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Why is it so important to regularly obtain jewellery valuations for insurance purposes?

As we approach Christmas unfortunately burglaries increase, but people also buy special presents – sometimes forgetting to notify their insurance broker, which leads us on to obtaining up to date valuations for your jewellery collection. Owning luxury watches and jewellery is a matter of great pride for sure. Watches and jewellery are both highly collectable, [...]

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Attending Europe’s largest insurance conference

Earlier this month we attended the 2019 British Insurance Brokers Association conference in Manchester, where we met with leading insurer partners and forged many new relationships. The BIBA conference is a great way for us to meet with specialist insurers and claims providers all under one roof to continually enhance our client offering. The event [...]

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Green Cards: Do I need one?

Uncertainty remains on whether the UK leaves the European Union (EU) without a Withdrawal Agreement (a ‘no-deal Brexit’). If this happens, UK motor insurance policyholders driving in the European Economic Area, Andorra, Serbia and Switzerland will need physical proof of motor insurance when they travel. This is commonly referred to as a Green Card. If [...]

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Modball Rally Insurance – are you correctly insured?

The Modball Rally is just around the corner starting 23 June. Teams are encouraged to check with their insurer if participation in the Modball rally is covered, and if not call our private client division on 020 8681 4994 to arrange specialist insurance cover. In our experience most insurers do not cover this rally so [...]

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The ‘convenience difference’ between standard and non-standard personal insurance

A motor insurance client was driving through the countryside on a Sunday evening in Surrey when their Mercedes-Benz was unfortunately struck by a deer that ran out in front of the vehicle. Fortunately the driver nor their passengers were injured but the animal caused significant damage to the car. Mr P rang their specialist high [...]

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Flooding advice for businesses

  Flooding is one of the most common and widespread natural source of damage to properties in the UK. The effect of a flood is devastating and distressing for a business. Flooding can cause serious damage Flooding can not only cause serious damage to property, contents, production and ability to trade, it may also impact [...]

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5 tips to ensure your jewellery is correctly insured during Diwali

Banks are no longer storing jewellery. In the house there are only so many places one can hide jewellery and thieves know the obvious places, typically under the bed and between the floor boards. Gold is highly desirable to criminals due to the speed that it can be exchanged for large sums of cash. Amit [...]

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Business Interruption: why is it so important?

History of Business Interruption Insurance Insurers and insurance brokers realised that just insuring the physical assets of a business was not enough to fully protect a business from significant losses or often financial ruin following an insured event such as fire, storm, lightning, or the myriad of other perils covered by insurance. The primary reason [...]

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Insurance Premium Tax increasing to 10%

At the last Budget announcement, former Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osbourne announced a 0.5% increase of Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) paid on premiums which are taxed at the standard rate. The rate therefore increases from 9.5% to 10% effective from 1 October 2016. So what does this mean for you? – All policies with [...]

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Raising standards key to reducing Health and Safety risk

On 1 February 2016 new sentencing guidelines came into force for health and safety, corporate manslaughter, food safety and hygiene offences. The new guidelines mark the most dramatic changes in health and safety enforcement since 1974, altering both the courts’ approach to sentencing and the penalties they will be asked to apply. The shift in [...]

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