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Our tradesman blog is here to offer you help and advice not only about your business, but about your home as well. From tips to protect your home during the cold winters, to advice on how to find new business online - we've got you covered.
We'll also give you a nudge in the direction for your insurance needs - whether it's public liability insurance or tool cover, or trade specific insurance, it is our speciality after all!
So for all your tradesman needs keep up to date with all things 4u.

Thief breaking into a container to steel work tools

What if your work tools fall into the wrong hands?

The last few years have seen a rise in tool theft in the UK service industry. Every branch in the service industry, from TV...

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Posted on September, 07, 2017

Robots sitting down. Soon to be on building sites in the UK?

Robots soon to take British construction jobs?

Technology is all fun and games until it takes our jobs from right under our noses and there is absolutely nothing we can do...

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Posted on May, 15, 2017

Successful builder with plenty of construction work

How to make your business thrive in a booming sector

Is this your story? When everyone else was captivated by the Internet, and wanted to become an IT specialist, you decided...

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Posted on April, 06, 2017

Scaffolding built around a high rise building - protected by liability Insurance

Scaffolding, one of the safest industries in the UK

Surprisingly to some, the scaffolding Industry remains one of the safest industries in the UK, with the most recent report...

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Posted on January, 19, 2017

A tradesman searching for job opportunities online

A Tradesman's guide to getting work online

A tradesman is an individual who works exclusively in a craft or trade which requires very specific skills. In this...

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Posted on January, 18, 2017

How to Maintain Your Property in Winter - 5 useful tips

How to Maintain Your Property in Winter - 5 useful tips

It's important to remember the effects that a harsh winter can have on your property that regular maintenance won’t always...

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Posted on December, 29, 2016

A scaffolder working with confidence knowing he has reliable Liability Insurance

Why is liability insurance so vital for a Scaffolder?

For those of you in the process or thinking of becoming a scaffolder, you know that your days are spent erecting scaffolding...

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Posted on December, 05, 2016

Roofer with Liability Insurance

Roofing: A High-Risk Profession

Among all the trades, roofing is perhaps one of the most dangerous. The great heights involved increases the risk of...

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Posted on October, 25, 2016

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Top 7 Reasons Why a Website is Vital For Tradesmen

"I don’t need a website because I’m a tradesman!" That’s what some tradesmen will tell you in justifying their decision for...

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Posted on October, 24, 2016

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Public Liability Insurance: A Guide For Businesses

Starting and running a business is not a walk in the park. It’s an endeavour that comes with many risks. That’s...

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Posted on October, 18, 2016

Electrical contractor with Tradesman Liability Insurance

Tradesman Insurance Case Studies

The law doesn’t compel tradesmen to take insurance covers, except under special circumstances. As a result, many...

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Posted on October, 17, 2016