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Third premises plan for firm in £1m expansion

Thursday, December 14 2017

An award-winning Black Country firm has announced proposals to open its third premises as part of £1million GWP national expansion plan creating jobs.

Midlands-based Gravity Risk Services is planning to open a new arm of the insurance business in Leicester early next year. 

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Online bullying not only impacts personally - it costs.

Thursday, December 14 2017

According to an academic study the annual cost of workplace bullying in the UK at £13billion. That’s cost to businesses that they can well do without.

With the rise of digital and online communications between businesses and individuals that figure is certain to rise.

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Let us give you a hand with lone workers

Sunday, October 29 2017

Staff are the most important part of any business. And supporting them is vital for both their wellbeing and keeping the business moving forward.

Staff who work in isolation or on their own are a particular area firms should keep a close eye on.

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Double awards nod for Black Country firm

Monday, October 16 2017

It’s double awards joy for a thriving Black Country insurance brokers who have been named amongst the best in the West Midlands.

Gravity Risk Services have been named finalists in two categories in the West Midlands Insurance Institutes Awards 2017.

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Weather warning for insurers

Monday, October 2 2017

With the winter on the horizon and horrific storms in the US, insurers are turning their attention to protecting people against the weather.

A new report reveals unpredictable weather is affecting the insurance industry’s ability to gauge risks. 

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Changes to insurance make people run for cover!

Thursday, August 31 2017

Changes to the way insurance pay-outs are calculated is one of the most significant issues facing the insurance industry for decades.

It is already showing increased premiums and alarm bells for insurers in the amount they have to pay out.

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Supporting the next generation of workers

Monday, July 3 2017

It’s coming up to the end of another academic year and business’s attention will be turning towards apprenticeships.

As their first employer, it’s important that businesses get it right at work – particularly when it comes to safety.

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Jobs and investment at top Black Country firm in national expansion

Thursday, June 29 2017

A leading Black Country firm of insurance brokers is taking on more staff and launching a new northern branch as part of a national expansion plan.

Dudley-based Gravity Risk Services is launching a branch of the company in Bradford to take its award-winning insurance services to a wider audience.

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Cyberattacks – how safe is your business?

Thursday, June 1 2017

Cyberattacks on UK business rocketed by over a fifth last year leaving firms with a whopping £1billion bill – industry experts say.

That’s a massive impact on companies up and down the country.

It not only leaves businesses out of pocket but can even make productivity grind to a stuttering halt.

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Top tips on protecting your business against ransomware

Monday, May 1 2017

Unless you live off the grid you can’t have missed the national headlines caused by the recent cyber-attack on the NHS computer systems.

Our lives are dominated by online communications which should make our lives, jobs, challenges faster and more efficient than ever before.

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Supporting the people behind employees

Monday, April 3 2017

It’s easy to forget about the people behind employees.

Many staff have challenges and pressures away from work. And if they’re not understood by employers, that can have a massive impact on the business.

In many cases the peak of someone’s career just happens to be the time when they’re most needed to provide some form of care to an elderly relative.

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Recruiting!

Monday, April 3 2017

Account Handler

Gravity are looking for an experienced account handler to join their growing team, servicing a range of commercial clients in all aspects of their insurance requirements including mid term queries, alterations and claims handling and managing a bank of clients including renewal work.  For full details and to apply contact Wendy@gravityriskservices.co.uk

Office Admin Assistant

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Office Admin assistant to join our growing team, helping to make sure our team runs smoothly and we can continue to provide high level customer care as the business matures.  If you think you have what it takes to be an integral part of our team, please contact Wendy@gravityriskservices.co.uk for full details and to apply.

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Social media – understanding the risks to your business

Wednesday, March 1 2017

Social media is changing the way we communicate with customers and businesses.

Businesses can now speak to world faster than ever before and reach people in an instant.

That has huge implications for firms not only selling their products and services but listening to what their customers want. 

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Protecting against fraud

Wednesday, February 1 2017

Fraud costs UK economy £193 billion a year – that’s more than £6,000 lost per second every day.

That’s also up by almost £150 billion in 2013.

That’s big money if your business becomes a victim of this crime.

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Why insurance is your warm comfort blanket this winter

Wednesday, January 4 2017

During the winter people’s driving can hit the skids.

In fact, motorists are up to 33 per cent more likely to make a car insurance claim through the winter, from a small bump to a major incident.

Depending on which weather forecast you listen to we’re either preparing for a mild few months over the winter period or an Arctic blast!

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