Category: Construction


Achieving profitable growth through long-term partnerships
September 16, 2021

Achieving profitable growth through long-term partnerships

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Achieving profitable growth through long-term partnerships Over the past three years, Regions MD, Lee Mooney and, Sales & Distribution Director, Alex Hardy, have overseen a relationship model which has provided a strong partnership for brokers and exceptional growth balanced on sustainable profit. This success has been based upon doing things differently, building long-term partnerships and…

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Courier Van Insurance
September 14, 2021

Courier Van Insurance

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Everything you need to know about courier insurance and becoming a self-employed courier driver   DOES MY BUSINESS NEED COURIER INSURANCE? If your business involves transporting other people’s goods for hire and reward then it’s a necessity that you’re covered by courier insurance. Remember, if you’re transporting your own goods for delivery then you will…

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Assessing health & safety risks – Covid-19 guide
September 10, 2021

Assessing health & safety risks – Covid-19 guide

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Assessing health & safety risks – Covid-19 guide When changing operations and ways of working, a key part of the decision-making process involves the assessment and management of risks. During this unprecedented time, it is crucial to carry out suitable and sufficient risk assessments. Organisations must do all they can to keep up with the rapidly…

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Shareholder Protection
August 28, 2021

Shareholder Protection

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Shareholder Protection Keep your business functioning if the worst happens     One of the most serious events a business can suffer is the loss of a shareholder. Most businesses depend on their shareholders for leadership and direction – and the equity they provide.     On the death of any shareholder, the Articles of Association or…

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What effect is Covid having on the hard market?
August 26, 2021

What effect is Covid having on the hard market?

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What effect is Covid having on the hard market? It is well established that the insurance market is in a period of hardening. Experts within the industry have been analysing the forces at play and the phrase ‘perfect storm’ has been used to signify what is a uniquely challenging set of pressures affecting the market.  …

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Key Person Cover
August 24, 2021

Key Person Cover

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Key Person Cover Protect your biggest asset – your staff.    Are there people within your business who are key to driving its profits, performance, technology and new sales? Is this person you? Every successful business relies on a team of key employees to enable it to thrive. This means that the loss of one…

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Private Jet concierge service exclusively for Ascend Executive customers
August 23, 2021

Private Jet concierge service exclusively for Ascend Executive customers

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Travel in style with us! Ascend Broking are proud to be introducing our Private Jet concierge service exclusively for Ascend Executive customers. Quality and attention to detail you deserve for every step of your journey. Private jet charter is a great way for our clients to travel, and you’ll have access to a private concierge service…

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Insurers have paid £968m in interim and final BI claims payments so far
August 17, 2021

Insurers have paid £968m in interim and final BI claims payments so far

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The FCA calculates that 26,238 policyholders out of 41,666 who have had BI claims linked to the test case action accepted have received at least an interim payment so far!   https://www.insurancetimes.co.uk/news/insurers-have-paid-968m-in-interim-and-final-bi-claims-payments-so-far/1438504.article   Although you may or may not have received a settlement for your Business Interruption Covid claim, are you now happy in the…

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Summer Newsletter 2021
August 13, 2021

Summer Newsletter 2021

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Welcome to our summer newsletter 2021!   The Insurance Market   While the rollout of a Covid-19 vaccine and the slow return to normality in 2021 has buoyed society & the market, there will still be challenges as the economy recovers from the deepest recession in modern history.     In the insurance sector, many…

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D&O insurance explained
August 6, 2021

D&O insurance explained

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D&O insurance explained 5 key insurance issues Increased corporate governance means more D&O exposures D&O insurance covers claims resulting from managerial decisions that have adverse consequences D&O insurance is a complex cover requiring attention to what is and isn’t covered Common risk scenarios include failure to comply with regulation or laws, reporting errors or misrepresentation.…

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