The new Scrap Metal Dealers Act 2013 (SMDA) comes into force on will start to be implemented with effect from 1 October 2013 when councils will begin to accept applications for new licences. The new Act repeals the Scrap Metal Dealers Act 1964 and Part 1 of the Vehicles (Crime) Act 2001, creating a revised regulatory regime for the scrap metal recycling and vehicle dismantling industries in England and Wales.
Insurance can provide the funds following a disaster but it is important that you do the right things at the right time and a bit of planning goes a long way to ensuring your business survives. This article has been written by BCARM who we deal with at Miles Smith for our own Disaster Recovery plan. Their system provides an easy way to set up a plan and adapt it to meet changing needs and circumstances. Follow the link to see for yourself or refer to your usual Miles Smith contact and we will put you in touch.
New Claims Procedures
These reforms represent the largest overhaul to the personal injuries legal framework in England and Wales in over a decade. The reforms are intended to bring more balance to the civil litigation system by:
- Making legal costs proportionate
- Combating the compensation culture
- Creating an environment where insurers can pass on savings to customers through lower premiums
Brokerbility, the exclusive group of independent brokers, today announces London based Miles Smith Insurance Solutions Limited as its latest member. The new addition is a continuation of Brokerbility’s strategy to attract high quality independent brokers to its membership.