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Driving in the EU After Brexit Essential travel advice from Cowens: Have you got your Green Card?

As uncertainty surrounding the UK leaving the EU continues to fill the headlines, the impact of a no-deal Brexit is bound to cause worry and confusion for many people with upcoming travel plans. Whether you’re planning on driving in the Europe...


Driving Someone Else’s Car Could Land You in Hot Water

Drivers have regularly hopped in and out of each other’s cars for convenience, assuming their own insurance covers them for every eventuality. The reality is that over recent years it has been found that most insurers have quietly scrapped the...


The Importance of An Expert Eye

The boom in price comparison sites and ‘click to buy’ policies has made home insurance easier and more affordable than ever in recent years. But with this rise in online policies comes an increased risk. Do consumers really know what they ar...


Cowens Group Awarded Investors in People Silver Accreditation

We are delighted to announce that Cowens Group has been awarded the silver standard by Investors in People.   This accreditation is one of the most well-acknowledged and highly rated awards for team development in the country and is o...


Get Your Adverse Weather Policy in Check

As the temperatures continue to plummet, it’s important to let your employees know where they stand when snow and ice hits over the coming months.   Although there is no legal obligation for an employer to financially cover any peri...


Celebrating Our Staff: Cowens’ Longest Standing Employee Shares Her Experiences

As we celebrate our long-standing staff members and their journeys with us here at Cowens, this month we hear from Lisa Kessler – who joined the business in 1984 and is our longest serving employee.   “When it cam...


Not Declaring New Gifts Could Put Them at Risk This Christmas.

With Christmas around the corner, we are highlighting that many people are unaware of the value limit placed on their most precious belongings by insurers, meaning they could lose out on thousands if they are lost, damaged or stolen.   ...


Identifying the differences between stress and pressure is the key to a happy & healthy workforce.

According to research from the HSE, stress now accounts for nearly 40% of all work-related illness. It’s a subject which has been somewhat taboo up until recent years and is thankfully something people are slowly starting to talk about...


Driving in Winter Weather: Cowens’ Essential Guide

After the infamous ‘Beast from the East’ hit the UK last year, it appears that winter weather is getting increasingly extreme, with even more harsh conditions predicted for the months ahead. The snow storms back in March cost the UK econo...


New Sentencing Guidelines Call for Action on Workplace Health & Safety Procedures

After tougher sentencing guidelines for gross negligence manslaughter were introduced on November 1st, the message for businesses is clear; sit up and take note of the risks within your business and put effective solutions in place to...