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.

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  • Vicarious Liability For Data Breaches – Prepare for Doomsday
  • Back in December 2017, WM Morrison Supermarkets Plc was found to be vicariously liable for a major data breach committed by one of its employees. The decision was appealed which was subsequently dismissed in October 2018. The Lord Justices’ comments in the appeal notice make for interesting reading, particularly from an insurance perspective!

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  • My Word is My Bond – A Performance Bond
  • The most common bond type is a Performance Bond. A Performance Bond provides the employer with between 10% and 20% of a contract value in the event of a contractor or supplier failing to perform to the agreed terms. Any company can use Performance Bonds but are more common in the construction or service industry sectors.

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  • Mind the GAP….Protect Your Vehicle
  • Ever bought a car from a dealership or finance company? If so, then you’ve probably heard of GAP Insurance. GAP insurance is designed to work alongside your motor insurance policy to protect you and/or your business from an expected shortfall.

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  • Five Reasons Why You Might Require Specialist Insurance
  • The direct insurers certainly have their place, especially if the price of the premium is your main concern, they are able to “guarantee to beat your existing premium” by catering for risks that are standard rather than the unusual. The acceptance criteria imposed by the direct insurers is also going to be very tight and any deviation from the norm will probably result in a no quot

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  • Equity Release – Things to Look Out For
  • Is equity release suitable for you? Sales of equity release plans increased by over 40% in 2017 and saw record releases in 2018. If you’re looking to free up value from your property, take the time to consider the options and what will be right for you and your family. Call Macbeth on 0118 923 5090.

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  • Re-Mortgaging – Don’t Assume You’re Getting the Best Deal
  • There are many different reasons why people may want to re-mortgage; apart from just wanting to avoid reverting to their existing lender’s standard variable interest rate.

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  • Pensions in a Basket
  • Many business owners have ambitious plans for their business and pension. Many of these entrepreneurs see their business or their property as their pension, and of course there is some merit in this, but isn’t this also a real “eggs in basket” risk.

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  • What difference does Chartered status make?
  • In 2010 Macbeth was awarded Chartered status by the CII (Chartered Insurance Institute). Regarded as the ultimate symbol of professionalism, it puts us in the top 5% of brokers in the UK. But what does it mean to our clients and associates?

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  • Build a bright future from bricks and mortar
  • Buying a property is one of the biggest investments you’re likely to make. And if you play your cards right, your home will provide financial security for you, your family and future generations.

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  • Be Prepared in the Event of a Claim
  • The information that a company is expected to provide following an employer’s liability insurance claim can be quite daunting, particularly if you are not prepared. The following is a list of documents that an existing client of ours was requested to provide. You are likely to be asked to provide this information in order for your insurer to have any chance of defending a claim against you. By utilising our Online Risk Management Portal you could take care of many of these elements in advance of any claim.

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  • What difference does Chartered status make?
  • In 2010 Macbeth was awarded Chartered status by the CII (Chartered Insurance Institute). Regarded as the ultimate symbol of professionalism, it puts us in the top 5% of brokers in the UK. But what does it mean to our clients and associates?

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  • 3 types of business insurance every company should consider
  • From legal action to cyber attacks, running a company is a risky business. Here are some popular insurance policies that will protect you, whether you’re a tech startup or an established law firm.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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