Insurance

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

Employment Law

Don’t get bogged down by Employment Law

Skilled employees are the backbone of any successful organisation. Like any valuable asset it makes sense to protect them and many regulations have been passed to ensure that every person…

Business-Interruption

Protecting businesses against the unexpected

It doesn’t take a lot to disrupt a business, especially an SME that isn’t running with huge cash reserves and manages cash flow on a month to month basis. That’s…

insurance premium tax IPT

Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) increases

On 1st June 2017, Insurance Premium Tax (IPT), a tax on general insurance premiums, will increase from 10% to 12%. The increase to the IPT will apply to all policies…

The Enterprise Act 2016 starts the clock ticking for late claims payments.

Timely payment following an insurance claim is imperative to your business continuity. The purpose of the new legislation is to support your business when you need it most. That was…

rent

Landlords: Give your property rent appeal

PwC predicts that 7.2 million households will be in rented accommodation by 2025[1]. So, with more people than ever looking to rent, and an increasing number of ‘To Let’ signs…

Construction

Cyber risks and GDPR: How does it affect the construction industry?

Construction is a hands on industry; building infrastructures, mining, quarrying, forestry, supply of products, as well as maintenance and disposal, for both B2B and B2C clients. It’s also big business;…

Employees communications

Is your data leaving with your staff?

Employers: Beware of data theft from within. We now live in a data driven business world where almost everyone is online. Because of this, it’s vital for businesses to protect…

Hacked cyber data

What should you do if your business is hacked?

If you run a business that relies upon technology to function and you find yourself on the receiving end of a hack or data breach, it can be easy to…

The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) what is it and are you ready?

GDPR, GDPR, GDPR. The business world and marketeers can’t stop talking about it. Yet so many people don’t understand what it means and more importantly how it will impact them…

Data protection and Internet of Things: How will GDPR impact your business?

What is ‘The Internet of Things’ (IoT)? Loosely speaking, the IoT refers to a whole class of day-to-day objects. Cars, umbrellas, kettles, light bulbs and health devices sold with built-in network…