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The Rising Cost of Cyber

The Rising Cost of Cyber 12 August 2022 Only 43% of UK businesses have an insurance policy in place that protects them against cyber risks – shockingly only a tiny fraction (5%) of these have specific cyber policies catered to their needs. The modern risks businesses need to protect against now, such as cyber, wouldn’t […]

Insuring the Intangible

Insuring the Intangible 4 August 2022   For over 100 years we have insured material assets such as cargo and property but as the world changes, so do the risks and insurance has evolved as much as the world we live in. When Harold Wilson insured chemist Jesse Boot’s first Rolls Royce, car insurance was […]

Global Risks – The Digital Pandemic

Allianz Risk Barometer, the annual corporate risk survey conducted among Allianz customers, brokers and industry trade organisations incorporates the views of 2,650 respondents from the UK and across the globe. The Top 3 UK Concerns The 2022 report highlighting the most important business risks for the next 12 months and beyond, established that Cyber was […]

Architects Registration Board – PI Consultation

Architects Registration Board – Consultation on draft guidance for Professional Indemnity Insurance 18 May 2022 For some time we have been highlighting the challenging Professional Indemnity market. This time last year the RICS changed the rules for surveyors, making it even more of a headache to secure the cover they required. We are pleased to […]

Support for Ukraine – Insurance update

Like us, we know our clients want to help and support the people of Ukraine. The insurers we work with are doing the same, allowing flexibility within their policies to avoid unnecessary barriers that may stop or delay help reaching the innocent victims of this unfolding humanitarian crisis.

Join our Financial Services Team!

We are expanding the team and are looking for a Financial Services Administrator to support our Advisers and Account Directors, working alongside our existing team.

Property Insurance – Index Linking

Some Insurers are currently index linking at 12.8% buildings and 9.5% contents. This shows no signs of slowing down, with other major Insurers predicting their rates may even top 20%. Not all policies will be index linked and you MUST check your policy at each renewal to ensure the sums insured are correct.

Cyber threat heightened!

Following Russia’s unprovoked, premeditated attack on Ukraine, the  National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) advises UK organisations to act on improving their resilience with the cyber threat now heightened.

LinkedIn Cyber Threat

Since the start of February 2022, cyber analysts have seen phishing email attacks impersonating LinkedIn grow by 232%.

Storm Safety

The word ‘storm’ may sound very vague, but it can encapsulate many types of severe weather. They can damage property and even potentially harm lives, especially in areas under the rare ‘Red Weather Warning’ in force for certain parts of the UK due to the anticipated ferocity of Storm Eunice.