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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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Innovation is alive and well in the East Midlands

Life Science Innovation is recognised as key to the UK’s economic growth. As a traditional service lead industry Franklands always look forward to the Medilink East Midlands annual Innovation Day to celebrate Life Science development in the East Midlands. This year the day didn’t disappoint.

The Insurance Act 2015 - beware the trip wires

The Glorious Twelfth this year will see the introduction of the greatest change to insurance contract law in this country in over 100 years. 12th August 2016 is the date when the Insurance Act 2015 amends the Marine Insurance Act 1906 and imposes significant new obligations on buyers of business insurance.

George Hardy celebrates graduating at the CII’s Great Hall

We are delighted to announce that Franklands’ first young apprentice has graduated from the Brokerbility Academy. George Hardy has just celebrated passing the Chartered Insurance Institute Accredited Brokerbility Academy Apprenticeship in a graduation ceremony held at the Great Hall of the CII in London, on 27 May 2016. George was one of 17 young apprentices to receive their qualification as part of the first Brokerbility Academy Programme.

Franklands opens new Burton office

After spotting a gap in Burton for the availability of business insurance advice provided by a Chartered Insurance Broker and being community-minded we wanted to announce our arrival on Centrum 100 by showing our support for Burton.


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