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5 Weather Dangers for Construction Workers

Apart from making a working day miserable, certain weather conditions can hamper progress on a construction site, or worse still, bring a much greater risk of accident or injury to operations. Here are five situations where the impact of the elements shouldn’t be taken lightly.

How to avoid Underinsurance : Topic 1 Subsidence

How would your business cope if you had to vacate your property during major renovation works involving subsidence?

Which insurance premiums are set to rise? Which are to fall?

Insurance Age, an industry magazine, asked insurance professionals their opinion over changes in insurance premiums.

Ghost Brokers - how to avoid unauthorised Insurance Brokers

The FCA has released a statement warning consumers over checking the authorisation status of their insurance broker. Halifax and Penn have been named as the latest broker who the regulator believes to have been "...providing financial services or products in the UK without our authorisation"

Decisions, Decisions. Where do you stand in chilly weather

There is often alot of debate over employees rights when it comes to working conditions in cold weather. Here is a little clarity over what the law states and good practice

Prepare for Storm Barbara!

Storm Barbara is prepared to strike this weekend and we want to make sure that everything of yours is fully insured.

The Joint Code of Practice

10/11/2016 - Each year, fires on construction sites and buildings happen and need to go under refurbishment. Not only are historical interests damaged, but also plant and equipment are damaged.

Timber Frame Buildings and Fires!

03/11/2016 - This article is based on incidents within Newcastle, Peckham, East London, Camberwell and Basingstoke.

Construction Site Fire Emergency Procedures

27/10/2016 - On all construction sites, workers must be given a warning of fire. All nominated personnel’s, such as security guards, would need to be briefed on providing clear access to the entire site if an emergency happens.

Prevent Fires On Construction Sites

20/10/2016 - All sites and buildings which are currently under construction are vulnerable to fires. Fires destroy equipment, cost money and can even delay or bring a project to a complete halt. More importantly, fires can cost lives.

6 ways that SME’s can be innovative

22/09/2016 - Small and medium-sized businesses have an advantage when it’s time to adapt to new technology. It can help companies to grow and maintain a skill or coherent workforce.

New Insurance Act in the UK

01/09/2016 - On 12th August 2016, we saw the Insurance Act 2015 come into force and it brought with it a new default regime for business insurances in the UK. This represents the important statutory change to the UK commercial insurance law for the first time in over 100 years.

We’re just getting started with our SME research press campaign – but it’s already getting attention!

18/08/2016 - 538 SME’s across the UK took a poll to see where there priorities would lie. This research gathered up to 30% of people who stated that damage to their reputation is the biggest threat to their company.

Is your quote like for like...?

18/08/2016 - On many occasions we find ourselves offering a quotation to a client who has engaged with another broker.

AMB Insurance Are Hiring !! Account Handler Working towards a Sales Executive Position £20-£25 K per annum

Due to our continued growth, we are looking to recruit into our team. There are two positions available.

AMB Insurance Are Hiring !! Account Handler £15-£20K per annum

Due to our continued growth, we are looking to recruit into our team. There are two positions available.

Fragile surfaces

14/07/2016 - The law says that contractors and employers must manage the danger by avoiding work on or near fragile surfaces and controlling any remaining risk by use of stagings, guard-rails, and fall arrest systems.

Types of reportable incidents

07/07/2016 - Another week another blog post and this week we’re covering reportable incidents. RIDDOR can be a bit intimidating, with 32 pages to read it’s a big document but we’re here to make it a little easier.

Do you need Personal Accident Insurance?

30/06/2016 - Here at amb insurance, we like to keep you up to date on all insurance policy updates, but today we’re covering an important problem that is happening right now.

Repeals, revocations and amendments

24/06/2016 - Here at amb insurance, we want to keep you up to date on all insurance policy updates, and this blog post is no different.

Contractor’s Plant and Machinery Insurance: An overview

09/06/2016 - A Contractor’s Plant & Machinery Insurance insures movable plant and machinery owned or leased by the principals or contractors and used on site for various construction work, repairs & maintenance jobs.

5 rules to follow when claiming for arson

15/04/2016 - A client’s business was subject to an Arson attack with an unfortunate case of mistaken identity that left a third of their unit, out of action for 4 months

Working at Height - How to help your insurers to defend claims against you

14/04/2016 - Working from a height is dangerous - whether that's from a rooftop or scaffolding the potential for serious injury, resulting in broken bones, or a lifelong disability or worse, is increased and your business and employees need to be protected. In construction, workers can be working from heights for a majority of different reasons in a variety of environments.

