Category: Risk Management


Winter Risk Management Guide
January 9, 2019

Winter Risk Management Guide

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We have put together information on common risks, from extreme weather damaging buildings and causing dangerous driving conditions, to keeping your staff safe. Plus, in each section there are links to more detailed information and risk assessment checklists, which you can tailor to your business. Plus, in each section there are links to more detailed…

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Commercial Insurance Awards 2019 Finalist
December 21, 2018

Commercial Insurance Awards 2019 Finalist

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Congratulations to the whole team at Ascend Broking Group for our recent achievements in the Commercial Insurance sector. We are shortlisted for SIX awards at the annual Commercial Insurance Awards 2019 hosted by CIR Magazine.   Categories: Broker of the Year Categories: Regional Broker of the Year Categories: Growth Business of the Year Categories: Initiative of the Year Categories: Claims Team of the Year Categories: Social…

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Legal News – three items of interest for the construction community
November 2, 2018

Legal News – three items of interest for the construction community

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Phoenixing – Construction bosses who phoenix firms could now face fines or bans Construction is one of the UK industries that suffers the most from ‘phoenixing’ – folding a firm to avoid debts then starting up a near identical business with a new name. Now directors who do this could face hefty fines or be…

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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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Get Your Fire Safety Sorted Before Bank Holiday Weekend
August 24, 2018

Get Your Fire Safety Sorted Before Bank Holiday Weekend

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Barbecued and smoked dishes have become all the rage with British consumers, whether they head to the upmarket barbecue-smokehouse eatery on the high street to enjoy them, or buy them direct from a meat and fish smokehouse. The craze for barbecued and smoked food started in the USA, but quickly spread to the UK, which…

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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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Vehicle thefts are on the increase –  What can you do?
April 3, 2018

Vehicle thefts are on the increase – What can you do?

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The number of vehicles being stolen has gone up 30%. In 2013, 66,000 were stolen, that number rose to 86,000 in 2017 and the value of those stolen has been rising. Unless these are recovered quickly – usually via a tracker of some kind, the recovery rate for stolen vehicles is stubbornly low. Evidence suggests…

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5 steps to an accident free Easter egg hunt
April 1, 2018

5 steps to an accident free Easter egg hunt

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Easter egg hunts can be a fantastic way to raise funds – the upfront costs are minimal, it is an enjoyable way of getting people involved in your cause and there are tasty prizes for everyone involved. It is a good opportunity for all members of the community, regardless of age, to come together and…

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Water damage – over 25% of all claims originated from this risk
February 18, 2018

Water damage – over 25% of all claims originated from this risk

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In 2016, escape of water contributed to over a quarter of all domestic property insurance claims, ranking above ‘weather’ and ‘fire and explosion’. Between January and September 2017, these claims totalled £483m – an increase on the previous year. However, it’s also an issue in the commercial space. The continuing rise in escape of water…

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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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