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Ascend launch new style credit insurance
July 8, 2020

Ascend launch new style credit insurance

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Ascend Broking Group have launched a revolutionary new credit insurance facility on a per-invoice basis from just £5.60* per policy, making it much more affordable and than traditional credit insurance. Credit insurance allows your business to grow by offering credit terms to new buyers, knowing that you’re protected if things don’t go to plan. It…

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The environmental impact Covid-19 has on your fleet
July 8, 2020

The environmental impact Covid-19 has on your fleet

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Cities worldwide have seen significant decreases in emissions. Dolphins have returned to Southern Italy and in China many have seen blue skies for the first time in a long time. These of course are positive occurrences in what has been a rather bleak year. This may however spark a political turn globally in pushing further…

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Employer health and safety checklist
July 2, 2020

Employer health and safety checklist

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With many beginning to head back to work it is important that government regulations are followed to the letter. If regulations are not followed then should an incident occur, you may be liable. To help with this issue, Markel has produced a ten point checklist to ensure that you follow guidelines and are protected. You…

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Hazardous activity in engineering services
July 1, 2020

Hazardous activity in engineering services

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Fires are unfortunately all too common during maintenance and construction. Usually this is caused by inadequate control when using heat. While hazards are often controlled, with recent lockdown procedures it may be a case that there is an increase in hazards in the workplace. For projects that ended abruptly there will be challenges on how…

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Update on unoccupied premises
June 25, 2020

Update on unoccupied premises

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With lockdown measures being eased you should still remember that risks to business remain substantial and you should remain alert at all times. Unoccupancy Conditions: From 30 June 2020, business owners are advised take all necessary steps to protect their premises, including complying with their policy’s unoccupancy condition. Where this isn’t possible for any reason…

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RIDDOR and COVID-19 – reporting of a dangerous occurrence
June 24, 2020

RIDDOR and COVID-19 – reporting of a dangerous occurrence

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One of the many questions that has arisen relates to reporting requirements for the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). This article sets out some of the key HSE requirements and provides practical examples of how these may apply. Dangerous occurrences The HSE states that an unintended incident at work which has led to someone’s possible…

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How to prevent Legionnaires Disease following lockdown
June 24, 2020

How to prevent Legionnaires Disease following lockdown

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Legionnaires disease is caused by a bacteria called Legionella. Legionella thrives in water systems in unoccupied buildings where the water has become stagnant. With many premises being unoccupied for months the risk of this disease is very high.   Here are some tips to prevent the disease in your building:   – Flush out cold…

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Nine cargo security tips
June 17, 2020

Nine cargo security tips

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NMU have released advice to secure cargo and keep it safe while in transit. These tips should be followed in order to keep your cargo as safe as possible. 1. Know where your shipment is – Know where it should be at any given time, when it is stationary and when it is being transferred…

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Safety Briefings – why does it matter now?
June 15, 2020

Safety Briefings – why does it matter now?

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As Coronavirus stay-at-home measures begin to lift and businesses reopening, health and safety will be at the forefront of everyone’s minds. Businesses will be reviewing their Risk Assessments and control measures to ensure they minimise risk to their employees.   It’s not hard to imagine that in a few months we will start seeing and…

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Allianz Step by Step Restarting Business Guide
June 2, 2020

Allianz Step by Step Restarting Business Guide

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Allianz have released their step by step guide for restarting your business to avoid the risk of legal action if procedures are not followed correctly. The guide includes notes on risk management, security and procedures to help manage your business in the post-lockdown period. With businesses looking to restart following loosening of lockdown procedures, many…

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