Insurance for business vehicles

Fender bender: Businesses can be liable for accidents in many circumstances

Fender bender: Businesses can be liable for accidents in many circumstances

Ensuring that comprehensive vehicle insurance is in place for business fleets is important in avoiding unnecessary, and potentially crippling, costs.

The continued growth of Chauffeur Plan Insurance

From humble beginnings back in 2006, Chauffeur Plan Insurance has grown at a rapid rate, and now handles over £4 million gross written premiums (GWP) – a remarkable performance in such difficult economic conditions.

Get covered: employers’ liability insurance

In recent years we have seen a spike in the number of no-win-no-fee legal services being advertised on the television.

A sure thing

Finding the right insurance policy can be a tedious process, but the cost of not doing so could be disastrous for your business.

The right business insurance

Finding the right business insurance can be a difficult and complicated process. There is a certain amount of jargon associated with the subject which can put off many small businesses.

Five fleet cars for under £25,000

Steer your purchasing decision in the right direction with our round-up of the five most popular fleet cars on the market.

Be sure you’re covered

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Driving into danger

Business owners are putting themselves and their companies in danger through bad driving habits like chatting on mobile phones, eating, drinking, getting lost and incurring parking fines. These are the findings of a survey from Bibby Financial Services.

Divorce misery for firms

Business lobby group the Forum of Private Business (FPB) has warned SME owners that marital ruptures can have a negative effect on their businesses, following the high-profile divorce case of insurance multi-millionaire John Charman.

Managing liability

Employers’ liability insurance, like an appointment at the dentist, is an unwelcome but necessary imposition. Basically, if you employ people you have to have it. Yet surprisingly, many small companies take out a basic policy and have no idea what eventualities they are covered for and, more crucially, what they are not.

Beware identity fraud

As National Identity Fraud Prevention Week draws to a close, UK businesses are being reminded that they – and not just individuals – must remain vigilant, in order to ward off the potentially disastrous consequences facing their ventures.

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