Avoid invalidating your Car Insurance this winter

British winters are usually wet, windy, snowy, rainy and muddy affairs and this winter isn’t set to be any different. When out and about in soggy conditions, you will likely want to protect your feet against the elements with a good old pair of wellies,...

Common winter sports injuries

Hurtling down the slopes and jumping up from rock-hard ice doesn’t have to spell injury, but unsurprisingly, it can. Here R Collins & Co look at some of the common injuries that can affect those of all abilities and interests. Knee injuriesAccording to sports-health.com 70% of...

Can crowdfunding save a small business?

Many start-up businesses rely on crowdfunding to help move their ideas from concept to reality. They do this by demonstrating the value of their product or service through designated crowdfunding platforms using business plans, demonstrative videos and value-based incentives. This is a great way to...

Is your caravan wrapped up for winter?

If your caravan is damaged due to lack of maintenance or has been victim to general wear and tear, you will not be able to claim for this on your insurance policy. The good news is that with thorough preparation you should be able to...

Guide to electric car insurance

Once a futuristic pipe dream, electric cars are now a staple of modern day streets and motorways. Whether you’re considering a hybrid like the Toyota Prius, or going fully electric with Tesla or Nissan Leaf, you’ll be weighing up the environmental and financial benefits with challenges...

How ready are you for your new pet?

Sensible measures and clear boundaries can get lost in the excitement of the impending arrival of a new pet. But the happy occasion can soon lose its sheen if you’ve overlooked important steps towards a stress-free transition from no pet, to new responsibilities.   Pet-proofingAn overly anxious...

Artisan businesses are on the rise

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. While the trend for artisanal values has evidenced itself in trades as varied as jewellers...

What kinds of business need commercial insurance?

Building a business is a bit like raising a child: you nurture it through the delicate early stages, then all of a sudden the company finds its feet and the risks start multiplying. Scaling up is hugely exciting, but as the pace of trade quickens,...

How to work productively while travelling

Travelling for work can be a costly inconvenience, eating into employee time which could be spent working. But with a little preparation, time spent travelling between meetings can be just as productive as office hours….   Plan your Wi-Fi accessAccessing the internet is key to being travel...