Recent press coverage relating to the risk of collapse in schools has brought the subject of reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete to prominence. The risks related to RAAC have been already identified in certain sectors such as the NHS whose large maintenance and estates teams have generally established procedures to manage the exposure. Much of the RAAC present in existing buildings today is now potentially beyond its lifespan and may be prone to collapse, particularly if it has been exposed to water.

Claims Intelligence II has launched on our risk management platform, RMworks, to enable our clients to monitor claims performance, trends and to target risk management initiatives.

Griffiths & Armour has been awarded CarbonNeutral® company certification.  

Working alongside Climate Impact Partners, we have undertaken measures to reduce our carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and offset remaining emissions by supporting global emission reduction projects.

The HSE has developed an extension to its Stress Indicator Toolkit (SIT), to help employers gather information about its hybrid and homeworkers.

Lithium-ion batteries are commonplace in modern society as they are integral to the likes of mobile phones, laptops, energy storage systems and electric vehicles (EVs). They are also now increasingly used to power forklift trucks.

The Griffiths & Armour Construction Insurance team are pleased to have placed the insurances on another project led by HUB Residential. Situated in the emerging neighbourhood Abbey Wood and just a stone’s throw away from the new Abbey Wood Crossrail station in South East London, the completion of Abbey Place sets a new benchmark for modern and innovative living within the area.

Following the Bank of England’s increase in interest rates, the number of homeowners looking to improve or renovate their home rather than move to a new property is also on the rise. It’s more important than ever to ensure that the correct home insurance is in place to cover any building works to your property and existing structure.

Many insurance providers now require specific measures in place to include vehicle theft coverage within a policy. To ensure that you are adequately protected, it is essential to ensure that you are up to date with the ever-changing requirements of insurers.

As part of our ongoing relationship with The British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA), we were pleased to be involved with BIBA’s first Young Broker Knowledge Day.

On Sunday 11 June, the Griffiths & Armour team successfully completed the 12.5 mile Wirral Coastal Walk, to raise much needed funds for the NSPCC. To find out more about how much the team has raised so far, please click below.