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Jun 12, 2013, 11:55 ET

Hiscox adds Crime and Data Breach and Privacy options to Hiscox Professional Liability Portfolio

 Hiscox, the international specialist insurer, today launched phase two of their Hiscox Professional Liability Portfolio, adding two additional...

Apr 18, 2013, 08:30 ET

Hiscox Authors Series launches 2013 program with small business expert Gene Marks

Hiscox, a specialist insurer that provides U.S. small businesses with the simplest way to purchase customized business insurance online or over the...

Mar 05, 2013, 05:04 ET

Hiscox Ltd: Résultats pour l'exercice clôturé au 31 décembre 2012 « Une très bonne année »

    2012 2011 Primes brutes émises GBP1,565.8m GBP1,449.2m Primes nettes acquises...

Feb 12, 2013, 07:23 ET

On or off duty: SMEs are masters of tech but slaves to Smartphones

Hiscox research reveals: - 89% of SMEs have mastered the use of technology - 38% of SMEs have difficulty 'switching off' - 37% find working...

Oct 09, 2012, 13:49 ET

Entrepreneurs in 2012 - Losing Sleep but not Losing Hope

- Optimism presides: Many more SMEs are optimistic than pessimistic despite tough times in the last year - Working hard for new...

Sep 27, 2012, 06:27 ET

Hiscox Launches Branded Social Magazine App for Small Businesses

Today sees the launch of "Hiscox Informed", a branded social magazine app that provides small business owners with access to expert opinions and...

Jul 18, 2012, 10:28 ET

One in Ten SMEs Have Suffered From a Data Hack

- Only 25% are very confident in their security measures - Research by Hiscox; specialists in small business insurance, has found that one in ten...

Jun 28, 2012, 09:00 ET

Jack of All Trades: the Entrepreneurial 'can-do' Attitude Poses Potential Risks for Small Businesses

The 'can do' attitude that entrepreneurs need to survive and thrive could also be their Achilles heel, according to new research released today by...

Jun 07, 2012, 09:30 ET

What Recession? We Still Need to get Away say UK Holidaymakers...

- 10% planning a longer or more luxury break; 19% cutting back  -in other areas to make way for holiday - 64% want to relax; 42%...

May 28, 2012, 13:06 ET

Holiday Travellers Chancing More Than Just the Weather This Summer

- Hiscox survey finds one in five don't know if they are covered when they go on holiday - As Britons gear up for their summer holidays, new...

May 11, 2012, 12:27 ET

New Brand Campaign for Hiscox

 Specialist insurer launches campaign on TV on 11th May Specialist insurer Hiscox has unveiled a new brand campaign, which launches...

May 08, 2012, 08:40 ET

Hiscox Branded Web Series Leap Year Receives Award Honors

 Hiscox, the first insurer offering U.S. small businesses the ability to obtain quotes and buy small business insurance direct, online and in...

May 01, 2012, 09:00 ET

Help Protect Your Property Against the Flood

- Hiscox urges homeowners to protect their properties from flooding - With heavy rain and potential flooding forecast, home and contents insurer...

Apr 30, 2012, 09:00 ET

The Scream: "It Won't be Screams of Despair That are Heard on the Night..."

The forthcoming sale of Edvard Munch's The Scream looks likely to break records at Sotheby's Impressionist and Modern Art sale on the 2nd...

Apr 19, 2012, 05:00 ET

Hiscox lance un outil unique de prévention en ligne pour les diagnostiqueurs immobilier

Hiscox lance un outil unique de prévention et de sensibilisation à la gestion de risques pour les diagnostiqueurs immobilier, accessible...

Apr 17, 2012, 09:00 ET

Hiscox Authors Series for Entrepreneurs Offers Resources for Startups and Small Business Owners

 Hiscox, the first insurer offering U.S. small businesses the ability to obtain quotes and buy small business insurance direct, online and in...

Apr 17, 2012, 04:00 ET

Increased Physical and Mental Stress, but UK SMEs are Determined and up for new Challenges

- Over three quarters (77%) report ailments at work and 45% are more stressed than a year ago - Half (50%) expect to grow this year; one...

Apr 03, 2012, 08:30 ET

Despite Increased Physical and Mental Stress, Small Business Owners are up for New Challenges, Study Shows

 Small businesses, the lifeblood of the US economy, have literally carried the stresses and strains of the world on their backs since the...

Feb 29, 2012, 08:30 ET

Hiscox Renews its Award-Winning Startup Comedy "Leap Year" for Second Season

 Hiscox, the first insurer in the U.S. to offer small business insurance direct, online and in real time, today announced it has renewed...

Feb 22, 2012, 08:30 ET

Hiscox USA Introduces Direct, Online Insurance for the Real Estate Sector

Hiscox USA, the first and only US insurer to enable small businesses to purchase business insurance direct and online in real-time, today...