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November 25, 2021
Are small businesses ready to address Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) issues?

Addressing Environmental Social & Governance (ESG) issues is going to become increasingly important to SMEs. Now is the time prepare says RBIG's commercial director, Stephen Hodgson. As the COP26 summit opened last month, I wrote about how insurers are placing ESG centre stage. Underwriters have already signalled they will insulate themselves from fossil fuel risks. […]

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November 4, 2021
Having lived life working at the industry's sharp end,I know what you really need from your business insurance broker.

Seeing the view from the other side of the commercial insurance fence has given James Brown great insight into what business insurance brokers should and shouldn't be doing for you. Working in the commercial insurance claims sector is a great way of learning how good, or otherwise, business insurance brokers are. I did just that […]

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November 2, 2021

We're pleased to announce that James Brown has joined RBIG as business development manager. James brings over a decade’s insurance experience to the Denton-headquartered firm which is currently celebrating its 40th anniversary. He previously spent more than six years with leading insurance claims consultants Harris Balcombe LLP. There, as head of the domestic division and […]

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October 31, 2021
Environmental, Social & Governance issues set to take centre stage

With the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties - COP26 - opening in Glasgow, Stephen Hodgson takes a timely look at how environmental issues will increasingly impact the commercial insurance sector. Today world leaders are converging on the Scottish Event Campus to kick off nearly two weeks of talks. It's to be hoped […]

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October 4, 2021
We're ready to welcome the 'Flexecutive'

With the way we work transformed by Covid, RBIG is set to recruit 'flexecutives'. Commercial Director, Stephen Hodgson explains why. As many commentators have noted, Covid restrictions and the enforced transition from office to work from home (WFH) operations have changed everything. What was once envisaged as a pandemic-induced temporary measure, is set to leave […]

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September 3, 2021
Manufacturers urged to protect profits against supply chain disruption

Specialist manufacturing insurance or manufacturing business interruption insurance could help businesses guard against supply chain delayed repairs. The fragility of the domestic and international supply chain could hit manufacturers hard as delays hit the production and distribution of spare parts. Pandemic and Brexit-related have hit the logistics sector hard. The Road Haulage Association has estimated […]

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August 13, 2021
Forecast increase in insolvencies could push up risk for Directors and Officers

Whilst the directors and officers insurance market continues to harden, there's plenty executives can do to take out or maintain a cover increasingly seen as vital - without simply succumbing to massive premium rises. The Insolvency Service's Q3 figures for corporate insolvencies are awaited with an interest which is not so much keen, as nervous. […]

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May 12, 2021
Are you ready to renew?

With the commercial insurance market hardening, the rules of renewing are changing. Introducing our new renewal guide, RBIG Broking Director Geoff Gregory (below) offers advice on how to get the best business insurance quote. It may not necessarily seem like it, but UK businesses have had it pretty good from the commercial insurance market in […]

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April 30, 2021
5* Trustpilot rating confirms 100% service excellence

RBIG's satisfied clients have universally acclaimed our service as 'Excellent' earning us a 5* Trustpilot rating

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April 27, 2021
Rising rebuilding costs increase underinsurance risk

Rebuilding cost inflation adds to underinsurance risk The fastest increase in construction costs in over a decade coupled with Covid-induced delays and interventions could lead businesses increasingly exposed to the risk of underinsurance. Earlier this month (April 2021), Costmodelling.com updated its Tender Price & Building Cost Indices. It forecast building costs to rise by 2.7% […]

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