Tag Archives: covid-19


The environmental impact Covid-19 has on your fleet
July 8, 2020

The environmental impact Covid-19 has on your fleet

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Cities worldwide have seen significant decreases in emissions. Dolphins have returned to Southern Italy and in China many have seen blue skies for the first time in a long time. These of course are positive occurrences in what has been a rather bleak year. This may however spark a political turn globally in pushing further…

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Employer health and safety checklist
July 2, 2020

Employer health and safety checklist

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With many beginning to head back to work it is important that government regulations are followed to the letter. If regulations are not followed then should an incident occur, you may be liable. To help with this issue, Markel has produced a ten point checklist to ensure that you follow guidelines and are protected. You…

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Update on unoccupied premises
June 25, 2020

Update on unoccupied premises

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With lockdown measures being eased you should still remember that risks to business remain substantial and you should remain alert at all times. Unoccupancy Conditions: From 30 June 2020, business owners are advised take all necessary steps to protect their premises, including complying with their policy’s unoccupancy condition. Where this isn’t possible for any reason…

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RIDDOR and COVID-19 – reporting of a dangerous occurrence
June 24, 2020

RIDDOR and COVID-19 – reporting of a dangerous occurrence

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One of the many questions that has arisen relates to reporting requirements for the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). This article sets out some of the key HSE requirements and provides practical examples of how these may apply. Dangerous occurrences The HSE states that an unintended incident at work which has led to someone’s possible…

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How to prevent Legionnaires Disease following lockdown
June 24, 2020

How to prevent Legionnaires Disease following lockdown

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Legionnaires disease is caused by a bacteria called Legionella. Legionella thrives in water systems in unoccupied buildings where the water has become stagnant. With many premises being unoccupied for months the risk of this disease is very high.   Here are some tips to prevent the disease in your building:   – Flush out cold…

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Managing risk as businesses reopen after COVID-19
June 8, 2020

Managing risk as businesses reopen after COVID-19

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Should the potential of risk and liability be a concern for reopening businesses? As businesses begin to reopen across the UK they need to plan carefully to mitigate risks.     Green light   You are given the COVID-19 protocol ‘okay’ to return to work so open your doors for business, staff are directed to…

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Allianz Step by Step Restarting Business Guide
June 2, 2020

Allianz Step by Step Restarting Business Guide

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Allianz have released their step by step guide for restarting your business to avoid the risk of legal action if procedures are not followed correctly. The guide includes notes on risk management, security and procedures to help manage your business in the post-lockdown period. With businesses looking to restart following loosening of lockdown procedures, many…

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Could you face new liabilities as a result of COVID-19?
June 1, 2020

Could you face new liabilities as a result of COVID-19?

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Employee and public liability claims, employment practices suits or directors & officers lawsuits could look much different in the age of COVID-19. While the industry is currently dealing the implications of the present pandemic, there are potential areas that could produce claims that we have not seen yet.   COVID-19 has fundamentally changed how we…

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Risk Insight: How Coronavirus is affecting Cargo Insurance
May 24, 2020

Risk Insight: How Coronavirus is affecting Cargo Insurance

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Risk Insight: How Coronavirus is affecting Cargo Insurance Customers What is the likely/potential impact on Supply Chain? All areas of the supply chain in or via countries impacted expect to face reduced capacity to handle goods due to restrictions on movements of people and cargo. These restrictions are likely to have a significant impact on…

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GAP Insurance is still important
May 18, 2020

GAP Insurance is still important

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Gap Insurance is still important A third of drivers say having access to a car is more important than ever following the Coronavirus outbreak. A third of drivers say they’re more reliant than ever on having access to a car. The research from the RAC underscores the increasing reliance many drivers have on their cars…

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