Take Action Now To Avoid Rate Increases
The recent Government austerity measures are affecting us all. Several of the cutbacks announced in the recent Comprehensive Spending Review will impact on property insurance policyholders. The Governments decision to cut flood protection investment by 25% over the next few years, for example, is a major worry for insurance companies and underwr...
Household Tips To Protect Against Cold Weather
The fall of heavy snow experienced by the UK showed once again how vulnerable we are to adverse weather conditions. Households, in particular, can fall prey to emergencies such as frozen pipes which then turn into burst pipes, causing thousands of pounds worth of damage. Here at Higos we have put together some practical advice for homeowners to...
Countering The Compensation Culture
There is no doubt that all companies have a duty of care to their employees, the public and public property. If proven legally negligent - by action or inaction - then its fair to expect some compensation to be made. Im sure none of us have any problem with an injured member of staff or the public being adequately compensated, if the company is...
Why Use A Broker To Purchase Retail Insurance
Buying retail insurance can be complicated and time consuming. How do you know what cover you need? Can you be sure you are getting the best deal? In most cases the answer is you cant be sure. Using an insurance broker is the easiest way to ensure your business is properly protected. One benefit of using a broker is the knowledge and expertise t...
It's Still Not Too Late To Protect Your Income
The sweeping cuts in public sector jobs announced in the Governments Comprehensive Spending Review have left many people worried about their future. In particular, many are concerned about how they will afford their bills and other essential expenditure if their job is one of the 490,000 expected to be axed in the next four years. It is when ann...