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  • What is professional indemnity insurance?

    What is professional indemnity insurance?

    If you are alleged to have provided inadequate advice, services or designs to a client, professional indemnity insurance provides cover for the legal costs and expenses in defending the claim, as well as compensation payable to your client to rectify the mistake.

  • Guide to fitness professionals insurance

    Guide to insurance for fitness professionals

    Insurance can be a tricky topic to get your head around - that's why we've created this short guide which outlines some of the main risks faced by fitness professionals, together with the essential role played by various insurance covers.

  • How to protect your business against cold weather

    How to protect your business against cold weather

    The winter period can present a lot of challenges to business owners – none more so than extreme weather that can cause disruption to your trading and damage to your office.

  • Will small business benefit from the 2016 budget statement?

    Will small businesses benefit from the 2016 budget statement?

    Last month the Chancellor of the Exchequer delivered his annual Budget statement in the House of Commons.

  • 5 online accountants for contractors and freelancers

    5 online accountants for contractors and freelancers

    In recent years, there has been a surge of new generation web and desktop-based accounting software which has revolutionised the way contractors and freelancers manage their finances.

  • 6 ways to avoid start-up failure

    6 ways to avoid start-up failure

    Launching a start-up is not without its risks and new businesses are particularly susceptible to failure during the first few years of trading.

  • Teachers and private tutor insurance - are you covered?

    What insurance do teachers and private tutors need?

    While all teachers and private tutors take great pride in their work, the fact is that insurance claims can arise from the most unlikely quarters, often through no fault of your own and sometime after you taught a particular student.

  • 7 tips to a great contractor CV

    7 tips for a great contractor CV

    If you have decided to embark on a rewarding career as a contractor, one of the first things you will need to do is sell yourself to potential clients. In this article, we look at how you can make the most of your CV to get your perfect contract.

  • What is professional negligence?

    What is professional negligence?

    If you’re about to sign a contract to supply a service to your client, they may have stipulated that you need a minimum level of professional indemnity insurance. This cover protects your business against allegations of professional negligence from your client - but what exactly is professional negligence?

  • Top 10 books for start up businesses

    Top 10 books for start up businesses

    If you have recently set up your own business, or if you are dreaming of doing so, it's a good idea to read the wise words of successful entrepreneurs who were once in your position.

  • What insurance does a dance teacher need?

    What insurance does a dance teacher need infographic

    Whether you teach dance professionally or as a part time hobby, arranging the right insurance can be daunting.

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