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  • Avoiding slips and trips

    Slips and trips are some of the most common cause of injuries in the workplace. In 2014/15 falls, slips and trips combined, accounted for more than a third (36%) of employee injuries. They accounted for nearly six in ten specified injuries (59%) and almost three in ten (29%) over-seven-day injuries to employees. It is estimated that 2.1 million working days were lost due to handling injuries and slips & trips.

    Louise Warren Louise Warren Marketing Manager
  • Would you trust a tradesperson?

    In the UK, an unprecendented 60% of consumers think that tradespeople are untrustworthy. So, what can you do as a tradesperson to break the 'Rogue Trader' stereotype? Here are our top tips.

    Louise Warren Louise Warren Marketing Manager
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance: Do you need it and if so how much do you need?

    Before you can identify whether you need Professional Indemnity Insurance often referred to as PII, it makes sense to ascertain what it covers. PII provides you with protection against any genuine mistakes that you make offering a financial safety net, by covering the costs of defending claims and any damages which may be payable.

    Louise Warren Louise Warren Marketing Manager
  • Business diversification: Do you stick or twist?

    Diversifying into new business areas will always bring a bit of the unknown; so if you do make the move make sure you are covered by your business insurance and remember these four top tips.

    Louise Warren Louise Warren Marketing Manager
  • Is your business wrapped up warm for winter?

    The British weather is known for being temperamental at the best of times. Here is our five top tips for getting through the winter, whatever it throws at the UK.

    Louise Warren Louise Warren Marketing Manager
  • Do you have the right business insurance?

    Every business needs insurance. Here's our guide on what to consider before you buy.

    Louise Warren Louise Warren Marketing Manager
  • Our advice about your advice

    When the future of your business and your people are dependent on the advice and guidance you provide to clients, ensuring you have adequate protection is critical. Professional Indemnity Insurance (PII) offers an essential financial safety net, covering the costs of defending claims and any damages which may be payable. Check out our handy guide on what Professional Indemnity Insurance is and the things to look out for when you buy it.

    Louise Warren Louise Warren Marketing Manager
  • Are you prepared for the Feed-in-Tariff Reduction?

    The DECC (Department of Energy and Climate Change) has proposed changes to the Feed-in-Tariff (FIT) for domestic installs and these are likely to come into force in January 2016.

    Louise Warren Louise Warren Marketing Manager
  • Loss of data = loss of business?

    Extreme? Unfortunately not the World Conference of Disaster Management states that 93% of companies that have no access to their data for 10 days or more file bankruptcy within one year of the disaster, and 50% file for bankruptcy immediately. After all imagine the impact on your business of losing all the details of your business contacts, appointments, and client information.

    Louise Warren Louise Warren Marketing Manager
  • Invoice fraud, could you be targeted?

    The Financial Fraud Action UK has reported a rise in invoice fraud with hundreds falling victim in the last year. The scam is a relatively low level and simple method for fraudsters to obtain money from small businesses and is currently widespread. Unsuspecting companies are willingly handing over money to companies who they believe are their genuine suppliers.

    Louise Warren Louise Warren Marketing Manager