Month: January 2014

Understanding Public Liability Insurance for your Business

Understanding Public Liability Insurance for your Business

The Insurance Octopus has covered the topic of Public Liability Insurance (PLI) before, and although it’s not a legal requirement, having public liability insurance is an important consideration not only for your business but for any business that you may come into contact with. When you need Public Liability Insurance At its most basic PLI will …

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Tradesman Insurance – What is the size of the market?

Similarly to Public Liability Insurance, there is no legal requirement for Tradesman Insurance; however, the high risk situations that are the nature of tradesman work necessitate a carefully considered and outlined cover plan which should look to protect you against any potential claim. The Insurance Octopus recommends a plan tailored to your specific business needs, including the …

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Professional Indemnity Insurance, taking it broad

Unlike other types of cover for your business, Professional Indemnity Insurance (PII) will provide cover for legal costs and expenses from claims against inadequate advice or services, rather than physical damage to a client. The Insurance Octopus has previously outlined the basic parameters of Professional Indemnity Insurance. You don’t legally require the cover, but it could be a …

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Gulf Coast Property Insurance Law Update | Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Gulf Coast Property Insurance Law Update | Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Steve Pate and I presented our annual Gulf Coast Property Insurance Law Update at the Windstorm Conference this week. It was not the typical boring lecture spewing out case law from attorneys. Instead, we try to make it an interactive presentation with a question and answer format where I call on the audience. A number …

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Self-service machines resulting in a nation of shoplifters

Self-service machines resulting in a nation of shoplifters

Shocking figures released today show that self-service check-outs are turning Britain into a nation of shoplifters, who steal a total of £1.7billion a year. The survey by VoucherCodesPro.co.uk involving 2,600 people, revealed that one in five give into temptation and slip items they have not paid for into their bags, walking out with an average …

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