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Where to buy public liability insurance?

Public liability insurance can be bought directly with an insurance provider, through a comparison site, or with a broker. All business insurance providers will offer public liability insurance as it is one of … Continue reading “Where to buy public liability insurance?”


Lloyd’s of London pushed into loss by Covid-19 payouts

Lloyd’s of London has reported a loss of £900m in 2020 as a result of claims due to the Covid-19 pandemic. In 2019 it made a profit of £2.5bn. The 335-year old insurance … Continue reading “Lloyd’s of London pushed into loss by Covid-19 payouts”


How Much does Public Liability Insurance Cost?

Public liability insurance costs around £120 a year for a typical small business in the UK. But prices vary considerably from one business to another. In this article, we explore some of the … Continue reading “How Much does Public Liability Insurance Cost?”


FCA proposes ‘radical’ general insurance reforms

Existing customers should pay no more than new customers for home and motor insurance, according to the financial regulator. After concluding its market study into the pricing of home and motor insurance, the … Continue reading “FCA proposes ‘radical’ general insurance reforms”


What are funeral plans?

You may often hear the term ‘funeral plan’ bandied about, especially on TV advertisements. What is important to realise, however, is that this term can be used to encapsulate several different types of … Continue reading “What are funeral plans?”


Competition authority to look at price comparison sites

The UK’s competition watchdog has launched a market study into price comparison websites to investigate how they generate a profit and whether the arrangements they make with suppliers might restrict competition. The review, … Continue reading “Competition authority to look at price comparison sites”


Householders in UK flood-prone areas offered new insurance scheme

Affordable home insurance for householders in at-risk areas across the UK is now available through a new scheme launched by Flood Re, a joint industry and government sponsored scheme, it was announced on … Continue reading “Householders in UK flood-prone areas offered new insurance scheme”


Public liability insurance: Business essential or nanny state gone mad?

Many business owners make the mistake of not properly understanding public liability insurance before launching their small business. This leaves them at risk of paying exorbitant fees for damages in future. Public liability … Continue reading “Public liability insurance: Business essential or nanny state gone mad?”


UK doubles human rights funding to £10.6m via new Magna Carta Fund

The UK government’s Foreign & Commonwealth Office declared on Tuesday that funding to support Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s international human rights and democracy work has doubled to the highest ever level of GBP10.6m. … Continue reading “UK doubles human rights funding to £10.6m via new Magna Carta Fund”


Fraudulent insurance claims rise to over £110 million in 2013 – Aviva

More than GBP110m worth of fraudulent insurance claims were detected by UK insurance company Aviva during 2013, it revealed on Wednesday. Aviva said its claims fraud detection data for 2013 shows that there … Continue reading “Fraudulent insurance claims rise to over £110 million in 2013 – Aviva”


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