Tag Archives: Motor fleet insurance


Improving your motor fleet
November 18, 2021

5 ways to improve your motor fleet and reduce premiums

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5 ways to improve your motor fleet and reduce premiums   Motor fleet is a large percentage of a company’s insurance spend. These 5 easy to follow tips could help you improve your motor fleet claims experience and reduce your premiums.   1. Motivate your drivers Motivating drivers to perform well can be a highly…

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July 29, 2021

The Role of Smartphones, Gamification and Rewards in a Business Driver Safety Programme

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The Role of Smartphones, Gamification and Rewards in a Business Driver Safety Programme If your employees drive for work, you know that keeping them safe on the road can be challenging. Increasing pressure to meet deadlines, driver distraction, and rising substance abuse use and stress levels are not helping. The pandemic’s emptier roads have even…

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Have you thought about your risk assessment
July 22, 2021

Care for other road users

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Care for other road users Our roads are becoming more and more congested but not just for road vehicles. The desire to remain fit and healthy during lockdown has seen more people regularly out walking, running and cycling. Yet with so many more people now getting around on foot, bikes and now also on e-scooters,…

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telematics
April 13, 2021

New smartphone driver safety apps for businesses

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The role of smartphones, gamification and rewards in a business driver safety programme   Due to the challenge of monitoring behaviour and engaging employees, driver safety has remained a blindspot for many companies – until now. Innovative smartphone-based solutions are giving health and safety leaders access to data-driven insights whilst enabling them to gamify and…

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September 23, 2020

Organised crime gang members sentenced for stolen vehicle export scam

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Six men have been sentenced to a total of 20 years for their part in supplying and exporting stolen vehicles to Northern Cyprus. The City of London Police, who led the investigation, identified in excess of 120 stolen vehicles linked to the organised crime group, with losses to industry of around £5 million.   The…

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September 9, 2020

Why app-based systems are essential for motor fleet policies

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Technological advances for motor fleet policies span far beyond telematics and driver assistance systems. New ways of connecting drivers to insurers directly allows for comprehensive gathering of data that can help claims. Cloud-based technologies, such as the Ascend Claims App, allows policy holders to upload pictures and files immediately so that insurers can access them.…

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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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February 13, 2019

Six ways thieves can break into a car and how to prevent it

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Fending off the techno-thieves THE DAYS of hotwiring cars are long gone. Today’s thieves use a variety of sophisticated techniques to gain access to cars and start the engine. The police, car makers and the insurance industry are playing catch-up as techniques evolve and adapt quickly to modern cars. These measures are having some effect…

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Commercial Insurance Awards 2019
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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August 17, 2018

Buying new vehicles on 1st September?

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Then consider GAP insurance if you do not want to owe the finance provider any shortfall on claim settlements. It is an exciting time of the year if you are purchasing new vehicles with the new registration plates available next month. So why not complement your new fleet with GAP Insurance? With 80% of vehicles…

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