Category: Cyber


Cost of motor cover at four year low
August 5, 2020

Cost of motor cover at four year low

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In the second quarter of 2020, the cost of motor cover was at its lowest in four years. This fall reflects the impact that coronavirus has had on the UK with motorists taking far fewer car journeys. The price of cover is down 3% from the first quarter of 2020. Motorists have clearly been benefitting…

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Covid-19 has caused a surge in cyber crime
July 29, 2020

Covid-19 has caused a surge in cyber crime

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With offices re-opening with eased lockdown restrictions, many are fearing that difficulties may arise in stopping cyber crime while part of the workforce remains at home. With over 75% of companies saying that a large proportion of their employees will remain working from home, remote-working issues will remain for some time. A top worry for…

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Cyber weaponisation of Covid-19
July 22, 2020

Cyber weaponisation of Covid-19

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Cyber criminals have jumped on the lack of cyber protection that many businesses have in order to steal valuable information and scam many small and large businesses. One particular attack came against EasyJet, showing that not only small businesses are vulnerable to attack. The Covid-19 pandemic is being used by cyber criminals for financial, political…

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Reducing Motor Fleet Cover
May 14, 2020

Reducing Motor Fleet Cover

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Reducing motor fleet cover The current uncertainty in the haulage industry is causing people to think about their current fleet numbers. With a potential downturn in business, drivers self‐isolating, or just a reduction in volumes, it’s best to know your options so you can make the best decision. Own vehicles – You can lay them…

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Understanding bodily injury in eHealth
May 6, 2020

Understanding bodily injury in eHealth

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Understanding bodily injury in eHealth Technology is fundamentally changing the way healthcare is delivered, monitored, and addressed. And telemedicine – or the remote delivery of healthcare services – is one of the fastest-growing and most obvious examples of this shift. While the use of technology can deliver great benefits to patients, it also creates new…

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COVID-19: Turning to telemedicine
May 4, 2020

COVID-19: Turning to telemedicine

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COVID-19: Turning to telemedicine The use of telemedicine has been steadily on the rise for years, with companies around the world helping patients remotely. Since the arrival of COVID-19, major measures like social distancing have been implemented to fight the pandemic and this has seen an acceleration in the use of telemedicine. Regulation The World…

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£10 million in losses due to COVID-19 cyber scams
April 24, 2020

£10 million in losses due to COVID-19 cyber scams

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£10 million in losses due to COVID cyber scams The COVID-19 pandemic surging around the world has evolved into a full-blown scam epidemic since fraudsters have started exploiting coronavirus fears. Scams have included an impersonation of local and international health authorities such as the World Health Organization, as well as creating bogus online shops selling non-existent face…

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The growing threat of a cyber attack
January 20, 2020

The growing threat of a cyber attack

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As we become increasingly reliant on technology, the potential impact of cyber-related incidents continues to grow. Yet the cyber insurance market is relatively new in comparison to other lines of cover. So, what do we mean when we talk about cyber risk & what do you need to do to protect your business against this…

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Is cyber insurance right for my business?  
January 15, 2020

Is cyber insurance right for my business?  

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Have you considered cyber insurance for your business? Cyber insurance is finding its way onto the agendas of businesses everywhere, but it’s still a relatively misunderstood class of insurance. Because of this, many companies find themselves confused about how cyber insurance actually works and are skeptical about whether it makes sense for their business to…

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Insurance Times Awards Double Win
November 30, 2019

Insurance Times Awards Double Win

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Ascend crowned gold winner in Customer Champion of the Year 2019 and bronze in Independent Broker of the Year The Insurance Times awards are often referred to as the Oscars for the general insurance industry and this year the ceremony took place at the spectacular Grosvenor House Hotel in London’s West End on 22nd November…

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