Construction Industry News – February 2019

February 18th, 2019

Don’t Become an Industry Statistic: Promoting Workplace Diversity In the construction sector, it’s crucial to maintain a diverse workforce to ensure your organisation secures top talent, establishes strong communication skills, encourages different ways of thinking and promotes a positive working environment. Despite these benefits, however, the industry has developed a reputation as one that severely… Read more »

The 6 things you can do to improve employees’ mental health

February 5th, 2019

A staggering 89% of employees feel uncomfortable discussing their mental health with their managers, according to a report from Business in the Community. That figure is especially troubling, as approximately 1 in 4 people in the United Kingdom experience a mental health problem each year, according to the NHS. This costs UK employers between £33… Read more »

How to beat the January blues!

January 8th, 2019

On average, 29 per cent of people in the United Kingdom suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD) each year, according to research from YouGov. SAD, also known as ‘the winter blues’, is a major depressive disorder that occurs during the winter months when there is less sunlight. It is most common for those in their… Read more »

Case Study: Marriott International Data Breach

December 13th, 2018

Personal Information from 500 Million Marriott Guests Exposed in Recent Hack Marriott International, a large, global hospitality company that oversees one of the largest hotel chains in the world, recently announced that its guest booking system had been hacked. Marriott indicated that information from approximately 500 million of their guests had been exposed in the… Read more »

Christmas Opening Hours

December 10th, 2018

Please be aware of our Christmas Opening Hours as stated below. We hope each and every one of you have a fantastic Christmas and a Happy New Year. For any insurance enquiries please get in touch with us by calling 01782 607709 or fill in our online quote form.

Our November Bulletin

November 27th, 2018

The JSW team pride themselves on providing clients with excellent service coupled with exceptional cover; if you’ve been happy with our service please don’t forget to recommend us to your friends, colleagues and business connections. Once they go on cover we will send you a £50 Love2Shop voucher! (T&C’s apply). Please email info@jswinsurance.co.uk with their contact… Read more »

Cyber Risks and Liabilities

October 15th, 2018

These two cyber-attacks are on the rise — Here’s how to protect yourself Although clicking on and responding to emails in the workplace is a common practice, recent research revealed it’s also a top cyber-security concern. Indeed, among the methods cyber-criminals use to attack organisations, social engineering scams and ransomware are on the rise. Social engineering scams,… Read more »

Case Study: British Airways Data Breach

September 20th, 2018

380,000 TRANSACTIONS AFFECTED BY A SOPHISTICATED CYBER ATTACK British Airways reported that hackers carried out a “sophisticated, malicious criminal attack” on their website and mobile app. The airline said personal and financial details of their customers making or changing bookings had been compromised. The attackers gained access to the payment data of 380,000 customers between 21st… Read more »

Congratulations Claire!

September 10th, 2018

This September, Claire Skellern has celebrated a fantastic milestone at JSW Insurance, part of The County Group. Claire is celebrating 10 years of service. CEO of The County Group,  Dave Clapp presenting Claire with a little thank you. Over the last 10 years, Claire has been a credit to the company and behalf of all… Read more »

Get to know our team – Stephen Burns

July 23rd, 2018

1) What is your name, job title and location (branch)? Stephen Burns, Associate Director, Newcastle Under Lyme 2) How long have you been working in insurance for? 22 years – where has the time gone?! 3) What does your job entail? My main role is managing the Newcastle office and the team as well as also looking after my… Read more »