Uk Construction Firms Advised To ‘tread Carefully’ Following Latest Brexit News

Following a new Brexit report that outlined a restriction on lower-skilled EU workers, the UK construction sector is being warned to ‘tread carefully’ to avoid damaging business.

The advice comes from construction insurance expert Mark Herbert as a new and final Brexit report revealed that the government has been advised to restrict lower-skilled EU workers from coming to Britain.

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Construction sector warned to ‘tread carefully’ post latest Brexit news

The latest Brexit news has advised the government to restrict lower-skilled EU workers and warned the UK construction industry to ‘tread carefully’ to avoid damaging business

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Insurance specialist’s advice to construction firms amid Brexit uncertainty

With approximately more than 120,000 EU migrants working in the UK construction industry, talk of restricting lower-skilled EU workers – under which construction site labourers fall – is understandably leaving the sector on edge, and Construction Insure’s Mark Herbert (pictured) has offered his advice.

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Worried construction sector bosses are being offered advice by specialists in Britain’s first ever Brexit Insurance consultations.

ConstructionInsure.co.uk is offering free one on one advice sessions for builders and contractors concerned about the impact Brexit will have on the UK construction sector and their own businesses.

The consultations have been introduced to ease the growing concerns of construction firms who fear a hard Brexit could have massive impact on their own companies and on the number of projects available after Britain leaves the European Union.

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UK construction firms offered ‘Brexit Insurance’

Worried construction sector bosses are being offered bespoke advice by specialists in Britain’s first ever Brexit Insurance consultations.

Insurance experts ConstructionInsure.co.uk are offering free one on one advice sessions for builders and contractors concerned about the impact Brexit will have on the UK construction sector and their own businesses.

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Construction sector to feel Brexit's brunt – and insurance implications could be huge

Financial services firms have been crying foul as negotiations between the UK and the European Union continue – at a pace which leaves much to be desired – ahead of what US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has described as the world’s most expensive divorce. But another British sector is also likely to feel a significant impact, with potentially massive insurance implications on top of increased cost burden.

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‘No Deal’ Brexit Worries Construction Bosses

Brexit insurance is being considered by construction bosses worried about a ‘no deal’ Brexit. Specialist insurance companies are offering face-to-face free advice. Contractors and building firms are among those accepting the invitations.

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HOUSE EXTENSIONS TO COST MORE AFTER BREXIT

Homeowners have been warned that the cost of extending their houses could rocket due to Brexit as a lack of skilled foreign workers causes insurers to increase the price of premiums.

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JARGON BUSTER FOR INSURANCE TERMS

In a crusade against baffling insurance terminology, Mark Herbert at ConstructionInsure.co.uk has launched a jargon buster in a bid to help plumbers understand complex insurance issues in simple language.

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Treasury Rebuffs Calls for Price Comparison Site Regulation

Government officials have thanked an insurance industry leader for raising concerns about the effects of price comparison websites for insurance on the UK construction industry.

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Should Price Comparison Websites Be BANNED?

Price comparison websites should be prevented from offering quotes to small businesses in the construction sector, a leading insurance broker has warned.

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Treasury rejects calls for greater regulation of price comparison sites

Construction Insure’s Mark Herbert wrote to it to request greater regulation, claiming that the use of aggregators by construction professionals was leading to a huge insurance shortfall in SME contra

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Government rejects ban on aggregators from SME market

HM Brokers had criticised aggregators for not doing enough to stop SME owners purchasing insurance that left them underinsured

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Treasury responds to calls for regulation of price comparison sites

HM Treasury has rebuffed calls for greater regulation of price comparison sites after an insurance director claimed that the websites are causing a “huge insurance shortfall” in the UK construction industry.

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WILL HOUSE EXTENSIONS COST MORE AFTER BREXIT?

Homeowners have been warned that the cost of extending their houses could rocket due to Brexit as a lack of skilled foreign workers causes insurers to increase the price of premiums.

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Brexit turmoil to increase cost of house extensions, says research

Insurance providers are set to up the price of their premiums due to Brexit as homeowners have been warned that adding house extensions onto their properties could cost a small fortune

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House extensions to cost more after Brexit

Homeowners have been warned that the cost of extending their houses could rocket due to Brexit as a lack of skilled foreign workers causes insurers to increase the price of premiums.

