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Advice, News & Know-how


This is the place for latest business regulations, other updates, customer stories and the occasional bit about us.

In short, it's a minestrone of interesting bits and pieces from advice and opinions, to personal profiles and things that have caught our eye.

Your business story: Open to Create…

We love hearing the stories behind our customers' businesses. It helps us protect them better. Plus, we're nosy. Here's Anna, from Open To Create...

A day in the life of an account executive

What does an insurance broker do? Well, let us take you through a day in the life of Laura: one of our wonderful account executives.

Closed energy accounts to provide business support?

Enterprise Nation are appealing for funds left in closed energy accounts to be used to help small businesses.

Massive Monday 2015

Massive Monday is the biggest day of the year for people to go freelance. Or at least think about going freelance. Big decision, big day.

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And the winner is …

Here's our cheesy Christmas photo caption competition winner. And some of the runners-up, too.

Our chat with Rebecca Shipham, IPSE’s Best Freelancer for 2015

As part of their NFD celebrations, IPSE awarded Rebecca Shipham the enviable title of 'Best Freelancer for 2015'. We caught up with her for a chat.

National Freelancers Day 2014

National Freelancers Day is all about providing freelancers with the help and support they need to thrive. There's still time to get involved!

Claims: some facts and figures

Claims. Nobody wants to make one, but they're the reason you have professional insurance. Here's what you need to know about our claims service.

Join us at the Professional Copywriters’ Network Conference

The 2014 Professional Copywriters' Network conference is the place to network with, and learn from, like-minded writing pros. Fancy £100 off your ticket?

The Freelance Way: where do you go for inspiration?

This Wednesday, we used our Twitter competition to ask freelancers for their tips on where to find inspiration. Here's what you said.

The Freelance Way: working alone needn’t be lonely

In this week's The Freelance Way, we wanted to know how you managed to avoid loneliness when you're working alone.

The Freelance Way: share your tips and win free coffee

Freelancers: fancy winning some free coffee? Enter our twitter competition for a chance, and help out other freelancers to boot!