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These 5 Topics Continue to Widen Your Leadership’s D&O Liability

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The past few years have seen a significant increase in directors and officers (D&O) being held legally accountable for organisational mistakes or failures. And, in a constantly evolving risk landscape, you can’t afford to ignore the following top D&O liability risks: Compliance—Recent regulations have given added responsibilities to senior leadership roles, making it vital to […]

Adverse Weather

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Please be advised that due to the adverse weather conditions the office of LI Insurance Services will be closing at 13:00hrs today, 02 March 2018. The office will re-open as normal on Monday, 5 March 2018. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your patience.

Grenfell Tower Highlights Need for Fire Risk Assessments

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On 14th June, the London Fire Brigade were called to put out a fire that had started in one of Grenfell Tower’s 127 flats. The fire then spread to the cladding panels on the building’s exterior. Despite the firefighters’ best efforts, 79 residents died in the fire. The tragic loss of life has far-reaching impacts […]

New legislative changes affecting UK businesses

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Beginning on 6th April, UK businesses will have several new pieces of legislation that they will have to comply with unless they wish to incur fines and penalties. To ensure that your business is aptly prepared, here are the five most significant pieces of legislation coming into force: Gender pay gap: Qualifying companies (250 or […]

HSE’s Fee for Intervention (FFI) reaches a record high

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The HSE conducted a series of inspections in 2016 at small refurbishment sites in order to encourage construction firms to adopt and enforce robust health and safety standards. Of the 1,840 sites that the HSE inspectors visited, 49 percent fell below health and safety standards—an increase of 3 percent from 2015. What’s more, is that […]

The Insurance Act 2015: What you need to know

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Re Insurance Act 2015: Important legal changes The IA 2015 makes some fundamental changes to the law regarding the disclosure of material facts and the effect of policy wordings. Our latest bulletin explains the key points that you need to know. In part, you need to understand the new duty to make a fair presentation of […]

LI Insurance Awards 2015

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LI Insurance Services sponsored the Design for a Temporary Landscape category award at the prestigious LI Awards 2015.     Wayward Landscape Architects were the winners of the category for The Urban Physic Garden.     Martin Jackson, Director of LI Insurance Services also presented Highly Commended awards to BDP for their UK Pavillon at Milan […]

Cyber Update – Email Scams & Cyber Fraud

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Whilst you will by now be very aware of the nature of several ‘cyber’ frauds aimed at larger businesses, the latest of which, Talk Talk, is now in the public domain and may of course have a direct impact on many of us individually as customers of that business, we at LI Insurance Services are […]

Insurance Premium Tax is on the increase from 6% to 9.5%

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Who is likely to be affected All individuals and businesses that purchase insurance which is not exempt from Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) and it affects all insurers that provide non-exempt insurance cover for UK risks. The measure will increase the rate of IPT paid on premiums which are taxed at the standard rate of IPT […]

Registration is open for the LI Awards 2015

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LI Insurance Services is happy to learn that Landscape Institute members have been invited to register for the prestigious LI Awards 2015. There are 14 categories including new ones ‘Design for a Temporary Landscape’ and the free to enter ‘Client of the Year’ alongside established accolades including ‘Adding Value through Landscape’, ‘Heritage and Conservation’ and […]