Insights for Business

Event Cancellation Insurance | Griffiths & Armour

Calling all event organisers! Protect your business from incidents beyond your control

Festival season is upon us once again, and while excited gig-goers' main concern is often the great British weather, event organisers have a whole host of issues to worry about, from a key performer cancelling last minute to unforeseen event postponement (and, also the weather!)...
NSPCC | Griffiths & Armour

Griffiths & Armour Supports NSPCC Childline Sports Day

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As part of our continued support for the NSPCC throughout our 90th Anniversary year, Griffiths & Armour entered two enthusiastic teams of 10 competitive colleagues to take part in the NSPCC’s Childline Sports Day, which was held on Friday 7th June in Manchester, one of 3 Sports Day events held across the country...
E-scooter Risk Management | Griffiths & Armour

Risk Management: E-Scooter and E-Bike Charging

Recent data suggests that lithium battery fires involving e-scooters and e-bikes are increasing year on year. London Fire Brigade alone reported 155 e-bike and 28 e-scooter fires in the capital in 2023. Sadly, these incidents have involved a number of fatalities and serious injuries...
Higher Education Insurance | Griffiths & Armour

Navigating the Complex Insurance Landscape in Higher Education

As we see the 2024 insurance market plateau and begin to reduce in some areas, there is a distinction between insurance in the higher education sector and the wider market. Even within the sector there are differences between specific classes of insurance, and the current changes offer...
Business Continuity | Griffiths & Armour

New Business Continuity Good Practice Guidelines Published

The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) has published its latest Business Continuity Good Practice Guidelines, Edition 7.0. The Guidelines incorporate new processes and terminologies, including reference to the Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) rather than the previously used...
Charities Webinar | Griffiths & Armour

Charity and Not for Profit Organisations Webinar – Your Top 10 Risks

Griffiths & Armour is pleased to invite you to our upcoming webinar held in association with Grant Thornton, focusing on the most pertinent risks facing your organisation...
Support | Griffiths & Armour

Navigating insurance renewal in the Care Sector

Insurance in the Care Sector, much the same as other sectors, has faced a plethora of challenges in the past four years. The pandemic was arguably the most expensive event in recent years to hit the insurance industry with travel cancellations, business interruption claims, investment losses, and general uncertainty regarding future liability exposures...
Cyber Risk Insurance | Griffiths & Armour

Protecting Operational Technology

Given the increasing use of cloud-hosted systems to control operational technology, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has recently published guidance in this area to assist organisations to risk assess and protect these systems. Operational technology can be defined as technology which interfaces with the physical world and includes Industrial Control Systems (ICS), Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and Distributed Control Systems (DCS)...
Armed Forces Covenant | Griffiths & Armour

Griffiths & Armour Signs Armed Forces Covenant

Griffiths & Armour is proud to have signed the Armed Forces Covenant, supporting the Armed Forces Community. We recognise the contribution that Service personnel, both regular and reservist, veterans and military families make to our organisation, our community and to the country...
Corporate and Multinational Insurance | Griffiths & Armour

UK Insurances for International Businesses

Expanding into a new geographical market is a complex process, with everything from distribution channels and logistics to legal and regulatory compliance to consider. As an international organisation entering the United Kingdom (UK) market specifically, you will be presented with various insurance considerations...
Motor Fleet Insurance | Griffiths & Armour

Notice of changes to the Motor Insurance Database Motor Fleet and Motor Trade customers

We understand that the Motor Insurers’ Bureau (MIB) is undertaking a major transformation programme and moving their services from the current provider to a new cloud-based platform, called Navigate. You may have received notice from your insurers directly, however if not we provide details in this article...
UKREiiF | Griffiths & Armour

Griffiths & Armour set to attend UKREiiF 2024

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We are excited to confirm that members of the Griffiths & Armour Construction and Professional Indemnity insurance teams are looking forward to attending the UK’s Real Estate Investment and Infrastructure Forum (UKREiiF) this year, in Leeds City Centre at the Royal Armouries...
Cyber Risk Insurance | Griffiths & Armour

New Cyber Risk Standard from NIST

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have recently released a new version of its world-renowned cyber security framework. The framework, which was originally developed in 2014, is designed to assist organisations to improve their cyber security maturity by...
Working from Home | Griffiths & Armour

Risk Directory Relaunched on RMworks

Risk Directory is a comprehensive resource library of technical risk management guidance and supporting documentation. The enhanced facility now comprises of 60 separate guidance documents, each delivering practical, regulatory and technical advice to support our clients...
Building Safety Act - Golden Thread of Information

Building Safety Act – Golden Thread of Information

The Government has recently published guidance in relation to the Golden Thread of Information for higher-risk buildings, as required under the Building Safety Act 2022. The guidance is aimed at clients, principal designers, principal contractors and accountable persons...