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Professional Risks: ‘Beyond Edinburgh Schools’ – Lessons for the Future

The sudden and dangerous collapse of a wall at Oxgangs Primary School in January 2016 led to the closure of seventeen schools in Edinburgh… (read more)

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‘Managing Risk in a Changing Business World’ – Construction Professions Roundtable

‘Risk is an unavoidable fact of life in the construction sector’ – is the opening quote in Griffiths & Armour’s most recent risk management… (read more)

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WannaCry Cyber Attack: What happens next?

On 12th May 2017 computers around the world were hit with the largest ransomware attack ever recorded… (read more)

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The FCA come calling following their review of the Broker Professional Indemnity (PI) Market

During the course of 2016 the FCA undertook a wide-ranging thematic review of the Broker PI market, the first since the new regulator was… (read more)

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Two thirds suffer cyber incident in the past year

The Business Continuity Institute has recently published its Cyber Resilience Report. The report which sourced data from 369 respondents… (read more)

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The importance of First Notification of Loss (FNOL)

As a Transport industry and motor fleet insurance professional working for one of the UK’s most reputable independent Insurance Brokers… (read more)

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Personal Injury Discount Rate change – what next for Insurers and your premiums?

On 27 February 2017 Liz Truss, the Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor, announced the outcome… (read more)

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Insurance Premium Tax Rise

The rate of insurance premium tax (IPT) will rise from 10 per cent to 12 per cent from June 2017, Chancellor Philip Hammond announced… (read more)

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Griffiths & Armour expand Professional Risks division with the appointment of Peter Mullany as Head of Intermediary PI

Leading professional and independent insurance broker, Griffiths & Armour, today announces the expansion of their Professional Risks… (read more)

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Think you’re undervalued?... You could be!

We have all seen the recent and almost daily media reporting on the impact to the UK on the gradual erosion of Sterling’s strength… (read more)

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Matt Donnelly appointed new chairman at Assurex Global

Griffiths & Armour Insurance brokers are delighted to announce the appointment of its managing director, Matt Donnelly, to the position… (read more)

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What next for Brexit and how will it impact on your business?

Remember the Millennium bug? In the final months of 1999, the Government rallied, Y2K awareness campaigns were launched… (read more)

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New season brings new risks for Premier League clubs

A new season, new clubs, new stadia, new supporter optimism, new match ball design and a new(ish) Gary Neville returning to TV… (read more)

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Supreme Court ‘collateral lie’ landmark ruling

In a landmark ruling, the UK’s Supreme Court has recently pronounced a decision that could have major implications for insurance law… (read more)

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Are all bases covered in a crisis?

When an event threatens the capability or integrity of your business operations, you have a crisis on your hands… (read more)

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FR8 drives Haulage insurance onto new levels

Griffiths & Armour, in partnership with The Road Haulage Association, is delighted to announce the launch of FR8 Insurance… (read more)

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Electric vehicles spark insurance concerns

The spotlight has once again fallen on the electric car market with the news that for the third time in two weeks… (read more)

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Macroeconomic Trends: forewarned is forearmed - simple steps to a claims free future

Macroeconomic trends highlight a challenging but bright future for construction and property professionals but simple steps must still… (read more)

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Mock Trial: Manchester 2016

Back by popular demand, the first in our 2016 mock trial series is due to take place in Manchester in less than one month… (read more)

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AJ100: Awards 2016

2016 marks the 10th anniversary of Griffiths & Armour working with the Architects Journal and supporting the AJ100 awards… (read more)

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Manchester United bomb scare – An insurable event?

The events at the postponed Premier League fixture between Manchester United and AFC Bournemouth at Old Trafford were a stark… (read more)

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Cover Story - Edition 17

We’re delighted to announce that the latest edition of Griffiths & Armour’s Cover Story newsletter has now been published… (read more)

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Risk Management In Your Sector - Spring / Summer 2016

We are pleased to present the next issue of our publication, 'Risk Management - In Your Sector'. As you will note, the following is broken down… (read more)

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Winter Weather

We have pleasure in releasing our latest Risk Management Matters guidance notes and supporting checklist covering winter issues… (read more)

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SafetyNet - Winter 2015/2016

In light of a number of recent disciplinary decisions by the Architects Registration Board (ARB) for unacceptable professional… (read more)

RSPCA enjoy success by using RMworks

Animal charity RSPCA recently spoke with us about how their use of RMworks has transformed the induction process for new volunteers… (read more)

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Cover Story - Edition 16

We’re delighted to announce that the latest edition of Griffiths & Armour’s Cover Story newsletter has now been published… (read more)

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Launching a collaborative insurance model - Join the IPI conversation

Griffiths & Armour recently marked their support for the new Integrated Project Insurance (IPI) procurement model by arranging an IPI Master-Class… (read more)

21st Century Risks – are retailers prepared?

Recent economic pressures heightens focus on the bottom line, and the retail industry has more challenges than most… (read more)

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The new Risk Management handbook for IFAs - Griffiths & Armour News

Securing effective and supportive Professional Indemnity (PI) insurance can be a particular challenge for Independent Financial Advisers… (read more)

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Mock Trial: Factual and expert witnesses testimony –
how to avoid the pitfalls?

Our latest Mock Trial event was a great success with attendees describing the event as “very informative and entertaining”… (read more)

Seminar: Cyber Attack October 2015 - Griffiths & Armour News

No matter what sector you are in or the basis of your business operation, you’re at risk of a cyber attack. In 2014 81% of companies reported some… (read more)

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SafetyNet - Consultant Certificates: A word of warning!

