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What is Defamation?

Defamation is the action of damaging the good reputation of someone – the umbrella term for libel and slander. A person is said to be defamed when someone else publishes words or matter which have caused, or are likely to cause, substantial harm to a person’s reputation. The use of the term ‘published’, however does …

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How Do You Keep Clients Data Safe & Secure?

Keeping client data secure is of upmost importance for professional freelancers and business owners. Data breaches cost businesses millions every year and it is of high chance that your firm has a number of assets that contain sensitive information about your customers. With this in mind, it is important to take steps to minimise the …

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Five Tips To Develop A Disaster Recovery Plan

No matter how large or small a professional firm is, it is good practice that a disaster recovery plan is developed. A disaster such as a flood, fire or computer virus attack could have a detrimental effect on your operations, meaning that your businesses resources could be limited for a significant period of time. Throughout …

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Professional Indemnity Insurance – Can You Work Internationally?

It is becoming extremely popular nowadays for international business to be conducted on a day to day business as it is all part of our modern global economy. However, it is important to bear in mind that this can have an impact on your professional indemnity insurance – or, more specifically, your professional indemnity insurance …

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What is Retroactive Cover?

Concerned about cover for the work you have done in the past? If you are, then you need to make sure that your policy has the correct ‘retroactive date’. Most types of insurance cover you for claims that occur from the start date given on wards only.  This has to be the case otherwise insurers …

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Is My Professional Indemnity Insurance Quote Good Value?

Professional Indemnity insurance can be a difficult concept to get your head around, as it protects you from claims of negligence. Unlike many types of other insurance, such as car or property insurance, there’s no physical asset to cover. Therefore, there is no tangible value or definite, potential loss to consider. This means that it …

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Fire Alarm Systems – Managing Risk

Fire alarms provide early warning of fire to help evacuate a building in time to save lives and damage and it is therefore vital that they are implemented within your commercial premises. The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, appoints responsibility on a person within an organisation to carry out risk assessments to identify, manage …

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What Is Directors & Officers Insurance and Why Is It Needed?

As a company director, there are a variety of responsibilities placed upon you to act with care, in good faith, within the law, to act in the best interests of the company and indeed a responsibility to ensure that other Directors also do the same. Therefore, a claim may arise against you potentially if someone …

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Why Do Web Designers Need Professional Indemnity Insurance?

In this day and age, every business has a website. A website is a crucial part of a business’s customer engagement, and therefore not any old website will do. Clients will pay a web designer good money to design something that not only works and looks good but gets them business too. If a website …

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