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Contact tracing and data protection: What the hospitality industry needs to know

In June, the Government launched their contact tracing scheme which, equipped with 25,000 NHS contact tracers, aimed to track 10,000 new cases of COVID-19 a day. This works by speaking to those infected by the virus and obtaining information of anyone they have been close to for sustained periods while allowing the person to remain…
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How local lockdowns could affect you

Despite the Government having eased the nationwide lockdown, we’re seeing an increasing number of localised lockdowns being enforced up and down the UK. So far, Leicester, Preston, east Lancashire, parts of West Yorkshire and Greater Manchester and Aberdeen have seen local lockdowns and the risk of others going the same way looks imminent. As the…
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Looking to the future: remote working

As lockdown continues to ease, your business is likely considering how the future of your office looks now that your employees have spent considerable time working from home. While some roles require an office environment, many can be performed just as well remotely, with many reporting that their performance has gone up during this period…
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Travel Insurance and COVID-19: What you should know

From the 6th July, the blanket restrictions which had previously been placed on non-essential travel will be relaxed for certain countries meaning that holidaymakers will not be required to quarantine for 14 days on their return. While the full list of permissible countries will be published this week, they are thought to include France, Spain, Italy,…
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Gefion Insurance enters liquidation after it loses insurance license

Gefion enters liquidation after it loses insurance license – What does this mean for my fleet? The troubled Danish provider says it is “disappointed” after Danish regulator refuses three-month extension to its recovery period forcing it into run-off. The Danish Financial Supervisory Authority’s (DFSA) has withdrawn unrated provider Gefion Insurance’s license as an insurance company.…
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Clients experiencing financial difficulties

On the 18th May 2020, the Financial Conduct Authority introduced new measures for insurance and premium finance firms to help clients in financial difficulty.  Should you be experiencing financial hardship, or if things change at work or home, we may be able to help by: Re-assessing your demands & needs Reviewing levels of cover Adding…
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How COVID-19 contact tracing will work in England

In recent weeks, the Government has employed 25,000 contact tracers who have been tasked to carry out detective work to find the people who have been in contact with those known to be infected with the coronavirus. As well as this, trials have been underway throughout May for the NHS Contact Tracing App in the…
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Fleet insurance brokers

Why insure your fleet through Aldium?

At Aldium we have no such thing as an ordinary customer, we deal with Fleet insurances for a widely diverse range of industries and backgrounds and clients who all require support and assistance with the day-today operation of their motor vehicles. We pride ourselves on helping make life easier for every one of the policyholders…
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Avoid back pain when working from home

As the days turn into weeks during the UK lockdown, most of us are now much more accustomed to working from home and have started to adopt a new daily routine. For many of us, this has meant creating a home office, whether that’s in your spare room, lounge or kitchen. While this makes sticking…
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Landlords: Do you know how to deal with struggling tenants?

As a landlord, you may well be used to dealing with tricky tenants who are consistently late with payments but what do you do when a once-reliable tenant experiences unexpected financial difficulty? As changes have come into place in order to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, many workers have lost their jobs or have been furloughed…
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