According to the lead item in the latest issue of Risk Directions, which focuses on disaster readiness and business continuity, the Government wants the private sector to set about preparing itself fo

It also wishes the private sector to contribute to national crisis programmes.

Risk Directions also takes a look at some of the alternatives to directors' and officers' insurance, and discusses AIRMIC's response to the Government's proposals on employer's liability insurance. Other topics covered in the issue are mobile phones in cars and the cost of depressive illnesses.

Risk Directions is currently available from the AIRMIC web site (