Bad news is a timely reminder

It’s a big bad world with seemingly endless bad news. Here’s a snapshot of the BBC news home page from a couple of weeks ago. There was just the one good news story, a few on politics, but mainly bad news. ‘Five injured after crush at Celtic v Rangers game’, ‘School...

Legal Expenses – the fine print

Employment law has always been a minefield and recent high profile court battles involving Uber and Pimlico Plumbers have just made it all the more complex.... …Lines have been blurred between  the self employed and employed and the introduction of flexible...

Phil Bristow receives award

Phil Bristow received an Exceptional Service Award as a result of his work for the Insurance Institute of Sussex and the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) nationally. The award was presented by the CII Deputy President, Jonathan Clark at the CII National Conference...

Are you trusting of testing?

With the Grenfell Tower Inquiry now well underway, insurers are hopeful that the legacy of the disaster could be comparable with The Great Fire of London... …when following the 1666 fire, the Rebuilding Act was passed requiring new property to be built of brick...

Give a dog a bad name

When ‘Tank’ the bulldog attacked Kit’s friend in Kenosha County in 2015, Kit went to the rescue and helped to restrain Tank until the Police arrived. But Tank didn’t fancy a ride in a squad car and escaped. He went for Kit who was knocked over and repeatedly bitten....

World Cup

8 goals, 2 wins and to some it seems the World Cup is already in the bag, but bad news awaits “England will lose to France in the final”, so says an insurer sponsored report which correctly predicted that Germany would win the last World Cup.   Obviously without...