Take charge of your online reputation

24/04/18 General

More than half of British businesses suffer unfair negative reviews, according to research by online reputation management expert Igniyte, but 40% of SMEs never bother to check whether any damaging reviews about their business have been posted online. These worrying figures suggest many of today’s SMEs, lacking an in-house IT or marketing department that can […]

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Time to direct yourself to D&O Insurance

17/04/18 General

Heading up a company is not easy. Directors are governed by a plethora of laws and regulations threatening financial exposure and personal sanctions should any breach occur. It may not even be a result of their personal negligence. They may just have been unaware what others under their control and jurisdiction were doing. New legislation […]

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How safe are your home gadgets against cyber-attack?

10/04/18 General

Cyber-attacks are on the increase, affecting businesses and private individuals. So, what are the nature of the attacks, how vulnerable are your home gadgets and what can you do to protect yourself? In June 2017, malware known as NotPetya took out businesses across the world, from shipping ports and supermarkets to ad agencies and law […]

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Buy-to-Let Market Pressures Increase the Need for Good Insurance Brokers

03/04/18 General

Seismic change could be underway within a buy-to-let property market that has changed little over the past ten years. A financial squeeze is beginning to be felt by many landlords and September 2017’s rental yields were the joint-lowest (below 5%) since records began in 2001. This market, which has boomed since 1996, when the mortgage […]

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Oxford Bus company employee jailed for stealing £700k

27/03/18 General

A business analyst has been jailed for stealing more than £700,000 from the bus firm he worked for. Colin Smart, 47, from Crundel Rise, Witney, took the sum from Oxford Bus Company between May 2010 and March 2017. He was one of the staff responsible for recording money on to a computer system once it […]

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