We are on roll this year and we are proud to announce we are shortlisted in the British Insurance Awards for Commercial Lines Broker of the Year (SME/MID) to be held in the glorious Royal Albert Hall on 5th July 2017 we will of course keep you posted.
We are delighted to announce we won the Claims Training Initiative award at the prestigious Insurance Times Claims Excellence awards last week in London. This award recognised our dedication to ongoing training for both employees and customers a like, our belief is that knowledge is power.
Bank holiday weekends are always a hectic time for any nightclub, bar or pub, and a great time for business as people go out to celebrate the Bank Holiday season. But with this increase in footfall make sure you don’t receive any unwanted presents this year by taking the following advice Injuries in your [...]
Cybercrime is an unfortunate reality of the digital age and alarmingly, many business owners remain unaware of the potential threats posed. Recently, the media has reported a worrying number of cases involving cybercrime and it has become increasingly clear that all enterprises are at risk, regardless of size. We have compiled some information to [...]
What is the Personal Injury Discount Rate? When assessing lump sum awards for personal injury claims, account is taken of the net rate of return (discount rate) the claimant might expect to receive from a reasonably prudent investment of lump sum compensation. The current rate of 2.5% was set in 2001 and reflects the [...]
The Doctors Chambers Modern Claims Awards were launched in 2015 as a celebration of cross-industry talent, achievement and success. We are extremely pleased to announce that we have been shortlisted this year in the category for Broker of the Year. We are delighted to be included in such a prestigious event and to be [...]
Inappropriate management of contractors can result in costly accidents, delays to work, criminal prosecutions and claims for damages. Therefore, it is important that you assess the competency of any contractors you intend to employ. This is not a definitive list but can act as a guide to assist you in selection of a competent [...]
Storms and gales are the most common cause of damage and disruption in the UK, according to the Met Office, flooding in 2015 cost an unbelievable £5bn in damages With Storm Doris set to arrive in the next 24 hours the danger is that there will be widespread disruption and damage to properties all over [...]
The Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond announced the rise from its current rate of 10% to 12% in his Autumn Statement, from next June. This will be the third rise in IPT since summer 2015, when it was 6%. Biba said the tax increase was “outrageous”, and meant policyholders have seen an increase in [...]
The licensing objective of ‘public safety’ requires licence holders to ensure the safety of those using their premises as part of the duties under the Licensing Act 2003. This includes ensuring the safety of customers when leaving the premises and ensuring the presence of trained first aiders (and giving such aid where required). In this [...]