Insights for Business

University of Liverpool lead COVID-19 research programme

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Griffiths & Armour are proud to part of the support network to the University of Liverpool as they focus their research on finding a solution to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Morrisons 'not liable' for actions of rogue employee over data breach

The Supreme Court has recently overturned the case of WM Morrisons Supermarkets PLC v Various Claimants. This case has significance for all businesses and that has wide ranging implications for vicarious liability and data protection. 

Are employers obliged to report cases of COVID-19 under RIDDOR?

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The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) have provided clarification that employers, under certain circumstances, have an obligation to report cases of COVID-19 under the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013 (RIDDOR).

Is your Unoccupied Building covered during the COVID-19 outbreak?

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Whilst putting your business continuity plans in place and ensuring your business continues to operate for your customers, the risk and general acceptance that buildings which remain empty for any length of time are an easier target and are exposed to increased risks including vandalism, theft, arson and water damage. What should be considered next?

Are you ready for an extended period of homeworking?

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All of us are having to adapt to the disruption caused by COVID-19, authorities are encouraging businesses and organisations to employing tactics such working from home as essential measures to help prevent the spread of the virus. Is your organisation ready for a potentially extended and lengthy period of remote working?

Has your insurance protection adapted to changes in your operation?

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Enforced changes in business operations means understanding your risks and your current insurance protection is more important than ever as the situation evolves.

Griffiths & Armour Statement on COVID 19 (Coronavirus)

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The spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus continues to dominate the news, with major implications for public health and the NHS. It is also causing economic disruption across the globe and turbulence on the financial markets. We are monitoring developments closely, but we have also put in place sensible measures to ensure that Griffiths & Armour is well prepared.

COVID-19 FAQ's - How Will My Insurance Programme Respond?

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As information and updates on the evolving developments as COVID-19 are communicated by authorities, the pandemic is causing significant disruption on society and business alike. We've gathered our most frequently asked questions and consulted with our specialist insurance brokers to offer some insight on how your insurance cover may respond.

International Women's Day - Q&A with Tanya Winstanley

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To mark International Womens Day, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, we caught up with our very own Tanya Winstanley, Professional Risks Director at Griffiths & Armour.

Are these included in your Cyber Incident Response plan?

Formalising arrangements to respond to a cyber incident before it occurs can greatly assist in ensuring that the organisation’s response is appropriate, effective and undertaken as quickly as possible.

Coronavirus - 10 useful tips to help your organisation prepare

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As the Coronavirus continues to spread across international borders, our Risk Management team have developed 10 top tips for any organisation to help them prepare.

What does the future Insurance landscape look like?

Are the recent trends suggesting the increase in rates that started slowly in 2018 and gained momentum in 2019 expecting to continue into 2020 and beyond?

What are the main global risks predicted for the future?

In today’s highly connected world, several challenges can now impact economies and organisations globally rather than regionally. We explore our top 3 risks and provide guidance to help you plan and build resilience in to your business and supply chain risks.

MIPIM 2020: Property Conference in Cannes postponed

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Due to growing concerns related to the coronavirus (Covid-19), the organisers of MIPIM 2020 have announced that the event has been rescheduled and will take place June 2-5 in Cannes.

Winter is coming…Get prepared!

Winter weather in the UK is notoriously unpredictable and as most of us know, can lead to serious and sometimes devastating consequences from snow, ice and low temperatures, all of which can have serious impacts on your business, organisation and workforce.