Is your business insured correctly?

As a business owner you can follow a few simple steps to help reduce the possibility of being underinsured. 1. Get up to date valuations Many organisations incorrectly value their property for a variety of reasons. This can include failing to conduct regular reviews of sums insured, not increasing property values after alterations or extensions, […]

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Is your jewellery correctly valued?

We are regularly asked ‘how much should I insure my ring/necklace/bracelet/earrings for?’ The truth is if you’ve not had your jewellery valued for a while it may be worth much more than you think.  Many insurers advise for valuations to be undertaken at least every three years, due to the huge fluctuations in the prices […]

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Stockpiling over Brexit Fears? Make sure you inform your Broker

We work with many businesses and it is clear that, as the uncertainty over Brexit doesn’t seem to be going away quickly, that some businesses are looking to stockpiling raw materials and goods, indeed many are already doing so and have been for some time. In terms of robustly protecting the business, this would initially appear […]

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Don’t wait until it’s too late – Brexit Travel Update

With the UK’s exit from the EU dominating the news most days, there are many areas which remain uncertain, one of which being the potential impact around your motor insurance policy. I am sure most of you read the detail of your insurance policy and as such, you will be aware that most UK issued […]

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Storm Caroline and winter weather advice

Staying safe on the roads this winter

Last year’s ‘Beast from the East’ brought travel chaos to the UK, as snow and freezing temperatures impacted both roads and public transport.  Are you prepared if a similar cold snap returns this year?  Reminding both yourself and your employees of the simple measures to take whilst driving in freezing temperatures can help to reduce […]

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Avoiding a Christmas Claim

As we enter the final few days before Christmas if you are anything like me you will be preoccupied with last minute gift buying, making sure the Christmas food order is complete and planning festive arrangements with friends and family. Many of us wish for a fall of snow to really make the festive season, […]

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bonfire night

Preparing for Bonfire and Firework Events

And so the firework season begins… Fireworks are now used widely across many public, corporate and charity events throughout the season and well into the New Year. If you or your organisation are holding a public or private event where fireworks will be used, it is important to remind those involved of some simple precautions […]

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Make sure your charity is protected from Financial Fraud and Cyber Crime

Financial crime is becoming an ever more present risk with fraudsters sending out a high number of phishing emails to personal and business email addresses every day. These take many formats, perhaps a supposed supplier apparently changing their bank details or an email purporting to be from your CEO requesting an urgent payment. Telephone based […]

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Protecting your assets

Without entering in to a debate around the nature of the consumerism led, capitalist society that we live in, how much of our time do we dedicate to work and the accumulation of money to pay for our houses and everything that goes inside it. It strikes me that we spend the first six or […]

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Engineering Inspection – ‘A Common Mistake’

Not a week seems to go by when I don’t explain the difference between ‘servicing’ and ‘statutory inspection’ in relation to items of plant. There is often confusion within organisations as to whether they are having items inspected in accordance with Legislation or not. Many organisations believe that they are adhering to the Legislation when […]

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