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Get Your Business Continuity Plan Winter-Ready

15/01/20 General

Is your business ready for winter? Have you considered the consequences of flooding, should a river or lake burst its banks, or heavy rain cause a rise in groundwater? Have you visualised a pipe burst? In short, have you plumbed all the leaks in your business continuity planning? 2.4m properties are at risk of river […]

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Planning a Refurbishment? Understand Your CDM Duties

07/01/20 General

A lesser-known responsibility of businesses commissioning construction or refurbishment work at their premises, has begun to catch out those unaware of their health and safety duties, with 2018’s prosecution figures carrying warnings worth noting. The Construction (Design & Management) Regulations (CDM Regulations) came into force on April 6, 2015 but are under the radar of […]

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New Policy Addresses Indirect Terrorism-Loss

18/12/19 General

Against the backdrop of an official terrorism threat remaining at ‘substantial’ UK-wide, according to MI5, a new insurance policy is offering businesses the peace of mind of protection that not only steps in if their premises are damaged by an attack, but also where there is business interruption without any physical damage. As your insurance […]

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Ultra-Low Emission Zones Insurance Packages Specified

10/12/19 General

Contractors handling projects in London’s Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) responding to the environmental initiative introduced on April 8, 2019, could be unwittingly creating new insurance risks, as they seek solutions to the restrictions imposed. Research carried out by construction logistics company, Wilson James, suggests that a third of the construction vehicles delivering to sites within […]

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Airbnb Owners Need to Focus on Insurance Holes

03/12/19 General

Airbnb’s booked room-night figures exceeded those of giant Expedia in Q1 2019 [1], highlighting that the Airbnb phenomenon really has shaken up the global hospitality sector.  Renting out rooms or entire properties through Airbnb is likely to prove attractive to more people in future, but with that thought comes an insurance requirement. Becoming an Airbnb […]

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