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COVID-19 Update: Broker FAQs

FAQs Note: we will monitor the situation and update this list of FAQs as the circumstances evolve. Queries relating to policies covered 1. Are pandemic diseases included in your client’s business insurance cover? Business Interruption cover provided by our business insurance policies is triggered by damage to physical property at…

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Update on FCA Test Case: 15 September 2020

On 15 September 2020 the High Court gave the first instance judgment in the Covid-19 Test Case. The Court has evaluated 19 sample policy wordings which were chosen to be representative of those in the market. The sample wordings include two types of coverage: Coverage for infectious and notifiable diseases…

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FCA Test Case: 10th July Update

We know that many of Arch’s policyholders are facing tough times. Many businesses have been ordered to close, and many of those which have stayed open have experienced dramatic falls in trade. To clarify the coverage which is available to policyholders of non-damage business interruption policies, Arch has agreed to…

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COVID-19 and Furloughed Workers FAQ

All UK businesses are eligible to use the scheme, regardless of size, and will apply to “furloughed workers. Furlough leave is a brand new legal concept. Introduction Under the newly created Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, an employer will be able to agree that a worker, who would otherwise have been…

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Cyber: Don’t be phishing bait

How to stay safe from cyber risk at home With swathes of the population currently working from home for the first time, cyber criminals see the disruption and concern caused by the coronavirus outbreak as a major opportunity. Cyber criminals scam or introduce malware with the intent of committing fraud…

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Working from home

Working from home “Being active reduces stress and increases energy levels whilst making us more alert, improving sleep and concentration.” We are sharing our top tips to help support your mental health and enable you to work positively from home. Structure Your Day Waking up Aim to wake up…

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Update on status of Arch UK Regional offices: 17.03.20

Update on status of Arch UK Regional offices: 17.03.20 “We will safeguard the health of our employees and their families, but this will not affect our ability to conduct business.” Given the rapidly evolving nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, and based on further advice following our earlier email, Arch…

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