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Health & safety breaches: how the punishment fits the crime

15/10/19 General

Punishments are not just fitting the crime but also the potential crime when it comes to health and safety. Additionally, the number of directors and managers prosecuted for breaches has more than doubled in recent years. And, in the last quarter of 2017 and Q1 last year, around one-in-ten prosecutions involved the personal prosecution of […]

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Brexit Update – Green Card Guidance

07/10/19 General

With the current exit date of 31 October looming and a no-deal Brexit still a possibility, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) reminds consumers and businesses of the insurance implications if the UK leaves the EU without a deal. Guidance from the Association of British Insurers (ABI) and Motor Insurance Bureau (MIB) is that drivers […]

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The staying power of bankruptcy and its insurance implications

01/10/19 General

Q1 2019 has seen the highest underlying level of company insolvencies of any quarter since Q1 2014, with 4187 company insolvencies – a rise of 6.3% since Q4 2018 and an increase of 5.1% on the same quarter last year. Meanwhile, Q1 2019 has seen 31,257 individual insolvencies – up 15.9% on Q1 2018. But […]

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Directors & Officers Liability Insurance – Is your limit enough?

25/09/19 General

In the ever more litigious society it is important to make sure your Directors & Officers Liability limit is sufficient. “There is still a common mis-understanding with the belief that as a Director of a Limited Company there is no personal liability with regards to their corporate actions. In fact Personal Liability is unlimited and […]

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Cyber Crime: who are you letting in through your door?

24/09/19 General

Three-quarters of businesses are estimated to be unprepared for a cyber attack despite, in many cases, leaving the door open for cyber criminals to freely enter their systems. Furthermore, with the ever-growing number of connected devices available through the Internet of Things, the number of doors open to cyber criminals is snowballing. Even a connected […]

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