Stockpiling over Brexit Fears? Make sure you inform your Broker

We work with many businesses and it is clear that, as the uncertainty over Brexit doesn’t seem to be going away quickly, that some businesses are looking to stockpiling raw materials and goods, indeed many are already doing so and have been for some time. In terms of robustly protecting the business, this would initially appear […]

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Don’t wait until it’s too late – Brexit Travel Update

With the UK’s exit from the EU dominating the news most days, there are many areas which remain uncertain, one of which being the potential impact around your motor insurance policy. I am sure most of you read the detail of your insurance policy and as such, you will be aware that most UK issued […]

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Avoiding claims over the festive period

The Festive Season is upon us and many are still preoccupied with the last minute shopping for gifts, cooking the perfect turkey, attending parties and planning those journeys to see friends and family over the holiday period. Without wishing to sound like the insurance equivalent of Ebenezer Scrooge, this is the time of year when […]

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Employee Benefits, D E Ford Insurance Brokers

Protecting employees can help protect your business by Jason Crowther, Senior Employee Benefit Consultant at D E Ford

Most, if not all, businesses ensure they have the correct insurance to protect their property, machinery, fleet etc, but what do you have in place for protecting one of the most important cogs in the wheel; your employees? I’m not just talking about cost effective life cover that would support a young family in the […]

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Understanding the Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) Changes

In November 2016 the Chancellor, Philip Hammond, announced a further increase will be applied to the standard rate of Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) from 1st June 2017.  The rate had remained static at 6% from January 2011 to November 2015. This latest increase is the third in the space of 18 months and will see […]

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Essential Flood Warning Information

With flood warnings issued across many parts of the country, it is important to stay safe and ensure that your homes, properties and businesses are protected. Preparing for these weather conditions can reduce the damage to your property and business as well as save lives. If you live or have a property in a flood risk […]

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Protecting Your Business From Financial Fraud

Financial Fraud has become more advanced and today, most, if not all businesses use email and online banking for their financial transactions. Understanding the risks you may face can be the first step to protecting your business. Here are a few examples of how businesses can become the victim of financial fraud: Employees no longer […]

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Qualified to Offer More to Our Clients

Four members of our Ford Risk Management team have recently qualified as NVQ assessors, providing a further service to our clients. Risk managers Jed Wedemen, Trudie Blade, Gordon Linford and Gavin Leatherbarrow head of risk management, completed their assessor qualification and were presented with their qualification by training provider PBC Associates Ltd. The NVQ awards […]

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Putting Their Best Feet Forward

Members of the York Vikings Rotary Club have donated over £2,000 in vouchers for City of York Council to redeem as 57 pairs of school shoes for the children of local families in greatest need. Ahead of the start of the academic year, some of the eligible children will be taken to be measured and […]

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Travel Claim Fact sheet

With many people taking holidays and breaks away at this time of year, it’s always best to be as prepared as possible. Keep a copy of our handy Travel Claim Fact sheet with all of your travel documents, as a go to guide in the event that you have to make a claim. View our […]

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