Our clients can get free access to advice lines that help you through the daily minefield of business issues – because you can’t be an expert in everything.
Some things you are highly trained in. Some you’re just muddling through. That's why we provide lots of free non-insurance support for small businesses.
What free support do I get?
- 24/7 legal advice line
- 24/7 counselling and mental health service
- Tax advice line
- HR and health & safety advice line
- Cost reduction consultation with procurement experts
All services are provided by relevant expert partners and paid for by Howden
Legal advice helpline
You can call our legal helpline and get immediate advice on all legal matters affecting your business 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Counselling and medical helpline
A counselling helpline for all partners, directors and employees, providing confidential support and advice 24 hours a day 365 days a year.
Advice can be about personal issues as well as work-related ones.
Tax advice helpline
Tax related advice to assist with queries relating to your own practice as well as queries from your clients. Calls will be limited to a set number in a policy year but there is no limit to the amount of time you spend on the call.
Legal Services document library
Access to a wide range of online documents and guides to help your business with everything from debt recovery to partnership agreements.
We provide our clients with a voucher code which enables them to register online, gaining access to a range of useful documents.
HR and Health & Safety advice
Advice on any HR matter from employment contracts to pensions & auto-enrollment, or any Health & Safety matter.
Support available weekdays (excluding bank holidays) between 09:00 and 17:00 through our partners, providing:
- Free 30 minute consultation for advice on HR and Health & Safety issues.
- Free HR health check, including employee contract review and employee handbook review.
If you require wider or ongoing support, you can agree the most suitable basis direct with our partner and on terms that suit your business.
Cost savings/Procurement Review
Free cost reduction consultation – a procurement expert will help you identify possible ways of minimising costs within your business.This can include access to a procurement club to facilitate economies of scale by combining buying power with other businesses.
The sooner you get a quote, the sooner we add value