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Insurance Premium Tax Increase

     -     Jun 1st, 2017   -     Uncategorised   -     0 Comments

As you may have already heard from the Governments autumn statement last year, the Chancellor has has taken the decision to increase the rate of Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) which comes into effect today. From the 1st June 2017 the standard rate of Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) has increased from 10% to 12%. This affects new policies […]

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30 Billion Reasons to Prioritise Cyber Security

     -     May 20th, 2017   -     Uncategorised   -     0 Comments

Two-thirds of UK organisations have not provided their employees with cyber security training, according to a recent survey from professional IT solutions firm, Ultima. What’s more, half admitted they are unprepared for an attack and, if an attack occurs, they have no recovery plan in place. This extensive negligence for cyber security is particularly troubling, […]

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Important changes are about to happen to the insurance industry

     -     May 18th, 2016   -     Uncategorised   -     0 Comments

Important legislation changes that will affect insurance arrangements – Insurance Act 2015. In February last year the Insurance Act 2015 received Royal Assent and will become effective from August 12, 2016. The Act will change the UK’s commercial insurance law. The current regime, underpinned by the Marine Insurance Act 1906, will continue to apply to […]

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Mobile Catering Insurance

     -     Jan 14th, 2016   -     Mobile Catering Advice   -     0 Comments

As a mobile caterer, you are almost certainly passionate about producing delicious, creative dishes for customers in both conventional and unexpected locales. However, operating out of a mobile kitchen can expose your business to hazards that are unique to your culinary environment. Therefore, to better protect your business mobile catering insurance is essential.   The General […]

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Mobile Catering Risks

     -     Dec 12th, 2015   -     Mobile Catering Advice   -     0 Comments

Mobile catering services have a very specific set of health, safety, motor, and food preparation-related risks. Therefore, to be successful, mobile caterers and pop-up food stalls not only need to have distinctive menus, but they need to develop comprehensive risk management plans. Mobile Catering Legislation Regardless the type of mobile catering you are involved in, there are 10 […]

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Live Chat Comes to Moving Food Insurance

     -     Oct 13th, 2015   -     Uncategorised   -     0 Comments

Moving Food is now introducing live chat. A convenient service to provide real time advice on line for the mobile catering industry. From today, clients will be able to interact with the Moving Food team of insurance specialists via an instant messaging service on the website. This service will be available from 9am – 5pm, […]

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Succeed with Social Media

     -     Jul 1st, 2015   -     Uncategorised   -     0 Comments

With social media’s exploding popularity, it is increasingly risky for businesses to ignore this medium. Whether promoting a new service or gauging consumer reactions, companies today are dangerously close to behind the times if they are not yet involved in social media. Why is social media so important? Your customers are on social media. The […]

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Slice, Dice and Chop With Care – Cutting safety tips

     -     Jan 20th, 2015   -     Mobile Catering Advice   -     0 Comments

Food preparation areas can be a hazardous working environment, especially in a busy mobile catering environment like a street food stall or food trailer. You and your colleagues are at risk of cuts while preparing food, serving and washing dishes. However, there are many safety precautions that you can take to reduce your risk of […]

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Avoiding Fryer Burns

     -     Nov 26th, 2014   -     Mobile Catering Advice   -     0 Comments

Deep fat fryers are a leading cause of burns for food service workers. Workers do not only risk burns when cooking with or cleaning fryers and vents; contact with hot splashing oil is also a serious hazard. To prevent burns, your first line of defence is to exercise extreme caution around the fryer and oil. […]

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Tips for reducing the spread of foodborne germs

     -     Oct 29th, 2014   -     Mobile Catering Advice   -     0 Comments

Foodborne illnesses can be life-threatening and can be transmitted quite easily. However, by following these safety tips, you can ensure food safety and prevent foodborne illness at your facility. Safety Steps Safe steps in food handling, cooking and storage are essential to preventing foodborne illness. You typically cannot see, smell or taste harmful bacteria that […]

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