What types of event does Business Interruption Insurance cover your business against?

Posted By on July 18th, 2019

Business interruption insurance is designed to cover loss of income that a business may suffer if they have to cease trading for a period of time as a result of suffering a disaster event. The cover can sometimes be overlooked by businesses who mistakenly believe that this type of cover will be provided by other […]


When was the last time you reviewed your Disaster Recovery Plan?

Posted By on July 16th, 2019

We’ve blogged before about the fact that having a disaster recovery plan in place is critical. But that’s not the end of the story. It isn’t a simple write it once job. For a disaster recovery plan to be truly effective if you should need to use it, it will require continual work to ensure […]


Creating a Disaster Recovery Plan Has Never Been Simpler

Posted By on July 12th, 2019

Today is National Simplicity Day – a day for getting back to basics and looking at, and for, a simpler way of doing things. At First Recovery we are big believers in simplifying things for our customers – our service is designed to provide simplicity in a time of need for your business. If disaster […]


What insurance covers are available to your small business?

Posted By on July 9th, 2019

There are a wide range of insurance covers available to small business owners, some of which are a legal requirement and others which are optional. Which you choose will often depend on the type of business that you run as well as the risk exposure that you have in certain areas such as whether you […]


How have the risks facing small businesses changed over the past 20 years? Has your business continuity plan been adapted to reflect these?

Posted By on July 2nd, 2019

The risks that businesses of all sizes face are constantly changing and evolving. With new threats emerging all the time, business owners must keep on their toes to stay ahead and their business in a position to deal with these threats. The past 20 years have seen the risks facing businesses change at a rapid […]


How to create a disaster recovery plan using our online platform

Posted By on June 27th, 2019

When it comes to creating a disaster recovery plan would you know where to start? It can seem like a daunting task to even the most organised of business owners. That’s why at First Recovery we aim to make things as simple as possible for you. As part of our specialist disaster recovery service, we […]


How long does it take for a business to recover from disaster? What factors impact on recovery times?

Posted By on June 25th, 2019

If your business is struck by a disaster, such as a flood or fire at your premises, or a cyber-attack which means your systems are affected, it is inevitable that your business will experience a period of downtime potentially leaving you unable to trade. How long this period of downtime will last is hard to […]


Is Business Interruption Insurance included as standard in packaged office insurance or is it better to buy it separately?

Posted By on June 19th, 2019

If you are a small business owner who owns or works from an office space, then it is most likely that you will have or be considering office insurance. In many cases there are two options of cover when it comes to office insurance: Office buildings insurance – designed to protect your premises and the […]


What should a disaster recovery plan cover and why is it important for small businesses to have one?

Posted By on June 17th, 2019

As a small business there are many things to consider – business premises, your business strategy and your insurance needs to name just a few. In addition, all small businesses must minimise risk and ensure the smooth running of their business. As part of this you need to plan for what to do if a […]


Is Your Business at Risk of Flooding and What Precautions Can You Take?

Posted By on June 11th, 2019

Don’t make the mistake of thinking that flooding is only an issue to be concerned about during the winter months. The summer floods of 2007, when the UK saw the wettest summer on record, demonstrate that flooding can strike at any time of year. Whilst many sources report this was a freak event, you can […]