Commercial

How to deal with a denied insurance claim

Making a claim on your insurance can be a stressful process and without the right support, it can feel like there’s no-one but you to fight your corner. If your claim has been rejected then don’t despair, there are things that can be done to...

How 5G is set to revolutionise technology

When 4G was launched by EE in 2012, customers were promised speeds up to five times faster than its 3G predecessor. As well as this, they could benefit from extra capacity allowing for streaming on the move. This new technology came at a price, however....

Retirement at 79? Pension chaos for the self-employed

A new report by Multiply found some worrying statistics for self-employed people surrounding their pensions and the age in which they’ll be able to retire. Whilst being your own boss is more popular than ever before, with 15% (4.8 million) of the UK workforce self-employed, there has been...

Planning on driving abroad? The Green Card explained

After Article 50 was extended recently, the Brexit date was pushed back to 31 October. Regardless of a deal or no deal scenario, lots will change for UK residents travelling to and driving in the EU from this date. One of those many things that come...

How to protect your assets when you take out a personal guarantee

Signing a personal guarantee is often a prerequisite to securing personal finance but are you prepared if something goes wrong? Many lenders require company directors to sign a personal guarantee in order to secure business finance. This means that, should the business become unable to pay...

Is Notre-Dame insured and how will it be repaired?

A cultural icon of France and, perhaps surprisingly, visited by more tourists than the Eiffel Tower, the Notre-Dame cathedral is a place of spiritual wellbeing as much as it is of Catholicism. Due to the brave and quick-witted actions of firefighters, the structure has fortunately been...

Common fire hazards in business premises and rebuild costs

All businesses need to adhere to certain fire safety regulations as set down by law. Whilst you may have filled in all the forms, done all the necessary checks and made reasonable adjustments to your workspace, sometimes it helps to go over the basics. We...

How to set up your day nursery

For those who are passionate about children’s wellbeing and development, setting up your own nursery may feel like your dream job. Working with children is often fulfilling, always full of challenges and can evoke an unrivalled feeling of pride having contributed towards the development of...

The truth about the rising cost of data breaches

Whilst many businesses are increasingly vigilant in amending their work policies to mitigate the risk of cyber-attacks, many still don’t have adequate protective measures against cybercrime in place. In the Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2019, recently published by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport...

How to get your business ready for the digital tax turnover

For the VAT period commencing 2019, the way that many businesses record tax will be changing. These changes will be applicable for all businesses whose taxable VAT turnover exceeds the registration threshold, which currently stands at £85,000. For those with a turnover below this amount,...