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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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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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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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HSE Myth Busters Challenge Panel

The Health and Safety Executive has set up an independent panel – the Myth Busters Challenge Panel – to scrutinise seemingly absurd decisions made on health & safety grounds. The Panel uses a pool of independent members with a wide range of interests (including small businesses, public safety, trade union, the insurance industry and many outside …

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