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Highway Code Update on 29th January 2022

February 14th, 2022

Figures released by the Department for Transport show 4,290 pedestrians and 4,700 cyclists were killed or seriously injured on Britain’s roads from the start of 2020 to June 2021. A major overhaul of the Highway Code has come into force from 29th January 2022, including new rules to better protect vulnerable groups. It’s essential that…

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UK Inbound Travel Rules Relaxed

February 3rd, 2022

From 4am on 11th February, all travel tests are being scrapped for eligible vaccinated arrivals to the UK. The new relaxed rules were initially announced for England and Scotland, but Wales and Northern Ireland have since followed suit. The revised travel rules follow the success of the COVID-19 booster vaccination programme. With vaccination levels high,…

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New Cyber-attack Laws Proposed by UK Government

January 28th, 2022

The government is consulting on new measures to boost British organisations’ cyber-security following recent high-profile attacks. If passed, the measures will see more organisations follow stricter cyber-security duties, with large fines for non-compliance. Increased Cyber-attacks Cyber-attacks are on the rise. A recent cyber-attack on Microsoft Exchange Servers saw attackers gain access to user emails, passwords…

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How Contents Insurance Can Protect Your Possessions

October 20th, 2021

There are many different accidents or natural disasters that can cause severe damage to a home. Not only is the building itself at considerable risk, but so are property and possessions inside. Fortunately, contents insurance can provide extra protection for your belongings. A contents insurance policy provides financial assistance to help policyholders recoup lost, damaged…

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Important Covid-19 Claim News

January 19th, 2021

Friday 15th January The Supreme Court upheld the judgement on the Financial Conduct Authority’s business interruption test case. Please refer FCA website link : Supreme Court judgment in FCA’s business interruption insurance test case | FCA Whilst we welcome the Supreme Court judgement in favour of the FCA and policyholders it does not mean that all Covid…

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FCA Test Case Update

October 19th, 2020

The High Court sat in session on the 2nd October 2020 to hear submissions from Insurers seeking leave to appeal the judgement that was handed down on the 15th September 2020. The High Court has allowed the “Leap Frog Appeal” which means the case will now bypass the Court of Appeal and move straight to…

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The County Group celebrates industry accolade and further expansion

November 28th, 2017

As GR Plimbley are part of The County Group, we are celebrating further expansion hot on the heels of scooping a major industry award. We acquired NMJ Insurance Brokers Limited, a £7.5m GWP broker with sites in Glossop, Scunthorpe, Belper and Bakewell on October 2nd 2017, bringing our total number of branches to 25 across…

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