Importance of Business Contents Insurance
The electronics and tools in your office are at the heart of your business; without them, it is likely that your business simply would not be able to function. Add to this the cost of equipment and the rapid rate at which technology upgrades, and it is plain to see the importance of a good business insurance policy.
Advances in technology have changed, and will continue to change, the way businesses operate. New additions will add value to your property and, in doing so, they run the risk of outdating your contents insurance policy. Should these tools become...
...broken, damaged or stolen, adequate cover will allow the daily running of your business to carry on unheeded. However, should your policy be insufficient, you may find that your insurer is unable to provide the full financial worth of your contents. Here, we take a look at how new technology can affect companies, and the importance of business contents insurance.
According to Forrester and Gartner, technology spending for this year is likely to grow between 5 and 7% , suggesting that many companies are now looking to catch up on lost ground made during the recession. Not only is spending increasing, but it is also suggested that positive opinion on the benefits of new technology has risen too. Forrest and Gartner studied IT leaders in Europe and North America and found companies that used the latest productivity software reported increased ease of use in managing the cost of software implementation, remote access, security and integration with applications .
One of the biggest technological developments in the past year is the iPad, and according to Leslie Fiering, a senior analyst at Gartner, iPads have gained significant popularity among executives across a range of business sectors. She suggests that this new development... continued on page two >