Category: Fleet


New rules to make transport as sustainable as possible
September 10, 2018

New rules to make transport as sustainable as possible

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New biofuel targets were introduced in April that aim to double renewable fuel use in the UK transport sector within 15 years. By changing the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO), owners of transport fuel who supply at least 450,000 litres a year will have to make sure their mix is at least 12.4% biofuel by…

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Covernotes 2018 Summer Newsletter
August 31, 2018

Covernotes 2018 Summer Newsletter

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Summer 2018 Covernotes Newsletter Please download our 2018 summer newsletter In these covernotes we include: The insurance implications of Britain becoming a nation of fly-tippers Helping to make the Claims experience less painful Data keeping drivers safe on the road by getting to know their good and bad habits Leave no stone unturned with Silicosis…

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Buying new vehicles on 1st September?
August 17, 2018

Buying new vehicles on 1st September?

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Then consider GAP insurance if you do not want to owe the finance provider any shortfall on claim settlements. It is an exciting time of the year if you are purchasing new vehicles with the new registration plates available next month. So why not complement your new fleet with GAP Insurance? With 80% of vehicles…

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Messi has insured his legs for £750m
June 21, 2018

Messi has insured his legs for £750m

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Did you know that Lionel Messi insured his legs for €750 million? The world cup is now in full swing and while the first round of games has already amazed and entertained the masses it was a little fact we found out before Argentina’s 1-1 draw with Iceland that stunned us. The Argentina captain reportedly…

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Ascend 24/7 – Our revolutionary client app video
May 24, 2018

Ascend 24/7 – Our revolutionary client app video

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Access your policy documents 24/7 Changing the way you manage your insurance programme We like to do things a bit differently at Ascend and are delighted to advise of the launch of Ascend 24/7 an online client portal and app that allows all our customers to access our back office system. Whether you are looking to change…

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How would losing your driving licence affect your life?
March 20, 2018

How would losing your driving licence affect your life?

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Losing your driving licence can have dramatic implications to your professional and personal life – that is why you should consider our Loss of Licence Defence insurance product that will pay for a specialist solicitor and legal fees when defending or challenging a motoring conviction. This policy is ideal for anyone that: ❖ Drives for…

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Guide for employees driving in the snow
March 18, 2018

Guide for employees driving in the snow

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What simple steps can you take to keep your business, employees and the public safe during severe snow? Download Employee Driving Tips • Steps should be taken to make sure that water pipes don’t freeze – especially outdoor pipes. If any external pipes aren’t used in the winter, their water supply should be switched off…

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Business Description – A Cautionary Tale
February 12, 2018

Business Description – A Cautionary Tale

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Does your business description on your policy documentation fully describe all your business activities? We often discover inaccurate or incorrect descriptions which could make a policy void in the event of a claim, we explain more ….. A man is working on a building site somewhere in Essex. A trained operator, he is digging a hole…

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Hauliers Liability – The importance of arranging the correct cover for your business
January 29, 2018

Hauliers Liability – The importance of arranging the correct cover for your business

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Simon Horton, Transportation Director at Ascend Broking takes a look at a hauliers responsibility for customers goods whilst they are in your care, custody or control. Hauliers are liable for loss or damage to goods at Common Law unless you operate under conditions of carriage or unless a statute applies. To carry under common law…

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Two new motor fleet insurers enter the UK market
January 23, 2018

Two new motor fleet insurers enter the UK market

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Following the withdrawal of a number of motor fleet insurers in 2016/17, January has seen two new entrants utilising a select distribution network, one exclusively providing terms only with the use of forward thinking technology. We provide a brief overview as to how a different approach to the way you purchase motor fleet insurance can…

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