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New guide helps carol singers keep safe and welcome

A new guide for carol singers to keep them safe while singing from door-to-door this Christmas has been published today by Ecclesiastical Insurance as part of its campaign to keep the tradition of carol singing alive.

Petplan and Allianz launch employment and HR service for vets

Petplan, the UK's leading pet insurance provider has teamed up with parent company Allianz Insurance to develop an HR and employment advice service for veterinary practices called Allianz Practice Protect.

Is your business prepared for winter?

As winter approaches, leading insurer RSA is advising businesses to protect their premises, not only from the bitter cold, but also from other dangers that could be awaiting them.

NatWest and RBS provide help for Cumbrian flood victims

NatWest and RBS have announced a package of help for customers impacted by the flooding in Cumbria.

Lloyds sets out help available to flood hit homes and businesses

Lloyds Banking Group has set out a series of commitments for flood hit businesses and homeowners.

Barclays Local Business responds to flood crisis

Responding to the implications of the recent flooding across areas of the UK, Barclays Local Business has today announced that it will be offering a financial support package to all of its affected business banking customers.

Insurer offers up to 45% off plant premiums

Insurer offers up to 45% off plant premiums

In a bid to combat the growing issue of constructional plant theft, Allianz Engineering is offering significant premium discounts, of up to 45 per cent, and generous theft excess reductions to clients who show a proactive approach to plant protection.

Flux launches public liability scheme for car clubs

Car clubs need public liability insurance if they take part in public shows and events. It was a prohibitive expense for many clubs, until Flux launched its club public liability (PL) scheme earlier this year.

Aviva launch specialist electronic equipment cover

Aviva is to build on its success in the Engineering market with the introduction of specialist electronic equipment cover.

Home based businesses taking unnecessary risks

Many businesses based from home are running the risk of not being able to cover the cost of a crisis, with 28 per cent stating they have no form of business insurance at all, according to research by Direct Line for Business.

Post Office launches new business insurance

The Post Office has announced the launch of its new business insurance, further extending the range of services offered to UK businesses at Post Office branches.

Directors and officers at greater risk of being sued

As more businesses face liquidation, directors and officers are at greater risk of being sued, says Aviva.

Fire claims continue to rise

Statistics from the Association of British Insurers show that fire claims rose again by a further 20% between the first half of 2007 and the first half of this year, with arson contributing prominently to the cost.

Defaqto launches commercial insurance ratings

Independent financial research company Defaqto has expanded its Star Ratings offering to include commercial insurance ratings.

Businesses more likely to feel the pinch this summer

Summer security shortfalls are potentially putting two million small businesses at risk of burglary, according to research by specialist business insurer Hiscox.