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Faulty White Goods Threaten Tenants Safety

If you provide your tenants with white goods, make note of your responsibilities to avoid potential disaster. Fires involving white goods have cost the economy more than £118 million over the last five years, show new figures, with London Fire Brigade firefighters attending 1,072 white goods-related fires since 2011. The average success rate of an…
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4 Winter Weather Dangers for Construction Workers

Apart from making a working day miserable, certain weather conditions can hamper progress on a construction site, or worse still, bring a much higher risk of accident or injury to operations. Here are five situations where the impact of the elements shouldn’t be taken lightly. 1. Heavy rain Torrential rain can impede visibility for those…
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Over Half of Tenants Would Inform Landlord of Property Damage

A recent survey shows the percentage of tenants who would inform their landlord if they had significantly damaged their property in some way, plus those who wouldn’t. A rent bond is typically equivalent to at least one month’s rent, so it’s understandable that tenants may do anything to keep a hold of it, including not…
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The Construction Industry Through The Centuries

As we face the 4th Industrial Revolution, Howard Insurance take a look back over the centuries, stopping off at some significant dates in construction history along the way.   The Middle Ages – Craft Guilds were formed To be a member of a guild meant you were skilled in your trade and working to a certain…
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