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Bad weather – the need for a sound fleet policy
December 30, 2021

Bad weather – the need for a sound fleet policy

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Bad weather reinforces the need for sound fleet policy   Winter weather fleet policy Significant storms, like many we have witnessed in recent years, and bad wintry weather prevent many workers from being able to report for work, creating significant declines in revenue for the duration of the bad weather, or even for a longer…

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How to safely walk on ice
December 28, 2021

How to safely walk on ice

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Winter is coming…! And with it, undoubtedly, will be periods of snow and ice, not only providing jeopardy on our roads, but posing an issue when it comes to walking anywhere.   All it takes is for you to step incorrectly onto an icy patch and you can fall over. While the odd stumble may…

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Is your business ready for winter?
December 23, 2021

Is your business ready for winter?

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With temperatures dipping and heavy rain in the forecast, many businesses could find themselves unprepared when normal winter weather suddenly turns extreme.   A severe cold spell or abnormal levels of snowfall could cause significant interruption to your business’s operations, in addition to property damage and potential safety issues for staff, visitors and general members…

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Sport and leisure
December 16, 2021

Sport and leisure

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Managing your exposures – the sport & leisure industry   Some risks are common to all in the property and casualty areas, such as exposures for fire, flood or slips & trips. In addition, Business Interruption is a big consideration for those with a reliance on a specific location – for example a hotel or leisure…

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Ascend Risk – business continuity & risk management
December 9, 2021

Ascend Risk – business continuity & risk management

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We have launched a new unique combination of cloud-based management systems, onsite risk consultancy and engagement.   Ascend Risk management systems can be deployed across your business in minutes, delivering day-to-day functionality, visibility and accountability to your risk management process.     We can also provide onsite risk consultancy to help you develop your risk…

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5 ways to improve your motor fleet and reduce premiums
November 18, 2021

5 ways to improve your motor fleet and reduce premiums

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5 ways to improve your motor fleet and reduce premiums   These 5 easy to follow tips could help you improve your motor fleet claims experience and reduce you fleet premiums.   1. Motivate your drivers Motivating drivers to perform well can be a highly effective method of reducing risk and accident frequency. Awards such as “best…

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Are you covering your volunteers correctly?
October 6, 2021

Are you covering your volunteers correctly?

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Are you covering your volunteers correctly? Volunteers are the life and blood of many charitable organisations, but are you looking after them as you should be – and could you be leaving your charity exposed by not doing so? Under the Employer’s Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969, all employers are required by law to insure…

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Why charities need cyber insurance, regardless of size
July 29, 2021

Why charities need cyber insurance, regardless of size

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Why charities need cyber insurance, regardless of their size With all the challenges and changes Covid-19 is bringing, we have seen a sudden and near-total shift to remote working (and now a more measured transition to blended working), and many charities have had to re-examine their existing cyber security practices. In the past year, 20% of charities…

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Testing & Vaccination Challenges
April 20, 2021

Testing & Vaccination Challenges

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If you’re considering COVID-19 testing in your workplace, whether for employees, visitors or contractors, it’s important you are aware of the possible potential implications for your liability insurance covers.   Similarly, if you’re considering or are approached by a relevant authority about your premises/site being used as a testing facility (whether asymptomatic or symptomatic) or…

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Measures to Reinstate Plant, Equipment and LPS
April 19, 2021

Measures to Reinstate Plant, Equipment and LPS

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This Loss Prevention Standard contains guidance on how to reduce risks when you are planning to reinstate process plant and equipment that have been shut down or mothballed on a temporary basis, for example in response to a business downturn or forced closure due to external factors such as an epidemic/pandemic event This document is…

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