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Top tips for new HGV drivers
April 1, 2021

Top tips for new HGV drivers

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Tips for new HGV drivers   If you’ve just passed your HGV license test and are now qualified to drive Heavy Goods Vehicles, the good news is that there are plenty of employment opportunities out there for you. With a current UK shortage of HGV drivers, now is certainly the time to be kick-starting a…

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Charities need to be fraud aware
March 25, 2021

Charities need to be fraud aware

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Charities need to be fraud aware The charity sector has an annual income of over £69 billion making the sector vulnerable from acts of fraud and financial crime. Charity trustees have a duty to manage their charity’s resources responsibly and ensure that funds are protected, applied and accounted for. Therefore they must make sure suitable…

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Tips to stay focused on long drives
March 25, 2021

Tips to stay focused on long drives

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Tips to stay focused on long drives   If you’re working in the logistics industry as a driver then you’re going to clock up some long hours on the road. If you’re not prepared for this, then handling such extensive journeys can be difficult and even dangerous. It’s important to make sure you know how…

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Insurance predictions for 2021
March 23, 2021

Insurance predictions for 2021

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Insurance predictions for 2021 This interview is with the Managing Director of LexisNexis Risk Solutions where he discusses the changes to the market. Could you talk us through the current landscape for your industry as we look ahead to 2021? The insurance market is undergoing a huge transformation driven by changes in customer needs and…

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How to stay on top of goods in transit damage claims
March 18, 2021

How to stay on top of goods in transit damage claims

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How to stay on top of Freight Liability (goods in transit) damage claims   Transport damage can be a serious issue in the haulage business. Making repeated claims on insurance can significantly increase premiums and there may be occasions when an insurer refuses to pay out, leaving the business with a significant bill. Staying on…

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Abuse cover
March 17, 2021

Abuse cover

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Abuse Cover The Charity Commission released their safeguarding strategy in 2017. The strategy sets out the duty of care charities must display when it comes to preventing abuse, with one major point being that safeguarding should not only apply to those who are most vulnerable, but actually any party who comes into contact with the…

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Scaffolding & Roofing Insurance
March 16, 2021

Scaffolding & Roofing Insurance

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Liability insurance giving you peace of mind   As a scaffolder or roofer, you will know the number of dangers that come as part and parcel of the job. There are a huge number of unique risks that you could face, including scaffold collapse, falls from height, inadequate safety equipment and bad weather. These risks…

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Staying on top of sleep when you are on the road
March 11, 2021

Staying on top of sleep when you are on the road

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Staying on top of sleep when you are on the road   If you’re a haulage driver in the UK  and are on the roads often, then you’ve probably found it challenging to get enough sleep and may be experiencing the consequences of too little. Around a third of the UK population only gets up…

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Do you know why public liability is so important for your charity?
March 10, 2021

Do you know why public liability is so important for your charity?

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The importance of public liability for your charity Public liability insurance is an important insurance cover requirement for all companies, so what is it and why do you need it? As an advice-based insurance broker, we thought we would share our knowledge with you on public liability insurance:   Public liability insurance explained: Public liability insurance is… Read more
Construction – managing your liquidity challenges
March 9, 2021

Construction – managing your liquidity challenges

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Construction – managing your liquidity challenges   COVID19 has changed the way we live in almost every aspect of life, especially our careers and the way we run our businesses. The construction industry took a massive hit with COVID as many of you are aware. The volume of construction projects and future orders reduced as…

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