Statistics show that one in four adults will experience a mental health issue at some point in their lifetime and it is estimated that 15.4 million working days are lost every year due to stress, anxiety and depression.
Ransomware attacks appear to be on the increase again, potentially being fueled by some organisations being prepared to pay the demands of criminals. Here are 5 top tips for helping your organisation falling into the ransomware trap.
With the UK General Election now over, the past few weeks of campaigning has certainly witnessed some ‘interesting’ ways political parties have chosen to deal with their communications in front of the media during a crisis. If your organisation finds itself at the center of a controversial or damaging event, how you choose to manage your communications during that crisis can have a huge impact on the eventual outcome.
Towards the end of 2018, a Scottish court threw a spanner in the works of those seeking to limit their liability in collateral warranties, by ruling that a prescription period (limitation period) in a collateral warranty was not impacted by the presence of ‘no greater liability’ and ‘equivalent rights’ clauses, which would otherwise have had the effect of ‘time barring’ the claim.
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Organisations are increasingly dependent on information and communication technology (ICT) for their day-to-day activities. Whilst this delivers significant benefits, it may also introduce new risks, which if not managed correctly can significantly impact upon operations, financial performance, legal compliance and reputation. Research suggests that the cost of cyber crime in the UK is £34.1 billion per year.
Traditionally claimants always used to plead complete claims in front of judges, so that if the judge felt minded to find for the claimant then the court would go on to award compensation at the same time. The unsuccessful defendant consultant and its insurers would be bound to pay any damages (possibly with costs in addition) within a relatively short timescale.
It has been more than 10-years since Griffiths & Armour published ‘Professional Indemnity insurance: the not so super market’, a paper written as the financial crash of 2008 took hold and the talk in the insurance industry was of insurer withdrawal, a hardening market, increased cost, restricted class wordings and generally challenging times.
Engineers are commonly asked to sign certificates containing broadly worded statements on conformity of the works with drawings, compliance with relevant regulations or general quality of build. These certificates are usually provided for the benefit of third parties, i.e. for someone other than the engineer’s client.
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The recent Scottish decision in Midlothian Council v Bracewell Stirling  CSIH 21 has confirmed what any lead consultant would have hoped in relation to his responsibility for others on the construction team.
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Griffiths & Armour are delighted to announce the relocation of our London teams to a new office in the City to cater for the company’s growth and continued focus on client service excellence.
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