Recent data from RebuildCostASSESSMENT.com has highlighted how on average, buildings are covered for just 68% of the amount they should be in Britain. However, with rebuild costs rising rapidly, the current situation is likely to be even worse.
As coronavirus spreads through the air, the virus can build up in poorly ventilated areas, increasing the risk of infection. It is a legal requirement for employers to ensure an adequate supply of fresh air (ventilation) in enclosed areas of the workplace.
With almost £57,000 of tools stolen every day in 2020, according to data from the Metropolitan Police it's more important than ever to ensure that you are insured.
What’s the difference between a labour only subcontractor (LOSC) and a bona fide subcontractor (BFSC)?
Explore the differences between a labour only subcontractor (LOSC) and a bona fide subcontractor (BFSC) and find out if you need Employers Liability Insurance.
86% of SMEs do not have any cyber insurance in place according to a recent survey by Aviva. This lack of insurance protection comes at a time of rapid digitisation, with statistics showing that 41% of SMEs updated their website in response to the pandemic while 39% moved online or improved their online offering.
Buildings should always be insured for the amount it would cost to rebuild them. However, fewer than one in ten commercial properties in the UK are covered correctly. Read our article for some guidance on this issue.
Clients with business interruption (BI) insurance can now refer to a policy checker provided by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Suitable insurance forms a vital part of business continuity planning - but how can you be sure that you are buying the right amount of cover? Here we share some top tips from 'How to avoid underinsurance – A guide for small and medium-sized businesses' produced by the British Insurance Brokers’ Association.
On 15 January, the Supreme Court handed down its judgment on the FCA’s business interruption test case. It remains the case that most SME business interruption (BI) policies are focused on property damage and only have basic cover for BI as a consequence of property damage, so are unlikely to pay out in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects.
It is important to distinguish between temporarily closed premises due to COVID-19 and previously longer terms unoccupied premises, the responses contained below are specifically for temporarily closed premises due to government guidelines and will not apply for premises that fall outside of the guidelines.