TICCbox Blog

Fiduciary Duties of Directors

Here’s What You Need to Know When we talk about compliance in our businesses we might automatically think about things like financial compliance, regulatory compliance in relation to health and safety, GDPR compliance, employee/ employer compliance and more recently pending compliance around carbon reporting and supply chains. But as directors […]

Risks & Compliance – Climate Change

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Report of August 9th, 2021 is a ‘reality check’. Climate change is widespread, rapid and changing. The unprecedented fires in Greece, Turkey, Italy and in many places in America bear this out. Recent catastrophic downpours and flooding in Germany and parts of the […]

Insurance Renewal – What can help to lower your premium

From April 26th, 2021, new judicial guidelines on personal injury awards, recently approved by the Judicial Council, take effect. This promises to reduce premiums for businesses. According to a recent report in the Irish Times (Dec. 2020) public liability insurance premiums have jumped by an average of between 15 and […]

Asset Management – Here’s What You Need to Know

Assets are valuable to your business, fully functioning, tested and managed they keep your business open. Many retailers can have up to 70 or 80 mission critical pieces of equipment in their store, everything from ovens and bakery equipment to refrigerators, coffee machines and tills. You can ensure assets are […]

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The Future of Building Compliance

The COVID-19 pandemic has created challenges for building owners that nobody could have envisaged. New safety rules and regulations cast the old building guidelines, laws, codes, and standards into doubt as we consider how to approach public safety. But the pandemic is not the only thing that is likely to […]

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The High Cost of Noncompliance

In a December 2020 sitting of the inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire, Kingspan former head of technical Tony Millichap revealed that he was unaware that the insulation product installed on the building did not comply with safety regulations for tall buildings. The inquiry into the London fire has already […]

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Why Electricians and Plumbers Like Their Jobs

Hint: It’s not because they like spending hours doing paperwork If you are an electrician or a plumber, the chances are that one of the reasons you chose your profession is that you like doing things. You don’t want to work on a computer in an office all day. You […]

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Compliance: Do the Job Once — Do it Right

There are few things more frustrating than sitting down to submit the paperwork for your safety certification, only to discover that you are short a vital piece of information. You thought you had everything you needed to get the job done, but some important detail is missing, and you have […]