Monthly Archives: July 2013

Solicitors throughout the UK are facing ever increasing “Management Liability” exposures.

“Management liability exposures” is a catch-all expression that describes the risks faced by directors, partners, officers, managers and business entities that arise from governance, finance and management activities. The SRA’s regulatory regime of COLP’s and COFA’s creates ready-made targets for any resulting actions. Traditional PII liability policies aim to provide cover for professional negligence whilst […]

True or False? Environmental issues

  The environment is a hot topic with companies recognising that consumers want to deal with ‘Green Companies.’ Interest like this gives rise to stories, facts and figures being quoted, some of which are misleading. So let’s have a look at one or two that are doing the rounds. Pollution cases are very rare False […]

Can We Deliver A Case Of Fine Wine To Your Door?

Ever wondered if there was an easier solution to sorting out all your personal insurances? Are you fed up with: Lots of different renewal dates for your household, cars, holiday homes, travel etc Not really knowing what you’re covered for! Speaking to a different person each time you phone the broker/insurer How time consuming it […]

An introduction to FFI

Health and Safety (Fees) Regulations 2012 The Health and Safety (Fees) Regulations 2012 came into effect on 1st October 2012, marking a significant change to the way that the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) finance their investigations. Prior to the implementation of these Regulations, all HSE investigations were publicly funded. However, the Regulations as they […]

Health and Safety Responsibilities for Selfbuilders

  Self-building a new home or extension can be an exciting and rewarding process. It gives a self-builder the opportunity to create a customised space from start to finish. Self-build homes can be environmentally friendly, often have innovative designs and may cost less than standard housing. However, construction is one of the most dangerous sectors […]

We Can Toast To That!

A true wine enthusiast understands the rewards of owning an expansive collection. The pride that goes in to nurturing a bottle, anticipating its peak age and then enjoying its flavour can be gratifying. To protect your collection, you may consider purchasing Wine Insurance, especially if you store your collection in your own wine cellar. If […]

Excuses, excuses!

A study of 1,000 workers and a 1,000 bosses commissioned by the mutual health care provider Benenden Health found some terrible excuses for not attending work. The study found that 60% of employers are sceptical of employees’ excuses for missing work due to illness and over 30% take to the internet to check social media […]