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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Coronavirus & Insurance

Given the current concerns surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, it is important that we keep you informed of the current position regarding insurance cover for practices. The following information represents the current position, but should the situation change, we will send a further communication. Business Interruption We have now seen the majority of mainstream insurers…

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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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A freelancer’s guide to managing money

Figures show that there are around 5 million self-employed people in Britain (15% of the labour force), having increased from 3.3 million in 2001.1 Freelancers make up around 41% of all self-employed workers, with the professional services sector leading the way in growth.2 Considering the uncertainty around income and ongoing expenses, managing money is a challenge…

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