Here’s where you can find the latest insurance news, opinions and industry insights from the Knighthood team.

Will robots steal your job, or create new ones?

8th November 2017

“Robots are coming to take our jobs!” Originally the fodder of Sci-Fi novels, and more recently the tabloid papers, there’s no doubt that robots are here to stay in the manufacturing industry – but is there really any reason to listen to claims about them replacing humans in the workforce? No, not according to a […]

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Manufacturers need to prioritise cyber security, warn experts

8th November 2017

In 2011, the government and IT specialists Detica undertook a study which suggested that hi-tech manufacturers, including those working in aerospace, electronics and pharmaceuticals, were high-risk targets for cyber crime. Yet despite this caution, less than a third (31%) of manufacturers see cyber security as a high priority. This is in contrast to the financial […]

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The Ogden Discount Rate change explained

8th November 2017

The Government’s recent announcement that the Ogden discount rate is to be slashed from +2.5% to -0.75% has sent headlines – and insurers – into a frenzy. But what does it actually mean? What is it? In short, the Ogden discount rate is a calculation used to determine how much money insurance companies should pay […]

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What to look for in accounting software

8th November 2017

Not all small businesses and sole traders have an accountant, let alone an accounts department, at their disposal. Cloud based accounting software apps have risen to the challenge of providing a way to keep books in order, without the costly outlay of a PC-based package. Cloud-based or SaaS (software as a service) options offer a […]

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Could Brexit cause customs delays at UK ports?

8th November 2017

As Theresa May suggests Britain will pull out of the EU’s single market and customs union as part of a “swift and clean” Brexit, the UK Freight Transport Association (FTA) has warned Parliament that exiting without first creating an arrangement for “frictionless trade” could lead to expensive customs delays for ports, hauliers and shippers. The […]

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