Optima had built two blocks of flats in Peterborough. Strutt & Parker (S&P) had been engaged by Optima to carry out… (read more)

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A successful Airmic Conference | Griffiths & Armour News

We were delighted to exhibit at this year’s Airmic Conference, which returned to our home city of Liverpool… (read more)

Griffiths & Armour Risk Management in Your Sector - June 2015

We are pleased to present the next issue of our publication, ‘Risk Management – In Your Sector’ (read more)

Griffiths & Armour Cover Story: Issue 15

We have pleasure in releasing the latest version of Cover Story, our newsletter for clients and business partners… (read more)

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Griffiths & Armour become Associates of the British Retail Consortium

GRIFFITHS & ARMOUR INSURANCE BROKERS is pleased to announce that they have become Associates of the British Retail Consortium (BRC)… (read more)

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SafetyNet - Construction Design & Management - Griffiths & Armour

In recent years the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has undertaken a review of the Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2007… (read more)

Abolition of the driving licence counterpart, what employers need to know

From 8th June 2015, DVLA will stop issuing the paper counterpart to the photocard driving licence. Any paper counterparts in existence… (read more)

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Winter Weather

We have pleasure in releasing our latest Risk Management Matters guidance notes and supporting checklist covering winter issues… (read more)

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Griffiths & Armour appoints Towergate PI insurance team

Griffiths & Armour are pleased to announce the expansion of their Professional Risks division following the appointment of an experienced… (read more)

Brokers to see Professional Indemnity Insurance Premiums Increase

Brokers are set to see their Professional Indemnity (PI) premiums increase as more firms are taken to court by their clients… (read more)

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The Tricky Bit

A major part of Griffiths & Armour’s positioning and proposition involves the provision of informed risk and insurance advice… (read more)

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KIND’s Christmas Appeal 2014

Over the past few years, Griffiths & Armour have supported KIND, a children’s charity that believes in the importance of investing in the future… (read more)

Fire Brigade Strike Guidance

Fire-fighters in England have recently announced their intention to undertake industrial action… (read more)

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80th Birthday

Griffiths & Armour is celebrating 80-years as insurance brokers. We would like to thank all those who have contributed to our success… (read more)

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Sue Williams - Insurance Times Award

We are proud to announce that Sue Williams has won the Outstanding Broker Claims Individual of the Year… (read more)

Griffiths & Armour - Our Chartered Insurance Brokers Status Award

Griffiths & Armour is proud to have been awarded the highly-prestigious corporate Chartered Insurance Brokers status… (read more)

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AJ Roundtable: Contractual Liability

Griffiths & Armour, in association with Berrymans Lace Mawer and the Architects Journal (AJ), recently gathered a panel of architectural… (read more)

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BIBA Award Accreditation to Griffiths & Armour

Griffiths & Armour are pleased to announce that we have been appointed to the the BIBA Professional Indemnity (PI) Insurance Panel… (read more)

Government Procurement Service Framework Insurance Panel - Griffiths & Armour News

Griffiths & Armour secures a place on Government Procurement Service (GPS) Insurance Services Framework… (read more)

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Measures of securing your Cyber world

According to a recent cyber survey carried out by the association for risk and insurance… (read more)

Integrated Project Insurance (IPI)

Since 1994 successive governments have been wrestling with the problem of driving innovation and removing waste from the UK's construction industry… (read more)

Computing in the Cloud – is your data secure?

Cloud computing holds the promise of on-demand IT services, available at greatly reduced cost and with unprecedented efficiency and flexibility… (read more)

Non-admitted insurance in global programmes

Non-admitted insurance is insurance of a risk located in a jurisdiction where the insurer is not licensed or authorised… (read more)

Griffiths & Armour exhibition at the Airmic conference

Griffiths & Armour are delighted to be exhibiting at this years’ Airmic conference which will be held at the Arena and Convention Centre… (read more)

Risk and Insurance Newsletter - July 2011

Welcome to the summer edition of the Griffiths & Armour newsletter, in which we focus on two important legal issues which throw up certain… (read more)

Rethinking Net Contribution Article - Griffiths & Armour News

We all know that so-called net contribution clauses are a ‘good thing’. Over the years, we’ve all heard of them, either from colleagues… (read more)

The Trouble with Tribunals

Adjudication often causes problems for consultants. Whether it is the fact that the adjudication rules are not… (read more)

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Retention of Documents – how long is long enough?

In our role as Professional Indemnity (PI) insurance advisers, the question as to how long documents should be maintained is frequently raised… (read more)

Health and Safety Offences Act 2008 - Griffiths & Armour News

The Health and Safety (Offences) Act came into force on 16th January 2009. Although the Act imposes no new duties, it does significantly… (read more)

NCE ACE Awards 2009 - Griffiths & Armour Latest News & Information

Outstanding business performance by engineering consultancies across the UK was recognised at the NCE/ACE Consultants of the Year Awards 2009… (read more)

Professional risks in the construction sector - Griffiths & Armour News

"Now, more than ever, consultants need to turn their minds to the question of risk management." Graham Watts OBE, Chief Executive of CIC… (read more)

Dealing with the issues of Debt Recovery - Griffiths & Armour News

Many consultants have recently reported an increase in late or disputed payment by their clients. This is supported by data released by Experian… (read more)

Professional Indemnity insurance market - Griffiths & Armour News

Professional Indemnity insurance covers you for the financial consequences of your professional negligence. It operates on… (read more)

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Different approach from your Insurance Broker - Griffiths & Armour

We focus on the various methods available when reviewing our clients' insurance and risk management programmes… (read more)

Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Ireland - Griffiths & Armour News

The statutory landscape surrounding health and safety in Ireland has undergone much change in recent years with the Safety, Health and Welfare… (read more)

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