News and Insights

Guidance for First-Aiders during COVID-19

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Administering first aid effectively will continue to be a vital part of any organisation’s health & safety action plan. The HSE has issued guidance for first aiders during COVID-19, designed to allow them to maintain social distancing wherever possible and reduce the risk of cross-contamination.

How do your COVID-19 plans compare with other organisations?

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Are you amongst the many businesses’ that have implemented continuity plans in recent weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic? We discuss the results of a survey conducted by The Business Continuity Institute (BCI) that gives a useful insight into how organisations are adapting their operations post COVID-19 lockdown.

Supporting and Safeguarding volunteers during COVID-19. Where do I start?

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With so many people keen to support their community during this time, there are a number of considerations and processes that you should consider and have in place to ensure effective management and safeguarding of these volunteers as well as complying with government advice and regulation. Our risk management team have outlined six key areas to consider.

NSPCC Volunteers continue to support thousands of children during COVID-19

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During Volunteers Week, we spoke with the NSPCC to discover how their volunteers have overcome challenges amidst the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.

KIND supporting hundreds of families throughout COVID-19 crisis

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This week is National Volunteering week, so we caught up with Stephen Yip, founder and Chief Executive of one of Griffiths & Armours two chosen charities KIND, to discuss the work of his team of volunteers and their continued efforts to assist vulnerable people across Liverpool.

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.