HMO

What are the rules on overcrowding for Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO)?

Not meeting government regulations on Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) can result in unlimited fines for HMO landlords so being clear on the regulations is essential. Find out here what size your rooms must be to be suitable for sleeping accommodation and what to do if you have any rooms in your house that do not comply.

The Key Risks You Needs to Be Prepared for When Managing a Block of Flats

The Key Risks You Needs to Be Prepared for When Managing a Block of Flats

With the events of the past few years exposing safety issues in blocks of flats, it's no surprise that building managers are under scrutiny. When coming to manage a block of flats, you may have some questions about safety and what kind of insurance you should be taking out. Read on to find out more about insurance for blocks of flats and the kind of risk management practices you should be carrying out.

Why you really should be concerned about Health and Safety

Why you really should be concerned about Health and Safety

Start Your Year Right! Choose Health and Safety!

Work-related injuries and illnesses can cost your business thousands in legal costs and compensation. As a business owner, you should already be aware that Employers’ Liability cover is a legal requirement for any company that has employees, excluding non-limited family businesses where every single employee is an immediate family member. With the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Statistics of 2017-2018, it is not hard to see why. Read on to find out the most common causes of injury in the workplace so that you can prevent unnecessary claims! 

Charity Insurance Tips: Preventing Fraud Within your charity this Festive Season

Charity Insurance Tips: Preventing Fraud Within your charity this Festive Season

Charitable donations peak during November and December according to research conducted by the CAF. Unfortunately, not everyone is in the giving mood and instead target charities from the inside. The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) released a national alert earlier this year highlighting the insider threat of fraudsters and cybercriminals to charities with statistics that are an eyeopener to the amount of insider fraud that occurs year in year out across an overwhelming number of charities.

 

Causes and Consequences of Underinsurance

Causes and Consequences of Underinsurance

As a business owner, there are few things more horrifying than finding out you’re underinsured after a disaster. The number of businesses that are underinsured is shocking and the consequences of not having the correct cover in place can sink a business. Fortunately, if you address it before disaster strikes you could save your business from collapse.

Tips on using Video Marketing and Social Media to Boost your Business

Tips on using Video Marketing and Social Media to Boost your Business

With more than 4 billion views on YouTube every day, the numbers speak for themselves when it comes to the reach of online videos. But what could video content do for your business?

When done well, video content can serve as a great asset to your marketing and brand awareness efforts. Read on for some tips on how simple video marketing can boost your online presence. 

Small Business Owners: What you need to know about the NMW 2019

Small Business Owners: What you need to know about the NMW 2019

Employers throughout the UK pay their employees a statutory national minimum wage which varies depending on the age of the employee. These rates are adjusted yearly, read on to find out more about the new rates which will be enforced from 1st April 2019 and how you can protect your business by complying with the National Minimum Wage Act 1998.

What is Commercial Legal Expenses Insurance?

What is Commercial Legal Expenses Insurance?

You will often see Legal Expenses cover mentioned when discussing Commercial Insurance policies, but it’s not always thoroughly explained. Even the most successful and prepared organisations can find themselves suffering from the consequences of a legal dispute. Find out more about Legal Expenses Cover and what it can protect you from!

Protecting Your Reputation on Social Media

Protecting Your Reputation on Social Media

Entire control over your business’s message online is a complete impossibility. These days it is not uncommon to come across instances of large companies getting into trouble over mishaps on social media. Your company may never come across a massive controversy online, however, it is unavoidable that you will get some negative feedback on social media. How you deal with this feedback is paramount to social media success.