News and Insights

How can I protect my employees from work-related stress?

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Read our thoughts on how organisations can manage signs of stress and identify, reduce and remove stressful factors that may cause your employees to feel unable to cope.

Supporting employees to help manage mental health and wellbeing

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We highlight the importance of businesses establishing a positive wellbeing culture and discuss the 4 key objectives of a wellbeing policy.
Return to Work

6 Key areas a Business Should Consider for Return to Work

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The government has now set out its conditional plan for organisations to return to work following the COVID-19 lockdown. An essential element of this plan will involve businesses undertaking a return to work risk assessment to ensure the continued safety of employees and customers. Here are 6 key areas to help you prepare.
Legionella Disease

Legionella Warning: Guidance for your Business

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Where a building or water system has been mothballed during the current lockdown, duty-holders in control of premises or with health and safety responsibilities should begin to formulate a plan for re-commissioning water systems to ensure that they are safe from the risk of Legionella contamination ahead of start-up.
Key Person Insurance

Why are businesses considering Key Person insurance?

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More businesses are considering key person insurance to protect against the financial impact of losing a key member of staff or help the company survive the blow of losing the person who had a fundamental role in making the business work.
BIA

RMworks Shortlisted for Digital Innovation of the Year Award

We are delighted to announce RMworks has been shortlisted for The British Insurance Awards 2020 Digital Innovation of the Year Award
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.

What impact will the current COVID-19 situation have on my premiums at renewal?

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, we have received enquiries regarding how the current situation has resulted in lower insurance 'sums insured' at this time.

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.

What International exposures do you face as an organisation?

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In an increasingly connected and accessible world, the current COVID-19 pandemic demonstrates how quickly situations can globalise and have a broadscale impact. What international exposures do you face as an organisation?

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?