Equity Red Star will not be offering renewals on general haulage with effect from 1st June 2017
May 29, 2017

Equity Red Star will not be offering renewals on general haulage with effect from 1st June 2017

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Equity Red Star are planning to withdraw from the General haulage fleet and courier insurance market from 1st June 2017 Insurers are counting the costs of the Ogden discount rate reducing to -0.75% and in a market where some general haulage and courier insurers are operating at a loss, ERS have taken the necessary but […]

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General Data Protection Regulation – The Countdown Is On
May 29, 2017

General Data Protection Regulation – The Countdown Is On

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25th May 2017 marked the one year countdown to the enforcement of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). It has been four years in the making and its effects will be significant. The GDPR is not only wider in scope than the existing 1998 Data Protection Act but also in terms of the […]

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Protecting your home and lifestyle.
May 22, 2017

Protecting your home and lifestyle.

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For high net worth individuals, buying insurance cover off the peg or via the Internet is a fundamentally flawed strategy. These policies have too many restrictions, clauses and inner limits to protect a busy modern family. For most people, their family home is one of their biggest investments. It isn’t just somewhere to live; it’s […]

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How telematics can help reduce fleet costs
May 21, 2017

How telematics can help reduce fleet costs

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How Telematics Can Help Reduce Fleet Costs. Technology has come a long way since the early telematics systems of 10 years ago. Real time video of actual or potential accidents can be instantly sent to your fleet centre and insurance company and this is helping reduce cost making it easy to get the right information […]

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Business Continuity Planning in 4 Steps
May 21, 2017

Business Continuity Planning in 4 Steps

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There are many reasons why your company needs a business continuity plan. Having a strategy – before an event happens – helps to maximize the chance your business can recover while minimizing the loss of property, life and assets. Developing your business continuity plan should be a thoughtful process resulting in a plan that can be […]

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Construction industry data is more valuable than you think
May 16, 2017

Construction industry data is more valuable than you think

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Think about your client base, the sensitive information that you hold on current, past and future projects. The leaking of market-sensitive information, intellectual property or other confidential information could have serious financial consequences which could cause your business  highly publicised and embarrassing public relations, or worse, these security breaches could cost your business lost clients, […]

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10 Cyber Resolutions
May 15, 2017

10 Cyber Resolutions

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As you may be aware, there has been an outbreak of a ‘ransomware’ type of computer virus called WannaCry, affecting users in many countries around the world. These have included firms such as FedEx and many NHS trusts. It is believed to have led to 57,000 infections in 99 countries. Ransomware is a type of […]

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Control of Major Accident Hazardous Regulations – How the HSE prioritise site vists
May 14, 2017

Control of Major Accident Hazardous Regulations – How the HSE prioritise site vists

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This infographic explains how the HSE site visits are prioritised. Below are steps to help you stay compliant with the Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 2015 (COMAH) and keep you abreast of the Health & Safety Executive (HSE)’s approach to enforcement. 1.The HSE collects information about your site Hazards Activity you undertake Your location. […]

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All you need to know about collateral warranties
May 12, 2017

All you need to know about collateral warranties

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When dealing with construction projects and contracts we often hear about Collateral Warranties. But what are these and what do they mean for your insurance programme? Collateral Warranties are used due to extend the responsabilities beyond contractual obligations towards third parties involved within a certain project. However, how can your business be certain that your […]

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Specialist Insurance for the Transport Sector
May 12, 2017

Specialist Insurance for the Transport Sector

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As a specialist transportation insurance provider we understand the risks facing operators in the road and marine industries and can either provide products that meet the your property, business interruption, liability, goods in transit and motor needs or construct bespoke cover tailored to your specific requirements. Specialist advice makes the complex job of arranging insurance […]

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