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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

Yesterday 11:03 pm (10 hours ago)
Profit warnings by UK-listed firms rise to the their highest summer level for six years, according to forecaster EY.
Yesterday 11:00 pm (10 hours ago)
A record five million UK workers are now in low-paid jobs, a rise of 250,000 in the last year, research from a left-of-centre think tank suggests.
Friday, 11:03 pm
Better protection is needed for consumers buying used cars, says a commission studying the high level of complaints against the sector.
Yesterday 4:05 pm (17 hours ago)
The rest of Europe expects the UK to settle a £1.7bn EU budget demand "and that's that", a vice president of the European Parliament has said.
Yesterday, 12:26 am
Many financial providers are failing to properly explain the protection shoppers have when something goes wrong with a credit card purchase, consumer group Which? suggests.
Friday, 3:13 pm
Asda, the UK's second largest retailer, is facing a mass legal action over equal pay by women who work in its stores.
Friday, 6:29 pm
Ukraine and Russia find "consensus" on a deal to end their gas dispute, according to the boss of Ukraine's state gas firm.
Friday, 2:10 pm
Ford reports a sharp fall in profits, largely due to the cost of developing its new F-150 pickup truck.
Friday, 11:22 am
The economy expanded at a slower pace in in the three months to 30 September following a 0.9% rise in the second quarter, the ONS said.
Friday, 5:06 pm
Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, founders of the Dolce & Gabbana fashion house, are cleared by an Italian court of tax evasion.
Friday, 9:09 pm
Shareholders in US banana distributor Chiquita vote against a merger deal with Irish rival Fyffes in favour of a higher offer.
Friday, 5:41 pm
After pulling out of the US, taxi app Hailo complains that rival Uber is blocking potential investors from offering funding.
Friday, 11:30 am
The cost of renting a home in Britain rose by 1% in the year to September, with the fastest growth seen in London and Scotland, official statistics show.
Friday, 8:47 am
Newly independent bank TSB says it is attracting more new customers than it had expected.
Friday, 8:15 am
Spirit Pub Company has rejected a takeover offer from cider maker C&C, days after agreeing to recommend a rival offer from Greene King.
Thursday, 11:12 pm
Computer workstations, electronic signature pads and free wi-fi are rolling out across UK job centres.
Friday, 10:38 am
Council leaders call for a more "common-sense approach" to term-time holidays.
Thursday, 2:27 pm
Mortgage activity dropped in September compared with a year ago signalling a UK housing market that is "continuing to cool", banks have said.
Thursday, 12:04 am
Lloyds Banking Group is planning to cut around 9,000 jobs - around a tenth of its entire workforce - over the next three years, the BBC understands.
Friday, 10:06 am
UK politicians react angrily to demands for an extra £1.7bn (2.1bn euros) contribution towards the European Union's budget due to the country's better economic performance.
Friday, 6:26 am
China's property prices fall 1.3% in September, marking the first year-on-year fall in the sector.
Wednesday, 11:03 pm
Builders are preparing to construct new UK homes at a rate not seen since the before the financial crisis, new figures show.
Friday, 11:37 am
Future entrepreneurs are being cherry-picked using data analysis by a venture capital business looking to get to start-ups earlier than its competitors.
Sunday, October 19th, 11:26 pm
How Mark Pearson, the boss of discount offers website My Voucher Codes, set up the business and became a self-made multi-millionaire.
Wednesday, October 15th, 7:19 pm
Huang Nubo, the founder of property and leisure giant Beijing Zhongkun Investment Group, explains his unique approach to business.
Friday, 2:15 pm
Europe's biggest football clubs consider asking Fifa to hold the 2022 World Cup in May to avoid the intense summer heat.
Thursday, 4:52 pm
Bosses of the Caterham F1 admit they will struggle to race in the USA next weekend if they cannot resolve a dispute with administrators.
Thursday, 9:49 am
A total of 950,000 tickets were sold for the 2015 Rugby World Cup during September, organisers say.
9:03 am (24 minutes ago)
A record five million UK workers are now in low-paid jobs, a rise of 250,000 in the last year, research from a left-of-centre think tank suggests.
Friday, 11:13 pm
BBC News speaks to the creators of Smarpshare, who want employees to become brand ambassadors for their firms.
Friday, 1:18 pm
Several large Indian companies are developing their own mines in Australia, but environmentalists are concerned for the future of the Great Barrier Reef.
Friday, 1:13 pm
India's Mahashian Di Hatti (MDH) shows how many Indians' lifestyles are changing - it's now selling pre-packed spices to its customers.
Friday, 11:34 am
Tamasin Ford reports on the effects of rapidly rising house prices in Windhoek, Namibia.
Friday, 11:29 am
Roderick MacLeod reports on the growing trout farming business in the water-rich African country of Lesotho.
Friday, 6:25 am
The Women's Tennis Association finals are being held in Asia for the first time. Sharanjit Leyl speaks to the chair and chief executive of the WTA, Stacey Allaster.
Friday, 6:20 am
Infosys boss Vishal Sikka says the Indian software giant is bouncing back after struggling in recent years.
Friday, 9:25 pm
Brazil's election highlights huge economic disparities
Friday, 9:26 pm
How to keep the tax man at bay when you pass it on
Thursday, 11:04 pm
Silicon valley's billion dollar start-up failures
Thursday, 7:00 pm
A peek inside the richest club in China
Wednesday, 11:09 pm
Renting a cubicle for a power nap
Wednesday, 11:12 pm
How can the supermarket turn its fortunes around?
Wednesday, 7:11 pm
The risks facing firms that grow too fast
Wednesday, 7:11 pm
Why India's love affair with gold is deepening

HEALTH AND SAFETY (FEES) REGULATIONS 2012

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

IS IT TIME TO REVALUE YOUR JEWELLERY

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.

THEFT OF HEATING OIL

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.

OVERVIEW – 2011

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.

DO YOU HAVE DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS INSURANCE?

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.

CHANGES TO THE MOTOR INSURANCE DATABASE

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.

IMPORTANT CHANGES TO EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY INSURANCE FROM 1ST APRIL 2011

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 out 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.

Paul Reyner, Fagan and Whalley