Law firm, BDB Pitmans, joins GRiD

Press release 28 September 2021.

Law firm, BDB Pitmans, has joined GRiD, the industry body for group risk.

The law firm has worked on group life and excepted group life trusts for employers, insurers and independent trustees, and as this work continues, they are keen to keep up to date with developments in the industry.

David Hosford, partner at BDB Pitmans said: ‘In our field it’s imperative that we’re up to date with the latest legislation and regulations, and GRiD will help us do that. Being active in this area, we also believe we have a lot to contribute, so we’re keen to give something back, and we’re looking forward to getting involved.’

GRiD members have access to industry experts, responses to consultation papers, networking and an opportunity to contribute to industry debate and developments.

Paul White, chair of GRiD said: ‘The technical detail within group risk is complex, and our members get a lot of benefit from having access to some of the best minds in the business. This helps our members stay on top of their game, which benefits everyone. We very much welcome BDB Pitmans to GRiD and look forward to working together.’

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For further information please contact:

Sharon Mason 
SMUK Marketing and PR 
Mob: 07747 611773
Land: 01252 843350

Katharine Moxham
Spokesperson for GRiD
Mob: 07887 512508

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About GRiD

Group Risk Development (GRiD) is the industry body for the group risk sector, promoting the value to UK businesses of providing financial protection for their staff, enhancing their wellbeing and improving employee engagement. Our membership includes insurers, reinsurers, intermediaries and those operating in (or with other interests in) the UK group risk market. Together this forms a collective wealth of experience built over many years. Under the chairmanship of Paul White (head of technical, Howden Employee Benefits & Wellbeing) GRiD aims to promote group risk through a collective voice to Government, policymakers, stakeholders and employers.

GRiD works with government departments and regulators involved in legislation and regulation affecting group risk benefits, and with other organisations involved in the benefits and financial protection arenas. GRiD also seeks to enhance the industry’s standing by encouraging best practice and by participating in industry-wide initiatives such as the professional qualification in group risk managed jointly with the Chartered Insurance Institute.

GRiD’s media activity aims to generate a wider awareness and understanding of group risk products and their benefits for employers and employees.

GRiD’s dedicated spokesperson, Katharine Moxham, provides expert media comment on a full range of group risk issues.

Follow Katharine Moxham on Twitter @KMoxham