Returning to Work

Now that the majority of the country has been in lockdown for a number of weeks, we are starting to see the number of new cases of Covid-19 fall. While the government has indicated that some form of social distancing is likely to remain in place until a vaccine is …

FAQ: What’s the difference between labour-only and bona-fide subcontractors?

Knowing the difference between labour-only and bona-fide subcontractors can help protect your business from costly and damaging risks, including fines, penalties and large-scale claims. The defining characteristics of labour-only subcontractors are as follows: They work under your supervision and direction They use your materials, kit, equipment and tools They must …

£1,000 donated to Cancer Campaign in Suffolk

Our staff visited Cancer Campaign in Suffolk (CCiS) today to present a cheque for £1,000, raised through our Acorn Fund, a partnership between Pound Gates and Suffolk Community Foundation. CCiS supports the people of Suffolk, before, during and after cancer. It provides specialist complimentary therapists and counselling for cancer patients …

FAQ: What is the Retroactive Date on my Professional Indemnity policy?

Welcome to the first in a new series of FAQs from Pound Gates. Each month we’ll be answering a question we’re frequently asked. Martin Westlake, Relationship Manager at Pound Gates (pictured) answers the question: What is the Retroactive Date on my Professional Indemnity policy? The Retroactive Date on a Professional …