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Preparing for the Redesigned Currency

29 Aug 2017

Beginning in 2013, the Bank of England (BoE) began the difficult process of updating the nation’s currency in an effort to discourage counterfeiters. The operation involved a comprehensive redesign of the £1 coin along with the £5, £10 and £20 banknotes, which included altering the appearance, shape and materials of the currency. Read More

Regulation UpdatesRisk Awareness

How to create an Expert Fire Prevention Program

22 Aug 2017

Fire can be life threatening in a matter of seconds! Are you confident your current program is robust enough to ensure the safety of your workplace within these crucial moments? Read More

Commercial InsuranceRisk Awareness

Aftermath of WannaCry Ransomware Yet to Be Seen

15 Aug 2017

WannaCry, a ransomware program that targets a vulnerability in outdated versions of Microsoft Windows, has spread across 150 countries and infected more than 230,000 computers since it was launched on 12th May. It disrupted many NHS hospitals in England and Scotland, infecting up to an estimated 70,000 devices including computers, MRI scanners, blood-storage refrigerators and theatre equipment. Read More

Cyber liability insuranceRisk Awareness

One Year On: Higher Health and Safety Fines

8 Aug 2017

In February 2016, the new guidelines from the Sentencing Council came into force. These amendments dramatically increased fines for corporate manslaughter, food safety and hygiene offences, and health and safety offences. Read More

Regulation UpdatesRisk Awareness

Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) Increases

1 Aug 2017

On 1st June, the IPT, a tax on general insurance premiums, increased from 10 to 12 per cent, meaning the tax has now doubled in just 18 months. This increase affects 27 million households, 17 million drivers and most businesses, potentially increasing their insurance premiums, according to the British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA). Read More

Commercial InsuranceRegulation Updates