Insurance

An update on all things insurance, covering the latest developments in the public and private arena.

restaurant crime

Protecting your restaurant from crime this Christmas

Whilst restaurants are always subject to peaks and troughs, Christmas tends to be that time of year when they are undoubtedly at their busiest. Wine is flowing and spirits are…

legal disputes advice

Spotlight on Mental Health in the Workplace – Infographic

The way to think about mental health is that we all have it. Some are thriving but some are struggling. An individual can have a serious mental health problem but…

Teletrac Navman

Platooning: what does it mean for UK fleets?

In recent years, there’s been a lot of excitement in the fleet industry about platooning and its potential benefits for firms in the sector. It is widely anticipated that this…

flood rain extreme weather

Extreme weather events are becoming more regular. Is your business prepared?

Whether you believe in climate change or not it is clear from the events both at home and abroad that your business needs to be prepared and protected. Hurricanes, floods…

fireworks safety

Are you planning a firework display? Risk reduction advice for fireworks events.

Fireworks are a staple for celebrations such as Diwali, Bonfire Night and New Year’s Eve. When your business or organisation puts on a special event with fireworks, take precautions to…

Business continuity

The importance of business continuity planning

If your business faced a devastating situation as a result of a terrorism attack, cyber attack, fire, flood or natural disaster, would you be able to deal with it?  And…

Indoor cannabis farm

Property owners – Dealing with bad tenants

One of the unknown factors in letting property is how well your tenants are going to look after it once you agree to let it. Perhaps it’s a difficult thing…

overtime

Did you know voluntary overtime must be included in holiday pay?

As an employer, you might not think that voluntary overtime should be included in holiday pay. Previously, there hasn’t been a black and white decision on this, but now there…

It’s a family affair

When you look at global giants like Nike, Facebook or Samsung, you probably don’t see them as family firms, but they are[1]. Maybe it’s one of the reasons they’ve done…

Hacked cyber data

Cyber, data and breaches – the facts

In the first quarter of 2017, the number of data breaches was 39% higher than the same period of 2016. This shows that cyber crime and hacking is an ever-expanding…