Monthly Archives: February 2022

Did you know that the Highway Code has been updated?

A major overhaul of the Highway Code has come into force from 29th January 2022, including new rules to better protect vulnerable groups. It’s essential that all road users become familiar with the new regulations, including organisations that employ drivers. Figures released by the Department for Transport show 4,290 pedestrians and 4,700 cyclists were killed […]

Be prepared in the event of a storm to protect your property and belongings

Being proactive and ready is a sensible approach to avoid having to deal with the aftermath of a storm. This is even more important if you live in a potential flood area or a location that has many trees surrounding your property, it is therefore practical to take a few steps to protect your home, […]

Complying With Scotland’s New Alarm Laws

Every home in Scotland will be required to install more robust protection against fires starting 1st February 2022. The new laws require homes to have interlinked heat and fire alarms. Officials hope the regulations will protect people from residential fires and help avoid future accidents and tragedies like the 2017 Grenfell Tower fire. Interlinked alarms […]

Online Sports Travel Insurance Including Covid-19 Cover

Our sister company Mann Broadbent has released a travel insurance policy that includes cover for Covid-19 should you fall ill whilst on holiday or if you have to cancel your trip because of Covid-19. They are offering 2 policy types: Standard holiday insurance Travel insurance for sporting and adventurous activities For a quick quote and […]

Cyber Essentials – a minimum baseline of cyber security for all businesses

In January 2022, the Government’s Cyber Essentials scheme received its biggest overhaul to date. The significant changes to the technical requirements in the scheme reflect the security challenges in today’s digital world. How does the Cyber Essentials scheme work?Cyber Essentials is an effective, baseline cyber security scheme centred around five technical controls that help protect organisations of all sizes from […]