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Is black box technology the future for your fleet?

Have you heard of ‘black box’ technology or ‘telematics’? This is something we are looking into. For us to act on it, we need to see the results. Information made accessible by this technology could reportedly be used to allow fleet managers to implement fleet risk policies and systems that could mean lower insurance costs.

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Minibuses: Know the facts

So your organisation has bought a new minibus – congratulations – we know how hard it can be in these times of restricted budgets to find the funds! But if you have raised the cash yourselves through finding ways to boost donations, what a brilliant achievement! Now that you are the proud owner of a

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Cracking down on insurance fraud

Published on April 21, 2015 by in Uncategorized
A Merseyside fraudster who manipulated a car insurance website to secure £10,000 worth of cover for just £10 is the latest in a long line of rogue claimants who has been brought to justice. Callum Mullen, 33, fiddled the system to pay just a fraction of the full cost to insure his Vauxhall Vectra. Fraud

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Ice cream sellers, we salute you!

Published on April 20, 2015 by in Uncategorized
Just look at this fantastic ice cream seller in Turkey – can you believe his technique? It certainly has his customers hooked. Here in Britain, with a three-month heatwave predicted, ice cream vans are set for a busier time earlier in the year than they are used to. The sound of the ice cream van

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Top five tips: Commercial insurance

In order to avoid as much stress as possible , it’s important you have everything in order with your insurance claims so that your business isn’t more adversely affected should you need to make a claim. Here are five steps to make sure you can have peace of mind that all is as it should

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New drug-driving law in place – but do you know what it means?

Published on March 3, 2015 by in Uncategorized
A quarter of people who took part in a recent national survey say they are in the dark about new drug-driving legislation. The law, relevant in England and Wales, sets limits for eight illegal and eight prescription drugs. Police can now take up to three roadside saliva tests to investigate any drugs used. If any

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EU calls for all vehicles to be insured – including lawnmowers

Published on March 3, 2015 by in Uncategorized
The European Union has caused another controversy – by telling owners of lawnmowers, golf buggies and mobility scooters they need motor insurance. Every motor-driven vehicle — including those only ever used within privately-owned land, will have to be covered. This comes after a European Court of Justice ruling in a case about a tractor trailer

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Property industry set for ‘grey invasion’

Published on February 19, 2015 by in Uncategorized
From April this year, more and more pensioners are expected to invest in property. Many on the verge of retiring will look to the sector as a new way of making money – something they may not have considered before. Such a change is attributed to more financial freedom afforded by Government pension reforms inspiring

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Are you underinsured?

Published on February 19, 2015 by in Uncategorized
Sometimes we think we wouldn’t be believed if we revealed how many of our clients were underinsured when they came to us! Put another way, if we were paid £10 for every time this was the case, we reckon we could be retiring to the sun sometime soon! Back in 2012 a national survey showed

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Government scraps paper driving licences — the road to lower premiums?

Published on February 19, 2015 by in Uncategorized
Did you know that paper counterpart licences were due to be abolished in January 2015? Due to concerns raised about the move, this has now been put back until June 8 of this year. The paper counterpart licence will not be valid and will no longer be issued by DVLA. Drivers will be expected to

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