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What are the effects of moving goods in the EU post-Brexit
February 18, 2021

What are the effects of moving goods in the EU post-Brexit

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What are the effects of moving goods in the EU post-Brexit?   Following the UK leaving the EU, all trade with the EU is going to be different. A last-minute deal has helped with certain areas of trading, but what should you look out for when moving goods in the EU?   Tariffs The new…

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Crashing into parked cars is the most common road accident during lockdown
June 10, 2020

Crashing into parked cars is the most common road accident during lockdown

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29% of insurance claims during lockdown have involved someone hitting an unattended vehicle. Insurance companies have said that this has increased 19% since the 23rd of March, when lockdown was introduced. A number of factors may have caused this. One being that there have been more parked cars due to people staying at home and…

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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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Do you have HGV’s that go into London?
November 23, 2019

Do you have HGV’s that go into London?

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New rules regarding safety permits for vehicles over 12 tonne come into force in October 2020. London has the highest number of cyclist v HGV accidents in the country, nearly twice the national average. From October 2020 all vehicles (other than exemptions) over 12 tonne will need a safety permit to operate in London. Firstly,…

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Commercial Insurance Awards 2019 Finalist
December 21, 2018

Commercial Insurance Awards 2019 Finalist

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Congratulations to the whole team at Ascend Broking Group for our recent achievements in the Commercial Insurance sector. We are shortlisted for SIX awards at the annual Commercial Insurance Awards 2019 hosted by CIR Magazine.   Categories: Broker of the Year Categories: Regional Broker of the Year Categories: Growth Business of the Year Categories: Initiative of the Year Categories: Claims Team of the Year Categories: Social…

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New rules to make transport as sustainable as possible
September 10, 2018

New rules to make transport as sustainable as possible

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New biofuel targets were introduced in April that aim to double renewable fuel use in the UK transport sector within 15 years. By changing the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO), owners of transport fuel who supply at least 450,000 litres a year will have to make sure their mix is at least 12.4% biofuel by…

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How would losing your driving licence affect your life?
March 20, 2018

How would losing your driving licence affect your life?

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Losing your driving licence can have dramatic implications to your professional and personal life – that is why you should consider our Loss of Licence Defence insurance product that will pay for a specialist solicitor and legal fees when defending or challenging a motoring conviction. This policy is ideal for anyone that: ❖ Drives for…

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Hauliers Liability – The importance of arranging the correct cover for your business
January 29, 2018

Hauliers Liability – The importance of arranging the correct cover for your business

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Simon Horton, Transportation Director at Ascend Broking takes a look at a hauliers responsibility for customers goods whilst they are in your care, custody or control. Hauliers are liable for loss or damage to goods at Common Law unless you operate under conditions of carriage or unless a statute applies. To carry under common law…

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Two new motor fleet insurers enter the UK market
January 23, 2018

Two new motor fleet insurers enter the UK market

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Following the withdrawal of a number of motor fleet insurers in 2016/17, January has seen two new entrants utilising a select distribution network, one exclusively providing terms only with the use of forward thinking technology. We provide a brief overview as to how a different approach to the way you purchase motor fleet insurance can…

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Business Interruption – Indemnity Periods
January 19, 2018

Business Interruption – Indemnity Periods

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Business interruption provides cover for the loss of profit or loss of revenue following damage or disruption to business premises. This can also include the supply chain that prevents a business from trading normally or prevents trading altogether. Matt Price Broking Director at Ascend Broking Group explains why it is important to understand what an…

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