What you need to know when taking a learner driver out on the road
The budding driver has requested they practice in your family vehicle. Now, this poses the question… is this a good idea? You may be reliant on the vehicle for your daily commute and you may not be in the position financially to pay for any repairs should something go wrong. If they do have an […]
Protecting your business in a Hard Market
The effect that Covid-19 has had on businesses, whether directly or indirectly, is immeasurable, and the insurance industry hasn’t gone unscathed. As Oliver Bate, CEO of Allianz, put it, “the virus has hit insurers like a meteorite”. As businesses look to build themselves back up again post-pandemic, coupled with the already hardening market, the increased need […]
High ‘flood risk areas’ in the UK
As an island, with many coastal and riverside regions, the UK is naturally prone to flooding. The increased frequency of extreme weather events, urban development, and pressure of climate change have made flooding happen more often and with worse consequences. In this article, we will look at some of the worst affected areas, those most […]
Could offering health insurance for your employees reduce sick days?
Though technological advancements are changing the way the UK workforce operates, we haven’t been able to hand-off all our gruelling manual tasks to robots quite yet. The lowdownMaterial handling, heavy lifting, driving long distance, guiding tools and even working on a keyboard are considered the norm for many workers, all of which can contribute toward […]
Tackling the rise of cybercrime during the coronavirus pandemic
As millions of employees are now working from home, many companies have been forced to actively tackle the excess strain on their VPNs and other systems. This inadvertent ‘stress testing’ has revealed both minor and much more significant vulnerabilities across countless businesses’ IT systems worldwide. From being unable to perform regular maintenance updates and forensic […]
Rising credit risks warning
Ratings agency Moody’s has given a stark warning that the UK should anticipate a rise in credit risks given the prospect of an unwinding of the level of Government fiscal support measures. It adds that weak earnings and solvency concerns will weigh hard on hard-hit companies, while higher debt levels will erode the positive effects […]
Going Green In COVID-19 – Is Now The Time To Buy An Electric Car?
While it’s predicted that the car sales market will contract by 15% this year as a result of COVID-19, at the start of June it was reported that electric car sales had actually gained market share in Europe and this is likely to remain steady for the rest of the year. In fact, pure electric […]
How Much Would It Cost To Rebuild Your Property?
There’s been a lot to think about and adjust to over the COVID-19 pandemic and if you’re moving home, it can be easy to overlook the finer details. However, there are some things that you absolutely need to get right first time around. If you’ve ever insured a property, you’ll know that arranging buildings insurance […]