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The value and importance of cyber security insurance

18 May 2017

Government research suggests that cyber insurance can provide solutions for the following range of cyber risks: Privacy events Network business interruption Network security liability Physical asset damage Data and software damage Reputational damage Cyber crime Cyber extortion Click here to read more.  

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Cyber Risk Exposure Scorecard

16 May 2017

In recent years, cyber attacks have emerged as one of the most significant threats facing organisations of all sizes. When cyber attacks (such as data breaches and hacks) occur, they can result in devastating damage, such as business disruptions, revenue loss, legal fees, a permanently tainted reputation, and more. It is important to remember that […]

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Commercial Insurance Pro-File April 2017

3 May 2017

The April Commercial Insurance Pro-File contains beneficial information on how the number of HSE prosecutions against directors have tripled in 2016, outlines five significant legislative changes that are coming into force on 6th April, and explains how the Spring Budget could be good or bad for UK businesses. Click here to download our briefing.

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Private Landlords must now have EICRs in place for all properties they manage

21 March 2017

The Background: On 1st December 2016, new legislation came into effect which means that private landlords in Scotland must have Electrical Installation Condition Reports (EICR) in place for all properties they manage. Legislation already required private landlords to provide these certificates for people who became residents after December 2015, but the new legislation requires landlords to provide […]

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Underinsurance – the hidden problem facing property owners

20 March 2017

Property owners could be putting themselves at risk by not insuring their properties to the full reinstatement value, leading to settlement issues when it comes to claims payments. VAT – the question of VAT arises on the settlement of a claim, and who can recover the VAT element in the process. With VAT now standing at […]

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Cyber Risks and Liabilities newsletter July / Aug 2017

Petya and WannaCry highlight the need for robust cyber security and cover. After the two major cyber attacks earlier this year, your organisation can no longer be passive with cyber security. Click he […]

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