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October 28th 2013

Reducing the risk of fire

The effects of fire can be devastating and long lasting and regular fire safety checks on your property are a must. Homeowners and businesses alike should make every effort to reduce the chance of a fire occurring in the first place and reduce its ability to spread quickly, should one happen. Here are a few […]

October 17th 2013

Are you prepared for the firefighters’ strike?

You are probably aware that, following a ballot, members of the Fire Brigade’s Union (England and Wales) will go on strike for a second time this Saturday 19th October, from 1830 to 2330. In the parts of the UK affected, it may well be that the fire and rescue services will not be able to respond […]

October 11th 2013

Hine nominated best insurance company – Vote now

The Talk of Manchester is one of the fastest growing business group organisations in the Greater Manchester area and they’re holding their Talk of Manchester Business Awards (#TheTOMs) ceremony at the National Football Museum in Manchester on Thursday 28th November. The event will celebrate the continuing growth of the Manchester business community through recognition of the […]

October 1st 2013

HSE unveils changes to reporting requirements

Effective from 1 October 2013, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have implemented changes to the mandatory reporting of workplace injuries for businesses. The changes to the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) 1995 affect all employers – including the self-employed – and are intended to clarify and simplify the reporting requirements. […]

September 23rd 2013

Unsure about the risks facing your business? Talk to the experts at Hine

Business owners in every industry face a wide and varied range of risks. You may be aware of the full range of risks facing your business and have put all the necessary precautions in place. Alternatively, you may only have taken a handful of the most obvious hazards into account, leaving the viability of your […]

September 5th 2013

Growth of the cyber threat

The recent 2013 Websense Threat Report has revealed an alarming increasing in cyber attacks over the past year. Attacks have escalated on every front and through every channel with cyber criminals exploiting the advances in mobile technology and social media. Some key findings from the Report are as follows: Email threats Phishing and spam e-mails […]

August 27th 2013

Essential protection for directors

Whether you are running a FTSE 100 listed company, or a small business with a relatively low profile, the need for adequate Directors and Officers Insurance (D&O) is the same. Many directors and officers of private companies are not fully aware of the legal dangers that could potentially have a devastating effect on both their […]

August 23rd 2013

Protection for your key employees

Employees are one of the key assets of any business but imagine if one of your employees became injured and is unable to work for months – if ever again. In such a situation you may feel obligated to continue paying the employee so that they don’t suffer financial hardship while they’re recovering. Furthermore, if […]