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House extensions to cost more after Brexit

Homeowners have been warned that the cost of extending their houses could rocket due to Brexit as a lack of skilled foreign workers causes insurers to increase the price of premiums.

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Insurer's MD calls for price comparison website ban

Insurance brokers will be the first to tell you that while price comparison websites may help customers find the cheapest deal, they often miss the mark on finding the right deal for their needs. Now one insurance MD has become so concerned about the situation that he is calling on Housing Minister Dominic Raab to issue a ban.

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BIG BILLS FOR HIRE VEHICLES

FLEET specialists ConstructionInsure.co.uk have warned that insurance premiums have rocketed due to claims management companies putting in big bills for hire vehicles.

These include bills of up to £25,000 for replacement vehicle hire costs even though the cost of repairing vehicle damage might be only hundreds of pounds.

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Insurance broker warns plumbers against using price comparison websites

An insurance broker has called upon the government to ban price comparison websites from offering their services to plumbers, electricians and other trades.

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'A very serious issue ' - Minister urged to partially ban aggregators over underinsurance

Brokers should deal with construction people instead

Housing minister Dominic Raab has been urged to ban price comparison sites from offering construction and buildings insurance to small firms amid fears of a crisis in underinsurance.

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Fleet insurance premiums on the rise

Experts at fleet specialists ConstructionInsure.co.uk have warned that premiums are rising due to claims management companies putting in big bills for hire vehicles.

These are said to have included bills of up to £25,000 for replacement vehicle hire costs even though the cost of repairing vehicle damage might be only hundreds of pounds.

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New Peugeot 508 estate revealed

Peugeot has unveiled an estate version of its 508 upper medium car’s public debut at the Paris motor show in October.
The model is due to arrive in the UK in January, and the French brand said it will initially be powered by two petrol and three diesel options from launch.

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Extortionate Hire charges crippling fleet insurance premiums

Businesses with vehicle fleets are being hit hard by insurance premiums due to huge claims from greedy claims management companies.
Experts at ConstructionInsure.co.uk have warned that fleet premiums have rocketed due to claims management companies putting in big bills for hire vehicles

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FCA claims management legislation could benefit fleets

The FCA has announced key requirements for claims management companies (CMCs) upon taking control of regulation in April 2019, signalling changes that could curb the excessive charges that have impacted fleet management.

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Avoid a bank holiday of building disasters

THIS IS the biggest DIY weekend of the year, with more than 12 million Britons planning work over the bank holiday. Gardening and painting and decorating are top of our list, with others trying their hand at installing kitchen units, tiling the bathroom or even carpentry.

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Ensure you’re insured

Property developers are being warned to ensure roofers are adequately insured amid warnings that half the sector could be underinsured.
Representatives from ConstructionInsure.co.uk have warned that around half of all UK contracting firms, including builders, plumbers, roofers and electricians, do not have adequate insurance in place to cover their work.

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Half building contractors not properly insured warn experts

Property developers are being warned to ensure builders are adequately insured amid warnings that half the sector could be underinsured.
Experts at ConstructionInsure.co.uk have warned that around half of all UK contracting firms, including builders, plumbers, roofers and electricians, do not have adequate insurance in place to cover their work.

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Warning for home owners over summer improvements

Home owners thinking of improving their properties over the summer have been warned to check credentials after it was revealed up to half the UK’s building contractors may be underinsured.
Experts at ConstructionInsure.co.uk claim that around half of all UK contracting firms, including builders, plumbers, roofers and electricians, do not have adequate insurance in place to cover their works.

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Warning for home owners over summer improvements

Home owners thinking of improving their properties over the summer have been warned to check credentials after it was revealed up to half the UK’s building contractors may be underinsured.
Experts at ConstructionInsure.co.uk claim that around half of all UK contracting firms, including builders, plumbers, roofers and electricians, do not have adequate insurance in place to cover their works.

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Experts say that over 50% of building contractors are not fully insured

Experts at ConstructionInsure.co.uk have discovered that over half of building contractors in the UK do not have the correct insurance to cover their work

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