TravelingWhile In March 2016, a university student flying back from a conference in Vienna to his family in London was removed from the flight before take-off and questioned by Austrian police for several hours. Why? Because he had sent a text message to his wife letting her know that the flight was delayed, and he’d […]

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Sam Roper, Regional Security Manager at Google, joins the beTravelwise Advisory Board

10 Oct 2018

beTravelwise is delighted to welcome  Sam Roper, Regional Security Manager at Google, to their advisory board as their Security Advisor. With experience working for a leading security consultancy and now a leading multi-national information technology company, Sam strengthens our advisory board across all areas of expertise.  She provides a pragmatic view about how education and training […]

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Workplace Violence Awareness

20 Aug 2018

Whilst certain industries/ groups of people carry a higher and specific risk to WPV, for example health (mental) care, taxi drivers and all-night retail workers; there are generic awareness points to help mitigate WPV that apply to all employees. “Education and awareness about workplace violence – its nature and scope, an employer’s obligation to address […]

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Eight Myths about Harassment while Travelling: What to Do if you Experience It, and What to Do if you See Someone Else being Harassed

08 Mar 2018

Dr Sophie Harwood, our Women Traveller Advisor, was recently harassed during a daytime train journey across Germany, which prompted her to investigate instances of women being harassed during travel from which she discovered that there are several why, when, who by and how myths.  This article debunks these myths and offers advice on appropriate action, including […]

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