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Simon Winiarski
The Role of Insurance in Future-Proofing our Churches
Posted on Monday 4th June, 2018 by Simon Winiarski

The theft of lead has been well documented in both local and national press, particularly from churches. Just as recently as this April, the Nottingham Post reported the jailing of a scrap metal thief after stealing lead and damaging the roof of St. Mary’s in Edwinstowe, the Grade 1 listed 1…

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Mark Batty
Selective Licensing: what landlords need to do before August 1 2018
Posted on Friday 18th May, 2018 by Mark Batty

There’s just a few months left before Nottingham’s new Selective Licensing scheme comes in to force in the city. If you are a landlord with properties within the city boundaries, now is the time to make sure you’re prepared for the changes or risk the penalty of…

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Simon Winiarski
Russell Scanlan Backs International Museum Day 2018
Posted on Wednesday 16th May, 2018 by Simon Winiarski

Our heritage clients are one of our most valued and important sets of customers, contributing to the vibrancy, individuality and creativity of our region. At Russell Scanlan we pride ourselves on offering specialist and tailored insurance policies to museums and as part of International Museum Day 2018 we’re drawing attention…

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Edward Winiarski
Offering Bespoke Insurance to the UK’s Newest Currency
Posted on Tuesday 15th May, 2018 by Edward Winiarski

We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve been working closely with the founders of the Lake District Pound, the UK’s newest independent currency, to help bring this exciting and community-driven initiative to life. Our consultant Edward Winiarski explains Russell Scanlan’s relationship with the project and puts the…

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Mike Dickinson
Barrels of Success for Breweries as Boom in Number of Micropubs Continues
Posted on Monday 16th April, 2018 by Mike Dickinson

As a recent report from the BBC reveals the number of pubs in the UK is declining, the good news is that the number of breweries is actually on the rise. Specialising in brewery insurance with our unique product Masterbrew since 2007, we are thrilled to see the sector thriving. Our…

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Andrew Jenkins
Selective Licensing Could Open Doors for Quality Landlords
Posted on Tuesday 20th March, 2018 by Andrew Jenkins

Nottingham City Council’s proposal to introduce a new licensing scheme for landlords in the city has now been formally confirmed, with an implementation date of August 1st 2018. Operations Director Andy Jenkins reacts to the new regulation and points to the potentially positive impact on the private rental sector. With…

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Roger Cawkwell
Is your health and safety up to scratch?
Posted on Thursday 15th March, 2018 by Roger Cawkwell

Employers’ liability claims in the manufacturing industry Employers’ Liability insurance is a legal requirement for the majority of business owners - whether you’re a small office of 3 staff or a large operator employing hundreds - and with the frequency and cost of claims continuing to escalate, there has never…

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Andrew Jenkins
Artificial Intelligence and Insurance Broking
Posted on Monday 26th February, 2018 by Andrew Jenkins

Andy Jenkins, Operations Director at Insurance Broker, Russell Scanlan, comments on the role of the broker in an AI world: “AI is already embedded within insurance, primarily by insurers using big data and algorithms, which enable them to automate underwriting, claims decisions and processes to bring elements of consistency and…

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Andrew Jenkins
Are You Prepared For GDPR?
Posted on Thursday 25th January, 2018 by Andrew Jenkins

Changes to the law surrounding data protection hit in just 4 months and businesses could face fines of up to four per cent of their turnover or 20m Euros (whichever is greater) if the new rules are breached. Here, our Operations Director Andy Jenkins discusses the upcoming changes to how we…

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Bryan Banbury
Fleet insurance: What you need to know
Posted on Thursday 25th January, 2018 by Bryan Banbury

The cost of insuring a car is at an all-time high, with research showing that drivers were hit with a 4% price hike on their premiums in the last quarter of 2017 alone, compared to the rest of the year. The price increases have had the biggest impact on the premiums of…

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