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  • Flash flooding guidance

    The Met office has warned of serious flash floods and heavy thunderstorms expected over the next few days.

  • Operating Licence (O Licence) clarification following Tribunal decision

    You’ll be aware that, other than where exemptions apply, companies using goods-carrying vehicles over 3.5 tonne gross vehicle weight (or over 2.5t gross vehicle weight if used for hire & reward in the European Union or other nominated countries) require an ‘Operating Licence’ to operate the vehicle legally.

  • Winter risk in association with Aviva

    From extreme weather to severe driving conditions, check out this essential winter risk management guide, created in conjunction with Aviva and designed to help you through the harsh conditions at this time of year.

  • Supply chains and the impact of inflation

    High inflation is causing supply chain disruption. Organisations need to act now to be resilient to the new reality.

  • Why construction plant theft is still a problem

    Construction sites continue to be targeted by criminals who recognise the financial value of plant machinery and equipment.

  • Adequate insurance coverage – The three pitfalls for SME’s

    For SMEs facing squeezed margins, insurance premiums may seem like a grudge purchase. Some products may be regarded as a discretionary overhead among those who don’t fully understand their risks or how being underinsured could prove catastrophic to their business. Yet insurance can be key to SMEs’ ongoing survival by providing a financial safety net in unforeseen circumstances, when they are the least able to withstand substantial losses.

  • Use of hand-held devices while driving: Law change explained

    There were a number of changes to the Highway Code published earlier this year which Aviva PLC has highlighted in this article and visual guide.
    These updates have been closely followed by a change to the law in March 2022 regarding the use of a mobile device while driving.

  • Helping businesses manage their cyber risk

    The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is encouraging businesses to bolster their cyber security in light of the events in Ukraine and the increased threat of cyber-attacks. For small and medium business owners, the current conflict might seem far-removed from the day to day running of their business but cyber threats are an ongoing threat.