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How COVID-19 is changing mergers and acquisitions
November 25, 2021

How COVID-19 is changing mergers and acquisitions

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How COVID-19 is changing Mergers and Acquisitions The pandemic’s effects on the economy and innovation open opportunities for retail investments Fundamental shifts in retail have created “not just new ways of shopping,” says John Potter, U.S. Deals Partner at PwC — they’ve also created “new ways of being.” Potter, who advises corporate and private equity…

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5 ways to improve your motor fleet and reduce premiums
November 18, 2021

5 ways to improve your motor fleet and reduce premiums

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5 ways to improve your motor fleet and reduce premiums   These 5 easy to follow tips could help you improve your motor fleet claims experience and reduce you fleet premiums.   1. Motivate your drivers Motivating drivers to perform well can be a highly effective method of reducing risk and accident frequency. Awards such as “best…

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Road safety during Ramadan
May 10, 2021

Road safety during Ramadan

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Road safety during Ramadan   Ramadan is the 9th month in the Islamic calendar and is a period during which participants observe strict rules that include fasting from food or water between sunrise and sunset. This year, it will start on the evening of Monday 12 April, and end on Monday 12 May. Workplace considerations…

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Drivers to be Covid tested before entering the UK
May 6, 2021

Drivers to be Covid tested before entering the UK

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Lorry drivers will be tested for Covid-19 before entering the UK amid surge in cases across Europe   Lorry drivers arriving in England from outside the UK will be required to take a Covid-19 test within 48 hours of arrival, the transport secretary has announced. Grant Shapps said that from April 6 hauliers, including drivers…

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UK changing the law of using phones whilst driving
April 19, 2021

UK changing the law of using phones whilst driving

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The Government is seeking to tighten the law around using a mobile phone whilst behind the steering wheel.   It has been an offence under UK law since 2003 to use a hand-held mobile phone while driving. Drivers caught can expect to receive a fixed penalty notice (FPN) of £200 and six penalty points on…

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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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Listed buildings require a specialist
November 17, 2019

Listed buildings require a specialist

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Listed buildings are beautiful, unique and, quite often, works of art. Owning one is not only something quite special, but means you have an obligation to maintain and protect it beyond that of a regular home. Indeed, the consequences of knowingly under-insuring a Grade I listed building could result in legal action and you’ll find…

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Marriott faces £100m fine over cyber-attack on its data
October 21, 2019

Marriott faces £100m fine over cyber-attack on its data

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The massive hacking of Marriott International reservation databases could lead to a £99m fine as the UK cracked down on privacy breaches with its second major penalty notice in two days. The cyber-attack, which Marriott disclosed in 2018, exposed information on 339-million guest records, including seven million related to British residents, the UK Information Commissioner’s…

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Corporate Travel insurance is an essential purchase
October 7, 2019

Corporate Travel insurance is an essential purchase

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Purchasing an annual policy protects your employees whilst they are traveling on your behalf, and an annual policy arranged through your broker takes the worry out of purchasing a policy every time they travel – or relying on the limited cover that may be provided through your credit card. Importantly, when an employee is sick…

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10 reasons why you should consider D&O Cover
September 29, 2019

10 reasons why you should consider D&O Cover

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Being a director is often challenging and potentially lucrative, but if the prospect of being sued is looming, it can be a lonely and alarming position. Directors and officers cover (D&O) provides a suit of armour in the face of legal action, with the insurer stepping in to provide guidance at the first sign of…

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