Cyber Risk Insurance: Lessons from the latest high-profile hack attack

August 28th, 2015

 No matter where you stand on the on the ‘extramarital dating’ debate; the recent hacking of Ashley Madison has taught us all one clear lesson: leaky cyber security can destroy businesses, reputations and lives. Cyber crime can be catastrophic to both businesses and individuals, and as we live more of our lives online we all become increasingly vulnerable. Read the rest of this entry »

Accident, Sickness and Critical Illness Insurance Explained

July 2nd, 2014

eg_travicon_28Nobody likes to think that they will be unable to work due to accident or ill-health, but according to the Office for National Statistics more than 2 million people are signed-off work every year in the UK.

The economy is recovering slowly, but wages haven’t yet caught-up with outgoings, and family budgets remain tight. In fact, a recent report by Shelter found that nearly four million households would struggle to meet housing costs if they missed a month’s salary. Read the rest of this entry »

Public Liability Insurance Explained: Self Employment Isn’t Always a Risky Business

November 12th, 2012

Being self-employed can be a risky business; especially when you come in to contact with customers.

Unfortunately accidents do happen and if a third party becomes ill or injured as a result of your actions you could face an expensive personal injury claim. Courts can order sole traders and partnerships to pay damages to full the limit of their assets. And that could include your home and your car.

Public liability insurance is an affordable way of covering your costs and safeguarding your business and private finances. Read the rest of this entry »

Quoteline Direct launches an innovative new commercial insurance Product Picker

September 20th, 2012

Online insurance broker Quoteline Direct launches an innovative new ‘Product Picker’ to help commercial customers understand exactly what insurance cover they need.

Let’s face it – finding the right insurance for your business can get complicated. There are so many different types of cover, and different levels of indemnity, that it’s difficult knowing where to begin. There’s cover that’s required by law, cover that makes smart business sense, and cover that you won’t need at all. Read the rest of this entry »