Category: General

A matter of time

Time is a precious commodity and nowadays there seems to be less and less of it available. We often receive referrals and recommendations to potential new clients but frequently, when we make contact, the person just doesn’t have the time to go through the details….

Could an unpaid debt kill your business?

Carillion, Maplins, Toys ‘R’ Us, Prezzo and on and on. All of these companies have gone down the pan leaving their suppliers with unpaid invoices. Certainly, in the case of Carillion, businesses have been so badly affected that some have had to close completely, others…

The rising cost of car insurance

A new release (24th January 2018) from the Association of British Insurers (ABI) confirmed that the average price of motor premiums rose by 9% in 2017, adding an extra £40 to the average insurance policy. Urgent reform to compensation pay-outs are needed to help put…

Distracted when driving?

I am very keen on road safety, both professionally and personally, so this report is rather disturbing. Key facts In 2016, out of 1445 fatal crashes in Britain that resulted in one or more deaths, the police recorded 397 incidences of the contributory factor of…

Is insurance an expense?

We often hear that motor insurance premiums are too high, especially when the car is low value. But it’s not about the car but what you can do with it. A neighbours’ 17-year-old son paid £700 to buy a nice little Peugeot 206. His insurance…

Celebrating the Royal Wedding?

A number of people are planning a street party on 19th May 2018. Where parties are held in public places and particularly where road closures are needed, local councils will require Public Liability insurance to be in place for up to £10,000,000. If you have…

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