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Plant hirers: Be alert on new trends in fraud

Posted on: 03 December 2018

A supplement to our feature 'Construction plant theft is on the rise', providing further insights into the issue and detailing more defensive steps that can be taken against this sort of crime.

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DVSA to investigate commercial vehicle operators using old tyres

Posted on: 30 November 2018

Operators found to be using tyres that are 10 or more years old will be investigated and face regulatory action from the Office of the Traffic Commissioner.

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Construction plant theft is on the rise

Posted on: 23 October 2018

Allianz research has revealed that the number of plant theft claims has been steadily rising over the past five years. What can businesses do to protect themselves from the various tactics used by criminals?

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Personal Accident insurance: Protecting employees

Posted on: 19 October 2018

'Personal Accident' covers can be added to employee benefits packages and offer protection to both the employer and their employed. This feature looks at the advantages provided by taking out personal accident insurance.

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The changing landscape of engineering

Posted on: 16 October 2018

In this article for Modern Insurance Magazine, Martin Ball, Head of Engineering Inspection, discusses how advances in technology are making it easier and safer for engineers to undertake inspections, manage supply chains and plan construction projects.

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What medical conditions do the DVLA need to know about?

Posted on: 19 September 2018

The DVLA need to make sure people are safe to drive on the roads. Because of this, they need to know about any medical conditions that might affect your driving.

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Allianz QuoteSME wins 'best extranet' award

Posted on: 18 September 2018

Allianz took home the award for 'best extranet' for its QuoteSME platform, at the Insurance Times Tech & Innovation Awards.

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Electric goods vehicles need an MOT certificate now

Posted on: 05 September 2018

A new law came into force on 1 September 2018. It has far reaching consequences for anyone driving an electric goods vehicle.

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Getting smarter in the workplace

Posted on: 30 August 2018

Smart building technology is transforming the way businesses operate, driving efficiencies and making the workplace safer, but it’s also changing the risk landscape.

read more about how businesses can use smart tech

New guidelines expected to increase prison sentence lengths for gross negligence manslaughter

Posted on: 07 August 2018

The Sentencing Council has published specific guidelines for courts in England and Wales dealing with certain types of manslaughter; These guidelines will be used for sentences imposed from 1 November 2018.

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