RAC deal with Autodata to drive improved repairs

RAC deal with Autodata to drive improved repairs
RAC has signed a deal with technical publisher Autodata which will see the award-winning breakdown company further boost its roadside fix rates.
The contract will see RAC patrols equipped with electronic data that gives them up-to-date technical information on every make and model of vehicle. This will […]

Employers must be able to manage stress in the workplace

Employers must be able to manage stress in the workplace
Norwich Union Risk Services is urging employers to be more vigilant of the signs of stress in the workplace and have procedures to manage it effectively.
According to Health and Safety Executive (HSE) figures, work-related stress accounts for over a third of all new incidents of ill […]

abis farming continues to rise, warns Norwich Union

abis farming continues to rise, warns Norwich Union
Norwich Union, soon to be Aviva, is warning landlords to be extra vigilant when vetting tenants and inspecting their properties, with cases of residential cannabis farming continuing to rise.
During 2006/2007, there were 5,497 seizures of cannabis plants by police, an increase of 34% since 2005*. And in 2007, […]

Cannabis farming continues to rise, warns Norwich Union

Cannabis farming continues to rise, warns Norwich Union
Norwich Union, soon to be Aviva, is warning landlords to be extra vigilant when vetting tenants and inspecting their properties, with cases of residential cannabis farming continuing to rise.
During 2006/2007, there were 5,497 seizures of cannabis plants by police, an increase of 34% since 2005*. And in 2007, […]

a sells BSM to Arques Industries AG

a sells BSM to Arques Industries AG
Aviva plc (”Aviva”) today announces that it has sold the British School of Motoring Limited and its subsidiaries (”BSM”) to Arques Industries AG. The gross assets of the business, which is one of the UK’s leading driving schools, total £36 million.*
Aviva acquired BSM - which operates a franchised network […]

Property owners to get detailed guidance from code of practice to protect empty properties

Property owners to get detailed guidance from code of practice to protect empty properties
Property owners should ensure adequate measures are in place to protect empty buildings against arson, theft and vandalism, says Norwich Union, soon to be Aviva.
Each year there are about 9,000 fires in empty buildings to which the fire brigade are called*. […]

Flood Plan UK to give communities a greater say in flood planning

Flood Plan UK to give communities a greater say in flood planning
A new campaign that empowers people to tackle the worst impacts of flooding launches today. Flood Plan UK will provide information and practical advice to individuals and communities, a forum for flood victims and experts to share experiences and a Community Flood Planning Guide […]

Brokers and insurers must be on the ball for fraud as recession bites - Norwich Union

Brokers and insurers must be on the ball for fraud as recession bites - Norwich Union
Brokers and insurers need to be extra vigilant about commercial motor fraud as clients struggle with the impact of the recession, says Norwich Union.
Creating fake documentation, supplying false information about the level of risk in order to cut premiums and […]

Calling all quirky collectors

Calling all quirky collectors
Insurer launches search for unusual stars
Norwich Union is set to get curtains twitching by throwing open the doors to some of the UK’s most weird and wonderful collections as it launches a search for closet collectors to come forward and star in a new film.
The UK’s largest insurer is seeking images and […]

RAC secures a hat-trick

RAC secures a hat-trick
RAC is the motorist’s first choice for the third consecutive year when it comes to roadside assistance.
In the UK Roadside Assistance Study - an annual independent survey undertaken by consumer research company, JD Power and Associates - RAC ranks the highest in satisfying emergency roadside assistance customers. It has secured the […]