Insurance Premium Tax will increase by 2% in June 2017
March 13, 2017

Insurance Premium Tax will increase by 2% in June 2017

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As reported in the Autumn Statement 2016, the IPT, a tax on general insurance premiums, will increase from 10 to 12% in June 2017. This increase means the IPT has doubled in fewer than two years, as it was 6% in October 2015. When this latest increase was announced, the Association of British Insurers called […]

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So why could motor and liability premiums increase?
March 7, 2017

So why could motor and liability premiums increase?

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Last week, Lord Chancellor Elizabeth Truss announced a new discount rate of -0.75% for personal injury awards from the current +2.50% with effect from 20th March 2017 (per annum). This will mean an increase in claims payments for any personal injury claims and will affect motor and liability policies with immediate effect. This is one […]

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Cyber Insurance and why it is a necessity
March 6, 2017

Cyber Insurance and why it is a necessity

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Every business owner knows that you need to have insurance against fire even though the chances of your premises burning down in a given year are very low. But many business owners operate without cyber insurance although up  to 76% of businesses are hacked every year with the average claims cost of £100,000. It is […]

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Can You Afford Not To Talk To Us?
February 14, 2017

Can You Afford Not To Talk To Us?

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We are commercial fleet insurance experts with a reputation for providing the best terms available – please contact us today for a FREE quotation Whether you run a few vehicles or manage a larger fleet, they are critical for the success of your business. We can help you protect them but give you a competitive edge at the same […]

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Risk Based Inspections – The Essential Skill You Need
February 6, 2017

Risk Based Inspections – The Essential Skill You Need

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The essential team members and skills you need to implement risk based inspection RBI The right team members and skills are the foundation of any successful RBI process and we hope this eBook will provide you with useful pointers as to what you should look for. To find out more about how we can help […]

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Does Your Organisation Want To Improve Profitability?
February 2, 2017

Does Your Organisation Want To Improve Profitability?

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We specialise in helping business improve profitability.

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Key Facts – High Net Worth Personal Insurance
January 26, 2017

Key Facts – High Net Worth Personal Insurance

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KEY FACTS – High Net Worth Household Insurance                                                  1. 50% of homes are underinsured Avoid this through our appraisal service/full cost damage & rebuild 2. Automatic agreed value approach From day one all possessions are covered on an agreed value without quibble—this includes motor vehicles and not the market value at time of loss. 3. All […]

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Protect yourself from unpleasant surprises at time of loss
January 26, 2017

Protect yourself from unpleasant surprises at time of loss

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A standard household or family fleet product may look appropriate from the outside but in most cases they are just not suitable for the busy lifestyle of a high net worth individual. These policies generally are not underwritten to include things like:- full cost of property damage & rebuild worldwide contents cover including accidental damage […]

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Local Football Team Sponsorship – Broomfield FC
January 5, 2017

Local Football Team Sponsorship – Broomfield FC

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Ascend are delighted to sponsor the U10 team. For the 2016/17 season. After a devastating fire at the Broomfield Football Club two years ago which has meant that the club have had no clubhouse or facilities, last month the new clubhouse at last was opened. Broomfield Football Club was established in 1905 and runs teams […]

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