A great new online scheme to report street repairs, but could it be a marketing opportunity for Motor Traders or Car Repairers?
The insurance industry has seen an ever increasing number of claims resulting from vehicle damage due to pot holes and other road hazards.
No doubt, if you are running a garage repair business this will be mirrored by your customer base, however, supporting a new not-for-profit scheme to raise public awareness could improve road safety and even increase your customer base!
5 ways to reduce your traders insurance premium without cutting down on your cover!
In today’s challenging economic times we’re always looking for ways to reduce overheads and bring our cost base down. Insurance is an obvious area to review and regardless of whether you are a car sales dealership, vehicle servicing or bodyshop, your Traders Insurance could be a good place to start.
The PI Cover small print that you really need to know!
When you are reviewing Professional Indemnity Insurance, as well as gaining an understanding of the key fundamentals, it's important to take time to explore some of the specifics around the cover itself and why quotations which look identical on the surface, may, in fact, be very different!
If you own or run a flooring contractors or carpet fitting operation, you will know that you need insurance. However, as your company evolves it can be easy to overlook a specific area of risk.
Our “Health Check” series examines individual professions and identifies the typical associated risks which you may need to consider.
Most standard buildings insurance policies will only provide cover for unoccupied or empty property for a period of either 30 or 60 days. Beyond this you will need to ask your Insurer to extend cover or arrange a specialist vacant property insurance policy. In the first instance check your current policy document or speak to your Insurer advisor to understand existing requirements or conditions.
As many Landlords and small businesses continue to fight to recover from severe flooding and rainfall which was described by the MET Office as “the most exceptional for 248 years”, our thoughts start to turn to the future and the cost and availability of business insurance protection.