Category: Liability


Subcontractors – The difference between LOSC and BFSC
June 3, 2020

Subcontractors – The difference between LOSC and BFSC

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The insurance definition of BFSC & LOSC is different to the HMRC definition. Ensure you have the correct procedures in place to ensure your insurance policies respond in your time of need. Whilst it is difficult to provide an accurate definition (as the law does not provide one), it is important try to correctly determine…

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Managing Your Exposures – Sport & Leisure Industry
May 22, 2020

Managing Your Exposures – Sport & Leisure Industry

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Managing Your Exposures – Sport & Leisure Industry Some risks are common to all in the sector property and casualty exposures for risks such as fire, flood or slips & trips – liability. Also, Business Interruption is a big consideration for those with a reliance on a specific location – for example a Hotel or…

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GAP Insurance is still important
May 18, 2020

GAP Insurance is still important

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Gap Insurance is still important A third of drivers say having access to a car is more important than ever following the Coronavirus outbreak. A third of drivers say they’re more reliant than ever on having access to a car. The research from the RAC underscores the increasing reliance many drivers have on their cars…

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UK bosses could face a wave of Coronavirus-related claims
April 28, 2020

UK bosses could face a wave of Coronavirus-related claims

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UK bosses could face a wave of coronavirus – related Directors & Officers claims Administrators, managers, and directors of any company, regardless of its size or activities, shoulder significant responsibilities in relation to the way they conduct themselves and justify the trust placed in them. This may result in claims against them for actual and…

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Ascend & Hiscox launch free Leakbot system
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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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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Some Key Benefits of using an Independent Broker
September 22, 2019

Some Key Benefits of using an Independent Broker

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1. A logical option One of the gripes people find with insurance bought online is that it doesn’t actually cover you the way you want it to. When you get a quote online, think about the information you provide. Does it encapsulate your requirements? How can a quote be provided in such little information? An…

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Ascend begin fundraising for The Belsteads RDA
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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Ascend move open new office
April 1, 2019

Ascend move open new office

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We recently moved into our new office located within the heart of the Chelmsford Business Park in Chelmsford. Located at 21 Springfield Lyons Approach, Chelmsford Business Park, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 5LB the new office features meeting rooms, open trading floor and a meeting area. We look forward to welcoming you for a coffee at our…

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Winter Risk Management Guide
January 9, 2019

Winter Risk Management Guide

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We have put together information on common risks, from extreme weather damaging buildings and causing dangerous driving conditions, to keeping your staff safe. Plus, in each section there are links to more detailed information and risk assessment checklists, which you can tailor to your business. Plus, in each section there are links to more detailed…

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