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Whether it’s commenting on changes in insurance legislation, providing hints and tips to keep your world safe and secure, or keeping our clients up to date with the FOCUS world, we are passionate about sharing information with our clients.



Cyber crime – social engineering

Monday, February 11, 2019

Cyber-crime is nothing new these days. We’re all used to hearing news stories about hackers infiltrating protected computer systems and high profile security breaches. As a result, most of us have taken steps to protect our business and home IT systems and devices with antivirus software and firewalls. But there’s another type of hacker that […]

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Winter sports and travel insurance

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Heading to the slopes for a winter break? Have you arranged your travel insurance? If you’re planning a snowboard or ski holiday, it’s essential that you consider travel insurance that includes winter sports cover. As well as the usual features such as cover for cancellations, medical expenses, baggage etc, you need to make sure that […]

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FOCUS partners with SpecialEffect

Thursday, January 24, 2019

We are proud to formally announce that FOCUS Oxford Risk Management Ltd has adopted SpecialEffect as our charity partner. FOCUS has supported the work of SpecialEffect over the last few years through the hugely successful Twin Town Challenge events in 2016 and 2018 but have now extended our support to a direct charity partnership. We […]

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Brexit and Insurance – the latest

Friday, January 18, 2019

Whilst Brexit continues to dominate the headlines, we just wanted to assure you we’re following negotiations closely to make sure we’re ready and able to give you the best advice before we reach 29 March 2019. For the vast majority of our clients, existing insurance policies will not be affected by Brexit – particularly for […]

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Gymnastics star selected for Team GB Squad

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Following an extremely successful 2018, talented young gymnast, Tiegan Trafford, has been selected to be part of the Great Britain Home Nations Squad for 2019. This is a huge accomplishment for the young gymnast and has been her dream all year after missing out on selection last year. Finishing 3rd at the compulsory 3 finals […]

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Flood recovery – what to do if the worst happens

Monday, November 19, 2018

The UK is now experiencing the worst floods on record and one in six UK properties is at risk of flooding from rivers, the sea or surface water. Whilst measures can be taken to reduce the likelihood of flood damage, it’s important to know what to do if the worst does happen. Here we provide you […]

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How CyberSafe is your business?

Thursday, November 01, 2018

With the headlines full of news about cyber attacks, how do you know if your company is at risk? FOCUS can now provide you with a personalised Cyber threat risk report. DynaRisk has obtained over 6.7 billion pieces of stolen information from the Surface, Deep and Dark Web and they continue to obtain more. This […]

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FOCUS MacMillan Coffee Morning Success

Monday, October 08, 2018

On Friday 5th October, we hosted a MacMillan Coffee Morning as part of the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning fundraising campaign. FOCUS has a dedicated band of bakers, who, along with friends and relatives provided a feast of both sweet and savoury bakes.  The office was a constant hive of coffee, cake and chat throughout the […]

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Is Your Home Underinsured?

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Protecting Your Biggest Asset It has been estimated that more than three-quarters of insured buildings in the UK have inaccurate or inadequate sums insured. If your home insurance policy does not reflect the true value of your buildings and/or contents, any claim you make against this policy may not be settled at an amount to cover your […]

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Funds Transfer Fraud

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Funds Transfer Fraud – old tricks, new tactics People often think of cyber crime in terms of data theft. But its much more than that – and right now, millions of pounds are being lost in what’s known as Funds Transfer Fraud. Quite simply, criminals are hacking email accounts to pose as company directors authorising […]

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