Tag Archives: Charity insurance

April 1, 2022

Our Why…

Our Why This year, we want to support another local charity that focuses on children and families in the local community. Having read what Kids Inspire are doing, we jumped at the chance to make them our charity of the year! Three of our team have decided to take up the challenge to cycle from… Read more
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October 26, 2021

Recognising and responding to abuse


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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October 6, 2021

Are you covering your volunteers correctly?


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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August 5, 2021

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


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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July 29, 2021

Why charities need cyber insurance, regardless of size


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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July 23, 2021

Ascend launch new forest initiative


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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March 10, 2021

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

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
March 4, 2021

How could underinsurance affect your charity?

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
January 13, 2021

Business interruption for charities

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
January 6, 2021

Review your charity’s insurance policy

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