Tag Archives: covid-19


December 14, 2021

Why travel insurance is more important than ever in 2021

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Why travel insurance is more important than ever as we reach the end of 2021 Travel insurance has never been so important as we continue to navigate Covid-19 in our overseas holidays and trips. It will cover you for unexpected situations both while away and in the run up to your holiday, from losing your luggage to covering…

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November 25, 2021

How COVID-19 is changing mergers and acquisitions

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How COVID-19 is changing Mergers and Acquisitions The pandemic’s effects on the economy and innovation open opportunities for retail investments Fundamental shifts in retail have created “not just new ways of shopping,” says John Potter, U.S. Deals Partner at PwC — they’ve also created “new ways of being.” Potter, who advises corporate and private equity…

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July 14, 2021

Covid-19 related claims

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Covid-19 related claims: A practical guide for employees  Employers’ Liability overview   The responsibility of the employer Employers are responsible for the health and safety of their employees while they’re at work. If a current or former employee was injured or became ill at work, they may believe their employer is responsible and make a claim.…

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July 12, 2021

Assessing health & safety risks through the pandemic and beyond FAQ

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Assessing health & safety risks through the pandemic and beyond FAQ   What COVID-19 hygiene plans need to be implemented? A risk-based approach should be applied to cleaning areas likely to be contaminated. The findings of the work activity and site risk assessment should influence cleaning and disinfecting plans (what, how, when, who, etc). Reference…

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Haulage-insurance
May 20, 2021

Coronavirus (COVID-19): safer practice for international hauliers

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): safer practice for international hauliers   The Department for Transport has published guidance for hauliers making international journeys. The guide, last updated on the 28th March 2021, covers everything a haulier needs to know when it comes to safety, including rules on COVID-19 testing for hauliers and other topics such as: – Driver…

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Haulage-insurance
May 6, 2021

Drivers to be Covid tested before entering the UK

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Lorry drivers will be tested for Covid-19 before entering the UK amid surge in cases across Europe   Lorry drivers arriving in England from outside the UK will be required to take a Covid-19 test within 48 hours of arrival, the transport secretary has announced. Grant Shapps said that from April 6 hauliers, including drivers…

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coronavirus business interruption
April 20, 2021

Testing & Vaccination Challenges

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If you’re considering COVID-19 testing in your workplace, whether for employees, visitors or contractors, it’s important you are aware of the possible potential implications for your liability insurance covers.   Similarly, if you’re considering or are approached by a relevant authority about your premises/site being used as a testing facility (whether asymptomatic or symptomatic) or…

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Covid Support budget insurance
March 18, 2021

Coronavirus support for business guide

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Coronavirus support for business guide   Download our financial aid guide detailing the assistance that is available to you following the 2021 budget.   As the UK prepares for the proposed Government roadmap to ease the lockdown restrictions, we want to ensure that our valued clients have access to the most up-to-date information to make your…

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Charity Insurance
February 19, 2021

COVID-19: Guidance on how to manage unhappy employees

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COVID-19: Guidance on how to manage unhappy employees   At this strange time we’re living through, many employers are considering how they will bring back their employees from a period of furlough or a return to the workplace after a lengthy period of home working. Telephone conversations with the employee may have raised a distinct…

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Ascend Liability Insurance
February 12, 2021

COVID-19: How to reduce the risk of employers’ liability claims

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COVID-19: How to reduce the risk of employers’ liability claims   As the country gradually moves towards the ‘new normal’, it is inevitable and understandable that employers will now be focusing on implementing the necessary changes to their working practices, allowing them to operate not only safely but also profitably. Business owners and, indeed, their…

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