Category: Commercial


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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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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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 principal 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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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 and 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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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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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 that are often not available in the open market and our integrated IT system ensure that you can benefit from instant quotes and immediate cover. Motor fleet – Haulage Fleet Motor…

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May 3, 2022

What is Business Interruption

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What is Business Interruption? At the outset of your claim, it is essential that work is focused on establishing liability acceptance from your insurance company. A delay in getting liability accepted on a commercial loss can have dire consequences for any business’ future as cash flow can be impacted for several months. With Morgan Clark…

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May 3, 2022

What are your self-insurance options?

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What are your self-insurance options? Self-insurance is one way businesses can maintain some control over their own risks, while still being able to purchase protection at higher entry levels when needed, through an insurer – at rates much lower than those offered by traditional programmes.   What can self-insurance programmes cover? Almost any type of…

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April 27, 2022

How to get redundancy right

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How to get redundancy right Last month P&O Ferries found themselves in deep water after dismissing 800 of their employees without notice via a video message. Redundancy is a tricky issue to navigate, here’s how to make it as painless as possible for both employer and employee: Is redundancy appropriate? To follow a fair redundancy…

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April 26, 2022

Ascend Broking Newsletter Spring 2022

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Ascend Broking Covernotes Spring 2022 Explaining issues that affect your insurance In this issue Business Interruption Construction Delays Martyn’s Law Flooding Is it covered? DOWNLOAD COVERNOTES Business success typically relies on a business carrying out its planned activities uninterrupted. It can, therefore, be beneficial to have insurance to cover lost income, should an unexpected event prevent…

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