Monthly Archives: January 2016

28 Jan

Win a Garlando football table with A-Plan!

A-Plan are excited to be running a table football tournament on Saturday 13th February at AFC Wimbledon! The overall winner will win a Garlando football table worth £400 The tournament will kick-off at 11am at the Kingsmeadow ground and the final will be played on the pitch during half-time! It is free to enter and there

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27 Jan

Protect your family from Carbon Monoxide poisoning

During the winter, most of us become concerned with insulating our homes in order to reduce heating bills and protect ourselves from the cold outdoors. However, with our homes tightly sealed and the heating blazing away, there can be a risk of carbon monoxide exposure. Carbon monoxide gas can’t be seen, tasted or smelt but

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21 Jan

Cyber Risks & Liabilities

Cyber Security: From IT to the C-Suite A 2015 government survey revealed that an estimated 90 per cent of large organisations and 74 per cent of SMEs had suffered a cyber attack within the past year. The average cost of an attack varied widely—from £115,000 to £1.46 million—depending on the size of the organisation and

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14 Jan

HSE Safety Cornerstones – Jan 2016

Health and Safety Fines Set to Rise Dramatically Starting 1st February 2016, new guidelines from the Sentencing Council will dramatically increase fines for corporate manslaughter, food safety and hygiene offences, and health and safety offences. This will apply to any applicable sentence handed down on or after that date, regardless of when the offence was

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12 Jan

Tips for staying safe when driving in heavy rain and floods

Before you drive • Avoid driving during heavy rain and floods if possible • If you must drive, check the weather reports and traffic updates and take care when choosing a route • Check wipers, tyre pressure and headlights are all ok and in good working order • Make sure you fill up with fuel before your journey In

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08 Jan

Commercial Insurance News – January 2016

In this issue: 2015 Autumn Statement Highlights Review six highlights from Chancellor Osborne’s 2015 Autumn Statement. Familiarise Yourself with the New National Living Wage A compulsory national living wage will come into force April 2016. Read about what this means for you and your business. 6 National Minimum Wage Traps While the national minimum wage

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06 Jan

The Pitfalls of Potholes

Did you know that potholes are estimated to cause as many as 1 in 10 mechanical failures on UK roads and cost motorists an estimated £730 million every year? Here are some tips to avoid them, minimise damage if you do hit one and what to do if your car is damaged by one: A

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