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News & Views

You'll find a whole host of useful articles, features and interviews on our NIG News page. We aim to offer useful business updates, topical thought leadership and much more. We hope you find the content offers real value.

How is transport helping to revolutionise Birmingham’s economy?

Birmingham is blessed with a fantastic transport infrastructure, which is set for a major overhaul in the next few decades. We look at the future of transport in the West Midlands to see what’s next for Birmingham.

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The forward-thinking, Defaqto 5-star-rated Business Package

At NIG, we believe continuous improvement should be par for the course - and so it's something we aim for every day. And one way of ensuring this is listening to what our brokers have to say, and responding with updates in line with the changing needs of end clients.

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How did England’s World Cup run affect the UK economy?

England’s first journey to the World Cup semi-final in 28 years helped lift the UK economy from an early-2018 slump – and the big winners were pubs, restaurants and retailers.

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New Electrical Wiring Regulations Explained

Electrical Installations continue to be the most frequent identifiable cause of large fire loss in commercial premises.

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A spotlight on the north-east

The north-east economy faces more challenges than most regions. We take a closer look at the 3 main challenges and the work being done to overcome these hurdles.

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Modern methods of construction – assessing the risks

With modern methods of construction becoming increasingly popular, it’s important to look at the risks they can pose, as well as the benefits they bring.

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BIBA 2018

BIBA 2018 was another success for NIG and we enjoyed spending time with our broker partners and meeting new brokers ...

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A closer look at the London construction market

Construction cranes are a familiar sight on London’s skyline, but what does the future hold for building in the capital?

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The UK’s fastest growth industries

Despite the uncertainty surrounding Brexit, there are some industries that are flourishing amid challenging political and economic times.

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NIG launches major Property Owners eProduct refresh

We believe insurance should be a walk in the park. So we’re always talking to brokers looking for ways to improve the way we do things, the services we provide, and of course, our eProducts. And recently, we put Property Owners under the microscope.

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360 from NIG: the all-round solution to simpler, faster claims

NIG launches 360, an online self-service claims solution for motor customers using an NIG Network repairer or even when using a repairer of their own choice.

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May 2018 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

With GDPR coming into force from 25th May 2018, we have refreshed our Privacy Notice to ensure transparency about data ...

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What does GDPR mean for UK businesses?

Sweeping changes to EU data protection law come into force in May. What impact will they have on UK businesses?

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Focus on motor trade in the South East

Sweeping changes to EU data protection law come into force in May. What impact will they have on UK businesses?

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NIG First Academy going from strength to strength

NIG First Academy is back for its second year. We caught up with Suz Diemer, Head of Broker Propositions, to find out more ...

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Spotlight on Glasgow’s property market

Scotland’s largest city has been enjoying a period of regeneration. What opportunities does it present for landlords and businesses?

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What does the Spring Statement mean for businesses?

We take a closer look at what the Chancellor’s Spring Statement means for UK's key sectors.

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5 things businesses need to know about cyber attacks in 2018

Cyber-crime costs the UK economy billions of pounds every year, but it’s not just large companies that are at risk. SMEs are now firmly in the firing line as they’re often woefully unprepared.

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Key Facts changing to Product Summary

As part of our ongoing Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD) project and our commitment to the implementation of regulatory change, we are updating and changing the name of our Key Facts documents to Product Summary.

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What opportunities is the Manchester economic boom creating for businesses?

Why is Manchester proving such a magnet for businesses and what opportunities await SMEs? We take a closer look. With the Northern Powerhouse attracting much attention in recent months, all eyes have been on Manchester - arguably one of the biggest success stories in the north....

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Important notice Re: Drivers' Date of Birth data

We’re always looking for ways to improve your trading experience by capturing vital information we need when validating a claim to ensure pricing accuracy.

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Insurance Times eTrade survey is open

Insurance Times eTrade survey is open - click here to complete. We're constantly looking to enhance our eTrade proposition in order to support you and your clients and we hope you’ve felt the benefits of some of our recent changes.....

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5 key challenges the manufacturing sector has to overcome

At the end of 2017 manufacturing output was at its highest level for 10 years. We look at some of the major challenges in 2018 that could hold back this progress....

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