Risk Management

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Business Interruption – know the answers before you are forced to ask the questions

What is business interruption insurance? If you are faced with the misfortune of a fire or flood business interruption insurance (BI) will cover you for the loss of income your…

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Recruiters: why do I need business interruption?

When it comes to recruitment companies, the belief that in the event of a major loss they could carry on trading with a laptop and a mobile seems to have…

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Disaster strikes! Can your business survive?

If a disaster such as a fire or a flood struck your business leaving it temporarily out of action, do you know what would happen? Could your business continue as…

Planning to continue business

Planning for the worst can often feel very dooms day, but it’s on those dark days that you will need a plan more than ever. Being prepared can make those…

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Business Interruption Insurance: Protecting your plans for growth

All businesses plan for growth. But no one can predict what might be around the corner, and it’s difficult to say what impact a major incident may have on your…

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Late payments and your business

Collecting late payments is a repetitive problem and the largest risk to long term sustainability for many businesses, especially small to mid-sized enterprises (SMEs).  While explanations for delays may vary,…

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Lorry ‘platooning’ to be a driverless reality by 2017?

Driverless cars have been a source of public and media interest for a while, with such an alien concept invoking a certain sense of intrigue and distrust. The question of…

Global threat 3D printing and intellectual property

Could someone be printing your product?

Once a thought of science fiction and now a piece of modern technology, 3D printing is now being used to design and develop products all over the world. As the…

The true cost of cyber crime

How expensive is a cyber-attack?

The media is full of stories of well-known businesses falling victim to cyber-attacks leaving customers unable to access particular services or having their personal data at risk. But as we…

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Health and Safety: Employee engulfed in flames

A company has pleaded guilty to breaching the Health and Safety at Work Act after an employee was engulfed in flames in an industrial accident. Wolverhampton Crown Court heard how an…