Storm Caroline and Winter weather advice

Be prepared – winter storm advice – Storm Caroline

With Storm Caroline affecting 1000s people in Scotland and warnings of high winds, snow and ice for large areas of the UK. The MET office has advised that a much colder spell will follow and advise people to prepare vehicles, homes or businesses for winter weather. Below is some advice on how to be prepared and […]

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Preparing for Bonfire and Firework Events by Risk Manager Wendy Emery, Ford Risk Management

Preparing for Bonfire and Firework Events by Risk Manager Wendy Emery

As autumn falls, the firework season begins. Fireworks are now used widely across many public, corporate and charity events throughout the season and well into the New Year. If you or your organisation are holding a public or private event where fireworks will be used, it is important to remind those involved in some simple […]

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Ford Risk Management, Wendy Emery, Risk Manager

Does your organisation have the correct fire safety measures in place? By Wendy Emery, Risk Manager

Fires are a serious risk for organisations of all types. It’s up to you as the business owner/employer to take the correct precautions to keep yourself and your co-workers safe from fire hazards and protect your business in terms of property and reputation. You are responsible for fire safety in a business or other non-domestic […]

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Storm Advice

Storm Advice

The current weather conditions could have a huge impact on homes, properties and businesses. With the wet weather still continuing we have provided some advice on how to be prepared and what you need to do in the unfortunate event of any damage to your property. Be prepared Securely fasten all doors and windows Check […]

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Ford risk management on NUS preferred supplier list

The importance of Health & Safety training

Training staff is a statutory requirement and an essential part of managing risk within any organisation. The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 emphasises the importance of health and safety training, stating that employers must provide suitable information, instruction and training for all employees. Making sure your organisation has the correct training programme […]

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Winter weather and flood advice

Weather and flood advice

With the current colder weather and flood warnings issued across Eastern parts of the country, it is important to stay safe and ensure that your homes, properties and businesses are protected. Preparing for these weather conditions can reduce the damage to your property and business as well as save lives. If you live or have […]

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Ford Risk Management new website

Check out our new website – now live

To mark the milestone of our parent company D E Ford celebrating 40 years in business, we have launched a new website. The family business, set up in 1976 by founder Ben Ford, has grown to become one of the Top 100 Chartered Insurance Brokers in the UK acting for commercial and charity clients across […]

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Reducing the cost of whiplash claims

On November 17 the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) launched its whiplash consultation with the aim of reducing the “unacceptably high” number of whiplash claims brought in the UK. Whiplash claims have increased by about 50 per cent in the last decade. The MoJ is hoping that the consultation, which will run until January 6, 2017, […]

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Qualified to offer more to our clients

Four members of our Ford Risk Management team have recently qualified as NVQ assessors, providing a further service to our clients. Risk managers Jed Wedemen, Trudie Blade, Gordon Linford and Gavin Leatherbarrow head of risk management, completed their assessor qualification and were presented with their qualification by training provider PBC Associates Ltd. The NVQ awards […]

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Leading from the top by Gavin Leatherbarrow, Ford Risk Management

Leading from the top – why managing risk should start in the board room

THE importance of risk management and health and safety training should never been understated. Managing risk is everyone’s responsibility but should always start with the boardroom – leaders who set a strong message that managing risk should be taken seriously. Effective health and safety and risk management training will reduce the critical exposures your business […]

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PIB Group has brought together the expertise of two of its existing businesses, Ford Risk Management and Sigerson Associates, to create PIB Risk Management. If you are a current client of Ford Risk Management we hope you will visit our new website to find out more about the exciting changes taking place. You can continue to use this site for the time being for any existing activity with us. For everyone else, the new PIB Risk Management site is live!

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