News and Insights

Governance Audit Service Launched for Charities

Griffiths & Armour has launched a Charity Governance Audit service to assess current standards of governance within individual charities.

FCA Business Interruption Case Ruling - What does it mean for business?

The UK Supreme Court handed down its judgment in the FCA's COVID-19 non-damage business interruption insurance test case. What does it mean for business?

Under the Microscope: Hygiene in the Workplace

Expectations of what good, hygienic conditions mean to the customer have changed, simply having surfaces that “look clean” may no longer be sufficient. Building hygiene expert Christian Harris tells us how businesses should be reviewing their cleaning regimes.

Whiplash Reforms Programme Implementation May 2021

On 31st May 2021, the eagerly awaited Ministry of Justice (MOJ) Whiplash Reform Programme will be implemented.

ACE and Griffiths & Armour announce strategic partnership on Professional Indemnity Insurance

We are delighted to announce that we have formed a strategic partnership with the Association of Consulting Engineers (ACE) with the aim of improving the PI insurance market for its members and to assist them in navigating the current 'PI storm'.

Hart vs Large: the risks of surveying and valuing residential property

Hart v Large is a recently reported Court of Appeal case, already perhaps familiar to RICS members but less so to others. Our Professional Risks Director, Stephen Hargreaves provides his insight into this dispute and why it is of relevance to all construction professionals.

World Architecture Festival Webinar

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Paul Berg, Partner and Group Director in our Professional Risks Division, was invited to deliver a presentation at the world's largest gathering of architects. We provide highlights from his presentation that offer insight for Professional Indemnity insurance in 2021.

Legionella: Reopening Your Business Safely

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If your business is planning the reopening of previously closed offices or facilities, it is imperative that management of water systems throughout your premises are risk assessed.
Post Brexit Insurance for EU Clients

Post Brexit: Managing our clients’ EU risk and insurance requirements

In advance of the end of the Brexit transition period, Griffiths & Armour took a number of actions to ensure the management our clients’ EU risk and insurance requirements was prepared for all eventualities.
Trade Credit Insurance

How can I prepare my business for a cash flow shock in 2021?

How might a business take steps to protect their cashflow and navigate what will hopefully be a swift return to pre-Covid-19 levels of trade?
HSE Health and safety at work 2020 report

HSE accident and work-related illness statistics for 2020 published

The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has published its accident and work-related illness statistics in Great Britain for the year 2019-20.

NSPCC Race to Lapland

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Throughout December, the NSPCC has challenged the insurance sector to put a team together to raise money by collectively walking, running or cycling 2,784km between 1-14 December.

Brexit: Will motor vehicles require a Green Card to travel?

If the UK leaves the EU without an agreement in place, motorists will be required to carry a Green Card for international travel. We discuss how your business may be affected, whether your organisation has to pay to apply for a Green Card, and the immediate impact Brexit will have on travelling abroad.

The Charity Sector: How your organisation can prepare for 2021

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We caught up with David Erskine, who leads our Charity Sector Insurance team to get his views on what organisations can do to get prepared for a hard insurance market and be in the strongest possible position to face potential challenges and risks.

RMworks Launches Claims Intelligence Portal

Claims intelligence provides clients with access to insurance claims data, reports and dashboard analysis, which makes the claim process much clearer through our comprehensive and user-friendly platform. Managing Director, Greg Street, discusses the features and benefits of the newest addition to our risk management platform, RMworks.