Sousse attack -what can we learn from this tragedy?

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Remembering the victims of the Sousse attack

 

Just over a year ago, many Britons tragically lost their lives, and many more were seriously wounded, in the Sousse attack in Tunisia. On the anniversary, the Consularcare team shared a minute of silence and reflection as we thought of all the victims of the mass shooting and their families.

After ..Read more

Boyd McCleary joins Consularcare as an Adviser

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Boyd McCleary

Former Governor of the British Virgin Islands Boyd McCleary CMG, CVO has joined Consularcare as an adviser.

With his 40 years as a senior diplomat, including a stint as High Commissioner to Malaysia and key roles in the FCO and UKTI, Boyd brings an unprecedented level of international experience to the ..Read more

Proud Partners with Travel Insurance Intermediary, PJ Hayman

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We are delighted to announce our partnership with travel insurance intermediary P J Hayman. From 1 June, 2016, Consularcare’s ConsularAssist solution will be included in P J Hayman’s revamped Travel Plus scheme.
Founded in 1990, P J Hayman works closely with insurance underwriters and service providers to create specific solutions to ..Read more

Thinking about Working Abroad?

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working visa

The world is just one big global marketplace now, isn’t it? The opportunities for us to soak up some sunshine whilst we live and work abroad must be easier now, mustn’t they? In theory, the opportunities are greater, but in practice bureaucracy will probably render you a professional hoop jumper ..Read more

Duty of Care, the Buck Stops with You

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Whilst Duty of Care may have become a hot topic in recent years; it is not a new phenomenon. Employers have been governed by occupational health and safety legislation since before the 1974 Act and the formation of its associated Health and Safety Commission. However, including business travel in the ..Read more

Protect yourself and your Staff from Express Kidnapping

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You’d be forgiven for thinking that kidnapping, in any form, is a bit passé, when alternate routes to ill-gotten gains such as cyber-crime provide criminals with less risk of being caught and minimal consequences if they are. But short-term opportunist kidnapping, known as express kidnapping, is on the rise across ..Read more

Consularcare Launches New Website

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Consularcare launches new website

Consularcare is excited to unveil its new website which provides the perfect platform to showcase its extensive range of excellent solutions. Consularcare is a provider of consular services to the private sector. If any person travelling for leisure or business gets into any type of difficulty abroad, Consularcare offers a ..Read more

Help! I’ve Lost my Passport

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Losing important documents, such as your passport, whilst abroad is a headache we would all rather be without. It impacts on your trip and, depending on where in the world you are, can become a bureaucratic nightmare. So what should you do?
Before you travel, make sure you have copies of ..Read more

How much will the UK Government do for me in a foreign crisis?

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government help Consularcare

You’re off on your travels; be it a package holiday, a year’s backpacking or yet another business trip; you’ve taken out travel insurance, so you’ll be okay if you lose your laptop; and if something catastrophic occurs, you’ll just contact the British Embassy or High Commission and you’ll get government help to sort it ..Read more

Does your Duty of Care Extend to Foreign Business Travel?

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Although the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974’s jurisdiction is limited to UK territory and

territorial waters, offshore installations and UK registered ships and aircraft, employment legislation

and common law provide protection for employees travelling abroad for business. As the world

becomes increasingly interconnected and the global marketplace becomes ..Read more