Renting out your holiday home: What are some of the risks you should consider?

Companies which operate an online marketplace for homestays as vacation rentals, such as Airbnb, are boasting explosive figures as a result of post-pandemic staycations. Airbnb says that prolonged lockdowns as a result of the Covid-19 crisis, has increased demand for staycations and long-term stays in rural or less-densely populated areas. Our insurer partner Zurich has…
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Autumn Risk Management

Our insurer partner Aviva has produced a very informative Autumn Risk Management Bulletin that covers some of the key issues that employers and business owners need to be aware of at this time of year. From dangerous driving conditions and slips and trips, to the modification of outdoor areas, it clearly defines what to look…
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AXA: Change to index used for Flats contracts

It’s been widely publicised that inflation in the cost of building supplies and labour has reached its highest level for many years. Our insurer partner AXA has outlined the concerns this raises about the ability to keep sums insured at a level that will cover the significant inflationary pressures currently being experienced. The latest ONS…
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The Average Clause: A clause in your insurance that you should really know about

Insurance can be complicated. After all, it’s a contract and contracts are always full of conditions and clauses. One of our trusted partners, RebuildCostAssessment.com, has produced a 3-minute video which explains a little more about the ‘Average Clause’. Put simply, the Average Clause means if you insure your building for an amount that’s too low,…
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Green Card Update: August 2021

Following the UK decision to leave the European Union (EU), since 1 January 2021 a valid Green Card has been required for all vehicles and trailers travelling to the European Economic Area (EEA). From 2 August 2021, the European Commission has agreed that the UK are now able to participate in the “Green Card Free…
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COVID: Getting Back To Business Safely

As legal requirements are eased, it’s vital that businesses remain vigilant to the exposures they may face as a result of the ongoing pandemic. It’s important to remember that employers are responsible for the health and safety of their employees whilst they’re at work. COVID related claims: a practical guide for employers If a current…
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