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New rules for landlords – The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018

Posted on: 12 March 2019

From 20 March 2019, private and social housing tenants will have new rights that allow them to force landlords to carry out improvement works, or else start court action for breach of contract and, potentially, claim compensation.

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Being equipped for non-damage business interruption

Posted on: 21 February 2019

Business interruption (BI) is often thought of in physical terms. In this article for Modern Insurance Magazine, Paul Higham explains how loss resulting from non-physical or non-damage BI (NDBI) can prove just as disruptive.

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The most important risks for UK businesses in 2019

Posted on: 19 February 2019

The annual Allianz Risk Barometer by AGCS identifies top corporate perils based on the insight of risk experts across the globe. Here we look at the risks that those surveyed in the UK thought were most important for businesses to consider.

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Allianz Risk Barometer 2019 results

Posted on: 15 January 2019

The eighth edition of the report published by Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is now available, compiling feedback from over 2,400 risk experts across 86 countries.

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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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