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Five things you need to know right now about the Building Safety Act

18 May 2022
The Building Safety Bill finally received its Royal Assent on 28 April. It is now known as the Building Safety Act 2022 (BSA). A great deal is going to be written about the provisions of the BSA but in many cases the detail has yet to be produced. In the meantime, and as a quick reminder, here are five things that you need to know right now about the BSA.

How can technology help unlock the potential of Freeports?

17 May 2022
Freeports are a special kind of port where normal tax and customs rules do not apply. They can be airports as well as maritime ports. Freeports are intended to stimulate economic activity in their designated areas, specifically for manufacturing businesses that import, process and then re-export goods. They also have the potential to be new centres of excellence as we electrify, automate and digitise our future.

The view from across the river - WBD Claims: let's talk about claims

12 May 2022
WBD Claims has specialised in handling insurance claims across multiple classes of business for over 45 years. We have genuine sector expertise and many of our fee-earners have spent time on secondment with insurers or broking houses gaining commercial insight into the challenges facing insurers and insureds. The team of carefully selected individuals understand how best to service this specialist area of insurance claims.