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Franklands Retains Trophy

Recently at the Derby Arena, Franklands Insurance & Risk Management again participated in an annual five-a-side charity football tournament, hosted by chartered architects, Morrison Design.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Reabrook

A long-standing Franklands’ client is celebrating 50 years of trading this year and is marking the occasion with various activities to recognise the milestone.   Reabrook Ltd is a Swadlincote based manufacturer of aerosol and liquid products under the brand names of Arrow and Nielsen and also manufactures “white label” for a number of leading brands and retailers.  Their products are used in several applications, with personal care and automotive being the largest product area.

Keeping your fleet on the road

Whether you have a fleet of company vehicles or you have people driving their own cars you will need to be aware of recent changes to the MOT test.

The effect of GDPR in the Boardroom and Directors & Officers Insurance

In this post General Data Protection Regulation world, companies can face fines of up to €20 million, or 4% of the company’s worldwide annual turnover. 

Flexibility for Landlords' Gas Safety Checks

Gas safety regulations place duties on landlords to ensure gas appliances, fittings and flues provided for tenants’ use are safe. Part of this includes making sure that an annual safety check is carried out.

Financial losses following Salisbury poisoning expose insurance gap

The latest Terrorism Frequency Report published by the terrorism reinsurance pool, Pool Re, refers to the economic impact the attack against Sergei and Yulia Skripal has had on the city of Salisbury and the surrounding area. 

Grenfell Tower tragedy contributes to fires and fire fatalities increase in 2017

The latest figures released by the Home Office for the year ending December 2017 show an increase in the number of fatalities and fires attended by Fire and Rescue Services in England.

Workplace Harassment  <br />  

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) recently commissioned research by the National University of Ireland to look at ill treatment in the workplace in Ireland. 

TradeRisk Solutions

The PIB TradeRisk Solutions team at PIB Insurance Brokers is proving to be popular with Franklands clients, since we introduced them as an extension to our inhouse range of services in our October 2017 newsletter. Here is a quick reminder about the team and the importance of Trade Credit Insurance.

Average Motor Insurance Claim Reaches Record Level

Figures published by the Association of British Insurers (ABI) indicate that the average cost of a motor insurance claim has risen to the highest level on record. The ABI points to the fact that claim volumes remain significantly higher than expected, given the continued fall in the number of road traffic casualties. Despite the reduction in road casualties, whiplash-style claims reported to the Compensation Recovery Unit have been rising.

New Client Win for Franklands

Franklands Insurance and Risk Management is delighted to be working with renowned fine bone china manufacturer Royal Crown Derby to provide their insurance and risk solutions.  Royal Crown Derby produce handcrafts using the highest quality materials and distributes luxury tableware and giftware throughout the world.

Let's Talk About MEES?

What are the MEES Regulations? 1st April 2018 saw the main provisions of the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards regulations (MEES) take effect, preventing private sector landlords of commercial and residential properties from renewing, extending or granting new leases on buildings with Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) ratings of F and G.

Tempted to Burn that Waste?  Think Again!

If you have a lot of waste it can be expensive and time consuming to arrange for someone to collect it and take it away for processing, or disposal, so why not just build a bonfire and set fire to it? 

Franklands Sign Up Iconic Business

Franklands Insurance and Risk Management is delighted to be working with renowned fine bone china manufacturer Royal Crown Derby to provide their insurance and risk solutions.  Royal Crown Derby produce handcrafts using the highest quality materials and distributes luxury tableware and giftware throughout the world.

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Franklands Insurance and Risk Management is delighted to be working with renowned fine bone china manufacturer Royal Crown Derby to provide their insurance and risk solutions.  Royal Crown Derby produce handcrafts using the highest quality materials and distributes luxury tableware and giftware throughout the world.

 

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