Monthly Archives: February 2019

Is your construction business at risk if one of its customers or suppliers goes bust?

At the end of January plant company Hawk went into administration, this was especially surprising as its accounts had just been signed off showing a profit. It is supposed that the main cause of their collapse was the £800,000 owed to them by Carillion, which went bust a few months previously. The collapse of Hawk […]

Protecting business from equine flu

The British Horse Racing Authority has called off all racing fixtures until next week, at the earliest, due to the recent outbreak of equine flu in vaccinated horses. The biggest national hunt meet, pre-Cheltenham, at Musselburgh, which was due to take place on Sunday, has been cancelled, and there is talk that Cheltenham Races and […]

Practising what we preach!

Sutcliffe & Co Insurance Brokers was the first insurance business in the UK to achieve Cyber Essentials, and the team is delighted to announce that we have now achieved our Cyber Essentials Plus certification. Duncan Sutcliffe, director, Sutcliffe & Co, commented: “We take cyber security very seriously and have been waxing lyrical for years to anyone that […]