The list of services the COVID-19 pandemic has forced to change is long with corporate duty of care being one of them. According to the Wall Street Journal “Many employees who are now working from home due to the pandemic don’t have the same protections—such as a badge system or a front-desk security guard—often found in corporate office buildings. If a threat is credible, remote employees and their families could be more vulnerable.”

The article goes on to look at how corporate duty of care now extends into the home, as discussed by Global Guardian’s VP of Global Risk Services, Mike McGarrity. To read the full article, click here.


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