Richard Dudley and James Blount

Richard Dudley
Richard Dudley is a Special Risks underwriter for Hiscox’ Syndicate 33 at Lloyds, focusing on security risks including kidnap, extortion, detention and marine piracy.

He has eleven years experience in this field including four years working on high net worth/private client business for Hiscox in Guernsey. He also spent three years working for Hiscox Inc. (in Chicago & Los Angeles) where he concentrated mainly on kidnap for ransom for US corporate clients.

His current focus is on broader security risks for companies headquartered in Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada and Europe.

Duty of care: protecting your business in a crisis

SMEs are no more immune to the threats of terrorism, organised crime or even disgruntled employees than larger organisations. How you respond to these events and ensure you meet your duty of care obligations to your employees as well as preserving your brand and reputation is critical. Find out more about the potential security risks to your business and how you can protect your SME against them.