Special Event Insurance explained

Hosting events such as concerts, festivals, conferences, trade shows, sporting events and celebrations subjects a business to a variety of liabilities and risks that must be considered to avoid costly litigation or other losses when something goes amiss. Appropriate covers for events include Property Damage Insurance, Public Liability Insurance, Employer’s …

Environmental Impairment Liability explained

Most people think that only businesses in certain industries such as waste management or chemicals manufacturing need environmental impairment liability. However, all businesses need to assess their environmental liability risks and review how their activities could affect the surrounding environment. Natural or man-made pollutants can be released through many different …

Cyber-Risk Insurance explained

As technology becomes increasingly important for successful business operations, the value of a strong cyber-risk insurance policy will only continue to grow. The continued rise in the amount of information stored and transferred electronically has resulted in a remarkable increase in the potential exposures facing businesses. Regulations, such as the …

Insurance brokers: why it’s all about making a difference

Pound Gates was delighted to be included in a recent article by Insurance Business which focuses on the contribution insurance brokers are making in their local communities. This is highlighted by a survey carried out by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical. It found that: 75% of the 250 brokers surveyed believe it’s important to …

£1,000 donated to ActivSheds

Representatives from Pound Gates, Sevatas and Contior visited the ActivLives charity today, following its donation of £1,000 to its ActivSheds project in Maidenhall, Ipswich. ActivLives support over 1,000 people a year, many of whom are often vulnerable, lonely or isolated due to disability, age, cultural barriers, mental health or poverty. …

Super talented Suffolk youngsters recognised by SportsAid

Seven super-talented young sportsmen and women from Suffolk have received a big boost following recognition from SportsAid, the national charity for sportspeople. Each was presented with a SportsAid grant by the charity at a special reception at Ipswich Town Football Club. The grants recognise their sporting achievements to date and …

The risks of holding data

They use our personal details, our buying behaviours, our purchasing history, our financial status to build a profile around us. Businesses hold, transfer and utilise vast amounts of personal data on a daily basis and to a large extent that is a positive shift, allowing us to interact quickly with …