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Happy Days in Burton

Mandy Belcher is thrilled!

The perils of using unrated insurers

With Gibraltar based Enterprise Insurance being declared insolvent, less than two years after Malta based Setanta Insurance suffered the same fate, why are Insurance Brokers still recommending unrated insurers to their valued clients?

Franklands Insurance named Top 100 UK Insurance Broker for the fourth year in a row

Derby and Burton based insurance and risk management specialists, Franklands, has retained its position as one of the Top 100 Insurance Brokers in the UK for a fourth year in a row.

Director Paul Brown listed in the Derby Telegraph Inspirational 250 list.

We are delighted to note that Franklands Director Paul Brown has again been listed in the Derby Telegraph Inspirational 250 list.

The list highlights business people across Derbyshire who have made an inspiring contribution to the economic prosperity of the region.

Club Albion Partners Enjoy First Networking Event

Burton Albion chairman Ben Robinson welcomed Paul Brown of Franklands and over 20 other Burton Albion partner businesses to the football club’s inaugural business networking event.

Insurance Premium Tax will increase yet again !

The Chancellor has announced in his 2016 Autumn Statement that Insurance Premium Tax will increase yet again to 12% from June 2017.

Fizz n Bizz a great success

Last Friday evening Franklands and Mercia Image Ltd hosted the first “Fizz n Biz”, a networking event to introduce the weekend.

David Harrison addresses Cyber Security Seminar

Franklands Managing Director David Harrison was invited to speak at the PKF Cooper Parry Cyber Security Seminar.

Impact of Brexit on Sums Insured

It is important for businesses to understand the impact of the weakening pound on their insurance sums insured.

Cybercrime hits the headlines again

Cybercrime is again amongst the main stories in today’s news with a recent study finding 50% of UK business respondents having experienced economic crime, a statistic which is overshadowed by Government data proving 9 in 10 large UK businesses being successfully breached.

Franklands are attending East Midlands Property Owners (EMPO) Expo

Franklands are attending East Midlands Property Owners (EMPO), Derbyshire Landlord and Letting Agent Expo, taking place on Thursday 20th October at the iPro Stadium.

UK Financial Fraud on the increase

Financial fraud has increased in the last year as more than a million cases in the UK have occurred between January and June 2015. Fraudulent activity has increased so rapidly that it now accounts for nearly half of all crime, stated by Ian Dyson (Commissioner of City of London Police). The majority of incidents consist of payment card, cheque, online banking or telephone banking fraud.

Cyber Insurance

A third of UK businesses have now arranged, or are in the process of purchasing cyber insurance.

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