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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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Haulage-insurance
January 19, 2022

Brexit causing more distribution delays in 2022

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Brexit causing more distribution delays in 2022   Some lorries bringing goods from the EU to the UK have been stuck at the border for four days. The disruption has been blamed on “terrible” new Brexit red tape. Truck drivers have reported queueing for up to eight hours trying to get through customs controls at…

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Commercial Kitchen Fire
May 12, 2021

Fire – a commercial kitchen’s biggest risk

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A brilliant article by a Senior Risk Manager at QBE explains how you can protect your commercial kitchen from the risk of fire: If you operate a commercial kitchen, fire is one of the biggest risks.   Most kitchens will build-up deposits of fat, oil and grease in the ventilation system (most notably, inside the…

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haulage
December 13, 2017

Haulage Driver shortage – 50,000 new drivers needed in the industry

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The RHA have advised that the industry has a shortfall of between 45,000 and 50,000 drivers and the situation is getting worse. Thousands of older drivers are leaving the industry and younger people can’t afford to get a truck licence. More than 85% of all goods bought in the UK are carried by a lorry…

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professional indeminty, PI, retroactive date,
October 25, 2017

What is a retroactive date on professional indemnity insurance?

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If you purchase any kind of professional indemnity insurance then the chances are you will hear the phrase ‘retroactive date’ at some point when arranging your professional indemnity insurance cover. This is an important area which many businesses overlook when placing professional indemnity cover. A retroactive date is generally the date from which you have… Read more