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Christmas & New Year Opening Hours

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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 – […]

Adverse Weather

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Please be advised that due to the adverse weather conditions the office of CIAT Insurance Services will be closing at 13:00hrs today, 02 March 2018. The office will re-open as normal on Monday, 5 March 2018. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your patience.

Grenfell Tower Highlights Need for Fire Risk Assessments

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On 14th June, the London Fire Brigade were called to put out a fire that had started in one of Grenfell Tower’s 127 flats. The fire then spread to the cladding panels on the building’s exterior. Despite the firefighters’ best efforts, 79 residents died in the fire. The tragic loss of life has far-reaching impacts […]

The Insurance Act 2015: What you need to know

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Re Insurance Act 2015: Important legal changes The IA 2015 makes some fundamental changes to the law regarding the disclosure of material facts and the effect of policy wordings. Our latest bulletin explains the key points that you need to know. In part, you need to understand the new duty to make a fair presentation of […]

Cyber Update: Email Scams & Cyber Fraud

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Whilst you will by now be very aware of the nature of several ‘cyber’ frauds aimed at larger businesses, the latest of which, Talk Talk, is now in the public domain and may of course have a direct impact on many of us individually as customers of that business, we at CIAT Insurance Services are […]

Insurance Premium Tax is on the increase from 6% to 9.5%

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Who is likely to be affected All individuals and businesses that purchase insurance which is not exempt from Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) and it affects all insurers that provide non-exempt insurance cover for UK risks. The measure will increase the rate of IPT paid on premiums which are taxed at the standard rate of IPT […]

Supporting inspirational CIAT members in their award-winning work

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CIAT Insurance Services, a sponsor of the CIAT Awards, were delighted to present prizes to some of the country’s leading architectural technology practices. We sponsored the Excellence in Architectural Technology award, the premier built environment accolade which recognises outstanding achievement in the practice of Architectural Technnology. P+HS Architects were the winners in the category for […]

Update: Amendments to Building Control Regulations 2014 in Eire

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CIAT Insurance Services has put together a fact sheet detailing the impact of the recent amendment to the Building Control Regulations. “The largest impact of the amendments to the Building Control Regulations will be to limit the scope of the work you will be able to undertake with effect from the 1st of March 2014.” […]

Managing Professional Risks 2012 – Fraud, Dishonesty and Corporate Crime

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A summary of the presentations featured in ‘Fraud, Dishonesty and Corporate Crime’, the second seminar of MFL Professional’s Managing Professional Risks series. Fraud, dishonesty and corporate crime can be an unfortunate reality for senior professionals. Prevention measures, trusting – or suspecting, as the case maybe – others and detection are just some of the essential […]