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5 mega trends to watch in 2022
July 1, 2022

5 mega trends to watch in 2022

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5 mega trends to watch in 2022 Global economic developments and insolvency exposures 2021 proved to be volatile for businesses and their officers, pummeled by a ‘perfect storm’ of exposures: from the economic downturn to a global pandemic to unstable political developments and an unprecedented warning of insolvencies to come. Markets are expected to remain…

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Ascend nominated for 4 awards at the UK Broker Awards 2022!
June 27, 2022

Ascend nominated for 4 awards at the UK Broker Awards 2022!

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Ascend nominated for 4 awards at the UK Broker Awards 2022! The UK Broker Awards seeks to reward companies, employees and teams that truly understand their customers and the market. Ascend Broking has been shortlisted for: Commercial Lines Broker of the Year Digital Broker Award ESG Broker Champion – Sustainability Customer Service Award    …

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D&O insurance structure
June 1, 2022

D&O insurance structure

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What is the structure of D&O insurance? The structure of a D&O insurance policy depends on which of three insuring agreements are purchased (ABC policies are generally chosen, as these are standard form policies for publicly listed companies. For private or non-profit companies, only AB policies would be used) [see table]. Directors and officers are…

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The UK Health & Protection Awards 2022
May 23, 2022

The UK Health & Protection Awards 2022

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The UK Health & Protection Awards 2022 – SMP Healthcare for Best Small Protection Advice Firm Wednesday 12 October 2022, London Hilton on Park Lane The UK Health & Protection Awards is the eminent celebration of excellence in professional standards and innovation shown by intermediaries and providers to individuals and corporate customers across the disciplines…

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BIBA Manchester
May 12, 2022

BIBA Manchester

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Ascend attend the British Insurance Brokers’ Association The British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) is the UK’s leading general insurance intermediary organisation representing the interests of insurance brokers, intermediaries and their customers. BIBA membership includes around 1800 regulated firms, employing more than 100,000 staff. General insurance brokers contribute 1% of GDP to the UK economy; they…

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Ascend Free Security Survey – find out more
May 9, 2022

Ascend Free Security Survey – find out more

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Did you know? • 36% of all burglaries are crimes of opportunity, with burglars letting themselves in through unlocked doors or windows. • You are ten times more likely to be burgled if you don’t have basic security. Even something as simple as putting strong locks on your doors and windows will keep your house…

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Employment Practice Liability cover – what is it?
May 9, 2022

Employment Practice Liability cover – what is it?

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Employment Practice Liability cover – what is it? The Cause British law works on the principle that someone accused of wrongdoing is innocent until proven guilty.  In the workplace this means that when handling a disciplinary issue with a member of staff the employer must follow due process, investigate the allegation and be sure that…

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Engineering contractors
May 9, 2022

Engineering contractors

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Engineering contractors Engineering plays a hugely important part of the UK economy, accounting for more than a quarter of the UK’s total GDP with nearly 50,000 contractors working in the sector. The vast majority of engineering contractors are experienced professionals and rarely make mistakes – but understanding the risks involved with each project is important…

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What to do after a break in
May 9, 2022

What to do after a break in

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What to do after a burglary If you’ve been through the unsettling experience of a burglary, you’re certainly not alone. According to security experts IFSEC Global, there is an attempted burglary every 45 seconds in the UK; every 76 seconds there’s a successful one. The idea an intruder has entered your house can come as…

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Motor Fleet – 8 tips to keep your insurance cost down
May 3, 2022

Motor Fleet – 8 tips to keep your insurance cost down

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Motor Fleet – 8 tips to keep your insurance cost down Our specialist transportation division is able to provide our clients with exclusive discounts often not available in the open market and our integrated IT system ensures you benefit from instant quotes and immediate cover. Motor fleet – Haulage Fleet Motor Fleet – Courier Fleet…

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