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Tips for a Safe Fireworks Night

November 5th, Fireworks night.  The smell of sulphur the whoosh of the rockets followed by the obligatory ooh’s and aarhh’s .  It can be a magical time especially for the young or the young at heart!

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Time to TalkTalk about Data Breach Insurance

Although no major financial loss was incurred by the customers of the October 2015 TalkTalk computer systems hack, the personal data of 4% of the company’s 4 million users was compromised. The breach resulted in costs of £60m which resulted in the loss of over 101,000 customers. One thing is clear – no business is immune from the threat of data breach.

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Huf Haus Testimonial

We first met Carl at a Huf Haus owners meeting and invited him to visit and quote for the full buildings and contents insurance on our property. Our Huf home is obviously of specialized construction and of relatively high value, which together with our art and sculpture collection meant a full understanding was required in order to introduce a suitable policy provider. Carl has a very good knowledge of Huf houses, which makes a real difference in discussions with both clients and insurance companies.

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Don’t let Brian ruin your weekend

A storm called Brian doesn’t sound very threatening, but by all accounts he could be packing quite a punch. Here are a few tips to help avoid Brian ruining your weeken

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New Fleet Insurance – Why is obtaining cover so difficult?

The number of insurers willing to offer fleet insurance for new ventures has reduced dramatically over the last 18 months or so. This could be due to underwriters making poor decisions and also some non-UK based insurers either folding or moving out of the motor market.

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Terrorism Insurance – Do you have the right cover?

Several insurance providers now offer standalone terrorism cover independently of Pool Re, providing more flexible coverage including non-direct physical damage business interruption cover. The rates are more competitive than Pool Re and the cover may be more relevant to a business owner or premises operator whose livelihood may be impacted by street closures following a terrorist event.

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Affordable cyber cover for smaller businesses now available

The recent spate of Worldwide cyber attacks has highlighted the need for cyber insurance. It is a fact that not only large multi-nationals are at risk and in can be argued that smaller businesses are somewhat easier picking for the hackers as their infrastructure may not be quite as sophisticated as a larger organisation.

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Another major scene change for Macbeth

Reading-based Macbeth is one of the fastest growing insurance brokers and financial advisers in the Thames Valley. And, as it celebrates its 25th year in business, a period of sustained organic growth has resulted in its second move to larger premises within the past five years.

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