Tag Archives: commercial


Tips for preventing theft from your worksite
May 26, 2021

Tips for preventing theft from your worksite

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Theft from commercial worksites is becoming more common. It is said theft and business crimes make up to 20% of all crime in the UK. Theft crime can be very costly, not just due to the equipment lost, but also the possibility of not being able to work for the day, or however long it…

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Is my shop covered?
April 29, 2021

Is my shop covered?

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With the country opening again recently, business owners have been able to return to their livelihood. If you are returning to your shop, bakery or tearoom, this is the type of cover you will need to look at and review.     Shop insurance  Shop insurance  is an overview term for policies such as bakery…

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Is my business secure? – Security overview
April 20, 2021

Is my business secure? – Security overview

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Is my business secure?   With everything starting to open again, business owners who haven’t been able to trade for the last year are able to get back to their livelihood and resume a bit of normality. The worst thing that could happen is to come back to your place of work and find it…

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Common insurance mistakes to avoid for your small business
April 14, 2021

Common insurance mistakes to avoid for your small business

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Common insurance mistakes to avoid for your small business The easiest way to avoid liability and probable financial loss is to secure your business against unforeseeable circumstances. Failure to do so jeopardizes the chance of your venture’s success and exposes you to the danger of losing all you have built over the years. Although most…

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Is your business at risk of underinsurance?
September 1, 2019

Is your business at risk of underinsurance?

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Your premium is calculated based on your individual circumstances and the amount of cover you choose to take out to protect your business. Underinsurance occurs when you have not taken out the right amount of insurance cover for your needs. What does it mean if I am underinsured? Taking out insufficient insurance cover will essentially…

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Tribunal Award Increases Sound An Alarm
August 12, 2019

Tribunal Award Increases Sound An Alarm

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With the start of the new financial year on April 6 2018 came increases in the maximum basic awards that can result from employers dismissing staff unfairly. It has also introduced what could become potentially uncapped awards for claims such as discrimination and whistle-blowing. There has been a rise in the maximum total award for…

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Transparency and Financial Experts Tick Brits’ Boxes
August 5, 2019

Transparency and Financial Experts Tick Brits’ Boxes

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The rise to prominence of the term ‘fake news’ was certainly swift last year and the frequency with which it was banded about made it 2017’s word of the year. But it was not just a popular turn of phrase, but something that shook society, according to the Edelman Trust Barometer published on January 22nd…

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Beware the Insurance Implications of Plastic-Sector Change
January 21, 2019

Beware the Insurance Implications of Plastic-Sector Change

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The ketchup or mayonnaise bottle is rapidly becoming an endangered species; those types of plastic that cannot be recycled are definitely feeling the squeeze. New pledges on the use of plastics have been issued by a variety of organisations, including every British supermarket. All have promised to ban the unnecessary use of single-use plastic packaging…

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Litigation is the Flavour of the Day in Food Manufacturing
January 7, 2019

Litigation is the Flavour of the Day in Food Manufacturing

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Putting some environmental claims behind its product has landed giant ice cream brand, Ben & Jerry’s, in hot water. A consumer advocacy group, The Organic Consumers Association, says Ben & Jerry’s parent company, Unilever, is misleading the consumer when it comes to its ‘green’ statements. The association alleges the big-name brand cannot claim commitment to…

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GDPR, the hospitality sector and CRM
December 31, 2018

GDPR, the hospitality sector and CRM

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The hospitality sector needs to be on its mettle, as General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on May 25 2018. Accommodation and hospitality providers in possession of information relating to previous guests and customers, perhaps in the form of addresses, credit card details, date of birth and passport number, must safeguard and justify…

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