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.
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Recent events in Beirut have highlighted the potential catastrophic effects of an ammonium nitrate explosion. In this article we provide important guidance and recommendations for all organisations handling and storing ammonium nitrate.
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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.
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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.
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Every business is likely to face a crisis at some point, so it is essential they ensure they can quickly and effectively respond to minimise any reputational damage. Our Risk Management team have listed their recommendations of what your organisation should and should not do when facing a crisis.
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The changing insurance landscape has resulted in premium increases and a decrease in insurance capacity. Our Development Director, Troy Johnson, discusses the current hard market and the essential steps your organisation should take to mitigate risk and prepare for your next renewal.
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As lockdown measures continue to be eased in the UK, there are data protection issues that businesses should consider and prepare for. Our Risk Management team have listed four areas that data protection issues may arise in a return to the workplace.
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The government has announced that mandatory MOTs for vehicles in England, Scotland and Wales will be reintroduced from 1 August to keep roads safe. Our Risk Management team have answered frequently asked questions about this adjustment.
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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.
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Over the last few weeks our Claims Management team have listened to our clients questions and provided answers and guidance in relation to their individual claims. We would like to share some of the most frequently asked questions to help provide some clarity on how your policy may respond.
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