FOCUS Oxford Risk Management, part of Partners&, has reached the finals of the prestigious OBN Awards. The awards, now in their 13th year, celebrate the achievements of individuals and companies in the life sciences sector. Partners& is a leading insurance and employee benefits advisory business.
Whilst we still operate under the name of FOCUS, you’ll be aware that we are part of the wider Partners& group. As such, we are delighted to share with you the second edition of the Partners& magazine. Click the image below to take a look.
If you’re not doing it all of the time, you’ll be doing it some of the time and if you’re not doing it at all you’ll be the envy of many who don’t have a choice. ‘Working from home’ sounds great and it was always the ultimate working blag… “yeah, sure you are”.
Focus Oxford Risk Management Ltd (Focus ORM), the Oxford based specialist insurance adviser, has joined forces with Partners&, a leading advisory business in the insurance marketplace. The move is in line with the Partners& strategy which combines the best traditions of broking, including exceptional technical advice and client service, with modern thinking and intelligent use of technology.
The United Kingdom (UK) left the European Union (EU) on 31st January 2020 with a Withdrawal Agreement and subsequently entered into a transitional period which ended on 31st December 2020. The UK Government has announced that discussions with the EU to agree the terms of the future relationship between the two have been successful, and a trade deal has been confirmed. However, not all of the details are fully known.
All types of business experience cycles of expansion and contraction, and this is particularly true of the insurance industry. A number of factors influence these cycles – and in turn, these have an impact on insurance premiums.
We’re all doing the best we can to look after ourselves, our families and our businesses during the coronavirus pandemic and the social distancing rules put in place to stop the spread of the virus and keep us all safe.
With the challenges of managing home-schooling and looking after your family, financial pressures and worries about coronavirus itself, it’s quite understandable that your mental health and wellbeing is perhaps not top of the list.
With the ever-changing landscape of the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more of us will begin to work from home. For some, that’s the norm – but for others, it can be a huge change and bring challenges that perhaps you didn’t think it would.
Right now there is a lot of anxiety across the UK – indeed across the world – with the uncertainty of employment, or regular income playing at the forefront of the nation’s minds during the Covid-19 pandemic.