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May 12, 2022

BIBA Manchester

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Ascend attend the British Insurance Brokers’ Association The British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) is the UK’s leading general insurance intermediary organisation representing the interests of insurance brokers, intermediaries and their customers. BIBA membership includes around 1800 regulated firms, employing more than 100,000 staff. General insurance brokers contribute 1% of GDP to the UK economy; they…

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May 9, 2022

Engineering contractors

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Engineering contractors Engineering plays a hugely important part of the UK economy, accounting for more than a quarter of the UK’s total GDP with nearly 50,000 contractors working in the sector. The vast majority of engineering contractors are experienced professionals and rarely make mistakes – but understanding the risks involved with each project is important…

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May 3, 2022

Why insurance is important to you and your family

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Why insurance is important to you and your family 1  – Protection for you and your family Your family depend on your financial support to enjoy a decent standard of living, which is why insurance is especially important once you start a family. It means the people who matter most in your life may be…

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December 14, 2021

Why travel insurance is more important than ever in 2021

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Why travel insurance is more important than ever as we reach the end of 2021 Travel insurance has never been so important as we continue to navigate Covid-19 in our overseas holidays and trips. It will cover you for unexpected situations both while away and in the run up to your holiday, from losing your luggage to covering…

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December 2, 2021

Top 5 causes of workplace injuries

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Top 5 causes of workplace injuries   Employee safety is a top priority for any employer. Employees are the driving force of your business and need to be able to work in a safe environment to ensure efficiency and productivity. Knowing the most common workplace injuries and ways to prevent them can decrease the number…

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November 29, 2021

Lowering employment practices liability risks

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Lowering employment practices liability risks Employment practices liability insurance (EPLI) is a critical type of cover that provides various protections for policyholders. Employers face a variety of risks related to employment practices liability claims. These claims became more common every year in the UK between 2015 and 2018. An EPLI policy can have a major…

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November 15, 2021

The financial implications of operating without Professional Indemnity Insurance

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The financial implications of operating without Professional Indemnity Insurance Operating without professional indemnity insurance leaves your business open to claims and, in turn, huge financial risk. The costs of a claim can quickly reach hundreds of thousands and even millions. Most insurers offer policies which provide cover from an indemnity limit of £50,000 as standard.…

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November 11, 2021

7 top tips on Professional Indemnity Insurance

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1. Deciding how much professional indemnity cover you need This is a common issue. Ultimately, it depends on your business, your clients and your potential liability. Your professional indemnity insurance needs to be able to cover the total rectification costs of your negligence and the legal costs of a claim against you. Some professional bodies will recommend…

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October 28, 2021

Do small businesses need employment practices liability insurance (EPLI)?

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Do small businesses need employment practices liability insurance (EPLI)? EPLI is a type of small business insurance that helps you pay for lawsuits related to workplace discrimination and harassment.   The United States has several federal laws that make it illegal for employers to treat prospective, current, and former employees differently based on their sex,…

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October 21, 2021

COVID-19: The Impact on Marine Protection and Indemnity Coverage

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COVID-19: The Impact on Marine Protection and Indemnity Coverage Amid the tragic human impact of COVID-19 and governments’ restrictions on travel and commerce, businesses are feeling the economic consequences of the pandemic.   COVID-19 has reshaped the marine sector’s risk landscape, and raised questions about shipowners’ protection and indemnity (P&I) coverage and how this may…

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