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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Met Office launch Claim Check to assist Insurers
August 15, 2013

Storms cause havoc after July’s heatwave for parts of the UK. With this in mind, the Met Office have launched ‘ClaimCheck’ to assist Insurers with claims resulting from flooding and other severe weather. This July’s heatwave was a welcome break […]

Risk Advice – Arson
August 1, 2013

UK statistics show that arson accounts for 40% of fires in commercial premises and over 20% in residential buildings. This is a very significant risk to homeowners and businesses alike. We thought we’d share with you a recent ‘risk bulletin’ […]

Summer precautions risk advice
July 26, 2013

We’re all enjoying the summer sun this year but whilst enjoying the outdoors is great fun, it also presents a degree of risk. No, we aren’t about to suddenly become killjoys and ruin the fun! We’ll leave that to LV= […]

5 Reasons why you need Product Recall & Contamination insurance
July 25, 2013

Any business that is manufacturing a product and selling it to a third party has a product recall exposure. Pet food, Bread, Salad, lawnmowers and luxury cars are just some of the UK product recalls that have been reported. You […]

The perils of underinsurance
July 24, 2013

Without realising it, many businesses are risking their survival and making it very difficult to bounce back successfully from a major loss. The problem is underinsurance. Zurich have recently written about the problem and we have reproduced their article below. […]

New procedures for Employers and Public Liability claims
June 20, 2013

New procedures for the handling of Employers Liability claims and Public Liability claims are to be introduced in July this year. It is hoped that the new procedures, which are similar to those implemented for Road Traffic Act claims, will […]

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