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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 11:54 pm (5 hours ago)
The UK government says it will block the sale of 12 North Sea oil and gas fields to Russian oligarch Mikhail Fridman.
12:02 am (5 hours ago)
Public anger over the size of top executives' salaries is damaging the reputation of UK firms, according to a survey of business leaders.
Yesterday 2:12 pm (15 hours ago)
LG unveils a smartwatch that can make calls without being paired to a phone, while Huawei unveils its first Android Wear watch.
Yesterday 10:26 pm (7 hours ago)
Lib Dem Treasury Secretary Danny Alexander is calling for an extra £1bn tax on Britain's banks to help pay off the deficit.
1:13 am (4 hours ago)
Some 200,000 "starter homes" will be built for first-time buyers in England by 2020 if the Tories win May's general election, the PM is to say.
2:34 am (2 hours ago)
Shares in China were higher on Monday after the mainland's central bank unexpectedly cut interest rates at the weekend for the second time since November.
Yesterday 3:32 pm (13 hours ago)
Three countries are to trial a new method of tracking planes, which could help avoid incidents like the disappearance of flight MH370.
Yesterday 5:58 pm (11 hours ago)
UK government budgets for offshore wind are unlikely to support Scotland's future ambitions to develop the industry, the first minister says.
Yesterday 3:33 pm (13 hours ago)
HTC reveals it is to sell a virtual reality headset featuring tracking technology developed by video games firm Valve.
Yesterday 8:47 am (20 hours ago)
Services on the East Coast rail route between London and Scotland return to private hands after more than five years in the public sector.
Saturday, February 28th, 12:46 pm
First-time home buyers aged under 40 in England can now register to buy new homes at a discount of up to a fifth off the normal price.
Saturday, February 28th, 9:17 am
Energy price comparison sites should compensate customers who changed to tariffs that may not have been the cheapest deals, MPs say.
Friday, February 27th, 5:15 pm
Lloyds Banking Group confirms that it will resume paying dividends to shareholders for the first time since the financial crisis in 2008.
Friday, February 27th, 11:29 am
The gap between the most expensive and cheapest regional average house prices in England and Wales is more than £350,000, figures show.
Friday, February 27th, 5:01 pm
Russia's president says he is cutting the salaries of his staff by 10%, as Russia's finances are hit by low oil prices and Western sanctions.
Saturday, February 28th, 8:25 am
Indian PM Narendra Modi's government unveils a business-friendly budget aimed at attracting greater investment for the economy.
Friday, February 27th, 6:52 pm
Companies wanting to run rail franchises in the north of England must scrap Pacer trains, the Department of Transport confirms.
Friday, February 27th, 3:13 pm
A numeracy charity's challenge prompts beauty giant L'Oreal to change an advert boasting about not being good at maths.
Friday, February 27th, 1:53 pm
An unofficial passport website has sued more than 150 of its own customers after they tried to cancel or refused to pay believing they had been misled.
Friday, February 27th, 1:34 pm
The cost of first and second class stamps are each to rise by 1p from 30 March, Royal Mail announces.
Friday, February 27th, 6:38 pm
Ed Miliband says £9,000 tuition fees in England have been a "disaster" and promises Labour would fund a reduction by cutting tax relief on high earners' pensions.
Thursday, February 26th, 1:50 pm
A judge rules that airline Jet2.com cannot delay the payment of compensation due to passengers for delayed flights, setting a precedent for thousands of similar claims.
Friday, February 27th, 9:37 pm
Greek PM Alexis Tsipras denies his country will need a third international bailout, and vows to "start working hard" to change the country.
Friday, February 27th, 9:43 pm
The slowdown in the US economy at the end of last year was more pronounced than previously thought, official figures show.
Thursday, February 26th, 7:14 pm
Ghana has secured a $1bn loan from the International Monetary Fund that could stabilise its troubled economy.
Thursday, February 26th, 12:08 am
Polo is one of the most popular sports in Argentina, yet unlike football or rugby most of the businesses that keep the game going are small homegrown companies.
Wednesday, February 25th, 12:05 am
Becoming your own boss is many people's dream, but what's it really like to start a business from scratch?
Monday, February 23rd, 12:16 am
How Mexican immigrant Jordi Munoz set up the largest US-based drone manufacturer, a company called 3D Robotics.
Wednesday, February 25th, 9:28 am
Fifa says it will not pay compensation to clubs and leagues unhappy about plans to play 2022 World Cup in November and December.
Thursday, February 26th, 10:05 pm
Chelsea sign a five-year shirt sponsorship with a Japanese tyre manufacturer worth a reported £40m per year.
Wednesday, February 25th, 8:28 am
Bus tycoon James Easdale resigns from Rangers' board following fan pressure against the current Ibrox regime.
3:00 am (an hour ago)
Samsung unveils a new flagship smartphone, with a screen that curves at both sides, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
Yesterday 12:59 pm (16 hours ago)
The Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has promised his country will make repaying its debts to the International Monetary Fund its main priority.
Saturday, February 28th, 6:14 pm
India's finance minister, Arun Jaitley, has been presenting the government of Narendra Modi's first full budget.
Friday, February 27th, 8:26 pm
Close to one million men are now choosing to reduce their hours and take part-time employment. Emma Simpson reports.
Friday, February 27th, 3:05 pm
Airbus chief executive Tom Enders tells the BBC's Aaron Heslehurst there is a ''positive outlook'' for the A380 superjumbo, claiming ''airlines love it, customers love it''.
Friday, February 27th, 11:36 pm
India is forecast to overtake China to become the world's fastest-growing large economy next year.
Friday, February 27th, 10:19 pm
With the Orange Wednesdays cinema offer coming to an end, Dave Lee looks at other ways to make going to the movies more affordable.
Friday, February 27th, 3:20 pm
Can an initiative to promote equality for women in the UAE really make a difference?
12:07 am (5 hours ago)
Can cargo drones help plug Africa's transport gap?
12:07 am (5 hours ago)
The Argentine who made a fortune and opened his own museum
Friday, February 27th, 10:30 pm
Meet the men opting to work less than a full week
Friday, February 27th, 10:26 pm
Has the music died for Brazil's middle class?
Friday, February 27th, 10:20 pm
Keeping cinema affordable after Orange Wednesday's demise
Friday, February 27th, 12:01 am
The tech combating job applicant fraud
Friday, February 27th, 12:04 am
Has nuclear power had its day?
Friday, February 27th, 12:35 am
Will Narendra Modi be India's Thatcher?

PRESSURE SYSTEM FAILURE LEADS TO LARGEST EVER CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER FINE

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

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