Directors & Officers

23 November 2017

How GDPR Will Expand Your D&O Liability

Posted in Directors & Officers, Business

The 25th May 2018 marks the day that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is being introduced and the rules on data security for businesses are becoming stricter. This raises the issue that directors and officers carry more liability than ever before, and industry experts are wondering whether they will soon be held personally liable for cyber-breaches.

25 August 2017

The Importance of Directors and Officers Insurance for Your Business

Posted in Directors & Officers, Business, Professions

In February 2016, increased fines were introduced for breaches around corporate manslaughter, food safety and hygiene offences, and health and safety offences. Within the first twelve months the number of health and safety prosecutions against directors and officers tripled, yet many UK businesses still believe they do not need Directors and Officers (D&O) insurance and see it is an unnecessary and additional cost.

11 March 2015

D&O Insurance Explained - How To Manage Directors & Officers Risks

Written by Jon Norman, Posted in Directors & Officers

Online and social media has heightened the visibility and scrutinisation of every single decision that company directors and officers (D&O) make.   Clients, employees, shareholders and peers will all have a view and opinion on the running of the business and these stakeholders may pursue legal action if they believe a decision which has been taken has adversely affected their best interests.   

To protect the company against these potential incidents you should look to arrange Management Liability Insurance, otherwise known as Directors and Officers (D&O) cover.