Tag: insurance

Cyber Insurance could be a Mandatory Requirement for our Businesses

Cyber Insurance could be a Mandatory Requirement for our Businesses
Posted on 3 June, 2016 by Editor in Chief under Business News

We are now in an era where technology is essential for many businesses. The advancement in technology has seen an increase in cyber-attacks, resulting in a detrimental effect for companies. In a recent report, the Insurance Times confirms that 60% of UK... Read More

Accurate Valuations will take the Heat out of Fire Losses says Commercial Agent

Posted on 7 October, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Business News

Fire damage is a significant cost for insurers with companies paying out more than £3.6m every single day. It can be even more expensive for businesses with the Association of British Insurers predicting that as much as £10bn will be lost due to commercial... Read More

Allianz Moves into Irish Property Market

Posted on 30 September, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Business News

As confidence in the Irish property market continues to grow the German insurance giant Allianz has confirmed it is investing €140m (£109m) in Irish investment vehicle IPUT. In the Munich-based firm’s first venture into the Irish commercial... Read More

Would Santa Claus Plc Need Insurance?

Posted on 21 December, 2013 by Cliff Goodwin under Misc

Insurance isn’t a top priority at this time of year, but for businesses which concentrate their activity into just a few weeks each December — or even a single night — getting the right cover is an interesting question. Santa Claus would need... Read More

Terrorism Insurance for Commercial Buildings

Posted on 17 September, 2012 by Jodee Redmond under Industry News

The cost of the attacks on September 11, 2001, cost Americans deeply, not only in human terms, but also a blow to feelings of personal security.... Read More

Tough Trading Conditions Force SMEs to Think Outside the Box

Posted on 7 August, 2012 by Kirsten Kennedy under Industry News

With the economic recovery still looking to be some way off, small and medium sized enterprises are finding trading conditions tough at the moment.... Read More

Small Businesses Urged to Protect Themselves against Cybercrime

Posted on 27 June, 2012 by Neil Bird under Industry News

News from the US should serve as a reminder to small businesses to ensure they are protected from the threat of hacking which is increasingly carried out by sophisticated cybercriminals.... Read More

Five Tips to Guard Commercial Property Against Extreme Weather

Posted on 15 June, 2012 by Jodee Redmond under Industry News

Commercial property owners need to take care to ensure that their investment is protected from hazards, including extreme weather.... Read More

Insurance Companies Offering Loans to Commercial Property Owners After Banks Retreat

Posted on 14 June, 2012 by Jodee Redmond under Economy, Industry News

Insurance companies are seizing the opportunity to offer loans on commercial properties. This comes in the wake of more traditional lenders either scaling back their commercial interests or deciding to stop offering this type of financing completely... Read More

130,000 Commercial Properties at Risk from Flooding

Posted on 10 June, 2012 by Jodee Redmond under Economy, Industry News

The National Flood Forum is dedicated to ensuring that property owners have access to affordable flood insurance in the UK but with 130,000 commercial properties and 1.7 million homes at risk of damage from coastal or river flooding... Read More