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Andrew Jenkins
Why Mental Health Cover Can Benefit Both Employees and Your Business
Posted on Monday 24th September, 2018 by Andrew Jenkins

One in four people in the UK experience mental health problems every year, according to the NHS. For employers and the economy, this means roughly £70 billion (OECD) is lost every year in productivity, benefit payments and healthcare expenditure. With World Mental Health Day taking place on 10th October, Andy Jenkins,…

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Andrew Jenkins
How Insurance Brokers Can Help You Cut Through Legal Jargon
Posted on Wednesday 18th July, 2018 by Andrew Jenkins

Trying to decipher the small print in insurance policy documents can often feel like reading a different language. As a recent study has shown that insurance policies require education to at least A-Level to be understood by the average person, our Operations Director Andy Jenkins discusses how insurance brokers can…

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Tom Pelham
Data breaches – what are the costs?
Posted on Thursday 28th June, 2018 by Tom Pelham

Do you have a cyber insurance policy for your business? Guest blogger Tom Pelham, a Partner at global law firm Kennedys, discusses the costs of data breaches and the importance of having cyber insurance in place. Data breaches, where a breach of security leads to a third party having access…

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Andrew Jenkins
Why the Lowest Premium Can Bring the Highest Risk
Posted on Monday 18th June, 2018 by Andrew Jenkins

With a recent spate of overseas insurance providers becoming insolvent, and leaving their clients uninsured in the process, it’s important to make people aware that competitive offers from unrated or low-rated insurers can often mean a higher risk of insurer failure. Here, our Operations Director, Andrew Jenkins, discusses why…

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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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