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Top 5 tips: home workspace

The number of people working from home has increased by a fifth in the last 10 years, reaching over 1.5million. With so many businesses offering the flexible option of remote working, and with the number of self-employed individuals bigger than ever, many are wondering what...

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The remote working revolution: should you be a part of it?

The increasing integration of digital devices within the workplace has freed employees from the confines of their office desks. It’s now easier than ever to work on-the-move; to utilise those hours spent commuting by responding to emails, crafting proposals or catching up on the latest...

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Coronavirus and business insurance – what you should know

On Wednesday 4 March, the government said it would declare coronavirus a “notifiable disease”, something which is required by most insurance policies in order to payout. However, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) confirmed that while this may help businesses if the virus is found...

Could taking on an apprentice boost your business?

Trade industries have a strong history of employing apprentices. With the skills gap growing, and more government initiatives than ever before, is now the time for you to take on an apprentice? Trades including plumbing, building and engineering have been called upon to hire more apprentices,...

Preparing for Valentine’s Day in the catering industry

Are your preparations for Valentine’s Day in full swing? Or are you simply taking bookings and hoping for the best? Consider these tips to ensure you get the most out of the day and keep things running as smoothly as possible.   PlanWhen plans are left...

Check your Christmas insurance list twice

The fridge is stocked, the bar is full, and the rails and shelves are groaning under the weight of a pre-emptive Christmas spending spree. And then, disaster strikes in one form or another. Works down the road cut off your power supply, and all the food in...

Black Friday explained

Imported into the UK from our American cousins, Black Friday is a bargain-filled shopping bonanza which kicks off the annual pre-Christmas retail frenzy. For retailers it can be both a blessing and a curse, offering the chance to boost profits – but at what cost? What...

The rise of the boutique gym

The UK wellness and fitness market is set to grow from £17.bn in 2010 to £22.8bn in 2020. As the sector continues to grow, new entrants and existing fitness chains alike are having to diversify their offering to give customers something different and stand them apart...

How Directors’ and Officers’ Insurance is set to change for 2020

Directors’ and Officers’ (D&O) Insurance protects a businesses’ senior staff against a number of insured wrongful acts. In the past, this has been a reliable means of protection for many business directors. However, the landscape of D&O cover is now changing. We take a look...