Whether you’re trying to convince an investor to back your business or want to win over clients from a larger competitor, SMEs can sometimes suffer from appearing like small fish in a big pond. Read More "How to make your small business seem BIGGER"
After posting a job advert for insurance professionals in London, rumours are flying that online retail giant Amazon is opening a European insurance division. Read More "Would you buy insurance from Amazon?"
Every year around Christmas more than 80,000 people are admitted to hospital for treatment of falls, cuts and burns, according to the NHS. Read More "Christmas Casualties"
Office Christmas parties are as traditional as mince pies and terrible TV at this time of year. But business owners should keep these top tips in mind to ensure it all goes off without a hitch Read More "Keeping things merry at the office Christmas party"
Which world famous paintings occupy the “Most Sold For” list with Da Vinci’s “Salvador Mundi”? No artwork has come close to the price paid by a telephone bidder for Leonardo Da Vinci’s “Salvador Mundi” at Christies in New York. Composed in the 16th Century, it last changed hands in the 1950s, when it was bought for £45 as it was believed to be a copy. Read More "Which world famous paintings occupy the “Most Sold For” list with Da Vinci’s “Salvador Mundi”?"
The refreshed currency in our pockets, purses and wallets won’t stay there long thanks to the highest inflation in the UK in five years. Read More "Less for more thanks to latest inflation figures"
While the use of telematics in cars is nothing new, the idea that this can be extended to the home marks a significant change both for our customers and the household insurance market as we know it. Read More "The insurance implications of the connected home"
The artisan revolution has arrived. The days of fawning over big brand names are long gone, with consumers drawn to products produced in small batches, made by hand or locally sourced. Read More "Artisan businesses are on the rise"
The newly dubbed “Gordon Ramsey effect” is being blamed for the fact that customers are most nervous around chefs, waiting staff and bartenders, according to a survey published by Fletchers Solicitors. Luckily for them, their own profession comes fourth down the list of most liked professionals, after those in healthcare (73%), education (69%) and emergency services (64%). Read More "SURVEY REVEALS THE PROFESSIONALS WE’RE MOST SCARED OF (Thankfully its not insurance brokers…Just!)"
Many construction projects operate to tight budgets and pressing deadlines, meaning hired or owned equipment and tools need to be easily and quickly accessible to contractors. But the open nature of building sites, along with insufficient storage and security measures, can make construction projects a tempting target for thieves. Read More "5 ways to prevent construction site theft"