Underinsured items which could be found in your home!

The old saying of you can never judge a book by its cover has never been more accurate than when it comes to antiques. From vases being used as doorstops to the ancient sterling silver coated in bubble wrap within the mountains of  old clothes in the loft, everything has...

Are 3D printed organs set to become our future?

Like something dragged from a science fiction novel, 3D organ printing could be a revolutionary step in regenerative medicine and could radically alter what we expect from our health services. In principal, scientists use donor organs to create a type of bio-ink. This bio-ink helps to design and print intricate,...

Travelling to a major sporting event? Here are 3 things to consider…

What with flights, tickets, and the possibility of extending a trip, a holiday assembled around a major sporting event like the Winter Olympics is already shaping up to be an expensive one. An added expense travel insurance may be, but it can hardly be interpreted as unnecessary. Here are three...

5 books which sold last year that could be on your shelf

As a lover of a ‘good read’ and a passionate collector, books are the one thing I will never tire of buying. What’s more is the knowledge that one trip to a charity shop could make a pretty penny in the long run. Below is a list of five books...

Top ten causes of financial loss for businesses

According to Allianz Global Claims Review here are the top 10 causes of loss and emerging trends from over 11,000 business claims in 148 countries. 10. Machinery Breakdown Machinery failure has been identified as number 10 among the major causes of loss. The sectors especially hit by machinery breakdown are energy,...

Car vandalism up 37% – here’s how to protect your business fleet

According to police data, the number of reported car vandalism cases has risen by 10% over the past three years, with increases of as much as 37% in some parts of the UK. What’s that in figures? Over 210,000 vehicles suffered criminal damage in 2016, ranging from smashed windows to...

Confidence in small businesses hits highest level since 2015

New figures from the SME Confidence Tracker reveal a boost for small business owners as confidence in SMEs rebounds to levels last seen in 2015. The number of SMEs expecting sales to increase between April and June has risen by 13% in the first three months of the year, with...

3 questions answered around business insurance

Given that any money-making enterprise is a “business”, the variety of SMEs and services out there is practically limitless. So how do you narrow the risks down for insurance purposes? That’s the job of an insurance broker and provider, but in the meantime, we cover the basics to give you...

Survey reveals British adults top 20 fears!

Does the fear of not understanding new memes (photos with captions which frequently sweep the internet) contribute to FOMO? (fear of missing out). Are you terrified by the prospect of someone asking you who you voted for in the election, or would you rather this than discover you’ve had food...