Category: Charity Support


April 1, 2022

Our Why…

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Our Why This year, we want to support another local charity that focuses on children and families in the local community. Having read what Kids Inspire are doing, we jumped at the chance to make them our charity of the year! Three of our team have decided to take up the challenge to cycle from… Read more
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January 20, 2022

What is a virtual fleet manager, and why do you need one?

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What is a virtual fleet manager, and why do you need one? A virtual fleet manager is an invaluable asset for business owners who rely on a large number of vehicles to conduct their operations. By using a fleet manager, business owners can improve their efficiency and optimise their resources. In this blog post, we…

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December 16, 2021

Multifactor Authentication (MFA)

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What is a Multifactor Authentication (MFA)? What is MFA? Multifactor Authentication (MFA) is the use of two or more authentication factors. MFA is successfully enabled when at least two of these categories of identification are required in order to successfully verify a user’s identity prior to granting access.   1. Something you know: A password…

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December 16, 2021

Multi-Factor Authentication Special Edition 2021

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Multi-Factor Authentication Special Edition 2021 Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) requires the user to provide two or more methods to verify their identity in order to access a resource. Instead of just asking for a username and password, MFA requires one or more additional verification factors, which decreases the likelihood of a successful cyber-attack.   Solely having…

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September 1, 2021

Ascend Executive Newsletter Summer 2021

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Ascend Executive Newsletter Summer 2021   As we reach the end of another unusual summer in the UK, the things we hold dear to us are perhaps even more important and protecting wealth and assets remains a priority both for you and for us. We know that a life less ordinary demands insurance of an entirely different calibre and, when…

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August 5, 2021

Ascend are proud to announce our new charity of the year: Kids Inspire

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Ascend are proud to announce our new charity of the year: Kids Inspire We are delighted to announce that Kids Inspire (registered charity number 1129513) will be our Charity of the Year for the remainder of 2021, and 2022. Ascend will be raising money in aid of Kids Inspire through various fundraising efforts, from taking…

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July 29, 2021

Why charities need cyber insurance, regardless of size

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Why charities need cyber insurance, regardless of their size With all the challenges and changes Covid-19 is bringing, we have seen a sudden and near-total shift to remote working (and now a more measured transition to blended working), and many charities have had to re-examine their existing cyber security practices. In the past year, 20% of charities…

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July 23, 2021

Ascend launch new forest initiative

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Aim to plant 10,000 trees As part of our commitment to the environment we have launched our Ascend Forest initiative. We have been working closely with #Time4Trees. Time4Trees is a new company established by land restoration specialists Land Logical and M&M Environmental. Land Logical’s core business is restoring damaged land, such as landfills and other…

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November 10, 2020

Putting your staff and volunteers first during lockdown

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How to keep in touch, communicate and put your employees and volunteers at the forefront during lockdown. As we come to the end of the first week of our national lockdown, it can be easy to focus on how your charity is doing, how many beneficiaries are being reached, how sales are going, how to…

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November 4, 2020

Why charities need cyber insurance, regardless of size

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Why charities need cyber insurance, regardless of their size With all the challenges and changes that Covid-19 is bringing we saw a sudden and near-total shift to remote working (and now a more measured transition to blended working) many charities have had to re-examine their existing cyber security practices.   In the past year 20% of charities…

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