Latent Defects insurance is ever changing and becoming much more of an upfront consideration during the budgeting process than it has been, when previously it was often seen as an afterthought.
To provide insight into Latent Defects insurance, we caught up with Joe Gooden from BuildZone, a leading residential Latent Defect policy provider, have commented on the current state of the inherent defect and building warranty market, which remains turbulent.

The Fire Protection Association has recently published the 10th Edition of its Joint Code of Practice on the Protection from Fire of Construction Sites and Buildings Undergoing Renovation (JCOP). This replaces the previous edition published in October 2015. Whilst the scope of the JCOP covers projects with an original contract value above £2.5m, the general principles can be applied to any construction project.

The Griffiths & Armour Construction Insurance team are pleased to have once again worked alongside HUB Residential to place the project insurances for another fantastic residential development, Queen’s Quarter.

Amidst ongoing economic pressures, there has been an increase in the use of insurance bonds (Surety) in the insurance industry, in particular, on construction projects, due to an increase in security requirements such as a surety bond or guarantee, for contractual obligations.

Griffiths & Armour is pleased to announce that Tanya Winstanley has been appointed as Partner and also Director of Griffiths & Armour (Holdings) Limited following FCA regulatory approval.

The Liverpool Sportswoman’s Lunch has become a glittering date in the diary not to miss, and Griffiths & Armour were once again proud to support this important charity lunch as headline sponsor.

In our latest video, George Gardner, Cyber Lead at insurance brokers Griffiths & Armour, explains why good cyber security goes hand-in-hand with a robust Cyber insurance policy and how our specialist in-house team can offer tailored advice for all your Cyber insurance needs.

A ‘grey fleet’ vehicle is generally regarded as one that is owned and used by an employee for undertaking a work-related journey. Amidst the rising living costs, Risk Management Director, Cath Swindells discusses the importance of ensuring your vehicle is safe to use on a day-to-day basis.

News headlines have been dominated for months by the self-proclaimed “Cost of Living Crisis” following the sustained rise in inflation in the UK to over 10%, which is the highest level for over 40 years. The reasons for this are varied and include the release of pent-up demand following the Covid-19 Pandemic with associated supply chain difficulties, labour shortages and steeply rising energy prices triggered by the War in Ukraine.

We’re delighted to report that teams from Griffiths & Armour took part in two challenges over the summer, raising donations of nearly £7,000. The firm are incredibly proud of their efforts and in support of these the firm’s Partners agreed to match the funds raised, culminating in a sum of £14,000 for our chosen charity, the NSPCC.