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The Benefits of Collaborating with Other Tradespeople
The Benefits of Collaborating with Other Tradespeople

Rhino Trade Insurance 21 February 2023

Having a mix of trades with various forms of expertise can open different avenues to your business, help you grow, work on more significant projects and develop new skills that you can pass on to the next generation. Let's look at how you can benefit from working with other tradespeople. 

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Reputation Management for Tradespeople
Reputation Management for Tradespeople

Rhino Trade Insurance 20 February 2023

They say your reputation precedes you. But what if that’s not a good thing? For tradespeople, professional reputation is a serious business.

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Can you run a business without business insurance?
Can you run a business without business insurance?

Rhino Trade Insurance 20 February 2023

Business insurance. What is it? Do you need it? And most importantly, can you run a business without it?

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Business energy support set to change in April 2023
Business energy support set to change in April 2023

Rhino Trade Insurance 19 February 2023

Let's review the new energy relief program, how the latest prices of gas and energy will affect your trade business and what you need to prepare for. 

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The Pros and Cons of Working as a Subcontractor
The Pros and Cons of Working as a Subcontractor

Rhino Trade Insurance 18 February 2023

Choosing to work as a Subcontractor can provide a steady source of work without having to look for new customers or get hired by a company. However, it may come with some significant disadvantages, such as less control over who you work with on a daily basis, taxes that may be more complicated, and pay that may not be as reliable.

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What’s your niche?
What’s your niche?

Rhino Trade Insurance 17 February 2023

Being a jack-of-all-trades is all very well. But would you prefer to be a master of one?

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The Top Mistakes Tradespeople Make When Choosing Insurance
The Top Mistakes Tradespeople Make When Choosing Insurance

Rhino Trade Insurance 17 February 2023

Purchasing trade insurance has never been so straightforward. However, when things become too easy, you may not fully understand what's under the hood of your policy. Let's talk about the biggest insurance mistakes for tradesmen and women.

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The Importance of Professional Development for Tradespeople
The Importance of Professional Development for Tradespeople

Rhino Trade Insurance 16 February 2023

In this post, Rhino Trade Insurance wants to provide a brief introduction to professional development, the main reasons to improve your skills, and how to keep ahead of the curve when developing your own trade knowledge.

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How to Stay Competitive in the Trades Industry
How to Stay Competitive in the Trades Industry

Rhino Trade Insurance 15 February 2023

Just like with funeral directors, people will always need plumbers. And builders. And electricians. And gardeners. And cleaners. In fact, you name the trade, there’s always going to be a need for people skilled in it. 

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Why It's Important to Review Your Trade Insurance Regularly
Why It's Important to Review Your Trade Insurance Regularly

Rhino Trade Insurance 14 February 2023

When starting a new business, one of the most important things is getting the right level of trade insurance. Ignoring your insurance policy could put your business at risk of being underinsured, which would be a huge mistake.

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Why do painters and decorators need tradesman Insurance?
Why do painters and decorators need tradesman Insurance?

Rhino Trade Insurance 13 February 2023

The life of a painter and decorator can get pretty eventful. You probably work long hours, find yourself in some ungodly messes, and deal with all sorts of colourful characters in your pursuit of getting the job done. But at the end of the day, the transformations you deliver to your clients are worth it.

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Trade Education: Skills Shortage, Apprenticeships and Vocational Training
Trade Education: Skills Shortage, Apprenticeships and Vocational Training

Rhino Trade Insurance 11 February 2023

Today, Rhino Trade Insurance takes a closer look at these points and how we can, as an industry, resolve them. Tradesmen and women need our support; otherwise, life could get very difficult indeed - they do, after all, keep our power on and water running. 

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What happens if you have no Public Liability Insurance?
What happens if you have no Public Liability Insurance?

Rhino Trade Insurance 10 February 2023

Public Liability Insurance isn't obligatory, but it's worth considering as it can form a shield around you financially should someone take legal action against you for property damage or injury. It protects the interests of both the public and your clients and applies at your premises and others'.

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How to Keep Your Worksite Safe
How to Keep Your Worksite Safe

Rhino Trade Insurance 09 February 2023

When working in construction, it's essential to remember the safety measures that ensure you return home in one piece and leave your customers and their properties intact. 

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Tradesmen and Environmental Sustainability: How They Can Help Protect the Earth
Tradesmen and Environmental Sustainability: How They Can Help Protect the Earth

Rhino Trade Insurance 07 February 2023

By its very nature, the construction industry uses a lot of natural resources. However, construction companies are under increasing pressure to lower their environmental impact due to growing concerns about climate change and the limited availability of resources.

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What will happen if my builder isn’t insured and something goes wrong?
What will happen if my builder isn’t insured and something goes wrong?

Rhino Trade Insurance 06 February 2023

When you have building work done on your home, there is always a possibility that damage or injury can be caused. Trade insurers like Rhino Trade Insurance know about this and regularly share content encouraging tradespeople to have the right cover before stepping foot on-site. 

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What’s the difference between a Joiner and a Carpenter?
What’s the difference between a Joiner and a Carpenter?

Rhino Trade Insurance 02 February 2023

The basic understanding we have is that both of these professions work with wood. But what are the main distinctions, the trades characteristics, and the types of insurance available to them? While there is a certain level of cross-over in these trades, let's better understand the main differences between Joiners and Carpenters.

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Supporting Local Tradesmen: How to Find and Hire Quality Professionals in Your Community
Supporting Local Tradesmen: How to Find and Hire Quality Professionals in Your Community

Rhino Trade Insurance 31 January 2023

For anyone who is a fan of the show 'Cowboy Builders', you'll know that there are some horror stories out there. Most tradesmen and women are dedicated, dependable and will work really hard for you. It's the bad apples we want to help you avoid. 

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Tradesman Insurance and the Importance of Customer Service
Tradesman Insurance and the Importance of Customer Service

Rhino Trade Insurance 21 January 2023

At Rhino Trade Insurance, our team is here to serve your business's needs, whether supplying you with a comprehensive insurance policy or helping with your claim. Let's discuss some of the main reasons why people choose us for our service. 

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Comparing Tradesman Insurance Policies: What to Look For
Comparing Tradesman Insurance Policies: What to Look For

Rhino Trade Insurance 19 January 2023

As a tradesperson, it's necessary to have adequate business insurance to safeguard you from a variety of risks. Naturally, having insurance is essential for all businesses. Still, considering the additional risks and dangers associated with tradespeople's work, you will understand why we emphasise the importance of coverage.

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