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Cyber – Are you constantly transmitting data?

From your 6.15am alarm call to lights out and head on the pillow, you’re transmitting and sharing data throughout your day. Just take a moment to think about a day in the life of your data journey and how quickly personal and business information is shared going about daily routines: 7.30am – Catching up on  Continue Reading »

Architects Know How – Your Insurance Tool Kit

Keep ahead of your competition with our works insurance tool kit If you’re an architect working on a high-value domestic renovation, you need the knowledge and skills to give your client the very best advice on a spectrum of issues. By adding a little insurance know-how to your toolkit, you put yourself ahead of the  Continue Reading »

Hi-tech car thieves’ access to your vehicle is evolving at a fast rate.

Watch out for the hi-tech car thieves. Technology has made vehicles safer and more efficient but thieves are exploiting weaknesses in the latest systems to compromise security and steal high-performance cars to order. Car hacking One of the most common hi-tech thefts, widely known as car hacking, targets vehicles with keyless ignition systems: Thieves use  Continue Reading »

What is Ransomware?

Definition: A type of malicious software designed to block access to a computer system until a sum of money is paid. Although ransomware is usually aimed at individuals, security experts have warned that ransomware is the fastest growing form of computer virus and it’s only a matter of time before businesses are targeted as well.  Continue Reading »

Employer’s Liability Insurance – the only business insurance required by law.

What is it? Employers’ liability insurance protects you against claims made by your employees for injuries and illnesses they suffer at work. It pays any compensation you’re liable for and your legal defence costs, too. Who needs it? The policy wording uses a really broad definition of ‘employee’, it’s safe to say that most UK  Continue Reading »

Top tips for educating employees about Cyber Security

Over the last year the world has become well accustomed with the idea of cyber data breaches. It seems like a new huge data breach has been reported week after week. From Talk Talk to Ashley Madison, with each breach exposing more records than the last. While these threats are most often initiated by outsiders  Continue Reading »

Top 10 Cybersecurity Tips for SME’s

For a number of years the average small or medium sized business was an unlikely target for a cyber-attack. Fewer rich pickings and relatively unknown brand worked in their favour as it wasn’t worth the time and effort for the average cyber-crook or delinquent hacker. But not anymore. Smaller companies are becoming increasingly eye-catching because  Continue Reading »

Four professional indemnity insurance myths explained

Professional indemnity cover is a legal requirement In fact, the only type of business insurance that’s legally required is employers’ liability insurance. If you have one or more employees, you could be fined up to £2,500 a day if you don’t have an EL policy in place. On the other hand, insurance covers like professional  Continue Reading »

Cyber Liability Insurance: No longer a want but a need for businesses

Cyber insurance is an important ingredient for companies as it covers the damage and liability caused by a cyber attack, which is usually excluded from traditional liability coverage. Stricter data privacy notification laws, government incentives, cloud adoption and the increase in high-profile hacks and data breaches have all contributed to the significant increase in the  Continue Reading »

Top Ten reasons to buy Directors’ and Officers’ cover

Common misconceptions: “Isn’t Directors’ & Officers’ (D&O) cover only for those running publicly traded or very large businesses?” “I’m never going to be in the position where I could be sued by one of my employees or stakeholders.” “It’s just too expensive to consider on top of all of my company’s other insurance costs.”    Continue Reading »

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