Data Breach Protection – What You Need to Know

In our ever more connected digital world, data security breaches are on the rise impacting businesses of all sizes. Whether it’s a high profile targeted hack or a lost laptop, the incident can expose your business to a range of costs and potentially irrevocable consequences.

  • Risk and Reassurance – Winter Issue 2017
  • Welcome to the first issue of Risk and Reassurance our quarterly newsletter bringing you the latest insights and developments around insurance and financial services – the issues that you, our clients, care about most. It’s also a great opportunity to bring you closer to our world, here at Macbeth.

  • Protecting your Business Against Risk
  • Managing risk is essential in safeguarding your business assets, as well reducing costly insurance premiums.

  • New Insurance Product for Medical Device Manufacturers and Distributors
  • There is some good news for start-ups medical device companies and medical device distributors with turnovers of less than £500,000.

  • 4 Tips for when Arranging Liability Insurance for the Recycling Sector
  • Premiums for Employers liability insurance in the recycling sector have always been expensive as the risks are considered high

  • Key Person Cover – Don’t be a muppet!
  • Nine months before Jim Henson’s death in 1990, he was negotiating the sale of his Muppets Company to The Walt Disney Company for a reported $150 million.

  • Risk and Reassurance – Winter Issue 2017
  • Welcome to the first issue of Risk and Reassurance our quarterly newsletter bringing you the latest insights and developments around insurance and financial services – the issues that you, our clients, care about most. It’s also a great opportunity to bring you closer to our world, here at Macbeth.

  • Use it Don’t Lose it!
  • It should be remembered that 2013/14 was the last tax year that the Annual Allowance for pension contributions was £50k. Therefore, any unused contributions (i.e. of the £50k Annual Allowance) from that tax year must be used for Carry Forward before the tax year end –  5 April 2017.

  • A Personal Approach that Replaces Risk with Reassurance
  • When Ms Thomas was told that her divorce settlement included a share of her ex-husband’s pension, she wasn’t sure where to turn: “Not being very financially aware, I felt I was wading through mud. Having recently gone through a divorce, it was essential that I found someone I could trust and rely on to safeguard my future pension.”

  • Is Equity Release a Viable Retirement Planning Option?
  • Figures from the Equity Release Council have shown that homeowners borrowed a record £1.61 billion through equity release schemes in 2015. This highlights that, for many retirees, property is their biggest asset, and that rising house prices have allowed some to build up considerable equity; ERC stats showed customers borrowed an average of £70,670 each.

  • New Year’s Resolutions for Financial Success
  • New Year is a great time to set out personal and professional goals.  It’s also a fantastic time to look at new personal finance habits that could really make a difference to your future financial planning and well-being.

  • Risk and Reassurance – Winter Issue 2017
  • Welcome to the first issue of Risk and Reassurance our quarterly newsletter bringing you the latest insights and developments around insurance and financial services – the issues that you, our clients, care about most. It’s also a great opportunity to bring you closer to our world, here at Macbeth.

  • Managing your Business Insurance
  • No matter how safe a working environment you maintain, there is always a risk that an employee could be injured at work leaving your business exposed to expensive compensation claims.

  • How the Right Insurance Cover can Boost Your Business Growth
  • If your IT system crashed or was hacked, how long could you afford to be without access to your server and customer data?

  • Buying Business Insurance
  • A number of factors have changed the face of purchasing business insurance, with both benefits and drawbacks for companies.

  • Managing Risk, Your Essential Guide to Protecting Your Business
  • Increasingly many businesses are neglecting to manage and regularly review their company’s business insurance leaving them exposed to growing risks. In many instances we see talk to companies that are over or under insured so not getting the true value and extent of cover they need from their existing arrangements.

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