From 6th April 2015 the construction industry scheme will require contractors to provide quarterly reports to the Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for payments that they make that do not show up on their own PAYE. This will help HMRC identify genuine self-employment participants and those falsely operating under the self-employed status. In the event that HMRC do identify payments to someone operating falsely... Continue Reading
I live in Shropshire. I've used two local insurance brokers and would never use them again. I've used Bruce Burke recently and dealt with Kelly and Athol. I find them helpful, friendly, informed and professional. They provide a proper service. They've also managed to save me money. In the past I've been over-charged and received poor service. It's the twenty first century and it doesn't... Continue Reading
In February this year the Insurance Act 2015 received Royal Assent, and will be coming into force in the autumn of 2016. Perhaps the most key change from the original insurance act is the duty to make a “fair presentation” of the risk.   Relating specifically to the disclosure of material information which the insurer requires to make their assessment, the ‘fair presentation’ requires closer... Continue Reading
I highly recommend Bruce Burke & Co Ltd for the handling of claims. When my truck overturned on a roundabout because the machine I was carrying moved, insurers said I have overloaded the vehicle and wouldn't pay the claim. Athol at Bruce Burke & Co found out the weight of the machine I was carrying and looked up the carrying capacity of my vehicle and... Continue Reading
I write to express our companies' complete satisfaction and our full and continued confidence in appointing Bruce Burke & Co Ltd as our insurance brokers. Over the years they have looked after our insurance needs in the areas of our companies Employers Liability, Public Liability, Contractors Plant, and Fleet Vehicle Insurance along with out Office Insurance.   The company has particularly worked closely with Athol... Continue Reading