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Ready to reopen? Guidance for UK pubs and restaurants
April 5, 2021

Ready to reopen? Guidance for UK pubs and restaurants

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Ready to reopen? Guidance for UK pubs and restaurants Re-opening pubs and restaurants after lockdown can’t be treated as standard. Proprietors and managers need to look at this as though they are opening for the first time, with a particular emphasis on health and safety.   Hospitality businesses have faced a difficult time, following months of compulsory closures…

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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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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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Coronavirus support for business guide
March 18, 2021

Coronavirus support for business guide

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Coronavirus support for business guide   Download our financial aid guide detailing the assistance that is available to you following the 2021 budget.   As the UK prepares for the proposed Government roadmap to ease the lockdown restrictions, we want to ensure that our valued clients have access to the most up-to-date information to make your…

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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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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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Navigating the modern cyber risks landscape
March 5, 2021

Navigating the modern cyber risks landscape

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Navigating the modern cyber risks landscape   With cyber criminals becoming more sophisticated by the day, business must act now to shore up their defenses.   As recently as five years ago, cyber risk was widely perceived as a technological challenge. Protected by firewalls and virus protection software – not to mention the company IT…

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10 ways to reduce the damage floods cause in the home
February 26, 2021

10 ways to reduce the damage floods cause in the home

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10 ways to reduce damage floods cause in the home   Around 400 homes were flooded as a result of Storm Christoph earlier this year, the Environment Agency has confirmed. Severe rain weather warnings, meaning ‘danger to life’, were issued for parts of northern and central England, while separate yellow warnings, meaning ‘be aware’, were…

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HTA engage The Transafe Network
February 25, 2021

HTA engage The Transafe Network

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HTA engage The Transafe Network to look at Safer Abnormal Load Escorting     The Heavy Transport Association has initiated the first in a new programme of projects that will look at various aspects of the movement of abnormal indivisible loads, analysing good practice from the UK and elsewhere in the world to ensure that…

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