Directors & Officers Insurance

HP Autonomy debacle, many advisers but little good advice | Reuters
November 21, 2012

via In HP-Autonomy debacle, many advisers but little good advice | Reuters. When Hewlett Packard acquired Autonomy last year for $11.1 billion, some 15 different financial, legal and accounting firms were involved in the transaction – and none raised a […]

Huge fine for construction firm following contractors death
October 9, 2012

Construction site tragedy highlights need for Liability insurance   Watkin Jones & Son Ltd was the principal contractor during the building of the Menai Centre in Bangor. Thomas Whitmarsh, 21 was working for a company that was sub-contracted to carry […]

Employee drenched in chemicals highlights need for directors and officers insurance
September 27, 2012

In a case before the North Tyneside magistrates court on 21st September, DMI (UK) Ltd were found guilty of breaching section 2(1) of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 for failing to provide a safe system of work. […]

Sir James Dyson – Engineering a recovery
September 25, 2012

In a recent BBC interview -BBC News – Engineering a recovery Sir James Dyson highlighted the need for investment into hardware and engineering projects within the UK. He has opened a new building, the Royal College of Art’s Dyson Building, […]

Firm fined £8,000 for safety breaches after employee hand injury
October 3, 2010

A chicken factory in Thetford, Norfolk, has been fined more than £8,000 after an employee trapped his hand in machinery and lost the skin on the back of his hand. The worker trapped a glove in a machine designed to […]

Apollo Group Inc. executives face lawsuit over misleading comments
August 31, 2010

Apollo Group Inc. – the parent company of several for-profit educational institutions in the US such as the University of Phoenix – has revealed that it is currently facing a class action lawsuit over alleged ‘misleading statements’ made about the […]

A liability insurance warning for directors and officers
July 11, 2010

Being the head of a company or organisation means that you have a great deal of responsibility for how the business operates, but it also exposes you to countless legal risks. Directors and CEOs are more vulnerable to lawsuits and […]

Californian AIDS charity accused of misappropriating funds
May 28, 2010

In the latest high-profile case in the US, a charity in California is facing a lawsuit and possible closure over allegations that they misappropriated nearly $3 million of funds meant for charitable projects in the community. The lawsuit against Monterey […]

Insurance cover for directors and officers
May 19, 2010

With a high-ranking, decision-making position within a company also comes a great deal of responsibility, as well as some degree of risk. This is why directors and officers need to be doubly certain that they are covered in the case […]

Spread the cost of your insurance using Premium Finance
January 7, 2010

We know how important cashflow is in a business especially in the current economic climate and insurance can be a big overhead for many businesses. Spreading the cost of your premiums can help immensely and Premium Finance is the easiest way […]

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