When the Pensions Rules changed in 2012, all businesses, big and small are moving over to the new system. Our financial management team can help you navigate the ins and outs of Pension Auto Enrolment.
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.
For United Kingdom Research & Development Companies
Our flexible, modular programme Pension Portal enables you to pay as you go. Based on headcount, our staged payment programme keeps you compliant with legislation - without breaking the bank.
There is a worrying trend in Employment Tribunals where the case for discrimination has been successfully made without actual evidence. Do you have Employment Practice Liability Insurance?
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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.
Helping your clients connect with the right insurance advice is a great way to add value to your existing relationship.
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?
Beach Life. At La Playa we feel our culture is really important to us. It sets us apart from other workplaces.
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)
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
A brochure outlining our services for those operating in the science & technology sectors.
The building blocks of insurance for early-stage science & technology companies in the UK.
What`s the difference?
It pays to get specialist advice and support from an expert life science
broker, one that`s independent, innovative and focused on your needs.
La Playa's mission statement. Find out what makes us tic.
PatentEnforcerTM to protect your Intellectual Property - arguably your most important asset. Don`t leave it exposed.
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. . .
Lab Portfolio is a specialist insurance policy for start-up, early
stage and SME research and development businesses.
Matthew Clark, Director of Science & Technology, examines some critical insurance implications.
Where`s the weak link in your operations?
Do you know how you can ring-fence your M&A risks?
Ctrl Z. Quick-thinking insurance to undo costly errors. For science & technology professionals
Allegations of professional negligence, breach of contract, misrepresentation, error
or omission can land you in court. You don`t want to end up there, do you?
La Playa's datasheet on D&O Insurance
La Playa's datasheet for nanotechnology sector clients.
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.
Presentation delivered by La Playa's Matthew Clark at a conference titled "Risk Management for Nanobusinesses" for the Institute of Nanotechnology - London, May 2008
"Cleantech" defies simple definition because it's constantly evolving. And with new technology comes new risk.
From solar power to smart electricals - from the uncommon and unorthodox to the downright weird, our insurance solutions are as unique as your science.
La Playa's services for science parks and incubators
La Playa's services for science & technology venture capitalists and angel investors
Specialist & Independent
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.
We also offer Business Protection (including Key Person Insurance) and Employee Benefits: a joined up approach with a team of advisers working for your best financial interests - all under one roof
Advice You Can Trust
…from an expert who understands you
Tech-based business is 24/7, global and borderless, 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.