General News

Keep your cargo safe

Cargo theft continues to be a significant disruptor to the profitability and business growth of UK companies. A new report by BSI group and the National Vehicle Crime Intelligence Service (NaVCIS) has reported a total of 388 incidents in the second quarter of 2017 with Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, and Kent seeing...

A Policy Technician does what?!

AT&A are absolutely focused on ensuring our clients get their claims paid. Insurance policies are very complicated legal documents and as a consequence it’s easy to be caught out by ‘the small print’. To ensure our clients are reassured that the policy cover we have arranged is accurate and transparent,...

The insurance industry reacts to Grenfell

The tragic events at Grenfell Tower last month have raised a multitude of questions regarding fire safety regulations. The government’s suggestion that the external cladding fitted to the building was not fit for purpose mean that the spotlight is likely to fall on composite panels once more. The insurance world has always...

Paddy Bishopp joins the team

We’re very excited to announce that food and drink entrepreneur Paddy Bishopp has joined AT&A as a Strategic Adviser. Having begun his career as the driving force behind the launch of www.bluecycle.com, Paddy quickly became a central figure in the food and drink industry with the launch of Eat Anglia, a...

The business impact of terrorism

This weekend saw another appalling attack on the people of Britain. Extremist groups continue their guerrilla tactics and can cause death and disruption without warning. Though it feels wrong to be writing this at this time, it’s important to recognise the impact these kinds of attacks can have on businesses. Even...

New rules will hit business insurance protection programmes

The cost implications of a claim that exceeds your insurance cover can be devastating. A business and its directors could become liable to meet the uninsured costs above your limit of indemnity. We have been advocating for the past year that our clients give strong consideration to increasing their liability limits...

brexit

Insurance, Risk and Brexit – Update

Following yesterday’s UK referendum vote to leave the EU, AT&A will ensure that its clients, and particularly those with international trading commitments and overseas locations, are properly guided and supported through this period of change. Our initial comment: Insurance contracts and policies - we expect no immediate change. It is understood Parliament...