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Manufacturing Insurance

Backhouse Insurance is a leading independent insurance broker, our clients range from sole traders to major UK business and UK divisions of global manufacturers.

We have built up a considerable expertise with a wide variety of manufacturing companies working with metals, plastics, rubber and carbon fiber composites to name just a few.

Products range from bespoke ironwork artifacts to specialist component and machinery manufacturers.

We also have clients involved in the manufacture and processing of a wide range of beverages and food, with a demand for sourcing product recall insurance.

If it can be manufactured, processed or worked upon in any way, we probably already deal with clients who have similar requirements and if not our aim is to make sure that we soon will do.

For more information please contact Peter Barnes on 01282 677776

2:39 am (4 hours ago)
The pound falls sharply against the dollar in Asian trading on Monday, adding to Friday's record one-day loss.
1:01 am (6 hours ago)
Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne will issue a statement early on Monday morning in a bid to calm financial markets after Friday's turmoil.
12:36 am (6 hours ago)
An Institute of Directors survey suggests that a quarter of its members may freeze recruitment following the Brexit vote.
Yesterday 11:11 am (20 hours ago)
Business Secretary Sajid Javid says he will meet this week with business leaders following the Brexit vote, telling companies not to panic.
3:44 am (3 hours ago)
Some of Asia's biggest economies have expressed concerns over the world's economic stability as a result of Britain's decision to leave the EU.
Yesterday 8:14 pm (11 hours ago)
HSBC would move up to 1,000 staff from London to Paris if Britain left the single market and was not part of the European Economic Area, the BBC understands.
Saturday, June 25th, 2:21 pm
Brexit businessman Tim Martin, founder of the Wetherspoons pub chain, says anxiety is "understandable", but adds there is no need to rush into EU exit talks.
Saturday, June 25th, 11:21 pm
Billionaire investor George Soros warns that Britain's vote to leave the European Union makes the disintegration of the bloc "practically irreversible".
Saturday, June 25th, 9:29 am
The UK has its credit rating outlook cut to "negative" by leading financial agency Moody's, as outgoing PM David Cameron faces pressure to speed up "divorce" talks with the EU.
Friday, June 24th, 1:07 pm
Leaving the European Union is likely to have profound consequences for every household in the UK. Here's how your personal finances could be affected.
Yesterday, 5:31 am
The UK's EU Commissioner Lord Hill announces he is to stand down, saying "what is done cannot be undone" after the UK votes to leave the European Union.
Saturday, June 25th, 11:46 am
The UK government must act quickly to secure favourable terms for a key export sector, says industry expert Professor David Bailey.
Friday, June 24th, 6:52 pm
The UK has "little to fear from leaving the EU", says Lord Bamford, the chairman of JCB.
Friday, June 24th, 9:16 pm
Barack Obama said that the special relationship between the US and the UK would endure despite Britain's decision to leave the European Union.
12:00 am (7 hours ago)
A quick look at the evolution of the credit card in the UK over the last 50 years.
Yesterday 10:32 am (20 hours ago)
Business Secretary Sajid Javid MP has told Andrew Marr it is wrong to accuse EU referendum campaigners of "dishonesty", after the UK voted to leave.
Saturday, June 25th, 5:00 pm
The BBC’s Andrew Verity explains what a warning from a rating agency means.
Saturday, June 25th, 8:40 am
BBC News looks at some of the practical changes that follow from the UK's decision to leave the EU.
Friday, June 24th, 1:03 pm
Now we've voted to leave the EU, are house prices really going to fall, asks the BBC's Simon Gompertz.
Friday, June 24th, 7:45 am
The BBC's Simon Gompertz looks at how the UK's vote to leave the EU might affect British holidaymakers.
Friday, June 24th, 7:24 pm
Christine Lagarde, head of the International Monetary Fund, gives her reaction to the UK's decision to leave the European Union.
Friday, June 24th, 9:34 am
What key indicators will investors be looking at now that the UK has voted to leave the European Union?
Friday, June 24th, 2:26 pm
How does the UK's vote to leave the European Union affect British expats in Europe, and EU nationals working in the UK?
Friday, June 24th, 1:06 pm
Drivers could face higher petrol and diesel prices as a result of the vote to leave the EU, retailers suggest.
12:26 am (6 hours ago)
As stock markets tumble and sterling weakens in the wake of the EU referendum result, what are the safer alternatives for investors?
12:00 am (7 hours ago)
A profile of stockbroker Brad Katsuyama, who devised a way to prevent the controversial practice of high frequency trading on the US financial markets.
12:00 am (7 hours ago)
Fifty years ago this week Barclaycard issued the first credit cards in the UK. Simon Read looks at how the plastic card changed our relationship with money.
Yesterday 7:17 pm (12 hours ago)
Global markets are braced for another day of torrid trading on Monday in the wake of the UK's vote to leave the European Union.
Yesterday, 2:21 am
Garbine Muguruza is being heralded as the new face of women's tennis, but can the Spaniard follow in the footsteps of global superstars like Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams?
Saturday, June 25th, 9:04 am
The UK government must resolve key issues with the EU, including immigrants' access to Britain, as well as trade deals and tariffs.
Saturday, June 25th, 3:10 pm
The are fears that the UK's financial sector may lose its access to the European Union markets, as Andrew Walker reports.
Friday, June 24th, 9:28 am
Now that the British public has voted for Brexit, what exactly will be the economic effects? Here are five areas where experts say we should pay close attention.
Saturday, June 25th, 1:07 pm
As Moody's, one of the big three credit ratings agencies, cuts its outlook for the UK's economy from "stable" to negative", BBC News explains what the agencies do.
Friday, June 24th, 12:57 pm
UK companies and business organisations say action to shore up stability and confidence is needed following the EU referendum result.
Friday, June 24th, 3:32 pm
Gatwick may be back in the race against Heathrow to build a new runway following the vote to leave the EU and David Cameron's resignation
Friday, June 24th, 10:09 am
How are fashion retailers responding to the world of smartphones and social media?
Thursday, June 23rd, 12:00 am
A look at the growing number of hotels around the world that allow guests to bring their pets with them, and the services they offer the animals.
Thursday, June 23rd, 12:00 am
The number of businesses in the cannabis industry in the US is growing but the legal grey zone the sector falls into can make finding funding tough.
Thursday, June 23rd, 12:00 am
Horn of Africa trade has pivoted around Djibouti for the last decade. But a new deal for the ancient maritime hub of Berbera, on the Somaliland coast, looks set to change that.
Wednesday, June 22nd, 1:54 am
Seattle became the first major US city to introduce a $15 minimum wage two years ago. What impact is it having on businesses and the economy?
Wednesday, June 22nd, 1:58 am
Health services for a million people in Zambia are being connected to UK doctors, using a smartphone app.
Tuesday, June 21st, 12:47 am
Qantas boss Alan Joyce explains why it's important to be yourself at work, and the benefits of having a diverse range of people at the top.
Tuesday, June 21st, 12:59 am
As Wimbledon prepares to use emotion-tracking cameras at this year's tennis championships, sport is becoming increasingly digital for fans, players and venues alike.
Tuesday, June 21st, 1:05 am
The Belgrade Waterfront development is being touted by officials as moving the city in a "positive direction" but the project is proving controversial.
Monday, June 20th, 12:02 am
How former actor Daniel Percival raised the money he needed to launch a yoga studio by successfully spread betting on the financial markets.


