Why flood cover is a huge issue

Several years ago we were asked to take part in a survey as to whether our clients faced difficulties obtaining flood insurance. …At the time it wasn’t too much of an issue because of the ‘Statement of Principles’ agreement between the Government and insurance...

We have a new “silent threat”

During the course of the pandemic we have had the adverts warning of COVID as the silent killer but now as we start to return to normal the Government seem happy to introduce a different silent risk. Thanks to adult cyclists using them as cycle paths, pavements are no...

Covid’s not the only risk to kids

There has been much debate about whether schools are COVID safe in terms of the children themselves, teachers, and the potential spread of virus in the wider community …with much debate throughout the pandemic as to whether schools should have closed. But as all...

Swampy’s back – and it’s risky

‘Swampy Returns’ may have the ring of a low budget movie but nonetheless is enough to horrify the contractors building the so-called high-speed railway HS2. …The ‘real life’ Swampy, who came to fame as an environmental protester in the 1990s, is one of the...

Covid payout isn’t all it seems

The fanfare announcement of the long-awaited Business Interruption COVID test case from certain sections of the media gave the impression that all policies would now pay out... …However, the reality is that while a significant number of businesses will receive...