March 21, 2014

The Friday fable continues…..

So continuing from our story last week.  We saw Mr Shittapenz get fired, bring a successful claim for unfair dismissal, and getting an  award of £70,000 (paid for by his ex employers’ insurers!) So Mr Shittapenz is £70,000 richer but […]

March 21, 2014

All change for Estate agents and Letting agents…

There is so much change in the landscape property agents operating within. The changes are economic, legislative and behavioural. The upturn in the economy, low interest rates, the help to buy and escalating house prices are fuelling the housing market.  This […]

March 14, 2014

A Friday afternoon story for you…

Have you ever heard an insurance story? “Please no!” I hear you cry! Insurance is a live thing that lives and operates every day in the business world.  So perhaps you’ll read on if you’ve come this far already! So […]

March 12, 2014

What on earth does it all mean?

I hear so many people requesting Public liability when they really mean Professional Indemnity, Employment Practices Liability when they really mean Employers Liability. So what are these covers and what do they do? Here is a simple guide:. Professional indemnity: […]

March 4, 2014

Trouble on two legs – why take the risk?

Whether you are a large property agent with lots of employees or a surveyor with just one employee, it is a legal requirement for all employers to have employers’ liability insurance. Running a company may come with its own headaches, […]

February 27, 2014

Professional indemnity specialists

One of the sectors we specialise in servicing is the property sector.  So we have a strong offering for all people engaged in offering advice or business services relating to property. But, it is not just professionals involved in a […]

February 26, 2014

Advice potential house buyers sellers have been given in dealing with Estate agents!

HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT ESTATE AGENT Its always useful to know what our potential customers are being advised when dealing with us as a business.  That way we can all be ready with relevant responses, marketing messages and behaviours […]

February 25, 2014

Does your insurer know you?

Most estate agents and letting agents will be aware that the Property Misdescriptions Act has now been repealed. The legal landscape for Agents has changed with the Consumer Protection Regulations now being extended to also apply to property agents. So […]

February 7, 2014

The Property Misdescriptions Act repeal

Last October the Property Misdesrcriptions Act 1991 was repealed in favour of the new CPRs. This new law looks like it could significantly increase the liabilities faced by an agent. The Custodian Property Agents Product has been relaunched to address […]

January 17, 2014

If CPRs mean nothing to you then read on….

If CPR means nothing to better read on… On 1 October 2013, the Property Misdescriptions Act 1991 was repealed and replaced by The Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008 (CPRs). So what you might say? Well, this has […]

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