Cyber Threats to Businesses: Securing the Remote Desktop Protocol

2021-01-25T08:55:37+00:00January 25th, 2021|

Cyber Threats to Businesses: Securing the Remote Desktop Protocol More and more cyber incidents are stemming from vulnerable Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) ports, particularly as more businesses are working remotely. Our Cyber Insurance Partner, CFC Underwriting has provided some useful information about this technology and steps that businesses can [...]

Shop safely and securely online this Christmas

2020-11-26T09:27:05+00:00November 26th, 2020|

Shop safely and securely online this Christmas With Christmas just around the corner and popular events such as Black Friday and Cyber Monday imminent, shopping online has never been easier or as heavily promoted. In fact this year, more people than ever are expected to shop online. Unfortunately Christmas [...]

Remember, Remember, fire and fireworks can be extremely dangerous

2020-11-02T14:34:54+00:00November 2nd, 2020|

Greater fire risk to Bonfire Night this year Households are being warned of the dangers of trying to celebrate Bonfire Night at home, as lockdown restrictions curb community events. Households warned of dangers of celebrating Bonfire Night at home Our insurer partner Aviva recently reported that claims tend to [...]

Reducing the risk of Employers Liability Claims throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic

2020-10-16T09:27:21+01:00October 16th, 2020|

Reducing the risk of Employers Liability Claims throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic We are pleased to share a guest blog from experienced criminal defence and regulatory solicitor Gareth Martin at one of our insurer partners, Markel, setting out considerations which employers should bear in mind in order to minimise the [...]

Learning to run a business in the ‘new normal’

2020-10-21T16:59:20+01:00October 5th, 2020|

Learning to run a business in the ‘new normal’ Businesses are facing ever new challenges. As we settle into the ‘new normal’ it goes without saying that nobody predicted or could anticipate 2020. Earlier in March many office-based businesses were forced to work from home, following Government advice. Following [...]

The challenges facing Directors and Officers in uncertain times

2020-09-14T14:26:03+01:00September 14th, 2020|

The challenges facing Directors and Officers in uncertain times It goes without saying that the COVID-19 pandemic continues to present unique challenges. Businesses and onward supply chains have seen huge disruption, and business travel is almost non-extinct. With lockdown measures and quarantine restrictions changing daily, working practices are likely [...]

Phishing attacks targeting businesses rapidly increasing

2020-08-21T09:00:47+01:00August 21st, 2020|

Phishing attacks targeting businesses rapidly increasing  For a long time now the online security of your business has remained a priority in corporate boardrooms and for small companies alike. Phishing attacks targeting businesses are now a high risk to all companies and on the increase. What is a Phishing [...]

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): two years in force.

2020-08-11T09:17:38+01:00August 11th, 2020|

Has your business got the right Cyber Security in place for 2020? The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has now been around for two years after coming into force in all European Union member states from 25 May 2018, and businesses were required to be compliant by that date. [...]

Property valuations: What does index-linking property mean from a property perspective?

2020-06-25T10:58:18+01:00June 25th, 2020|

Property valuations - What does index-linking property mean from a property perspective? Index linking refers to a Property Insurance condition which increases the policy sum insured at each renewal to take into account increases in property prices and increases to rebuilding costs, such as materials and labour. The majority [...]

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