An investigation found an explosion resulted from a screw connection to an autoclave locking ring which secured a door to a machine.


New UK Legislation enabling the HSE to charge a Fee for Intervention (FFI)

What is FFI? 

Increased squatters risk in commercial properties
From 1st September squatting in residential buildings in England and Wales became a criminal offence


At present we are all seeing many articles and commentaries in the press and TV regarding the price of gold, silver and diamonds on a seemingly upward trend in cost.This is very true as you can see from the attached graph showing gold and silver over a two year period.


The cost of heating oil has increased significantly recently, resulting in more thefts of oil from both domestic and commercial properties.

The first indication that a theft has taken place is often when the heating stops working.


Rate reductions are still possible for clients for property and liability insurance.  Abundant capacity and competition between Insurers are preventing increases, other than where there has been poor claims experience on individual accounts or within specific sectors.


The first Corporate Manslaughter Prosecution has been successful in the United Kingdom.

It is more important than ever to ensure that your Managers, Directors, Officers as well as the Company have cover in place to protect them.


From 2011 if your vehicle is not registered on the MID and has not been declared as 'Off-Road' you will receive a letter warning you that you could face a fine, prosecution as well as your vehicle being clamped, seized or ultimately destroyed.


With effect from 1st April 2011 the Employers' liability Tracing Office (ELTO) will be introduced.

The purpose of the ELTO is to assist the insurance industry in meeting its obligations to help those who have suffered injury or disease in the workplace identify the relevant insurer quickly and efficiently.

We have since 2008 used Backhouse to place all our insurance risks, their unique approach to our tender process was one of the major factors behind placing our trust in Backhouse. They took the trouble to research our business carefully and brought to our attention areas of cover that had never been considered before.

We find Backhouse both conscientious, professional and great value for money delivering a first class claims service.

Paul Reyner, Fagan and Whalley