Construction Professional Indemnity Insurance

Securing Construction Professional indemnity insurance – John Heath’s Top Tips

Within the UK construction industry over the last few years, there have been various large-scale disasters, such as the Grenfell catastrophe, COVID-19 and a series of devastating natural disasters caused by climate change. A huge rise in professional indemnity claims has caused a toughened professional indemnity insurance market in the construction sector. It has been …

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Office Insurance To Cover Your Business

Commercial offices face risks every day of the week from fire and flood, no matter where they are located, but there are insurance products available to help you keep your business running whatever happens.

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John Heath Backing Crewe Growth With HS2

The railways brought great prosperity to Crewe over 175 years ago, and it’s great to see the town once again at the heart of the country’s UK infrastructure plans – with the HS2 rollout soon to begin. The decision to extend high-speed rail up and down the country has caused plenty of debate. However, the …

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Public Liability Insurance For Trades

Causing an injury to a member of the public, or damaging property at a client’s premises is the last thing any tradesman intends. Unfortunately, accidents happen. Having the right public liability insurance in place is the only sure way to avoid costly legal fees and compensation claims. Builders, painters and decorators, scaffolders, roofers, plumbers and …

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Potential PI Claim – Walkie Talkie Skyscraper

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, and melted parts on a parked Jaguar below. The wing mirror and badge melted in …

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Allianz WeatherSafe – Stay One Step Ahead Of The Weather

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 and 7-day forecasts supplied by MeteoGroup, one of the worlds leading weather forecasters. Read about …

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HSE Health & Safety Newsletter

Health and Safety Newsletter – Summer 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 read for every business. A fishy tale! Look out for another HSE Myth Busters case …

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Risk Advice – Electrical Inspection and Testing

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. LV= have produced a concise guide to the current legal framework and best practice guidelines …

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Firm Fined For Failing To Have Employers Liability Insurance

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 ‘Sun Spirit Ltd’ (a solar panel installation company) was not insured correctly. Following the investigation, …

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