Tag Archives: Charity insurance


Recognising and responding to abuse
October 26, 2021

Recognising and responding to abuse

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Recognising and responding to abuse It can be extremely difficult for children, young people and vulnerable adults to speak out about abuse. Often the fear of negative consequences from speaking to anyone outweighs the safety it could bring. Some may delay telling someone about abuse for a long time, while others never tell anyone, even…

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Are you covering your volunteers correctly?
October 6, 2021

Are you covering your volunteers correctly?

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Are you covering your volunteers correctly? Volunteers are the life and blood of many charitable organisations, but are you looking after them as you should be – and could you be leaving your charity exposed by not doing so? Under the Employer’s Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969, all employers are required by law to insure…

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Ascend are proud to announce our new charity of the year: Kids Inspire
August 5, 2021

Ascend are proud to announce our new charity of the year: Kids Inspire

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Ascend are proud to announce our new charity of the year: Kids Inspire We are delighted to announce that Kids Inspire (registered charity number 1129513) will be our Charity of the Year for the remainder of 2021, and 2022. Ascend will be raising money in aid of Kids Inspire through various fundraising efforts, from taking…

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Why charities need cyber insurance, regardless of size
July 29, 2021

Why charities need cyber insurance, regardless of size

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Why charities need cyber insurance, regardless of their size With all the challenges and changes Covid-19 is bringing, we have seen a sudden and near-total shift to remote working (and now a more measured transition to blended working), and many charities have had to re-examine their existing cyber security practices. In the past year, 20% of charities…

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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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Do you know why public liability is so important for your charity?
March 10, 2021

Do you know why public liability is so important for your charity?

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The importance of public liability for your charity Public liability insurance is an important insurance cover requirement for all companies, so what is it and why do you need it? As an advice-based insurance broker, we thought we would share our knowledge with you on public liability insurance:   Public liability insurance explained: Public liability insurance is… Read more
How could underinsurance affect your charity?
March 4, 2021

How could underinsurance affect your charity?

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Could your charity be underinsured?   The pandemic and the resultant hit to the economy has forced businesses to look at every cost to make savings and insurance is no exception. A major worry is that vital protection could be sacrificed for relatively small premium savings, making businesses more exposed. Recent research undertaken by Aviva… Read more
Business interruption for charities
January 13, 2021

Business interruption for charities

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Have you considered the potential impact to your charity should disaster strike? Have you considered a fire, flood, or an opportunistic hacker? If not, it might be time you did! Let us take a look at what’s covered under business interruption.   What is business interruption insurance? Business interruption insurance provides cover for losses following… Read more
Review your charity’s insurance policy
January 6, 2021

Review your charity’s insurance policy

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Kick off the New Year making sure your charity is sufficiently covered As the New Year begins, it’s time to make sure your charity is ready for the year ahead. Carrying out an annual charity cover review to ensure that your insurance policies are adequate, suitable and represent value for money, is a clear demonstration… Read more
Assessing risks when emerging from lockdown
November 25, 2020

Assessing risks when emerging from lockdown

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Assessing risks as your charity prepares for the end of England's national lockdown As the end of our second national lockdown comes to an end, it’s important to look at how your organisation assesses its risks. The Health and Safety at work Act 1974 made it necessary for every organisation to think about how they… Read more