Directors & Officers Insurance

What Is Directors & Officers Insurance and Why Is It Needed?
October 11, 2019

  As a company director, there are a variety of responsibilities placed upon you to act with care, in good faith, within the law, to act in the best interests of the company and indeed a responsibility to ensure that […]

What Kind Of Insurance Does Your Small Business Require?
April 16, 2019

From professional indemnity, to public liability, directors and officers, to cyber insurance – if you’re new to the world of business insurance, it can all seem slightly overwhelming. Within this blog post, we will be discussing the insurance policies that […]

Directors and Officers Insurance
April 18, 2018

Taking the right Directors and Officers insurance isn’t about avoiding blame, it’s the best way to ensure that you are protected from claims of actual or alleged wrongdoing. 

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 […]

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