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NEWS & VIEWS

You’ll find a whole host of useful articles, features and interviews on our NIG News page. We aim to offer useful business updates, topical thought leadership and much more. We hope you find the content offers real value.

Looking for insurance solutions to meet your client’s needs? See how our Regional Trading teams can help…

There’s more to us than meets the eye! Our Regional Trading teams are ready to help you meet the ever-evolving insurance needs of your clients and work with you to find the right solutions.

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Have you tried our National Trading team recently?

There’s more to us than meets the eye! Our National Trading Centre is ready and waiting to help you.

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Speak to NIG at BIBA 2021

It’s almost time for BIBA 2021. We’re looking forward to catching up with our brokers virtually at this year’s event on 12 and 13 May.

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NIG claims – with you every step of the way

When the unthinkable happens we are here to help your clients get back on track. Watch our animation to find out more about NIG claims.

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NIG launches Professional Indemnity for our Professionals eProduct

Additional peace of mind under one policy. Our Professionals eProduct now includes optional Professional Indemnity cover.

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UK Budget 2021: What it means for businesses

Chancellor Rishi Sunak used his March 2021 Budget to announce a raft of measures aimed at supporting businesses and the economy through recovery over the coming months. We take a look at some of the key announcements which will affect UK businesses.

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Looking for a new Schemes partner? See how we can help

There’s more to us than meets the eye! Our Schemes trading team are working with brokers to find the best solutions for their clients. Find out more about our appetite, willingness, and capability to trade…

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The Insurance Times eTrade survey for 2021 is now open

See five things to know about NIG eTrade and have your say in the survey. Your feedback is really valuable in helping us shape our eTrade offering.

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Did you know Risk Assist has helpline services?

Businesses are dealing with a lot of challenges during this time. We would like to remind you there are a range of helpline services available on NIG Risk Assist offering specialist support to you, our brokers and your clients.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update 26 February 2021

Following the announcements for the easing of lockdown restrictions for England and Scotland, we provide an update on how you can assist clients in preparing to reopen their businesses.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Temporarily Unoccupied Premises Update 9 February 2021

We’re providing a further update on our guidance regarding premises becoming temporarily unoccupied due to lockdown 3.0.

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Brexit: Navigating the coming months

A Brexit deal may have been reached, but challenges remain for businesses as they navigate the coming months.

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Your guide to escape of water during lockdown and the winter

Escape of water can cause businesses significant issues at any time, but during lockdown, when leaks may not be discovered for days, the risks are even higher. We take a look at common causes of claims and steps businesses can take to protect themselves.

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All the resources you need to steer your clients through the ongoing coronavirus crisis

UK businesses still face many challenges in 2021 as a result of the pandemic, so it’s worth reminding your clients about the NIG Risk Assist COVID-19 Hub.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Business Interruption – Supreme Court ruling on FCA Test Case

NIG insurance policies were not included in the FCA’s test case and are not impacted by the outcome of The Supreme Court ruling on business interruption.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update 8th January 2021

As we are now into a third national lockdown, we want to provide you with a further update to enable you to respond to your clients’ queries about our cover.

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Sonya Bryson’s end of year message

2020 is almost over and we are all reflecting on what a year it’s been. Sonya Bryson shares her thoughts on this year and what’s ahead in 2021.

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Introducing Motor Fleet

We’ve launched our new Motor Fleet product, giving you the flexibility to build a policy to meet your client’s needs. Watch to find out about the benefits.

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Improved policy cover for existing policyholders – Commercial Combined Migration is coming!

From February 2021, most existing policies within the Commercial Combined suite of products, Traders Combined and Contractors Combined policies will migrate onto our new product wording, effective from the policy renewal date.

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Green Cards for motor policies following Brexit

UK drivers travelling within the EU/EEA including the Republic of Ireland from 1st January 2021 will now be required to carry a Green Card.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update 5 November 2020

With a second lockdown being announced, we want to give you an update so you can respond to your clients’ queries about our cover.

