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It’s already been branded as the most important car in history, and from a fleet vehicle perspective the Tesla 3 could be just that. Electric cars could offer a host of advantages for fleet managers – from cheaper fleet insurance to improved reliability and lower costs per mile. Historically, however, these advantages have been outweighed by the practicalities of range, limited availability of models and the cost of electric vehicles. If Tesla are true to their word that could all be set to change. In this latest blog from Getaquoteinsurance we’ll get under the bonnet of the Tesla promise, look at what the 3 and other electric cars could offer fleet owners in terms of benefits and consider an electric vehicle future.
While it would be fair to say that there’s a good deal of misunderstanding when it comes to car fleet insurance – many are surprised that fleet cover can be taken out on just 2 vehicles – it's as nothing when compared to lorry fleet insurance or truck fleet insurance.
As a small or medium sized business owner whether they have considered taking out truck or lorry fleet insurance and they invariably reply that it’s not for them as they don’t have a huge number of lorries and other heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) in need of cover. But as with car fleet insurance, truck and lorry fleet insurance can be for them as it’s a far more flexible type of cover than you might think…
Many of us will be thinking about booking a last minute holiday to jet away to the sun.
From a short stay break by the beach to an action-packed ski trip in the Alps, Coversure has the perfect insurance package for every type of holiday.
Coversure works with some of the leading insurers of the UK to provide you with peace of mind when you travel, whether for business or pleasure.
In amongst all of the negativity and doom and gloom in the press following Brexit (please stop being negative and be positive), there could be some good news for female drivers. A 2012 EU directive banned insurers from giving different insurance premiums to men and women effectively preventing underwriters from underwriting.
Following the announcement that Gable is looking into a sale and is unable to comply with Solvency II, Towergate CEO David Ross said the consolidator's management would be meeting today to discuss the best way forward for its deal with the insurer.
TV footage of crews of firefighters trying to bring massive plumes of flame and smoke under control is every warehouse operator’s worst nightmare.
We may associate them more with riskier businesses such as storage of hazardous materials, for example chemicals. But, as a major blaze in June temporarily shut down the Asos plant in Barnsley, South Yorkshire, demonstrated, even supposedly safer businesses like clothes retailers are prone to large scale fires.
All warehouses are packed full of working electrical and other components that are susceptible to fire. As many operate round the clock, the threat of a potentially disastrous fire is always present.
These simple seven steps can help businesses reduce the risk of a warehouse fire...
In 2011, the industry formally recommended Flood Re as a long-term flood insurance solution in the UK and after lengthy negotiations an outline agreement between the Government and the insurance industry was reached in June 2013. Since then the industry and Government have been working through the finer detail, and the Water Bill, legislating the powers to set up Flood Re has been working through Parliament. Royal Assent for the Water Bill was gained in May 2014. The Secondary Legislation which comprises of the regulations and the Scheme document, were laid before parliament in April 2015. This paves the way for the Secretary of State to designate Flood Re as the scheme administrator of the Flood Re scheme which we expect to happen after the election.
Just because a commercial building is empty and locked up, doesn’t mean the owner can afford to stop being vigilant.
Unused buildings remain susceptible to many risks including fire, break-in and vandalism, and unless owners take proper precautions, it may affect their insurance claims in the event of an incident.
Here are some reasonable steps that all owners can take to keep their property secure and within the terms of their insurance policies...
With Christmas well on its way, you'll no doubt have a lot on your mind. Have you started your shopping yet? How on earth will you fit everyone around the dinner table? When will you have time to put the decorations up?
It's so easy to become preoccupied in the festive build up, that it can be easy to forget about protecting yourself, your family and your home. Unfortunately, that's why so many people need to make Christmas insurance claims.
Here's how to make sure you don't become one of them...