Category: Professions


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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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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Ascend launch new forest initiative
July 23, 2021

Ascend launch new forest initiative

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Aim to plant 10,000 trees As part of our commitment to the environment we have launched our Ascend Forest initiative. We have been working closely with MoreTrees to help stop deforestation and help the world’s climate change. Our goal is to be part of the initiative to plant 1 billion trees. On behalf of our…

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Employers Liability claims in relation to COVID-19
July 13, 2021

Employers Liability claims in relation to COVID-19

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As restrictions ease over the coming months businesses should be aware of potential Employers Liability claims in relation to COVID-19. This useful guide for employers includes preventative measures businesses can take to help manage these types of claims. Working from home It was supposed to be temporary, then it became less temporary, now many businesses…

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Testing & Vaccination Challenges
April 20, 2021

Testing & Vaccination Challenges

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If you’re considering COVID-19 testing in your workplace, whether for employees, visitors or contractors, it’s important you are aware of the possible potential implications for your liability insurance covers.   Similarly, if you’re considering or are approached by a relevant authority about your premises/site being used as a testing facility (whether asymptomatic or symptomatic) or…

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A changing Professional Indemnity market needn’t mean problems
September 30, 2020

A changing Professional Indemnity market needn’t mean problems

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Many contractors are now asking their subcontractors to have Professional Indemnity insurance in place to secure contracts. But what is it and what do you need to consider?   Professional Indemnity (PI) insurance provides:   1. Source cover from a reliable, long-term insurer – with the PI market open to transitioning from a soft market…

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The recent COVID -19 High Court ruling
September 22, 2020

The recent COVID -19 High Court ruling

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The recent COVID -19 High Court ruling   This provides some clarity for customers’ business interruption claims caused by COVID-19 pandemic.   The Background Following interruption to businesses due to the pandemic, insurers were showing inconsistency in dealing with claims. Many business interruption covers only provided property damage cover. However, some policies had infectious disease…

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Ascend launch new style credit insurance
July 8, 2020

Ascend launch new style credit insurance

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Ascend Broking Group have launched a revolutionary new credit insurance facility on a per-invoice basis from just £5.60* per policy, making it much more affordable and than traditional credit insurance. Credit insurance allows your business to grow by offering credit terms to new buyers, knowing that you’re protected if things don’t go to plan. It…

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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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31st January 2020 – Is your business Brexit ready?
January 20, 2020

31st January 2020 – Is your business Brexit ready?

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It is not long now to prepare for Brexit with the 31st January 2020 on the horizon. Our guide has been written with support from The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS). Brexit impact on business: which industries will be affected? For many businesses, there won’t be much to do. Staying on top…

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