Science & Technology Knowledge Bank

Science & Technology Knowledge Bank

Doing business in the UK

The insurance implications for US businesses looking to expand into the UK.
Doing_Business_in_the_UK_0415.pdf PDF Document

Science & Technology Brochure

Innovating at pace, your business is exposed to a unique range of risks. Risks that change constantly as legislation tries to keep pace. Operating online? Then the risks are global. Which is why you need a partner who really understands the risks and pressures you face and can get you that bullet-proof protection.
Science_&_Tech_Brochure_0515.pdf PDF Document

4 Tips to Stay Safer in the Cloud

Your data may be in the cloud but your risks are fully grounded, make sure your cloud has the silver lining to protect against those rainy days.
/TipstoStaySaferintheCloud.htm

Deliver what your competitors don't. Expert relationships

Helping your clients connect with the right insurance advice is a great way to add value to your existing relationship.
Professionals_Brochure_Expert_Relationships.pdf PDF Document

Fraud at Work

Despite the best recruitment practices, bad apples can and do get into the cart. Fraud in the workplace manifests itself in various ways, should you be concerned?
/fraud-at-work.htm

The La Playa Culture

Beach Life. At La Playa we feel our culture is really important to us. It sets us apart from other workplaces.
La_Playa_company_culture_Nov_2016_v2.pdf PDF Document

Insurance is a bit like pizza...

Our classic dough base includes the essential covers you'll need (Employers' Liability etc), topped with standard toppings like Business Interruption, Cyber Liability and finished with zingy specialist protection tailored for your business risk (Product Trials etc)
Pizza_Postcard_Media_Tech_v6_(A5_long_v3).pdf PDF Document

Tactical Litigation

Don't be outflanked by a contractual partner stealing a march on you. Tactical Litigation is often their surprise move when they want out of a contractual obligation. Know the signs and read these case studies
/tacticalitigationcasestudies.htm

MediaTech Brochure

Media and technology businesses are exposed to a unique range of risks. Does your insurer understand your business?
/knowledgebank/Media_Tech_Brochure.pdf PDF Document

Cyber Liability Insurance

Open for business online? Then you`re vulnerable. Globally. The convergence of technology, media and telecommunications means your business can connect with much wider markets for your goods and services than previously thought possible. But with new technology comes new risk. . .
Cyber_Liability_Insurance.pdf PDF Document

Nanomaterials - are they insurable?

Is it possible to insure products that use or contain nanotechnology? What are the key challenges and how can they be overcome? This article by La Playa's Matthew Clark explores some of the key issues. Reproduced by kind permission of Chemical Watch Research & Publishing.
Chemical_Watch_Dec_2008_guest_column.pdf PDF Document

As always we come away thinking how lucky we are to have found La Playa and the people we deal with there - bet there's not many that can say that about their insurance company!

Annette B, Company Secretary, ICT

 

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La Playa's specialist Science & Tech team can help you protect your business with smart, flexible, high-performance insurance - with a friendly human UI. We understand the risks and pressures you face - and we speak your language.  We’ll support you with great advice - helping you make good decisions for your business. 

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…from an expert who understands you

Tech-based business is 24/7, global and borderless, always exposing you to new risks and liabilities - often in unfamiliar places. As the law struggles to keep pace with technology, insurance can provide a real safety net if you fall foul of changing legislation.

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