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26Mar 2020

In the current climate the majority of businesses are following Government advise of temporary closure of their premises and construction sites, apart from the obvious disruption to business this can also impact your insurances. It’s important to consider that your policy wording may contain unoccupied buildings conditions, many insurers are agreeing to wave or amend […]

14Feb 2020

What is Coronavirus? Coronaviruses are a form of virus typically causing a range of respiratory tract illnesses and flu like symptoms. The majority of coronaviruses won’t harm us, with just 7 being known to infect humans on top of animal species in which they are common. According to health experts, most people will contract at […]

16Jan 2020

What is Phishing? Phishing is a form of cyber-attack carried out by hackers with the aim of tricking users into providing them with confidential data and information. Research suggest that up to 45% of UK businesses have suffered and attack in the last 2 years, making it one of the most common forms of cyber-attack. […]

16Dec 2019

The skills shortage is costing over £6 billion per year to UK employers due to greater training costs, as well as recruitment costs and employment of temporary staff. According to government data, in the past 12 months over 90 percent of organisations in the UK with open positions in their workforce have struggled to find […]

18Nov 2019

Outdated Windows systems vulnerable to BlueKeep exploit In recent weeks there has been a significant rise in exploitation attempts targeting devices vulnerable to the BlueKeep exploit, also known as CVE-2019-0708. BlueKeep is a critical Remote Code Execution (RCE) vulnerability in Remote Desktop Services (RDS) and was first reported in May 2019. It is ‘wormable’, meaning […]

18Oct 2019

How The HSE Are Defending Against Asbestos As part of its wider #WorkRight campaign the HSE’s latest inspection initiative will target dust related risks, including asbestos, in order to prevent lung diseases caused by construction work. Surprise inspections will be carried out across Great Britain between 7th October and 1st November, meaning that construction employers […]

04Oct 2019
construction and developer insurance

What You Should Be Doing To Avoid It “In Crisis”, is not an over-exaggeration when describing the current state of the Professional Indemnity Insurance Market for the construction sector. The combination of increases in professional indemnity (PI) claims from the UK construction sector coupled with major catastrophes such as the Grenfell tragedy and Carillion’s financial […]

09Sep 2019

Most employers will only review their Health & Safety systems after a serious accident, to try and reduce chances of future accidents by identifying what went wrong. But taking a far more proactive approach in using near miss reporting systems to identify risks can help prevent serious work-related accidents before they ever happen. What Is […]

16Aug 2019

The Keyless Theft Risk In recent months there has been a significant rise in keyless van thefts, in particular the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Van, across the country, emphasising the need for companies to review and upgrade their current vehicle theft prevention procedures. Recent research has revealed that the Sprinter is one of the most commonly stolen […]

29Jul 2019

The vast majority of email related cyber attacks and the associated crimes that result from them (wire transfer fraud, data theft and further phishing attacks) could potentially have been prevented by implementing multi-factor authentication (MFA) on email accounts and other security critical accounts. None of us would consider closing the door of our home or […]

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