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ALDIUM Insurance

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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Coronavirus and business insurance – what you should know

An ongoing ‘Epidemic’ of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, started in December 2019. It was first identified in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei, China and as of 27th February 2020, 82,187 cases have been confirmed with many cases now spreading across Europe and England. On Wednesday 4 March, the government said…
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Finding alternative accommodation following a flood

We take a look at the steps you need to take if you are forced to leave your home due to severe flooding. Immediately If your home is uninhabitable after a flood, the first thing you need to do is contact your insurance broker/insurer directly. They will be able to tell you what your home…
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Is the world going into lockdown? How the coronavirus is triggering event cancellations

Since the first cases were detected at the end of 2019, the coronavirus (or Covid-19) is now present in more than 40 countries, with more than 81,259 confirmed cases. While China, South Korea, Japan, Iran and Italy are amongst those most heavily affected, the infection has also affected the UK, US, Australia, France and many…
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The truth about the rising cost of data breaches

Whilst many businesses are increasingly vigilant in amending their work policies to mitigate the risk of cyber-attacks, many still don’t have adequate protective measures against cybercrime in place. In the Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2019, recently published by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), findings suggest that larger business are still more…
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The meaning behind Shrove Tuesday

Whilst many of us like to enjoy Pancake Day feasting on our favourite sweet or savoury concoctions, the event remains an important date in the calendar for Christians over the world. The origins of Shrove Tuesday Shrove Tuesday, as with many European Christian traditions can be traced back to the Pagan times. Before the Christian…
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