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Adapting to a changing motor fleet market

The motor fleet sector is currently undergoing a period of significant change due to the coronavirus pandemic, the rise of electric vehicles and evolving car technology, among other disruptions. See how we are adapting our products and services to respond to the changing fleet landscape.

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TheHub wins at the Insurance Times Tech & Innovation Awards 2020

We’re thrilled and very proud to have won ‘Best Insurer Extranet’ for TheHub at the Insurance Times Tech & Innovation Awards 2020.

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Everything you need to know about the hardening insurance market

For the first time in over a decade we’re experiencing a hardening insurance market. We take a look at the factors behind it, what it means for brokers and how to offer value to clients.

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New HR courses help clients support their staff

Find out how Risk Assist’s new HR courses could help your clients support their staff’s mental wellbeing. More important now than ever while we make our way through the pandemic.

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Insurance Times Broker Service Survey 2020/2021

Every year, Insurance Times conducts its Broker Service Survey and we really value what you have to say.

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Our windscreen and glass excess for Fleet and Mini Fleet is changing

Our ‘minimum’ windscreen excess will be increasing for Fleet and Mini Fleet from 1st October 2020. Here’s everything you need to know.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Business Interruption – FCA Test Case Result

The High Court handed down its Judgment on the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Business Interruption test case on 15th September 2020. NIG policy wordings are not impacted by the Judgment.

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Helping you work more efficiently – how our Property Owners eProduct has changed for residential

Helping you work more efficiently – how our Property Owners eProduct has changed for residential

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Benefits of our Commercial Combined suite

Our Commercial Combined product suite includes more cover as standard, offers instant documentation and the flexibility to custom-build what your clients need.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Temporarily Unoccupied Premises Update 31 July 2020

We’ve updated our guidance regarding premises becoming temporarily unoccupied due to lockdown.

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How Risk Assist is making a difference

Risk Assist is helping brokers win, retain and protect clients. Here are just a few of the ways Risk Assist is already making a difference…

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Shift to homeworking poses new challenges for businesses

With homeworking likely to remain popular for the foreseeable future, we take a closer look at the risks businesses need to consider.

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Risk Assist: helping businesses be ready for risk

Want to help your clients manage their risk effectively? Watch to see how Risk Assist can help businesses be ready for risk.

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Help your clients be ready for risk with Risk Assist

Businesses today are facing an ever-increasing range of risks. Find out how you can help your clients be prepared with Risk Assist.

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We’re streamlining our Motor total loss procedures

When a motor incident occurs, it’s important that your client’s claim is dealt with as efficiently as possible. So we’re streamlining our claims process to speed up total loss decision making.

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NIG adds National Windscreens to approved suppliers list

We’re adding National Windscreens to our approved suppliers list, alongside Autoglass, so your clients can benefit from greater choice when it comes to windscreen repairs and replacement.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Business Interruption – FCA Test Case

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has commenced a test case in the High Court. NIG standard policies are not affected by the outcome of the test case.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updated Guidance on Temporarily Unoccupied Premises

As the UK emerges from lockdown we’ve updated our guidance around premises that are temporarily unoccupied.

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Upcoming changes to our windscreen and glass excess for Fleet and Mini Fleet

In a few months’ time, and when our preferred supplier is offering a full service (following the Covid-19 crisis), we’ll be changing the excess for Fleet and Mini Fleet windscreen and glass replacements.

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Ready for risk with Risk Assist

Businesses today face many risks, from business-specific challenges to health and safety and HR risks, which is why we’ve developed Risk Assist, the go-to portal to help your clients identify, manage and reduce a wide range of risks.

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Now available on Risk Assist: Our COVID-19 Business Reactivation Toolkit

The Government have announced their plans to ease the COVID-19 lockdown and are encouraging people to gradually return to work. We have launched a Business Reactivation Toolkit on NIG Risk Assist.

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