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  • 30 May 2017

    Supreme Court decision helps define professional indemnity policy terms

    The case of AIG Europe Ltd vs Woodman & Ors [2017] UKSC 18 has clarified how the term ‘a series of related matters and transactions’ is defined in a legal sense. The Supreme Court defined that there must be some inter-connectedness or dependence between matters or transactions – it is not enough to simply have an ‘intrinsic’ relationship.

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    Supreme Court PI Terms
  • 30 March 2017

    Care Quality Commission announces warning against online prescription services

    Online prescription services put patients at risk by failing to put the correct processes in place, according to the Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) inspectors.

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    CQC announces warning against online prescription services
  • 16 February 2017

    The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) warns businesses of hidden cyber dangers

    The institute of risk management (IRM) has warned that cyber threats to businesses are not only increasing, but are becoming much more diverse. The recent events at Tesco Bank, where the accounts of an estimated 9,000 customers were compromised in a cyber-attack costing the company approximately £2.5 million*, highlighted the risks associated with the protection of third party data.

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    Hidden cyber dangers
  • 13 February 2017

    Changes to first aid legislation

    There has been considerable change to first aid legislation over the past year including resuscitation, workplace first aid training and medic dispensation guideline changes. Here we summarise the key changes that leaders within professional firms will need to be aware of.

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    Changes to first aid legislation
  • 3 February 2017

    Managing grey fleet risks

    Many companies now offer cash allowances to employees who need a car as part of their role, which can be used to purchase their own vehicle, as an alternative to traditional company vehicle schemes. Although responsibility for servicing, maintenance, up-keep and having a valid licence to drive rests with the employee, leaders of professional firms should make employers aware that they have a duty to safeguard their own staff and others from work-related driving activities.

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    Managing your grey fleet risks
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