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  • About NIG

    NIG has been insuring UK businesses through brokers since 1894. We specialise only in insurance for SMEs, meaning we have a detailed understanding of our customers and the needs of their business.

    NIG is part of Direct Line Insurance Group plc and is underwritten by U K Insurance Limited. As well as boasting 120 years’ commercial insurance expertise, it combines the financial strength and security of an A-rated underwriter with the scale of a FTSE 100 company.

    NIG offer a portfolio of motor, property and liability products that can be traded through one of NIG’s 8 regional trading offices, online via NIG’s full cycle trading platform - The Hub, or via a software house.

    NIG was proud to be voted number 1 for eTrading in the Insurance Times eTrading Broker Insight Survey 2015.


NIG takes a closer look at the London construction market


In the past decade, London has seen a boom in the construction of office space driven by the growth of the city’s tech and financial sectors.

But the industry is facing a tough year. There have been signs of a slowdown in the market, with statistics from the Federation of Master Builders showing that workloads among London’s construction SMEs fell 5 percentage points in the first quarter of 2018 – compared with the previous quarter – to +10%.

Some 58% of SMEs are finding it difficult to hire bricklayers, while 55% are struggling to take on carpenters and joiners…

To read the full article from NIG, click the link below…..