Insurance

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

John Burchill

The Data Protection Regime and the Property Industry

The GDPR affects all businesses that process personal data and the property industry will of course not be exempt. This is because the property industry like most other industries, uses…

data GDPR

Do your customers trust you with their data?

The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) is a hot topic. Coming into force May 2018, it brings a huge change on how businesses hold and handle their customers’ data. And…

Personal identifiable information

How much personal identifiable information does your business have?

Does this title make you feel like responding ‘how long is a ball of string?’ You aren’t alone. After all, personal identifiable information (PII) is more than email addresses. And,…

IT security questions

Questions about cyber security? Ask your IT team…

In the world of IT, if you aren’t a ‘techie’ you just won’t understand the full implications or scale of a cyber security solution needed to defend your business. To…

Virtual reality

Connecting commercial insurance with IoT

Rapid technological development and the Internet of Things (IoT) is shaking up traditional industries, with greater connectivity between people’s physical and virtual lives. So, in the world of commercial insurance,…

Big data

Big Data: Bigger Responsibilities

Electronic marketing of yesteryear: bulk data purchase, mass emails, cold leads, and no consistent success. An approach built on foundations of quantity over quality and, with past legislation, an approach…

HR GDPR

Employee Data – What’s changing?

As a HR professional, you are constantly balancing the privacy of employees with the information an employer needs to know. The implementation of GDPR is going to make this more…

business insurance renewals

Business insurance: swerve clear of costly renewals in 2017

If you are a small business owner, there are many things that can affect your premiums: claims, a change of business, your insurance company, staff, inflation, or even a change…

Employment Law

Worker – or self-employed?

Being self-employed is generally considered a great freedom giver. Being your own boss and determining when and who you work for and for how much is pretty much the dream!…

Recruiters – what do the IR35 changes mean to you?

If you’re a recruiter then you’ll probably be well aware of the change to public sector IR35 rules, which apply as from 6th April 2017 under the finance bill. This…