We’ve been doing some work for an insurance company, finding them business leads through telemarketing. Unfortunately the firm we are doing it for likes their clients to pay them before they agree cover on the policy but would like us … Continue reading Would you like some insurance policy leads?
HOW SECURE IS YOUR BUSINESS? A ‘free to attend’ event addressing major issues affecting the security of your business Friday 31st Oct 2014, 09:00 – 13:00 at Bracknell & Wokingham College, Church Road, Bracknell. RG12 1DJ The threat of crime … Continue reading Thames Valley Crime Seminar
Over the last few weeks I have had little time to blog. My business has been under threat of disruption due to personal circumstances. My wife and I have chosen to move our home and one should not underestimate the … Continue reading Resilience during change affects small businesses too
We have recently seen several businesses seriously affected by flooding or blocked access. St Mark’s Square in Venice floods regularly. I have had the pleasure of walking across chairs to reach St Mark’s. Planks and chairs are one solution but … Continue reading When the chips are down, what will security cost you?
Some people you meet in life make you want to talk to them… Graham Hill of Verbatim is one of those very nice young men who just leaves you wanting more… Talking to Sarah on Thursday last week and she … Continue reading What a very nice man…
A design engineering student who I know well, recently posted his dilemma on Facebook. He was challenged to analyse several design schematics and report upon how best to improve documentation and reconstruct an original from the drawings. The problem was … Continue reading Sometimes one size doesn’t fit all
In this, my first blog of 2014 I would initially like to extend sympathy to all those unfortunate enough to have suffered from flooding at home or at work. The effects of water ingress can be devastating in both environments. … Continue reading Time to push the boat out?
The long-awaited extreme weather conditions are about to hit UK with quite some gusto. We have so far been lucky in the Thames Valley and surrounding area. Weather experts say all that it is about to change. Extremely low temperatures, … Continue reading If the weather outside is frightful…
As times goes on, it is possible to become jaded and not sure that the direction you are taking is leading to the destination you want to arrive at. Often we are thrust into a place where we are uncomfortable … Continue reading Moving just keep moving
This comes from one of my all-time favourite radio and cult 1981 TV Sci-Fi programmes, “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy”. Any fans will instantly recognise this reference to Marvin the Paranoid Android, who claims to be roughly thirty billion … Continue reading Have you got a brain the size of a planet?
Now is the time to create an environment of peace, love and understanding, sharing the warmth of shared experiences and develop as a person your worth and appreciate how being at one with yourself can bring benefits to you in … Continue reading This is the day – a tribute
When I ask most people “What are your rights as a seller?” most give me a blank expression or grunt something incomprehensible before repeating in a quizzical tone, “What are my rights as a seller? Er, good question! I’ve never … Continue reading Are You Exercising Your Rights as a Seller? If Not, What’s the Price You’re Paying?
You spent so much time and money on building a thriving business. The worry and stress of kicking it off were all worth the effort. What surprises me is that so many owners and senior managers seem to think that … Continue reading You built it so why risk losing it all?
It’s not surprising that many business managers hide away from the plethora of titles and brands aligned to business risk management. I last counted over twenty contributing subjects, sourced from my colleagues in the Insurance, IT, Risk Management and Security … Continue reading Is your business as healthy as you are?
What the heck is going on… Anyone understand all this please add a comment… thank you. Continue reading Obama shuts down the US government
Richard and I are local, based in Reading and Bracknell, so ideally placed to provide a high level of local service. As part of one of the largest insurance brokers in the UK, at Giles, we have access to some … Continue reading Tailor made insurance… suits you 😉
Whether the product is food, children’s toys or an Airbus A380, stringent controls are embodied to ensure consistent product quality and traceability. It takes just minor failure to bring serious consequences. A well-known chocolate manufacturer once had a case of … Continue reading Business Continuity makes it for manufacturing
CLIENTS WANT MORE THAN JUST INSURANCE COVER Don’t miss out When Insurance Brokers offer additional business risk solutions, they lead the insurance market. Some global brokers already propose business continuity and enterprise risk solutions within their range or services and … Continue reading Are you leading or trailing the insurance broking market?
Increasingly in the world of big business, the decision makers are tasked with minimising risk, which means knowing more about their supply chain to ensure they can deliver on time, every time with minimal disruption should a spanner be thrown … Continue reading PPPIG: People, Process, Premises, Information, Governance