Category: Executive Personal Lines


High Net Worth, Executive Personal Lines, Ascend Executive
May 3, 2022

The 8 most unusual insurance requests made by high net worth customers

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The 8 most unusual insurance requests made by high net worth customers A household name insurer looking back over the last ten years, Aviva has listed its strangest claims and requests for insurance cover from its high net worth customers, including an ornamental Ferrari, a 72 foot dinosaur and a pesky badger! Aviva has been…

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Jewellery underinsurance
March 22, 2022

Is my jewellery underinsured?

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Is my jewellery underinsured? The demand for expensive jewellery such as watches and rings are increasing at a great rate. In some cases, supply can’t keep up, causing prices to rise. In the last 10 years some jewellery has seen a higher increase in value than gold. Could this affect your insurances? With the rises…

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February 7, 2020

Ascend & Hiscox launch free Leakbot system

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In conjunction with Hiscox Insurance company we have launched a new incentive for all existing customers with a Hiscox home policy with Ascend. All existing policyholders can claim a free LeakBot (RRP £149) and start protecting your home against the damages caused by hidden water leaks today The average cost of claims for water damage…

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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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windstorm, storm, weather
January 13, 2020

Windstorm protection – loss prevention guide

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High winds and heavy rain can cause damage to properties, and flying debris poses a risk to your buildings, vehicles and any people caught out in the storm. Building maintenance carried out by skilled, competent people is the best line of defence against extreme weather. It helps prevent the elements penetrating walls and roofs to cause further damage to stock…

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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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Essex Magazine
November 23, 2019

Recent Essex Magazine Article November 2019

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We recently featured in the Essex Magazine following the launch of our high net worth & wealth management service – Ascend Executive. Essex insurance broker Ascend Broking goes from strength to strength      

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listed building insurance
November 17, 2019

Listed buildings require a specialist

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Listed buildings are beautiful, unique and, quite often, works of art. Owning one is not only something quite special, but means you have an obligation to maintain and protect it beyond that of a regular home. Indeed, the consequences of knowingly under-insuring a Grade I listed building could result in legal action and you’ll find…

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September 5, 2019

The Broker Innovation of the Year Awards 2019 – Winner

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The Broker Innovation Awards – Start-up Broker of the Year 2019 WINNER We are delighted to have been crowned Start-up business of the year 2019 at The Broker Innovation Award 2019 held at Leonardo Royal Hotel, Tower Bridge in London. We also were finalists in another 3 categories including: • Commercial Broker of the Year…

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July 23, 2019

Ascend begin fundraising for The Belsteads RDA

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Ascend are delighted to support The Belsteads RDA, a local charity based in Chelmsford providing disabled children in the local community the opportunity to learn to ride and interact with horses. The Belsteads School is situated within 11 acres of paddocks and links directly to a 150-acre nature reserve. The curriculum will take advantage of…

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