A-Plan Blog

07 Mar

Yeovilton Air Show Offer – Terms & Conditions

•£25 off a new car, home or van policy on production of a valid 2016 air show ticket at our A-Plan Taunton office, 1a St James St, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1JN •This offer only applies to new policies. •Only one offer per UK household, not available in conjunction with any other offer or promotion. •We

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04 Mar

Top 4 Business Challenges for 2016

UK businesses may face a slew of challenges in 2016—from compliance to political shake-ups, businesses will need to be prepared to stay successful. The following four topics are some of the biggest challenges facing businesses of all sizes this year: 1. National Living Wage (NLW): Beginning in April, workers over the age of 25 will be

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01 Mar

Permanently Siting Your Touring Caravan

There are plenty of reasons why permanently siting your touring caravan can be appealing. For one, you may have found a site which you love enough to visit every time you go away or it may be that you no longer wish to be on the road with your caravan. Either way, it’s certainly something

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Fraud
26 Feb

Common applications may expose companies to data breaches

It may seem that common applications such as Word and Excel are intuitive enough not to generate a data breach by inadvertently hiding sensitive data. Yet, the government’s 2015 Information Breaches Survey revealed that 50 per cent of all data breaches were caused by inadvertent human errors. Each of these breaches cost those companies, on

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23 Feb

A-Plan Stories

“My last insurance company (no names) dumped me on renewal after claiming for flood damage in 2014.  After many lost hours and worry dealing with so many other companies who refused to insure me, A Plan Insurance (White House Insurance) was recommended to me.  I left a message on their website and Richard telephoned me a short time later. It

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19 Feb

Are you ready for the changes in the energy act?

On 1st April 2016, the first phase of the new minimum energy efficiency standards (MEES), found within The Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations 2015, will come into force for England and Wales. The regulations are part of the government’s strategy to improve the energy efficiency of rented commercial and residential buildings.

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teen drivers
18 Feb

How telematics insurance can help young drivers

What is telematics also known as Black Box insurance? Telematics involves a black box being fitted to your vehicle which uses satellite technology to assess speed, braking, acceleration, cornering and the time of day journeys are made. Some telematics or black box insurance policies also operate a curfew with an excess premium charged if the

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12 Feb

Social media – liabilities and risks

The Internet is full of legal concerns and social media is no exception. Even if your company does not participate in social media, your employees undoubtedly use it on their own time, creating potential liabilities. For companies that do engage in social media, various risks should be considered—from who owns a Twitter handle and followers

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12 Feb

We have a winner!

Delighted to announce that Carl Matthews is the well-deserved winner of our travel insurance Facebook photo competition He has won a GoProHero4 Action Camcorder Silver Edition with his photo of a jet ski There were 2 close runners-up: Alastair Dixon with his mountain view and Jane Tearle with her colourful Hari Krishna dancers We would also

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empty nesters
10 Feb

Choosing the right type of life insurance

Life insurance provides your loved ones with financial support in the event of your death. However, there are several different types of insurance and knowing which is right for you can prove to be a minefield. This article will help make sense of some of the terminology and go through some of the considerations you

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