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Super Tax Relief!

Great news! The Chancellor is giving you 30% more tax relief on capital expenditure if you are trading as a Ltd company – check with your accountant. Normally when something is too good to be true it’s a scam, but unless we are missing something this really is AMAZING. Spend £100 and get £130 in…

Personal Injury Cover for Employees and Subbies

Should you insist staff have their own Personal Injury Cover? The answer to this frequently asked question is not straightforward. There is a common misunderstanding that Employer’s Liability Insurance (EL) provides personal injury cover directly for staff, which it does not. What does Employer’s Liability insurance cover? EL insures the employer against paying compensation should…

Insurance Guide for Arborists & Foresters

Our Insurance Guide is a must for anybody new to the industry or setting up in business.  It was written by our managing director who also lectures at various colleges and training facilities- see video link. The guide is split into sections and is subject to the Terms of Use, please scroll down or click here to download…

Marketing Guide

Marketing Tips for New Businesses This guide is more a collection of tips which have been written by our managing director at the request of one of the colleges he lectures at. Often simple things can have a big impact. The difference between success and failure is in the detail. Have a landline! First you…

Employers Liability Insurance

Who Is Covered – The Myths There is a common misunderstanding among employers that employers’ liability insurance (EL) covers their staff. Unfortunately, most employees and subbies also think they are covered by EL if they are injured at work. This is not correct. EL actually covers the employer against paying compensation should they be found…

Claims Reminder!

In the last 8 weeks, guess what the number one cause of claims has been? Not having a contract! Despite this being frequently suggested, it appears very few Arborists and Foresters get a written contract drawn up between themselves and their customer. Here is an example of a claim that could have been avoided had…

Personal Accident Insurance

Which is more important – your chainsaw or your leg? How would you pay your bills if you had an injury and couldn’t work?  This is an important question but one which is rarely considered. Many people insure their chipper or chainsaws but never think about Personal Accident Insurance. This type of insurance has had…