In February 2020 the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published a Policy Statement setting out new signposting rules for firms that provide travel insurance to help consumers with pre-existing medical conditions with the purpose of helping them to find a policy at an affordable price. Whilst All Med pro does not provide a huge volume of…Details
The original interview can be found on the Insurance & Indemnity website here. There are lots of indemnity providers out there for you to choose from. That’s one of the reasons I set up I&I, to make it easier for dentists to compare providers and policies and pick the right one for you. To help you…Details
Believe it or not, in recent years there has been a huge increase in the number of claims made against general dentist practitioners (GDPs). Now, over 90% of dentists fear being sued. Especially as with the growing number of complaints GDPs are experiencing – expectations from patients, media coverage and the ease at which a…Details
As an incentive for the team to stay active whilst working remotely from home, the directors agreed to donate £125 to Brighter Futures which supports Great Western Hospitals in Swindon if the team completed a combined total of 24 hours of exercise between the 23rd & 29th March. Each team member could log a maximum of 30 minutes each per day, whether it be walking/running or a home workout.Details
If you are a dental professional, you are more than likely aware of the importance of dental indemnity insurance. It’s not only a requirement of your General Dentist Council (GDC) registration, but it will also protect you and your career in the event of you needing to make a claim. Myth 1: My Nurses…Details
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We took some of our introducers and insurer partners out for an organised lunch with Sir Trevor Mcdonald at Balls Brothers in London on the 27th November, it was a huge pleasure to be able to meet such a renowned and influential man and listen to him speak about some of his past interviews including the…Details
Adam, Tom, Peter, Karen & Jen attended the forum on the 3rd and 4th of October in Villamoura, Portugal. All the brokers under the Bluefin network get together to network and share business ideas with one another, insurers also attend to enable brokers to catch up on their current offerings and iron out any outstanding…Details
For burglars on the lookout for an easy target, a dark house is a sure sign that no-one is home. They can break in and scope out each room until they find what they’ve been searching for. A stash of the latest gadgets, sparkling jewellery and designer clothing… Don’t let your home be the target.
The end of the year is steadily looming. As you start to think about closing down for a well-deserved festive break, give yourself a head start to hit the ground running in the New Year and research your Dental Indemnity insurance renewal this month.
Thirty or more years ago, a criminal would have had to physically broken into your practice to steal precious data, now just a few taps on a keyboard can gain them full access. So you’ll be forgiven in questioning the data security within cloud technology.
A few years ago medical professionals would have felt the need to hide when depression was eating away at them, or that their workload was becoming a problem. Now the subject of mental wellbeing is welcomed. The taboo over mental health has been slowly chipped away.
Business Email Compromise (BEC) is now the main reason for cyber insurance claims, having overtaken ransomware and data breaches. Is your practice fully equipped in the event of a hacker’s email slipping past your cyber security, and most importantly, are you fully insured if things go wrong?
As a practice owner, you need to run a tight ship to make sure that everything in your practice ticks over as it should. Time is precious and when you’re busy your priority is your patients rather than insurance. But dropping one ball can lead to a cascade of organisational mayhem. This is where your…Details
Renovation. It’s a word that for some can bring intense excitement, a chance to make your house a home, exactly the way you want it. Before you get started, your number one task on your renovation to-do list should be to check your home insurance covers you for property renovations.
One of the big lures for a hacker is lucrative data which can be sold or ransomed. Patient data, financial data, even research data – everything a healthcare organisation may hold. Is your practice fully covered in case of a breach?
All dental care professionals, including dental nurses, require indemnity insurance as part of their General Dental Council registration. Dental nurses play a vital supporting role in the patient’s clinical journey and unfortunately things can sometimes go wrong, so it’s important to make sure you’ve got the right cover in place should you ever need it.
Cyber attacks and data breaches are becoming more and more frequent. Criminals are getting smarter, and with technology advancing constantly it’s easy to fall prey to their tricks. If it happens to you, the costs could put your practice at a standstill – if you don’t have the right insurance.
Car theft is on the rise. According to ABI, in the first three months of 2019, insurers paid out to car crime victims every eight minutes. What is being done?
If one or more key members of staff is on sick leave or unable to work, your practice still has a number of financial commitments to make. Business (or Practice) Overheads insurance can support you through these periods – have you considered the worst-case scenarios?