In the first quarter of 2020, we hosted a series of roundtable events in London, Manchester, Dublin and Glasgow which were attended by a broad range of client representatives from across the construction professions. These findings have been drawn together in our ‘A Brave New World: Navigating Future Challenges’ publication which we have recently distributed to clients in the Construction industry.
If the unexpected happens and your organisation has a legal issue, it can be a distressing time. This is why we created our Legal Helpline and partnered with 5 experienced solicitor firms, to ensure our clients have access to tailored advice. Stephen Hargreaves, Professional Risks Director, discusses the benefits of this service.
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COVID-19 has and will continue to present unique challenges for businesses, directors and management teams in making critical decisions on behalf of customers, colleagues, and other stakeholders in addition to complying with legal and compliance obligations.
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With the changing nature of employment during the lockdown period and with the lockdown now easing, we asked one of our Employment Practice Liability brokers, Graham Meskell, to discuss key potential scenarios your organisation should consider.
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Every business is likely to face a crisis at some point, so it is essential they ensure they can quickly and effectively respond to minimise any reputational damage. Our Risk Management team have listed their recommendations of what your organisation should and should not do when facing a crisis.
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The changing insurance landscape has resulted in premium increases and a decrease in insurance capacity. Our Development Director, Troy Johnson, discusses the current hard market and the essential steps your organisation should take to mitigate risk and prepare for your next renewal.
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As lockdown measures continue to be eased in the UK, there are data protection issues that businesses should consider and prepare for. Our Risk Management team have listed four areas that data protection issues may arise in a return to the workplace.
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The government has announced that mandatory MOTs for vehicles in England, Scotland and Wales will be reintroduced from 1 August to keep roads safe. Our Risk Management team have answered frequently asked questions about this adjustment.
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Today marks International Women in Engineering Day and to celebrate this date, we caught up with Helen Skeffington-Kelly, one of the recipients of the Engineering Futures bursary initiative in association with Engineers Ireland and the ACEI.
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Over the last few weeks our Claims Management team have listened to our clients questions and provided answers and guidance in relation to their individual claims. We would like to share some of the most frequently asked questions to help provide some clarity on how your policy may respond.
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Administering first aid effectively will continue to be a vital part of any organisation’s health & safety action plan. The HSE has issued guidance for first aiders during COVID-19, designed to allow them to maintain social distancing wherever possible and reduce the risk of cross-contamination.
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Are you amongst the many businesses’ that have implemented continuity plans in recent weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic? We discuss the results of a survey conducted by The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) that gives a useful insight into how organisations are adapting their operations post COVID-19 lockdown.
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With so many people keen to support their community during this time, there are a number of considerations and processes that you should consider and have in place to ensure effective management and safeguarding of these volunteers as well as complying with government advice and regulation. Our risk management team have outlined six key areas to consider.
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During Volunteers Week, we spoke with the NSPCC to discover how their volunteers have overcome challenges amidst the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
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This week is National Volunteering week, so we caught up with Stephen Yip, founder and Chief Executive of one of Griffiths & Armours two chosen charities KIND, to discuss the work of his team of volunteers and their continued efforts to assist vulnerable people across Liverpool.
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