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Andrew Jenkins
The Rise of the Dash Cam: Speeding up the Claims Process and Helping to Thwart Fraudulent Claims
Posted on Wednesday 5th April, 2017 by Andrew Jenkins

Operations Director, Andrew Jenkins, discusses how dash cams are steadily becoming a popular way to protect vehicles from theft or damage and how footage from them is increasingly being used to help make a stronger insurance claim after an accident and to settle potential disputes. As the number of vehicles…

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Bryan Banbury
Cutting Edge Cover for East Midlands Franchise
Posted on Sunday 26th February, 2017 by Bryan Banbury

Managing Director, Bryan Banbury, discusses the importance of proactive and innovative cover for specialist sectors and takes a look at one of its longest standing clients, East Midlands hairdressing franchise, KH Hair. Mutual respect and trust are the foundations of the way we work. Our clients respect our ability to…

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Bryan Banbury
Russell Scanlan Minds the GAP
Posted on Sunday 12th February, 2017 by Bryan Banbury

Managing Director, Bryan Banbury, discusses the benefits of purchasing Guaranteed Asset Protection (GAP) insurance through a specialist broker, rather than directly from a car dealership. Car buyers are in danger of paying over the odds for GAP insurance if their car is stolen or damaged, due to high premiums quoted…

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Bryan Banbury
Top tips on how to react if your insurance company experiences financial difficulties
Posted on Monday 23rd January, 2017 by Bryan Banbury

What to do if you hear your insurance company is struggling financially The tangible benefits of using an insurance broker v DIY insurance hunting Managing Director, Bryan Banbury, discusses the likelihood of a significant insurance company going bust and what to do if you hear your insurance company is experiencing…

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Andrew Jenkins
Legal Sector Faces Increased Risk of Cyber Attacks
Posted on Friday 20th January, 2017 by Andrew Jenkins

Operations Director Andrew Jenkins discusses why professional services are a prime target for cyber fraudsters and how law firms in particular are an easy target – plus what the industry should do to protect itself from attacks. Advising clients on how to protect their business against cyber crime has now become…

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Andrew Jenkins
Merry Christmas from Russell Scanlan
Posted on Tuesday 20th December, 2016 by Andrew Jenkins

Merry Christmas from Russell Scanlan We'd like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and prosperous New Year. Office Closing Times 2016 Our offices will be closed from Friday 23rd of December and will reopen on Tuesday 3rd January. If you would like to get in touch with us, your matter is…

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Mike Dickinson
Don’t fall foul to winter weather – plan ahead
Posted on Wednesday 30th November, 2016 by Mike Dickinson

We Brits love talking about the weather, and it’s rarely out of the media headlines. But on a serious note, we do seem to be experiencing more extreme weather, more frequently, in this country. The recent Storm Angus is a reminder that flash flooding and prolonged torrential downpours means…

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Mike Dickinson
2% hike in IPT ‘unwelcome’
Posted on Wednesday 30th November, 2016 by Mike Dickinson

In his first Autumn Statement, Philip Hammond pulled a shock tax rise out of the bag without prior notice. He raised Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) to 12%; the third rise in less than 2 years and, according to the British Insurance Brokers’ Association, a rise of 66% in just 15 months! The news has…

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Andrew Jenkins
Can your business afford to lose £12,000 as a victim of cyber-crime?
Posted on Wednesday 30th November, 2016 by Andrew Jenkins

Small businesses are victims to 4 cyber-crimes every 2 years; that’s a shocking statistic which is costing small businesses on average £3,000 per cyber-attack. Complacency could be costly so it’s advisable to take stock and consider how well your business is protected against cyber-crime regardless of what sector you operate in. …

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Mike Dickinson
Drones – the hidden risk
Posted on Monday 24th October, 2016 by Mike Dickinson

Drones are taking off in a big way and with Christmas fast approaching, sales are likely to increase further as children (‘big kids’ included!) look to get their hands on the latest must-have gadget. But beware - although insurance may not be required by law, many are unaware of the…

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