Category Archives: Business Insurance

Learn and Move On from Your Mistakes…So Long as You Are Insured

It doesn’t matter which industry you’re in or what your profession or trade is, when you run your own business, there is one thing you will make plenty of on regular basis. Mistakes.

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Ageing Workers are a Real Concern for Employers

The impact of an ageing workforce on businesses is a serious concern for employers, according to new research. Around a third of employers are already seeing a rise in the average age of employees, and a recent report showed many … Continue reading

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Do I really need public liability insurance?

To properly answer this question, you have to first look at what your business does, how it works and who it works with. Unlike employers’ liability where the answer is a simple “yes you do and you’ll be fined if … Continue reading

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Advisers job is to sell not help customers, warns FSA

The mock distinction between a financial adviser and a salesman is at last under attack from consumer champions who warn that sales incentives have led to many of the mis-selling scandals faced by the industry. The Financial Services Authority (FSA) … Continue reading

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The Insurance Blogger Takes a Long Hard Look at Event Insurance

If you are turning out for a local public event, do you know if you are covered if anything goes wrong? Public liability insurance is a must-have for event organisers – from craft fairs and dances to firework displays and … Continue reading

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Office Work Accidents and Illnesses: An Unusual Commonality

Of all the jobs one could possibly take up, being enclosed inside an office for most of your day seemingly offers the safest types of occupations. There is no heavy lifting or large overhead cranes, or dusty mesothelioma causing asbestos … Continue reading

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Insurers Submerged in Flood Talks with Minister

Insurers and the government have moved nearer to an agreement that safeguards homes and businesses affected by floods. Record rainfall over recent weeks that has triggered flooding is expected to result in claims of more than £3 billion, according to … Continue reading

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Insurance for People Working from Home…Check the Small print

Standard insurance cover is just not up to the job if you are one of the increasing number of people working from home. The problem has come to light because of the number of stay-at-home office workers avoiding the Olympic … Continue reading

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What to do if your Home or Business is hit by Floods

Insurers have issued a list of 10 do’s and don’ts for homeowners and businesses submerged under water from flooding. Issued by trade body the Association of British Insurers (ABI), the advice aims to help those with cover get a quick … Continue reading

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Self Employed and Small Businesses Working From Bed

The self-employed based at home are taking full advantage of wireless networking and gadgets as 20% confess they spend at least an hour a day making calls, dealing with email and working from bed.

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