News

  • White Van Man: Hero in disguise?

    Helpful and heroic or the villain of our motorists? Many motorists see the ‘white van man’ of today as having a ‘bad reputation’ and taking less care than other motorists on the road, according to a survey conducted by the RAC. However, results from a recent AXA survey reveal that the ‘white van man’ of today could be a hero in disguise.

    Louise Warren Louise Warren Marketing Manager
  • We’re going on the road!

    As you may be aware, NAPIT’s on the road expo has officially began. We’ve already spoken to a few of you and are looking forward to the rest of the expos in the next month.

    Louise Warren Louise Warren Marketing Manager
  • New Health and Safety legislation for the construction industry

    The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015) came into force on 6 April 2015, replacing CDM 2007. The CDM 2015 main objective is to improve worker protection; improve health and safety standards on small construction sites whilst simplifying the regulatory package.

    Louise Warren Louise Warren Marketing Manager
  • Apprentices: could they benefit your business?

    With 96% of employers who hire an apprentice reporting business benefits and 72% of businesses reporting improved productivity it’s worth considering whether your business could benefit.

    Louise Warren Louise Warren Marketing Manager
  • Fuel Duty Freeze – Good news for van drivers

    Fuel Duty Freeze – Good news for van drivers When your van provides the backbone to your business you are always going to have one eye on the prices at the pumps. So the news that Chancellor George Osborne has scrapped the planned September increase in fuel duty as part of his pre-election Budget, stating "I want to make sure that the falling oil price is passed on at the pumps" is a welcome relief.

    Louise Warren Louise Warren Marketing Manager
  • Top tips for driving in winter

    This time of the year sees an increase in motor vehicle insurance claims and an increase in vehicle breakdown. This can be due to many reasons including not having an up to date vehicle check. Knowing how to take care of your vehicle during the winter months is vital to your safety and could save you a lot on repairs.

    Louise Warren Louise Warren Marketing Manager
  • Preparing Your Business Premises For Winter

    It’s that time of year when we start to see predictions about how long and cold the winter will be. Rather than wait to see which prediction is true it makes sense to prepare your business to ensure it is less vulnerable to low temperatures. After all prevention is always better than cure, so performing a few maintenance tasks now could help keep your overheads down, your business trading, and prevent the chance of an expensive problem developing.

    Louise Warren Louise Warren Marketing Manager
  • Is your van exhaust the catalyst for theft?

    Six brothers have been jailed for a spree of catalytic converter thefts, as they sought to profit from the valuable properties encased in a vehicle's exhaust.

    Louise Warren Louise Warren Marketing Manager
  • The 1st NAPIT Insurance Grand Prix

    The NAPIT Insurance sponsored Grand Prix (well, Go Karting afternoon) was a roaring success with competitors from the Insurance team, NAPIT Central team and many members (including one or two ringers!).

    Paul Williams Paul Williams e-Trading Manager
  • Top tips to help your small business be a success

    It isn’t easy running your own business. It involves a lot of hard work, but many people once they start never look back. Unfortunately there is no single formula to guarantee success, but here are a few tips to help you along the way.

    Louise Warren Louise Warren Marketing Manager