Financial wellbeing and the cost-of-living squeeze

Many considerations need to be made in the current economic climate, and firms face the challenge of ensuring they make employee financial wellbeing a top focus while at the same time ensuring their businesses remain profitable during these uncertain times.

By |2022-07-04T10:17:54+00:00July 4th, 2022|General|Comments Off on Financial wellbeing and the cost-of-living squeeze

Helping businesses manage their cyber risk

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is encouraging businesses to bolster their cyber security in light of the events in Ukraine and the increased threat of cyber-attacks. For small and medium business owners, the current conflict might seem far-removed from the day to day running of their business but cyber threats are an ongoing threat.

By |2022-06-30T07:57:07+00:00June 30th, 2022|Cyber, General|Comments Off on Helping businesses manage their cyber risk

Phishing – The need to educate & upskill our employees

Our employees must be given the knowledge on how to recognise “phishing attacks,” in fact, a check list may be a feasible starting point. We are all aware that these attacks exist and are on the rise, but if our employees could recognise and report the phishing emails, texts, telephone calls, adverts and websites that form part of the fraud, the threat can be reduced.

By |2022-06-29T15:54:15+00:00June 29th, 2022|Cyber, General|Comments Off on Phishing – The need to educate & upskill our employees

Help to prevent the Escape of Water

Escape of Water (EOW) is a term used to define a water leak in a property. It usually occurs in instances where there is a catastrophic burst or slow leak from the plumbing or heating system involving pipes and joints, but also appliances or even faulty bathroom sealant.

By |2022-05-24T08:52:21+00:00May 24th, 2022|General, Insurance, Property|Comments Off on Help to prevent the Escape of Water

Industry specific risk management guides

Our insurer partner Axa Insurance have produced industry specific risk management guides to help you reduce the risks associated with your business and keep your business operational as well as protecting your staff and customers safe.

By |2022-04-20T16:12:42+00:00April 20th, 2022|General|Comments Off on Industry specific risk management guides

Why cyber risk should be a priority for every boardroom

A common mistake many organisations make is to leave responsibility for managing cyber risk to the IT department. In reality, improving cyber security and cyber resilience is an enterprise-wide challenge, which requires buy-in from every employee.

By |2022-04-06T16:30:35+00:00April 4th, 2022|Cyber, General|Comments Off on Why cyber risk should be a priority for every boardroom

Risk management guide for the small to medium UK manufacturing businesses

While Manufacturing comprises just 5% of the UK’s businesses, it accounts for 10% of employment and 14% of turnover. Of the 270,000 firms that make up this diverse sector, just over half (138,050) are micro and SME manufacturers. Find some practical risk management advice for small and midsize manufacturing businesses:

By |2022-03-04T17:09:37+00:00March 4th, 2022|General, Insurance|Comments Off on Risk management guide for the small to medium UK manufacturing businesses

Protecting your property from water leaks

Water leaks that go unchecked can cause thousands of pounds worth of damage and properties can take months to dry out before repairs can be completed. You may, therefore, need to relocate to alternative premises in order to continue to operate.

By |2022-03-03T11:29:44+00:00March 3rd, 2022|General, Insurance, Property|Comments Off on Protecting your property from water leaks

The Highway Code: Key changes you need to know

The changes follow a public consultation on a review of The Highway Code to improve road safety for people walking, cycling and riding horses. It ran from July to October 2020, and received more than 20,000 responses from the public, businesses and other organisations. The changes were made to The Highway Code on Saturday 29 January 2022. Here are the key changes that you need to know about:

By |2022-02-18T09:54:34+00:00February 18th, 2022|General|Comments Off on The Highway Code: Key changes you need to know

Considerations of Contractors Professional Indemnity cover

Many contracting businesses who do not specifically design anything for a fee will be unaware of the potential risks they may face in not carrying Professional Indemnity cover. In the increasingly litigious society we live in, where it would seem that everyone wants someone to blame, should you consider cover just to protect yourself if something goes wrong?

By |2022-02-18T09:48:58+00:00February 18th, 2022|General, Insurance|Comments Off on Considerations of Contractors Professional Indemnity cover
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