Government Support for Rural Businesses

By James Halls on

In August, Matt Hancock, the Minister for the Cabinet Office, announced an ambitious new goal designed to get more small businesses working on central government contracts: By 2020, £1 out of every £3 the government spends will be on small businesses.

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4 Tips to Lower Motor Costs

By Paul Walker on

Owning a vehicle requires constant and potentially costly maintenance—keeping the tank filled with petrol, paying a monthly insurance premium and getting an MOT. That is why, as a motorist, you should consider these four pieces of advice to keep your costs as low as possible:

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Beware of a New 'Crash for Cash' Scam

By James Halls on

Motorists are being targeted by a more aggressive version of the ‘crash for cash’ scam. In the past, criminals would stage collisions with unsuspecting motorists in order to file fraudulent insurance claims. If a criminal was able to avoid the insurer’s fraud detection systems, he or she stood to earn a sizeable payment. Recently, criminals have begun trying a more direct approach.

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The Limits of Your D&O Indemnity

By James Halls on

If your company is considering expanding internationally even if it just means working with a new supplier abroad you should consider how it will affect your D&O liability cover. Start by reviewing your policy’s specific language to identify the limits of your cover. As you review your policy, make sure that it does these eight things to avoid gaps in your cover:

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Home Maintenance - A Simple Investment

By Lauren Margetts-Bullock on

While it may seem like a costly indulgence, property experts recommend that homeowners should be spending 1 per cent of their home’s value on improvements annually. According to the Land Registry, the average price of a house in the United Kingdom is about £180,000, meaning you should be spending about £1,800 per year on home maintenance.

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