Insights concerning Covid-19

Webinar: 6 Key Areas for a business to consider for return to site

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We were delighted to have recently held a webinar in partnership with the Association of Charitable Organisations (ACO) and provide guidance to their members of how they can ensure a safe return to the workplace.

Causation and Employers Liability

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Furlough, lockdown and home working have all played a major part in the reduction in the number of claims. In this article we outline likely areas for Employers Liability claims, the effects on existing claims, who is targeting businesses and how COVID-19 could be used to the benefit of the claimant against your business.

Universities - the Insurance market during COVID-19

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In the wake of COVID-19, with more colleagues working from home and an increase in online teaching, the University sector is exposed to a variety of risks, which without the correct insurance protection in place, can have a devastating impact. Our Client Services Executive, Nick Fitzgerald shares his insight on the insurance landscape for Universities in 2020.

5 reasons to get a valuation - the risks of under-insurance

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Underinsurance has historically been one of the biggest problems faced by insured's when trying to arrange settlement of a claim to replace property or interruption to their business. Our team lists five reasons to get an accurate valuation, the risk of under-insurance and which areas of your business require a valuation.

A Tricky Time for Trade Credit Insurance Companies

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The COVID-19 outbreak has brought a great deal of pressure on the UK credit insurance market. Our strategic partners, Atlas Risk Management Limited discuss the issues surrounding the Trade Credit Insurance market and the Government's Reinsurance scheme.

What steps should my business take to minimise the risk of a COVID-19 related Employment Practices Liability (EPL) claim?

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Employers are now facing an increased risk of COVID-19 related Employment Practices Liability (EPL) claims as employees return to the workplace and in some cases, resume normal operations. Our Risk Management team provide guidance on how your organisation can reduce the risk of a EPL claim.

How can my organisation navigate the Claims Liability landscape?

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Our Development Director, Troy Johnson, offers guidance on how your organisation can navigate the COVID-19 Claims Liability landscape and how to manage and mitigate the risks associated with your workforce continuing to operate remotely.

How can I protect my organisation from a Vishing attack?

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Many organisations continue to operate remotely, which has led to an increase in cyber-related attacks on employees working from home, in particular, vishing. Our Risk Management team have listed their key recommendations on how to protect your organisations and users from vishing attacks.

FCA’s Business Interruption test case judgment announced

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The High Court has delivered its judgment in the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA)’s business interruption insurance test case.

5 Observations on Directors’ and Officers’ Liability Insurance

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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.

How will COVID-19 impact my construction project? Q&A with our Construction Brokers

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Over the last few months, our team have listened to construction client’s questions concerning individual construction projects. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions to help you understand how COVID-19 may an impact your future construction projects.

Is my Building Ventilation safe for a return to the workplace?

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As organisations start to reoccupy their premises post-lockdown, consideration of the risk of long-range airborne transmission of COVID-19 must be assessed and managed to ensure a safe return to the workplace. Our Risk Management team discuss practical measures businesses should have in place.

Griffiths & Armour and BLM Webinar: Care Sector in the Spotlight

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We were delighted to have recently held a webinar in partnership with BLM. Our panel of insurance and legal experts shared their knowledge of how organisations can navigate through the risks, claims and legal challenges for the care sector post COVID-19.

Your Personal Insurance - 3 considerations as you adapt to a new normal

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We answer some of our frequently asked questions about the changes to motor and home insurance as lockdown measures ease and employees return to the office.

3 Employment Practices Liability scenarios your business should plan for

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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.