Update on FCA Test Case: 15 September 2020
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…

COVID-19 Update: Broker FAQs
COVID-19 Update: Broker FAQs

Updated as at 09.09.2020 COVID-19 is having a significant impact on policyholders, causing widespread business disruption for many of your SME clients. In these challenging times, we appreciate that you…

Securing Unoccupied Property (written for property owners)
Securing Unoccupied Property (written for property owners)

Whether it is residential, commercial, retail or industrial, if you are involved in renting, selling or developing properties then inevitably there will be times when they are unoccupied, possibly for…

FCA Test Case: 10 July Update
FCA Test Case: 10 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…

Deep cleaning your workplace (Covid-19)
Deep cleaning your workplace (Covid-19)

For organisations, deep cleaning has now become an essential element in protecting staff from the COVID-19 virus. Guidance The following is advice given on the Government website Covid-19: cleaning of…

FCA Test Case: June Update
FCA Test Case: June Update

Read Arch’s involvement in the recent FCA Test Case, as the FCA looks to resolve some key contractual uncertainties relating to COVID-19 Business Interruption claims. The below questions and answers…

SMEs: Keeping employees safe when returning to work
SMEs: Keeping employees safe when returning to work

This article is for businesses looking for useful tips on how to get their staff safely back to work. Guidance includes social distancing, safe workspaces, clean offices and what measures…

Guidance for businesses returning to normal
Guidance for businesses returning to normal

The UK Government proposes to lift restrictions, including returning to work, in three separate stages. Read this article to find a useful guide on their plans to get businesses back…

COVID-19 and Furloughed Workers FAQ
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…

Cyber: Don’t be phishing bait
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…