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What to do in the event of a flood
February 19, 2014

As we’re sure you’ve seen in the media, severe weather continues to have a real impact on homes and businesses across the country. If you have been affected by the ongoing floods and storms, we’re on hand to get things […]

Top Tips For Protecting Your Car & Home This Winter
November 29, 2013

Don’t get caught out this winter – follow these simple steps to help prevent damage to your car and home in the cold weather: Home Ensure that water pipes and water tanks in the loft are insulated with good quality […]

Bill Jamieson – An Insurance Career Spanning 52 Years!
November 26, 2013

On Thursday, 28th November 2013, Bill Jamieson – our extremely experienced and loyal colleague – will retire at the age of 70. His insurance career spans 52 years working for both Insurance Companies and Insurance Intermediaries alike. In his own […]

Severe Weather Ahead – Some Useful Tips
October 25, 2013

You may have already heard that the UK is braced for torrential rain and severe gales starting on Sunday 27th October and lasting at least for a couple of days. Inevitably, this is going to lead to some property damage […]

Safety is key in the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
October 17, 2013

From environmental monitoring to geospatial mapping and crop spraying to aerial photography, the range of potential uses for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), also known as remotely piloted aircraft systems and Unmanned Aerial systems (UAS), is vast and growing. Demand for […]

Walkie Talkie skyscraper melts cars below
September 3, 2013

The new ‘Walkie Talkie’ skyscraper, located on London’s Fenchurch Street, reflected a 70 degree beam of light onto cars below. Light beamed off the new flagship skyscraper, which is due to house some of the City’s top insurance firms shortly, […]

Allianz WeatherSafe – stay one step ahead of the weather
August 30, 2013

Not a month goes by without the weather hitting the headlines again. Heatwaves, storms, floods, lightning, you name it we’ve had it this year. To the rescue comes a new smartphone app from Allianz, ‘WeatherSafe’. The new app uses 3-hourly […]

Health and Safety Newsletter – Summer 2013
August 29, 2013

The Health and Safety Executive have issued their Summer 2013 Newsletter. Just a quick note to say that the latest HSE Newsletter is now available from the HSE website. With 18 pages of guidance and case studies it’s a must […]

Risk Advice – Electrical Inspection and Testing
August 22, 2013

Faulty electrical installations (fixed wiring) and equipment are a common cause of fires in commercial and industrial buildings. Read the following risk advice from LV= to understand your legal obligations and how to manage the electrical installation in your premises. […]

Firm fined for failing to have Employers Liability Insurance
August 20, 2013

A Sunderland firm has been fined for failing to hold employers liability insurance that enables employees to claim compensation should they be injured at work. The Health & Safety Executive carried out an investigation following receipt of information that suggested […]

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