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Whether you're after start-up help, tips on running a small business, cybercrime advice, or updates on the latest rules and regs, we've got it covered.

Micro Biz Matters Day: Our 8 tips for success in 2016

We're proud to be supporting the Enterprise Rockers' Micro Biz Matters Day. To celebrate, here are 8 tips for a successful 2016. 

How the wrong image licence caught us out

Using someone else's images is a copyright and permission minefield. As we found out when using the wrong image licence gave us a short sharp shock...

Do I need employers’ liability for freelancers?

Here's a business insurance question we get asked a lot: do I need employers' liability for freelancers? Here's the answer we tend to give: it depends...

Do I need employers’ liability insurance for work experience students?

The wellbeing of every member of your workforce is your responsibility. Here's why you need employers' liability insurance for work experience students.

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A word on cyber security…

Sending your bank details by email is a cyber security nightmare. Here's why you shouldn't do it, and what you should do instead.

10 ways to help get your business insurance claim paid

Your insurer decides whether to pay a claim. So it's worth keeping them happy. Here's 10 top tips to help ensure you get your business insurance claim paid.

UK still exposed to cybercrime

Cybercrime just won't go away, will it? In fact, it's getting worse. But, stay alert and all's not lost. Here's how to start managing the threat.

What your insurance broker needs to know

What does your insurance broker need to know about your business? And why? Nina, one of our account executives, tells you all about it.

Startups: five mistakes to avoid

It's hard being a startup. Here are five mistakes that could cause you more than just a little inconvenience.

Travel agent or tour operator? Why it matters for your insurance

Odd question perhaps, but which one are you? Travel agent or tour operator? And why does it make a difference to your insurance? All explained here.

Insurance claims: why not to call your solicitor

About to embark on the professional indemnity insurance claim process? There's lots to remember, including not contacting your solicitor. Here's why.

Insurance for ICAEW accountants

ICAEW members need professional indemnity. But you know that already. What you might not know is how much, for how long and from whom.