Steve McGerr

Steve McGerr is the head of direct commercial for Hiscox UK. Having joined Hiscox in 2002, Steve has previously worked in claims, underwriting, and regional management roles. Steve has a wealth of experience working with businesses and understanding their insurance needs. Steve is ACII qualified and a Hiscox Partner.

Success December 3, 2018
How to Stay Focused When Working From Home

If a 9-5 office job doesn't inspire you, then the flexibility of working from home might be perfect for you. When you can set your own schedule and create your own routine, you may find your productivity grows by leaps and bounds. However, working from home isn't an automatic home run. You need discipline, strategy, and boundaries to ensure you get work done and continue performing at a...

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The Innovators November 26, 2018
6 Character Traits Every Startup Owner Should Cultivate

Failure is a fact of life for entrepreneurs. In fact, about half of small businesses fail by their fifth year. Even heavyweights like Steve Jobs and James Dyson suffered failures before finding success. What differentiates them — and every great entrepreneur — from the rest is their ability to better themselves and bounce back after failure. Having the correct mindset is an...

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Success February 9, 2018
From Bankruptcy to Billion-Dollar Business: 4 Lessons From Serial Entrepreneurs on Bouncing Back From Failure

Decided to bite the bullet and set up your own business? The good news is you're not alone. More than 650,000 new businesses were created in 2016 in the UK, and while the numbers aren't in yet for 2017, they're likely to be similarly high. In the U.S., meanwhile, a conservative estimate suggests about 400,000 new businesses start each year. But any successful entrepreneur will tell you...

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