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

cyber security

Is your business guilty of these top 4 cyber security mistakes?

An article in BRINK has revealed the most common cyber security mistakes businesses make and how to avoid them. Just as one-size-fits-all clothing does not quite ‘fit’, there isn’t a perfect one-size-fits-all…

trade credit pensions

Could your customers put you out of business?

When business is booming, and the cash flow is high, the good times really can roll.  Unfortunately, the risk of debtor insolvency has become an inherent part of owning a…

Enjoy your art collection for generations

Collections of fine art and other collectibles can be an expression of your passions and interests. Whether you like Monet or Michelangelo, Hurst or Hockney you will want your items…

Employment Law

New MOJ legislation will see fleet claims costs soar

With 1 in 4 crashes involving a business driver[1] when you operate a fleet of vehicles there is always the risk of a claim occurring. However, with changes in legislation…

Screen of laptop computer showing alert that the computer was attacked by ransomware.

Ransomware: Be aware!

We all know what a computer virus is, and most of us take action to protect our computers from becoming infected at home and in business. However, you may not…

Driving and using mobile phone

Do you use your phone whilst driving? The stakes are rising

Everyone knows that driving whilst distracted is a bad idea and can have dire consequences. Despite this, there has been a call to address modern day risks, namely driving and…

Invoice fraud alerts issued to Construction sector

According to a survey, cyber-crime is costing the construction industry almost £2 billion per year.* Invoice fraud in particular has become an all-too-common risk for businesses especially within the construction industry….

Financial Wellness

Could your insurance policy put you out of business?

In a world that is constantly changing it is perhaps unsurprising that 73% of small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) recognise that there are new potential risks to their business…

insurance premium tax IPT

Spring Budget 2017 – The highlights, insurance and what you need to know

On 8th March, Philip Hammond, Chancellor of the Exchequer, delivered his first and last Spring Budget to Parliament. The government will now transition to a single fiscal event each year,…

HSE inspection

Half of small projects fail HSE inspections

During 2016, HSE carried out a series of inspections at small refurbishment sites. The intention? To encourage construction firms to adopt and enforce robust health and safety standards.  Inspectors visited…