What is the Insurance Act 2015 and how will it affect me? you might ask. The short answer is: a lot. It has made significant changes to the law in relation to business insurance and applies to all policies entered into from 12 August 2016. In fact, it is the biggest change within the insurance industry…Continue reading "The Insurance Act 2015 and my nursery"
Seeking advice from an insurance adviser is not often a high priority when changes are taking place in a business. We would like to explain why this is important with the support of one of our clients, Jon Higgins from Shooting Stars Nurseries, who has a group of five settings. Jon’s business has changed considerably since he set up his first nursery,…Continue reading "Are you talking to your insurance adviser? The importance of this simple task"
Nurseries inevitably create a vast array of paperwork, while looking after the children in their care. So, completing the correct documentation is a necessary part of nursery life, both to comply with the sector’s regulatory bodies and as good business practice. However, it also plays a pivotal role in the defence of allegations of negligence….Continue reading "The power of words – Run a nursery? Don't use a shredder!"
Image courtesy of www.socialeurope.eu With the upcoming referendum, where British voters will decide if the UK is to remain part of the EU or to leave the EU threw up a couple of questions for us here at dot2dot nursery insurance. We thought it best to try…Continue reading "What might Brexit mean for Health & Safety in the Nursery?"
Our latest editorial published in the NMT Magazine reviews recent court cases involving CCTV and looks at the pros and cons of installing it in your nursery. Please click below to read further and download your pdf copy. If you would like to discuss any of the points in this article or let us know your views on…Continue reading "Ceeing the point of CCTV in Nursery?"
The winter months are always a concern to businesses particularly when roads and pathways become hazardous. We thought it would be helpful if we shared our experience of claims we have faced and the practical tips for protecting your nursery. Over a number of years we have managed claims relating to either employees or parents…Continue reading "Be prepared for the winter weather"
As a Director of an insurance brokerage specialising in children’s nursery insurance, I wanted to share my knowledge and the lessons that I have learned in supporting nurseries who have found themselves facing safeguarding allegations. Whilst I fully appreciate that the legislation is aimed quite rightly at the protection of children, I am writing from…Continue reading "Safeguarding from an Insurance Brokers Perspective"
When financial pressures begin to rise, it is common for Insurance providers to receive an increase in claims as businesses adjust to economic constraints. The claims can come in many forms such as injury claims from employees or third parties, employee grievances and property damage losses. In this article, we will review the best ways…Continue reading "Hard Times"
It has been one year since dot2dot began their partnership with Montessori, as their preferred Early Years Insurance Providers. We’re really pleased with the positive reaction that our insurance service has had from the Montessorians. It has been a fantastic year for us and the response to the dot2dot package has been great. As dot2dot’s…Continue reading "Montessori Editorial for 100th Edition"
As the weather starts to improve, we know that thoughts naturally turn to summer trips, fetes and carnivals or you may be considering an open day. However, don’t forget in all the excitement to think about your insurances. Days Out Regardless of whether you are taking the children on an organised trip to an attraction…Continue reading "Summer Fun"