Insurance

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

personal iinjury

Ogden discount rate looks set to increase premiums

When the Chancellor announced he was cutting the Ogden rate (also known as the discount rate or personal injury rate) from 2.5% to -0.75%, it sent shock waves through the…

property landlord

If you have properties, you have insurance, but what does it all mean?

As a landlord you could have one property, you could have many. Regardless of the number or type of property, you have insurance. And, hopefully you have at least attempted…

gig economy

The GIG economy – are GIG workers right for your business?

Firstly, what is it? With so many new terms and phrases banded about, you could be forgiven for not even knowing what a gig worker is. In simple terms, a…

PACT charity team

PACT: Where family comes first

PACT (Parents And Children Together) is a charity organisation that every year helps hundreds of families across London and the south of England. It provides outstanding adoption and therapeutic support,…

summer fete event

For the perfect event, make sure it’s protected

There’s nothing like a great event for people to enjoy, whether it’s a local fete, a swish wedding or an impressive conference! Everyone in attendance has little to no idea…

Tradesmen liability

Tradesmen, liability cover and dealing with complaints

If you’re a gardener, builder, plumber or hairdresser, you come into contact with members of the public every day, either you work out on the street, or in your customer’s…

Solar

Solar Panel Risks

Over the last two years, more than 500,000 households in the UK have had solar panels installed[1] and the benefits but also the solar panel risks have increased. This figure…

Antiques

Antiques, trends and protecting your heirlooms

If you own any antiques or collectibles, or happen to be sitting on some family heirlooms, you’ll be pleased to know there’s been a real boom in the collectors’ market…

employment tribunal

Legal update: Victory for workers as tribunal fees are scrapped

On Wednesday 26th July, Unison reported that they had won a landmark victory against the government. A victory which decided employment tribunal fees will be scrapped. Since July 2013, an…

employee health and wellbeing, protection

Your guide to employers liability insurance: who, what, when, where and why.

Who is employers’ liability insurance for and do I need to get it? It is there to protect you and the business and the short answer is yes you do…