X Close Icon

Archive

Blog

7th February 2024

Choosing an Insurance Broker: Our Top 5 Tips

When there are so many insurance brokers in the UK market, how do you know which is going to be the right choice for you?  Well, we believe that there are five key areas to consider when appointing a broker, which will help to reassure you that you have made a good selection.   Trust […]

Blog

17th January 2024

How can Cyber Insurance protect your business?

a blog post by Sam Keogh, Corporate Account Handler at COHIBL   With technology constantly evolving, the cyber risk to businesses and the frequency and severity of claims continues to grow.  In this blog we will try to give a simple guide to the risks your business faces and the short- and long-term consequences you […]

Blog

15th January 2024

How does the National Insurance change of January 2024 impact my pension?

In January 2024, the National Insurance rates will have an adjustment and a noteworthy change to your take home pay.  The employee National Insurance contribution level is decreasing from 12% to 10% for individuals earning less than £50,270.  So, what does this mean? You will automatically save 2% on your earnings after your tax-free allowance […]

Blog

21st November 2023

Reuben’s Retreat wins £5,000 at the Aviva Broker Community Awards 2023!

The Aviva Broker Community Fund Awards were held at the Honourable Artillery Company in London on 17th October.  Our chosen charity, Reuben’s Retreat had reached the finals and were travelling down, along with our own Jonathan Green, to find out whether they would be receiving a cash prize. Our original nomination was submitted back in […]

Blog

9th November 2023

How is insurance for classic cars different from regular car insurance?

A blog by Jonny Davies, High Net Worth Account Executive What is a ‘Classic Car’ The definition of a ‘Classic Car’ differs depending on who you ask. HMRC define a Classic Car as anything over 15 years old and worth a minimum of £15,000.  From a Tax perspective if your vehicle is more than 40 years […]

Blog

31st October 2023

Are you looking for effective ways to reduce recruitment costs?

blog by George Bentham, Head of Employee Benefits In the challenging landscape of the current business environment, organisations are constantly looking at ways to streamline operations and costs. One question we are hearing regularly is ‘how can a business reduce their spend on recruitment’ as it consumes both money and time – broken down as […]

Blog

17th October 2023

What’s involved in a Fire Risk Assessment and who is responsible?

What is a Fire Risk Assessment? As a business or building owner, you have a legal responsibility to carry out a fire risk assessment, but what exactly does this entail?  Well, under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 the requirement is for a competent person to: Carry out an assessment of the risk of […]

Blog

21st September 2023

How to choose the best group health insurance for your team

With the competitive job market within the UK, employers are looking for ways in which they can offer a quality employee benefits package which will help support the business by attracting and retaining quality employees. When thinking about this, the best place to start is to look at what employees will value, which can be […]

Blog

20th September 2023

How can you protect a vacant property from intruders?

by Nick Motby, Account Executive at COHIBL Being a landlord can be demanding at the best of times, but when you find yourself in a position that one of your properties becomes vacant, and you are looking to safeguard your property, this in itself can bring its own set of challenges. An unoccupied property, or […]

Blog

13th September 2023

Time for change? The new Flexible Working Bill examined

Guest blog from Horsfield Menzies There has been a lot of coverage of the Employment Relations (Flexible Working) Bill since it received Royal Assent on 20 July 2023, indeed in a press release from the Department for Business and Trade, it was hailed that ‘millions of British workers will have more flexibility over where and […]

Blog

31st August 2023

The Importance of Increasing Employee Benefits to Attract Top Talent and Engage Potential Clients

An article by Sophie Derbyshire & George Bentham In today’s competitive business landscape, attracting and retaining top talent is essential for the success of any company.  As the workforce evolves and becomes more diverse, companies need to explore innovative ways to entice skilled professionals and maintain a competitive edge.  One such strategy that has gained […]

Blog

18th August 2023

Payroll Management: Avoid Common Mistakes and Stay Compliant

A guest blog by Ryans Accountants Payroll management is a critical component of every business. Ensuring that employees are paid correctly and on time is not just a legal requirement, but also a fundamental aspect of maintaining employee morale and productivity. However, handling payroll is not always straightforward. It entails a deep understanding of tax […]

Page 1 of 2