Posts By: mjackson

Posted by & filed under GDPR.

As the first anniversary of the GDPR going into effect approaches on 25th May, recent reports from Cisco revealed the wide range of benefits that compliant organisations have experienced over the past 12 months. While ensuring GDPR compliance may have felt like a tedious or unrewarding process within your workplace, the following statistics emphasise how […]

Run Off Cover: Protecting your Golden Years

Posted by & filed under Professional Indemnity Insurance, Risk Management, Run Off Cover.

After successfully running a practice for a number of years, there are a variety of factors to be considered when you start looking at selling your practice, closing your practice, returning to employment with another practice or simply retiring. One of the most important things to bear in mind can be your ongoing liabilities. What […]

“Droning” on about insurance

Posted by & filed under Drone Insurance.

We apologise for “Droning” on about insurance, but can it keep up with developments in technology? As we can all attest, technology moves forward in leaps and bounds, sometimes without us really noticing the changes, to become part and parcel of our day to day activities. While we may all adapt to the changes in the […]

WHERE IN THE WORLD | PI Insurance & Legal Jurisdiction

Posted by & filed under Risk Management.

The cover arranged for members of the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists through CIAT Insurance Services will provide cover for claims brought against you anywhere in the world, other than those arising in relation to projects in the US or Canada which are generally excluded. Insurers may be prepared to extend the cover to include […]

What Lies Beneath – Claims, Liability and Limitation

Posted by & filed under Risk Management.

When offering Services to Clients, it is important to recognise that you will retain liability for the work you have undertaken long after the Project has been finished. As such, it is important to bear a number of factors in mind when considering how long to keep your files or maintain Professional Indemnity Insurance. Your […]

Peace of mind for CIAT members

Posted by & filed under Professional Indemnity Insurance.

At CIAT Insurance Services we don’t stand still, and in our efforts to continually look to enhance the insurance products we provide, we are delighted to announce that we have secured capacity for our Professional Indemnity Insurance facility for the next three years. We regularly undertake a review of our scheme facilities in the insurance […]

Christmas & New Year Opening Hours

Posted by & filed under Uncategorized.

A Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from everyone here at CIAT Insurance Services! Our usual office opening hours are 9 am – 5 pm Monday – Friday, however, for the Christmas and New Year period this will change as below: 24 December 2018 – Closed 25 December 2018 – Closed 26 December 2018 – […]

Health and Well-being for Self-employed and Freelance Workers

Posted by & filed under Business News, Risk Management, Tips and Ticks.

There are nearly 5 million self-employed people within the UK—that’s 15 per cent of the workforce, according to recent figures from the Office for National Statistics. That’s an increase of 47 per cent more self-employed workers since 2001. And while many may imagine self-employment as a liberating experience, the reality isn’t quite that simple. Despite […]

HSE News and Prosecutions – November 2018

Posted by & filed under HSE News.

Waste Company Fined Following Workers’ Injuries in Explosion A waste company has been fined £100,000 and ordered to pay costs of £11,603.14 after two employees suffered burn injuries while processing flammable aerosol containers. The workers were processing aerosol canisters using an industrial plastic shredder. When using a gas-operated forklift to place the canisters into the […]

Government Releases Guidance for Possible ‘No-deal’ Brexit

Posted by & filed under Business News.

As Brexit approaches on 29 March 2019, only seven months remain for the UK government and the EU to sign a withdrawal agreement, ratified by both the UK Parliament and European Parliament. Without a concrete agreement established under Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, Brexit would result in a no-deal scenario, forcing the UK to […]