Category Archives: Insurance & Risk Management

Kidnap and Ransom – A dangerous world

Kidnap and Ransom cover is designed to protect individuals and corporations operating in high-risk areas around the world. Locations most often susceptible to Kidnap and Ransom incidents include Mexico, Venezuela, Haiti, Nigeria, Somalia, Brazil, India and Central Asia (Afghanistan and Iraq). In practice, generally speaking, a crisis management helpline is also provided by the insurer […]

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Will your plant still be on site in the morning?

Theft and arson on construction sites are two significant reasons why insurance costs are rising. These sites are an easy target for thieves as the lure of high value plant & equipment makes it easy for them to make a quick profit. Plant security is a difficult area to get right as thieves are well […]

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Credit Insurance: Supporting your cashflow

The majority of businesses insure their physical assets, so why do so many businesses not insure their cash? Unpaid invoices can represent a significant proportion of  businesses assets yet many companies choose not to buy Credit Insurance. Credit Insurance has been around since the late 19th century and yet so many companies are either not […]

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Changes to EU Speeding Fines

If you have ever been caught speeding whilst on holiday abroad you’ll know how it usually goes; the police pull you over, you get a ticket on the spot and you are expected to pay it there and then. If you don’t have the cash the police will take you to the nearest cash machine […]

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Do I need Cyber or Crime cover if I have Professional Indemnity Insurance?

This is something I’m hearing quite a lot at the moment as clients struggle to understand the overlapping elements of these various covers. There are rafts of businesses out there including Solicitors, Accountants, Surveyors, consultancy businesses and High Tech or Digital Businesses, who have a requirement to insure the outcome of their advice or service […]

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