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windstorm, storm, weather
February 16, 2022

Two major storms are forecast, are you prepared for a storm?

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Two storms are forecast to bring disruptive winds, rain and potential snow to many UK areas from today. Both yellow and amber weather warnings have been issued for Storm Dudley, which is expected to impact the north of the UK and Wales from Wednesday afternoon. Wind gusts may reach up to 80-90 mph in some…

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haulage-industry-in-2022
January 19, 2022

Big issues facing the UK haulage industry in 2022

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Big issues facing the UK haulage industry in 2022 Covid and Brexit will continue to affect the haulage industry in 2022, but there are other questions in the UK haulage industry that will unravel as the year goes on. Newly trained HGV drivers – will they be in it for the long haul? You may…

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Ascend Charity Insurance
October 26, 2021

Recognising and responding to abuse

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Recognising and responding to abuse It can be extremely difficult for children, young people and vulnerable adults to speak out about abuse. Often the fear of negative consequences from speaking to anyone outweighs the safety it could bring. Some may delay telling someone about abuse for a long time, while others never tell anyone, even…

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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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Care Home Visitors
April 28, 2021

How are care homes affected by the changing of restrictions?

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The government have allowed care home residents in England two regular visitors indoors starting from the 12th April   An article taken from the BBC explained the updates to care homes starting from the 12th April, as the rest of the country also enjoyed the lifting of some restrictions.   The full article can be…

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Rail Conctractors
April 14, 2021

The need for rail freight is increasing

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The use of rail freight continues to increase Although during the pandemic passenger rail services were greatly reduced, the need for goods to be moved around the country continued, if not increased, due to the demand for food and hygiene goods. And it’s not only tangible goods that rely on rail services; GB Railfreight, the…

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Personal Protective Equipment
April 7, 2021

Free PPE for Health and Social Care extended until 2022

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Care sector set to receive free PPE until March 2022 following Government announcement With the global pandemic still ongoing, the extension of free PPE to health and social care providers has been gratefully received. The Government confirmed the extension as the usage of PPE equipment is expected to remain high throughout the next financial year.…

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Fraud
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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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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March 10, 2021

Do you know why public liability is so important for your charity?

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The importance of public liability for your charity Public liability insurance is an important insurance cover requirement for all companies, so what is it and why do you need it? As an advice-based insurance broker, we thought we would share our knowledge with you on public liability insurance:   Public liability insurance explained: Public liability insurance is… Read more