Bogus Bosses and how they damage your company's reputation

31/03/2016 - Recently we've been answering your 'what if' questions, giving you the facts so you can make sure your insurance policy covers your business and today we’re covering cyber and data risks and the steps you can follow to insuring your business.

Stamping out Warehouse Fire Risks

10/03/2016 - Warehouses are vital repositories for a business' stock. They store most, if not all, of a business' goods ready for sale or distribution.

What if my employee misjudges a safety issue on site and now he’s being investigated?

25/02/2016 - Here at amb insurance, we want to bring you the latest in insurance policies and this week we're talking about the updated Construction (Design & Management) Regulations.

What if my site manager misjudges a safety on site, now he’s being investigated for corporate manslaughter?

18/02/2016 - Here at amb insurance, we want to highlight the full range of risks and insurance policies associated with your industry, this week we're talking about the updated Construction (Design & Management) Regulations and what that means to the decision makers in your business.

Finally, an end is in sight for fraudulent claims!

04/02/2016 - Insurers have been fighting against spurious claims from low impact shunts for years and the problem has only got worse as the UK is consumed more and more by a compensation culture.

What if I work on specialist sites such as air-side or in government buildings?

28/01/2016 - Recently we've been answering your 'what if' questions, giving you the facts so you can make sure your insurance policy covers your business. With airside or government buildings it’s important that these contracts are disclosed to the insurers as they are outside the usual scope of a policy.

What If I sub-contract out all of my work? I wouldn't need to have employers liability cover, would I?

21/01/2016 - This month, we're looking to answering the 'What-if' situations you might have about your business and this week we're focusing on insuring work that is done by a subcontractor.

Stand! To avoid an early death

27/08/2015 - Following decades of research, health and wellness experts have discovered that sitting for even just four hours each day can increase your risk of heart disease, diabetes and cancer.

The Insurance Premium Tax Hike?

22/07/2015- On 8th July 2015, George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer, delivered his Summer Budget 2015 to Parliament, one of the most controversial and unexpected measures of the Budget was Osborne’s increase to the Insurance Premium Tax (IPT).

Safe Working Outdoors this Summer - Protect yourself against the sun, heat and insects

20/07/2015 - Be safe and healthy while you work with these helpful tips. As an outdoor worker, it is important to take precautions against exposure to sun, heat and insect bites during the summer months.

Employers Liability - I don't need this because my employees are self employed?

10/07/2015 - Employers Liability - is one of the few insurance covers required by Law. Many companies fall short with their cover because the innocently believe their 'employees' are self employed. There's a little more to it.

What is Public Liability, do I need it, and what does it cover?

07/07/2015 - The only way to effectively protect the assets of your business is to carry adequate insurance cover. Liability insurance protects your business from damages caused by bodily injury or property damage for which your business is found to be legally liable.

Combating Industrial Deafness Claims

23/06/2015 - A significant portion of the industrial deafness claims made in recent years are not being filed by current employees, but by individuals that were employed 20, 30 or even 40 years ago. While it is difficult to retroactively protect your organisation and employees, there are several strategies you can adopt to mitigate retroactive industrial deafness claims.

The Dangers of Being Underinsured

08/06/2015 - Dangers of Being Underinsured Many businesses, regardless of industry, are risking their own survival by unwittingly remaining underinsured. The problem is widespread and perennial, and a cataclysmic event can strike at any moment, leaving businesses vulnerable to complete destruction.

Aviva Community Support Fund - NSPCC

22/05/2015 - We know that around one in five children have been severely abused or neglected in childhood. By supporting one of two key projects, Aviva could make a real difference to local children, nationally.

Your Decision Makers with Cover and Communication

21/05/2015 - Business decision makers are left exposed to personal claims against them. Discover how to protect them.

DVLA Phases Out Paper Licences

06/05/2015 - DVLA The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) is phasing out the paper counterpart and will only issue the photocard driving licence starting 8th June 2015, What does this mean for Employers and Employees?

Manufacturing Risk Management

06/05/2015 - We understand the risks you face in the manufacturing industry and will work with you to develop a comprehensive, bespoke policy based on your needs. We have extensive experience dealing with manufacturing covers, including property damage, machinery and contents, business interruption, goods in transit, liability and many more.

The Official Launch Of Our New Website

28/04/2015 - Following several months of working closely with Exesios BDD (Brand Digital Design) we are proud to announce the launch of our new website.

Defensive Driving Techniques

24/04/2015 - You may have heard mention of defensive driving, but do you really know what it means?

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