Commercial Insurance Profile – June 2022

Key Figures From the 2022 Cyber Security Breaches Survey Every year, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport commissions a nationwide survey as part of the National Cyber Security Programme. This Cyber Security Breaches Survey provides valuable insight into the cyber-security and data breach patterns of UK employers. As remote work remains prevalent and […]

Konsileo Growth Continues with Latest Hires

Commercial brokerage Konsileo has hired two client directors in its latest cohort as part of its ongoing national expansion programme.   Konsileo has doubled in size in the last year and is now a £20 million GWP broker with fast growth continuing. The latest hires include:    Becky Wright has joined from NFU Mutual. She will […]

Konsileo named one of the UK’s ‘Fast Brokerages’  

We’re delighted to be one of 15 brokerages making Insurance Business UK’s 2022 list of Fast Brokerages.  The Fast Brokerages awards recognise brokerages of all sizes across the country that didn’t just survive the Covid-19 storm, but thrived through it. To win, they had to have achieved 20% or more revenue growth over 2020 and […]

Konsileo Awarded Chartered Status

We are very proud to announce today that we’ve achieved Chartered status from the Chartered Insurance Institute. Chartered status is awarded to firms that commit to the highest professional values and ethical code. These commitments include putting customers’ interests first, investing in ongoing development of their people’s technical skills and knowledge, plus supporting wider initiatives […]

Konsileo Hires Six Account Directors as National Expansion Continues

Konsileo has announced the appointment of six client directors as part of its ongoing expansion.                                         Jackilyn Jack joins from NFU mutual. Her focus will continue to be on agricultural, hospitality and retail clients across Scotland, growing […]

Green Cards not required from 2nd August 2021

The guidance from the Government since 1st January 2021 has been that all UK drivers travelling within the EU/EEA must have a Green Card. On 30th June 2021 the European Commission confirmed that the UK will be re-admitted into the Free Circulation Zone. This announcement means that from 2nd August 2021, Green Cards will not […]

Most COVID-19 Rules to End in England

On 19th July, England will formally emerge from lockdown as the final social restrictions are removed. Health Secretary Sajid Javid called the move to the fourth and final stage of the government’s roadmap for lifting lockdown restrictions a “major milestone.” Javid also cautioned there could be as many as 100,000 COVID-19 cases later this summer […]

Konsileo is now working with Atradius

Late payments increased by an astonishing 81% compared to pre-pandemic levels. Businesses face major issues with outstanding debt, tying up their resources to chase collections. This can be both time consuming and ineffective, so why not let a debt collection agency do the hard work for you? What can a third-party debt collection agency offer […]

Right to Rent Transition Period Extended

Changes to right to rent checks, which were introduced in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, will now remain in place until 21st June. The emergency measures to reduce face-to-face contact, initially introduced in March 2020, were due to end in mid-May. However, the government has announced these will be extended to give landlords a longer […]

Regulatory Update – Changes to Off-payroll Tax Rules

Regulatory update: changes to off-payroll tax rules

On 6th April 2021, the new off-payroll working rules, also known as ‘IR35’, will go into effect. IR35 will apply in situations where a worker provides their services through an intermediary (eg a personal service company, a managed serviced company, a partnership or an individual). In other words, the rules for engaging workers through contracted […]