Insights for Professionals

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.

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.
Paul Sapiro

New Partner and Board Director Appointment

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Griffiths & Armour is delighted to announce that they have expanded the Board of Directors with Paul Sapiro being appointed as a new Partner.

Griffiths & Armour continue support of prestigious Engineering Award

Griffiths & Armour are once again supporting the Engineering profession across Ireland by sponsoring the Best Presentation Award 2020 at Engineers Ireland month of Engineering Excellence due to be held throughout November.

Working with Lay Clients: What could possibly go wrong?

Why do Lay Clients, such as householders, feature almost as heavily in claims against Professionals as D&B contractors? Professional Risks Director, Stephen Hargreaves talks about why and how professionals might re-evaluate their relationship with Lay Clients.

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.

'Brave New World: Navigating Future Challenges' Launched

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.

Legal Helpline: Direct Access to Legal experts

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.

International Women in Engineering Day - Q&A with Helen Skeffington Kelly

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.
BIBA webinar

BIBA Webinar: Covid-19 from a PI Insurance Perspective

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In light of the current challenges being faced by the insurance sector, here is a summary of our webinar providing BIBA members with insights on Covid-19 from a PI Insurance perspective.
Carl Evans

Carl Evans appointed to BIBA Board

The British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) appoints Carl Evans, Group Chief Executive of Griffiths & Armour Professional Risks, to the Main Board.

COVID-19 Update for the Construction Professions

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In this COVID-19 update for the Construction Professions, we make some observations from our unique vantage point over the construction claims landscape.

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?