Companies Helping Coronavirus-Impacted People
IN Response to the coronavirus, companies across the country are pursuing coronavirus relief efforts to help people and businesses most impacted by pandemic. Tech companies are donating millions to help small businesses, healthcare workers and COVID-19 patients. Meanwhile, companies outside the healthcare sector are producing hand sanitizer, masks and other products to curb the spread of the virus. Many are also establishing programs to help those who can’t come to work. In addition to benefitti [...]Fuente: Javier Simon, CEPF® // 4th April 2020
How to Navigate the Recession – 2020 Edition
Navigating a recession requires an intelligent, fleet-footed strategy to safeguard your money and protect your financial future amid the downturn and uncertainty. Truth be told, no one, including the experts, knows how the economic slowdown amid the coronavirus pandemic is going to play out. That’s largely because we’ve never before had a global pandemic wreak havoc quite like this: conventions, vacations, sports seasons cancelled; restaurants, bars, major retailers closed; certain cities, cou [...]Fuente: Caroline Hwang, CEP // 31st March 2020
Which insurance policies cover coronavirus?
A ‘pandemic clause’ could see people excluded from cover coronavirus ? As covid-19 spreads rapidly across the globe and every country takes measures to contain it, what help can consumers expect from their insurers? Travel policies, for instance, have very specific wording for pandemics – which means that once a virus or illness is deemed a ‘pandemic’ by the World Health Organisation (WHO), people will not be covered in case of infection while travelling. While most insurers have w [...]Fuente: Crstian Angeloni // 3oth March 2020
On pandemics, civil rights and the redefinition of the social contract
At this point, with half of the world in alarm and subjected to drastic measures of confinement, it goes without saying that we are living in a moment of historical significance, an episode that will indelibly mark our future in many ways. We are no longer talking only about mortality or the economic crisis that it will undoubtedly generate, but about much more profound changes that we will have to make to prepare for a future that, suddenly, does not seem so beautiful to us. The coronaviru [...]Fuente: Enrique Dans // 24th March 2020