Difficulties with premium payments

FINANCIAL PRESSURE – resulting from Covid-19. Covid-19 has resulted in uncertainty for both individuals and businesses and for some also financial difficulty. The Financial Conduct Authority is keen for the insurance industry, where possible, to offer support to those experiencing financial hardship and have introduced measures that may assist those facing difficulty. We may be Read more

First Aid and Furloughing

FIRST AID ASSESSMENT: With businesses on reduced staffing levels, it is possible first aid provision may have been affected. For example – if first aiders have been furloughed this might cause issues with complying with Health and Safety regulations. It is, therefore, worth reviewing and updating first aid assessments. Reduced Staff – If you have Read more

Statutory Inspection

THE PROBLEM: During Covid-19 duty holders such as Property Owners and Managing Agents cannot schedule required inspection of critical equipment such as lifts, escalators and boilers because on the strain on resources of insurers’ engineers and the risk to them of entering large residential blocks. 17/04/20 UPDATE: The HSE has relaxed its position slightly, adopting Read more