Practice Insurance & Covid-19 UPDATE

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) brought court proceedings in July 2020 to test how certain business interruption insurance policies respond to claims arising from Covid-19. The Court delivered its judgment on 15th September 2020. All relevant insurers are now reviewing the lengthy and complex judgment, in order to determine if it changes their assessment of…

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Reopening your Dental Practice

With the news that dental practices are able to re-open, the level of patient contact will be gradually increasing throughout the remainder of the year. Your continued responsibility and duty of care to both employees and members of the public can be achieved by; Following the clinical advice from NHS England, or equivalent home nations…

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Practice Insurance & Covid-19

At this time, our thoughts are very much with the healthcare professionals we work with and their colleagues. We are, and will be forever grateful to those that are helping to combat this pandemic. As your broker we are committed to continue to provide updates regarding your Practice insurance. Even though the following isn’t really…

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Coronavirus & Business Loans

While the Government has made promises to help businesses during the Coronavirus pandemic, many practice owners we speak to are still unclear about how to get help. Our commercial finance partners, Rangewell, have published advice on what funding is available and where to find it. We’ve picked the articles that are relevant to our healthcare…

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Income Protection policies and COVID-19

Income Protection cover is designed to pay a regular benefit in the event that you are unable to work and suffer a loss of income due to illness, accident, or injury. The cover can either be arranged so that it lasts until your intended retirement, or runs for a shorter period of up to two years. This…

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Coronavirus & Financial Services

We are currently experiencing something never seen before, the UK and indeed the world is coming to a standstill as we all get to grips with the consequences of Coronavirus. Information from one of our investment platform providers LGT Vestra: Update – 24/04/2020 Government support finder tool for businesses and the self-employed. Click here to get…

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Budget 2020 and what it means for you

Newly appointed Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, delivered his first Budget on 11 March, against a backdrop of uncertainty following the COVID-19 outbreak and subsequent financial losses. It was the first of two Budgets to be delivered in 2020, with the second to follow in the autumn. COVID-19 and the NHS The Chancellor wasted…

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Somerset Apprenticeship Awards – Winners!

We are proud to announce that we won the Somerset Apprenticeship Award for Medium Employer of the Year at the Grow Somerset Talent: Somerset Apprenticeship Awards 2020. We were nominated by Richard Huish College, it was great to be recognised by the college and the judges of the Somerset Apprenticeship Awards for the hard work…

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AXA Travel Insurance – Brexit FAQs

     Q. What is the European Health Insurance Card? A European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) gives you access to state-provided healthcare if you are resident in the UK. It’s free from Department of Health and it’s a good idea to get one, however, it’s not a substitute for having proper travel insurance in place…

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Signs that scream financial scam

A new ScamSmart campaign from the Financial Conduct Authority warns of opportunist scammers, and urges viewers not to let con artists ‘enjoy your retirement’. A recent FCA campaign has highlighted the devastating impact of fake financial advice. The latest advert features a man named Bob, who pleasantly begins by talking about his wife, kids and…

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