Monthly Archives: September 2016

Turning down tattoos = turning down talent?

ACAS have published new research on dress codes which shows that employers risk losing talented employees due to concerns about employing people with visible tattoos. The new independent study on various aspects of employee appearance found that young people are especially affected as almost one in three young people have a tattoo. Other findings revealed […]

How to demonstrate that you’re better than the rest.

Insurers work your premiums out based on the information supplied by you and your insurance broker, which creates certain assumptions about the way your business operates. The danger with this approach is that the insurance company may base your premium on their experience of other similar businesses in your industry; they may have been stung […]

Important update for businesses involved in marine shipments.

Despite Hanjin shipping being the world’s seventh largest container line they went into receivership on 31st August 2016. Some Hanjin vessels have been arrested by creditors, whilst some port authorities are refusing Hanjin vessels entry into dock. Therefore If you use Hanjin you should look to arrange for your containers to be carried by another […]

We’re recruiting in our Doncaster and Sheffield offices!

Due to growth in the business we have opportunities for experienced Corporate Account Handler to join our busy Corporate broking teams in the Doncaster and Sheffield office. ProAktive is a high quality, forward thinking insurance broker and risk management consultancy whose philosophy is to free you to do what you do best! We’ve been in […]