Kicking off Vineyard’s new series profiling the careers of people working in UK vineyards and wineries is Danielle Whitehead, Marketing & Communications Manager at Roebuck Estates in West Sussex.Continue reading “Meet the people behind the wines”
Providing a safe environment for harvest workers will be key to retaining a motivated team.
• www.safetyrevolution.co.uk • @SafetyRevContinue reading “Health and safety advice for vineyards”
Current view of the market
We are delighted to be part of the successful UK wine industry. The quality of UK wine is excellent, winning top international awards. Continue reading “Vineyard economics”
Consider the size and value of your business
Employers’ liability insurance is a legal requirement and without at least £5m worth of cover, businesses can face daily penalties of up to £2,500. If your vineyard isn’t a limited company and you only employ close family members, you may be exempt, but it’s still a good idea to protect yourself. Continue reading “What to know before you buy”
Let’s think about a large vineyard, one that has heavy-duty machinery, a café, promotes the vineyard through tours and tasting and may even host weddings. Continue reading “Additional policies and add on covers”
What is Making Tax Digital?
Making Tax Digital (MTD) is a key part of the government’s plans to make it easier for businesses to keep on top of their tax affairs. The aim is to make the process of administrating tax simpler and more efficient. All of your tax information will be in one place, and you will be able to pay tax based on your business activity throughout the year. You will also be able to upload and update your tax account in real time.
Keeping digital records and providing updates to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) directly will help reduce errors, cost, uncertainty and worry. This is a major change affecting taxpayers in business, including those who have rental income, and will be compulsory. Continue reading “Prepare for Making Tax Digital”
Here’s a worrying fact for you, seven in 10 business owners said that new risks have emerged since they first started their company, and an astonishing 82% of them have not altered or increased their insurance cover*. If the risks to your vineyard increase and your levels of cover do not, you will be under-insured. Continue reading “Knowing the value of your assets”
What is public liability cover?
Public liability insurance helps to protect your vineyard business from compensation payments and legal costs arising from personal injury and property damage claims made by your customers, passers-by, or people you visit. This cover also includes the cost of medical treatment and transportation costs incurred by the NHS should they claim this amount from your business following an incident. Public liability insurance will cover everything from minor incidents in the work place to large claims that could force you out of business. Continue reading “Public liability insurance”
There are two main reasons why you should take out employers’ liability insurance: firstly, to avoid your vineyard being hit financially by a substantial claim for compensation by an employee being injured or killed at work. Continue reading “Employers’ liability insurance”
PE.DI S.r.l. is a family business founded in 1982. The company, located in the northern part of Italy, is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of crown caps for the in-bottle fermentation of Champagne and traditional method wines. 90% of the production is exported and distributed worldwide. Continue reading “Special closures for the bottling industry”