View more on these topics

Mortgage Promotions launches Lawprotect plus

Mortgage Promotions announced today that it has launched a discounted Heath, Safety and Employment package for members.

The package, called Lawprotect plus, is designed to help small businesses comply with Health & Safety and Employment issues. It is a user-friendly software designed by Aquamarc.


The facility to promote Lawprotect plus was put together for Mortgage Promotions by Sean Benson of Innovative Insurance Solutions.

Nick Baxter, director of mortgage promotions at Mortgage Promotions, says: “We see one of our roles as helping all our directly regulated registered users comply with any aspect of regulation.

“This new package adds to the range of support services available from Mortgage Promotions. Why have we launched this facility at this time?

“Well, we know there is an increasing amount of legislation and red tape being forced on small businesses, which is time-consuming and can be really intimidating, and our two Lawprotect plus CD-ROMs can help managers stay within the law and operate the best procedures for running a safe and efficient business.

“Buying our CD-ROMs and following the recommendations and procedures is the best way of showing that businesses really do understand what their responsibilities are and theyre taking the necessary steps to fulfil them.”

The CD-ROMs, one for Health & Safety and one for Employment Law, contain checklists of procedures and policies which can be edited on screen and downloaded or saved to a PC, thanks to the addition of Adobe Acrobat 6.0 Professional (included free in the package).

The information is regularly updated to take changes in the law into account and these updates are accessed through the Members Login Section of the Lawprotect plus website.

Also included in the pack is 12 months Legal Expenses insurance, which gives the employer up to 50,000 of cover per claim in the event of being sued for breach of duty, up to 500,000 in any one year. The Legal Expenses insurance and the free updates can be renewed annually at a further cost. There are two free helplines dedicated to helping Members with their legal and technical problems.

Recommended

Online services not up to scratch

Providers are failing to meet IFA expectations with their online services, according to a survey of 400 advisers conducted by Defaqto, a UK’s leading product research business. The online failure is creating opportunities for wrap providers to make significant inroads in the insurers’ traditional distribution base.Defaqto used a unique methodology to interview IFAs over the […]

Buy-to-let property prices up 5.5%

Septembers buy-to-let Index from Paragon Mortgages shows property prices paid by investor landlords easing slightly on last months level, but still almost 8,400, or 5.5%, higher than April 2005. This period of relatively strong increases in landlord property prices is in marked contrast with the months between November 2004 and April 2005, when property values […]

60% Of brokers see costs jump due to FSA control

A full 60% of intermediaries have seen their costs increase by more than 10% due to regulation, research by the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association reveals. The research among the intermediaries that provide IMLA members with most of their mortgage business also shows 72% of intermediaries feel regulation has brought no benefits to customers. These findings […]

Consumers not happy with financial advertising

Consumers are not happy with advertising highlighting lower interest rates says the later Moneyfacts.co.uk online user survey.55% of consumers who took part in the survey say they feel they have been misled by an advert offering a headline grabbing interest rate. 16% of consumers have made an official complaint about a financial services company and […]

Healthcare regulation amalgamation predicted for Gulf states

While Dubai is leading the way in terms of legislating for expat healthcare in the Gulf, Qatar, Abu Dhabi and others are watching and learning – that’s according to Jelf International’s director of international services, Doug Rice. He believes the pace of change in the Gulf states will continue and that some level of unified healthcare system will be introduced across the region.

Newsletter

News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up