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Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) set to rise to 12% in 2017

Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) is due to rise by  another 2% to a new high of 12%,  as announced in the Autumn 2016 Statement by Chancellor of the Exchequer Phillip Hammond. This new rate will take effect from June 2017, and is the third increase in IPT...

Ransomware Puts a Bounty on System Usage

Just when businesses are getting up to speed with the latest tricks employed by cyber criminals, another rears its ugly head. Ransomware is the practice of extorting a business by blocking access or threatening to damage their systems unless or until a sum of money is...

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Inspect and Protect Your Property

Poor security and lack of maintenance both have largely influential roles to play in unoccupied property claims, as they can leave a building defenceless in the face of criminal activity and water damage among other plights. Yet these are two issues that could be easily identified, and...

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Business Interruption can happen at any time – are you prepared?

Most of us take our workplaces for granted. We come and go, popping out for lunch or to a meeting, expecting that everything will be the same when we return. But what if something happened to disrupt this smooth flow? As hundreds of workers found out...

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Is your charity expanding? Here’s what you need to do

It can be an incredibly exciting time when things have been going well at your charity and you can start to think about expanding, bringing in more staff or introducing new events and activities. But a crucial part of these growth plans is making sure...

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How can I make my premises more secure?

Crime against businesses takes many forms, from shoplifting and robbery to fraud and data breaches. In the UK, burglary is one of the most common types of crime businesses experience; according to official government statistics there were 45,000 reported incidents in the wholesale and retail...

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What is a Management Liability policy and do I need one?

The word “liability” seems to be in constant circulation when talking about business insurance and charity insurance. You need to cover your responsibilities for your employees, members of the public, the products you sell or distribute, and your actions as a company or even as...

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DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS INSURANCE: A BUSINESS ESSENTIAL

Imagine you have the opportunity to invest £100,000 for your company, with a 70% chance of providing a 20% return within five years. Do you decide to go for it? Now consider whether your decision would be different if you could be held personally liable...

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IS IT THE LAW TO HAVE BUSINESS INSURANCE?

Whether you’re setting up your own business or have been running one for a while, the subject of business insurance can be fraught. How do you know what is a legal requirement? Which extra covers are worth your hard-earned money, and which are a waste? Is...

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Why High Net Worth Insurance will give you peace of mind

Do you own high-value property or possessions? Do you enjoy expensive hobbies, such as collecting fine art or classic cars? Generally speaking, the lifestyle you lead as a high-net-worth-individual (HNWI) means you have very specific insurance needs and will require a greater level of cover than...