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.

GAP Insurance
  • 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.

  • The Value of an Insurance Broker
  • Buying or renewing insurance online might mean that your missing out on valuable advice. Under insurance is a big problem. The role of an Insurance brokers as a trusted adviser is becoming more and more important as the complexity of doing business in the modern world increases. A good broker will always put the customer’s needs first, taking the time to find the right insurance and providing valuable support through the claims process.

  • 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

  • Cyber Security – Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more…
  • Any organisation that relies on any form of IT system to perform their business is at risk. Business’s of all sizes are under constant attack, whether they know it or not. From a sophisticated, complex targeted effort to extort, right through to a lazy automated brute force attack on a website designed to cause disruption and annoyance, the threat is constant and for most it’s not a case of ‘if’ but ‘when’.

  • Protecting Your Intellectual Property
  • In recent months, a number of intellectual property infringement cases have hit the headlines, some closer to home than others! From spicy chicken to sweet marshmallows, there seems to be a new case of IP infringement every fortnite.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • 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.

  • A mortgage is a necessary evil but we can make it more palatable…
  • Have you ever thought about moving house and been horrified at the house prices?  You realise that you need an additional £100k just to get an extra bedroom and a bigger kitchen.  We all know that moving house can be a stressful and time consuming process, not to mention a costly one. 

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • 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.

  • 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.

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