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Health and safety in the construction industry

How dangerous is the UK construction industry?

The UK construction industry is amongst the safest in the world as a result of strict health and safety laws. The ‘long-term trend has seen the rate of fatalities more…

Van insurance

Your van is more than just a business tool

As a business owner your van can be both your best friend and worst enemy. If you spend large amounts of time travelling from job to job, a comfortable, efficient…

Rolex, watch, time. Under-insured

Make sure Rolex price increase doesn’t leave you under-insured.

Last month saw Rolex implement a 10% price increase across their range. Why has this happened? The UK’s decision to leave the EU has seen the pound fall against other…

scams

Bogus boss, whale phishing, insider spoofing: could your company be at risk?

‘Bogus boss’, ‘whale phishing’, ‘insider spoofing’, company exec spam, business email compromise, whatever you call it CEO (managing director/finance director) fraud email scams are becoming a serious issue. On average…

fire business interruption

Review the past – focus on the present – safeguard the future

Unfortunately due to the nature of risk no matter how carefully you assess your business sometimes the unforeseen misfortune such as a fire or flood can occur. Have you considered…

flood

When it comes to flood insurance is your excess excessive?

For businesses and individuals, insurance is a necessity. Interestingly, insurance is one of the few purchases that you make where you hope you never need to use it. That said…

Business interruption: Expecting the unexpected

Its human nature to presume the worst will never happen. But, when it comes to business the media is a seemingly constant source of stories of businesses suffering either at…

a woman with a hearing aid close-up

Listen up to hearing loss

Can you hear as well as you used to? Unfortunately many people can’t.  According to the charity Action on Hearing Loss, over 11 million people in the UK have some…

Feedback negative reviews

Can a bad review actually be good for business?

No one wants to receive negative reviews but unfortunately even with the best businesses it can happen. People have always shared their experiences of a brand or company both positive…

Dangerous driving. Don't use your phone while driving

Dangerous driving: Accidents, texts and selfies

Using a phone while driving carries serious risk. We all know that using a hand-held phone or similar devices while driving is illegal. However, many drivers aren’t aware that using…