May 2020

Returning to Work

By | May 14th, 2020|covid-19, employers, General|

Coming Back After COVID-19 14, May, 2020 COVID-19 has caused many businesses to shut down or transition their employees to work from home, disrupting daily work life for many.  As stay-at-home regulations are scaled back and all businesses are allowed to resume as normal, your employees will be asked to come back to work. While [...]

April 2020

Employer considerations during COVID-19

By | April 14th, 2020|covid-19, employers|

Employer's Liability 04, May, 2020 COVID-19 raises a number of liability concerns, particularly if employees are affected due to a business’ negligence. Our employees are the lifeblood of our businesses and ensuring that their welfare is looked after is critical to business continuation and moving things on post lockdown. Kennedys Solicitors have provided a comprehensive [...]

Engineering Inspections Market Response

By | April 27th, 2020|covid-19, Insurance|

Engineering Inspections 17, April, 2020 Insurer responses to engineering inspections Following the government decision to put the UK into lockdown, inspection service providers sought guidance from the HSE and SAFed on the approach required for statutory inspections. As of Thursday 26 March, inspections will be conducted in accordance with the latest HSE and SAFed (The [...]

Staying covered during COVID-19

By | April 15th, 2020|covid-19|

Staying covered during COVID-19 15, April, 2020 The financial impact of Coronavirus is affecting individuals and businesses up and down the country – we understand how worrying this time may be for you. The Government is offering a range of support packages to help people through this difficult period and there is a range of [...]

Unoccupied Property Market Response

By | April 3rd, 2020|covid-19, Property|

Unoccupied Property Market Response 29, April, 2020 It is important to distinguish between temporarily closed premises due to COVID-19 and previously longer terms unoccupied premises, the responses contained below are aimed at the temporarily closed premises, for those customers whom have longer terms unoccupied exposures we urge they review their policy document and notify [...]

Business Interruption Market Response

By | April 3rd, 2020|covid-19|

Market Review 07, April, 2020 The ABI released the following statement: Irrespective of whether or not the Government orders closure of a business, the vast majority of firms won’t have purchased cover that will enable them to claim on their insurance to compensate for their businesses being closed by the Covid-19. Standard business interruption cover [...]

March 2020

Support for businesses affected by Coronavirus

By | March 30th, 2020|covid-19, General|

Government support 15, April, 2020 Download our guide - COVID-19: Business Support   Who can I talk to? The Federation of Small Businesses offers the following advice on people you should talk to if you’re having difficulty. This page has plenty of detail including contact information – worth a visit. Talk to your bank about [...]

COVID-19

By | March 30th, 2020|covid-19|

COVID-19 Updates 07, April, 2020 Our Response to Covid-19 In accordance with Government advice, most of our teams are now working from home. Our robust business continuity plan and cloud-based systems have enabled us to transition to remote working with no impact on client service. All our contact details remain the same, and we have [...]