Business insurance news

A four step guide to staying safe from cyber attacks

I am sure you are aware of the recent Ransomware cyber-attacks on the NHS and a wide range of businesses and organisations worldwide.

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Road risk insurance – a guide for motor traders

As a motor trader, it is vital that you can move vehicles around safely. This might be because you are buying or selling them, or carrying out repairs and servicing.

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Are SMEs doing enough to encourage remote working in their office?

Are SMEs doing enough to incorporate remote working in their office?

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Insurance for smaller businesses - a checklist

Insurance for smaller businesses - a checklist

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Tips and advice on working from home

Tips and advice on working from home

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Regulation 2018: What’s ‘in the post’ for brokers in the coming year?

There are big changes ahead for the UK. But while Brexit commands the column inches, businesses need to be aware of the other legislative and regulatory challenges on the horizon. To ensure these changes are not overlooked or misunderstood, we have comp

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How changes to the Ogden discount rate could affect your business

The entire insurance industry was rocked back in February when the government unveiled plans to slash the Ogden discount rate. which is used to calculate compensation awards for personal injuries.

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Common health hazards on construction sites

Although safety standards have improved a great deal in recent decades, construction is still a more hazardous occupation than most.

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Stride guide to small business insurance

You want your small business to go from strength to strength, but the truth is that a few adverse events can spell insolvency for even the most promising of small enterprises.

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Do you need professional indemnity insurance?

Professional indemnity insurance provides protection. In professional life, mistakes can lead to costly legal claims by clients so be sure that yours do not threaten the viability of your organisation and talk to Stride today.

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Hidden costs for small businesses and where to find them

Hidden costs for small businesses will depend on the nature of your business and its best to know what they are so you can dodge them or meet them.Stride Direct can help protect your enterprise against these risks.

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Small business insurance: a guide to making a claim

Protect your small business against unforeseen events by purchasing business insurance. Also a guide on how to make a claim if anything should happen to your business.

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Top 5 concerns for Directors and Officers

Company Directors and Officers (D&Os) are beginning to bear the brunt of corporate liability. This move is having a noticeable impact on the industry, with an evolving insurance market for Directors’ and Officers’ liability insurance.

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How could the discount rate increase affect your business?

Changes to the so-called ‘discount rate’ coming into play on 20th March will have a significant impact on insurance costs, but how will these changes affect your business?

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A guide for public liability insurance for businesses

Public liability insurance provides protection for your business in the event that someone is injured or their property is damaged while on your premises or because of your actions when seeing them on another site.

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How to protect your business against late payment problems

Smaller businesses are usually the least well equipped to cope with non-payment and late payment of invoices: with smaller cash reserves, a non-paying customer can easily impact the business’ own cash flow and credit rating.

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Employers' liability insurance – a guide for small businesses

Since 1969, employers' liability insurance has been required by law for almost all companies. It is designed to provide protection for employees who are injured as a result of their employment.

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Senior management regime: Biba tells brokers ‘not to panic’

The Senior Managers & Certification Regime (SM&CR) will apply to insurers, investment firms, mortgage and insurance brokers etc. Partner with Stride and have a dedicated account manager to offer you best advice and support.

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Reducing fire risk in commercial properties

Fire safety must be taken seriously and we have listed the steps to ensure the safety of those occupying your commercial premises. Stride can arrange cover for business premises, offices, shops and commercial property portfolios.

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Contractors' insurance for the construction industry

Although safety standards have improved a great deal in recent decades, construction is still a more hazardous occupation than most.

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Common accidents that happen at work

We've all heard the horror stories about workers who are dragged into machinery or crushed by a heavy object on a building site.

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Your guide to business insurance

More and more people are starting up businesses, whether they plan to work alone as a freelancer or develop into a larger business.

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Business insurance for home-based workers

For many people, working from home is a dream come true. You can enjoy a peaceful atmosphere, choose your working hours, wear comfortable clothes and enjoy leisure activities in those precious hours that used to be spent commuting.

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Stride business insurance explained

Running a business is exciting and rewarding, but sometimes the risks involved can be daunting. That’s where business insurance comes in.

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Contract works insurance – what is it and why do you need it?

Property investors need to be able to trust their building contractors. When you invest in a property construction or expansion, for example, you need to know that the work will be completed to a reasonable standard and deliver a return within a reasonabl

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Directors and Officers Insurance

Becoming the director or officer of a company has legal consequences. You can be held responsible for failings of the company on health and safety, data protection, accounting and fraud, even if you were not actively involved.

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How does working from home affect your insurance?

One in seven people now work from home, a total of more than four million workers. Research shows that a further 1.8 million people would like to work from home if they were given the opportunity.

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