Since Monday 23rd March we have been following the Government advice to avoid non-essential business travel and avoid social contact by implementing the Remote Working part of our Business Continuity Plan.
The deadly coronavirus has spread from China and entered the United Kingdom. Knowledge, caution and preparation can help protect employees and businesses.
Following a relatively benign few years, the professional indemnity (PI) market is now undergoing a tough period, particularly for construction-related business.
Recent remarks by the General Manager of the Confederation of Construction Specialists, Gerald Kelly, suggest sizeable hikes in Professional Indemnity (PI) insurance premiums, coupled with the level of policy excess the insured is required to pay, are now pummelling the UK construction sector.
Is your business ready for winter? Have you considered the consequences of flooding, should a river or lake burst its banks, or heavy rain cause a rise in groundwater? Have you visualised a pipe burst? In short, have you plumbed all the leaks in your business continuity planning?
Talk of a ‘Brexodus’ within the UK construction industry, is underpinned by the fear that the extreme skills shortage already affecting the sector could be exacerbated.