Meet the Team – Trevor Richards

Welcome to the thirteenth in our series of team interviews. Each month, we’ll be asking a member of our team to tell us more about them and their involvement with rradar. This month, it’s time to hear about our rradar station Advisor, Trevor Richards. How and when did you first become involved with rradar? In […]

rradar shortlisted for Commercial Insurance Awards 2016

rradar is proud to announce that it is a finalist in the Insurance Law Firm of the Year category at the Commercial Insurance Awards 2017. The ceremony will be taking place at the Millennium Hotel, Mayfair and will be attended by over a hundred insurance and law firms. CEO Gary Gallen commented on the news […]

The Insurance Act – Professionalism and Standards

At a recent training event, I was speaking to a trainee underwriter about the quality of broker presentations and asked whether there had been any improvement since the introduction of the Insurance Act. To my surprise, the answer was that there had been a noticeable deterioration in some of the presentations they saw. An example […]

Minimum wage and living wage rates from April 2017 announced

The government has announced the rates for the minimum and living wages which will come into force from April 2017. Age Current hourly rate Hourly rate from April 2017 25 and over (National Living Wage) £7.20 £7.50 21-24 £6.95 £7.05 18-20 £5.55 £5.60 16-17 (who are not apprentices) £4.00 £4.05 Apprentices under 19, or aged […]

Statutory Maternity Pay, Parental Pay, Adoption Pay and Sick Pay rate increases from April 2017

Increases in the rates of Statutory Maternity Pay, Parental Pay, Adoption Pay and Sick Pay have been announced, taking effect from April 2017. Current rate Rate from April 2017 Statutory Maternity Pay £139.58 £140.98 Statutory Paternity Pay and Statutory Shared Parental Pay £139.58 £140.98 Statutory Adoption Pay £139.58 £140.98 Statutory Sick Pay £88.45 £89.35