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Best Insurance LinkedIn Groups
July 10, 2018

Best Insurance LinkedIn Groups

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Social media in today’s world is all consuming, it’s simply everywhere, whether you’re on your desktop or mobile phone, it’s literally a click away. One of the most popular platforms, especially for professionals, is LinkedIn Here at Ascend we love to use LinkedIn not to only to stay in touch with our clients but to…

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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 present to members of the Willis Towers Watson Networks in Palma
June 9, 2018

Ascend present to members of the Willis Towers Watson Networks in Palma

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Ascend managing director, Matthew Collins shared his views of the market, the problems with consolidation and why independent brokers provide the best option to clients at the Willis Towers Watson Networks annual forum in Palma, Mallorca on Thursday. Sharing his career experience and observations of the market, Matthew presented to the 86 network members and…

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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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Download our underinsurance guide
May 24, 2018

Download our underinsurance guide

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Underinsurance is a frequently used term in insurance and often associated with ‘Average’ although the two should not be confused. The potential impact of underinsurance in the event of a claim should not be underestimated. The following statistics published by Barrett Corp Harrington for 2007/11 indicate the extent of the problem: • 85% of cases…

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Ascend Charity Skydive Team Raise £1,600
May 23, 2018

Ascend Charity Skydive Team Raise £1,600

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On Saturday 19th May Max Collins & James Kemsley completed a 13,000ft Skydive on behalf of local Charity CHESS Homesless. The event took place at Beccles Airfield, Suffolk at UK Parachuting with the team raising over £1,600 from donations. Thank you. Still time to donate  Watch Skydive Trailer CHESS is a small charity which has…

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Employment Law – 2018 information and facts & figures
April 25, 2018

Employment Law – 2018 information and facts & figures

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Working with Coates & Co, specialists in Employment Law, we have been able to provide you with a summary of useful Employment Law facts and figures that will apply from April 2018. This informative summary for 2018/19 gives details of: Employment compensation limits Statutory redundancy Maternity, paternity and sick pay entitlement The national minimum wage…

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Directors & Officers Insurance – do you know you could lose your ENTIRE wealth?
April 23, 2018

Directors & Officers Insurance – do you know you could lose your ENTIRE wealth?

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Many people mistakenly believe that as a director of a limited company, they have no personal liability in regard to their corporate actions and that is not limited just to directors, proceedings can be issued against people in almost any managerial or supervisory position. Could that be you? The truth is that while most corporate…

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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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Time to direct yourself to D&O insurance?
April 2, 2018

Time to direct yourself to D&O insurance?

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Heading up a company is not easy. Directors are governed by a plethora of laws and regulations threatening financial exposure and personal sanctions should any breach occur. It may not even be a result of your personal negligence. You may just have been unaware what others under you control and jurisdiction were doing. Many people…

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