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5 top tips to protect your Valentine’s Day investment

Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to splash out on a special gift for our loved ones – or even ask ‘that’ question! If you are treating your loved one this Valentine’s Day, then you will have thought about all the little touches that will make the day, and your gift, even more special: wrapping […]

Protecting business from equine flu

The British Horse Racing Authority has called off all racing fixtures until next week, at the earliest, due to the recent outbreak of equine flu in vaccinated horses. The biggest national hunt meet, pre-Cheltenham, at Musselburgh, which was due to take place on Sunday, has been cancelled, and there is talk that Cheltenham Races and […]

Howzat for cover?

With the first Test against the West Indies painfully underway, thoughts turn to preparations for our 2019 home cricket season – the state of the kit, the coaching team, the wicket, the clubhouse, and everything in-between. One thing that might be at the bottom of the pile, but is essential before your season starts properly, […]

Ready for the National Running Conference 2019?

On Friday 18 January 2019 Mann Broadbent will be exhibiting at the National Running Conference, in partnership with Running Imp. The conference is specifically for those involved in the UK running industry, giving the opportunity to share knowledge and experience and discuss how to put this to best use for the sector going forward. Industry-leading speakers and […]

Do you need insurance for your electric bike?

Were you lucky enough to get not just a bike for Christmas, but an electric bike? The sales of electrically power assisted cycles (EPACs), as they are more technically called, has rocketed over the last few years from just 30,000 on our roads in 2013 to a staggering 350,000 electric bikes estimated by the end […]

Christmas Opening Hours

These are our office opening hours over the festive period: Monday 24th December 2018: closed Tuesday 25th December 2018: closed Wednesday 26th December 2018: closed Thursday 27th December 2018: open 9am – 5pm Friday 28th December 2018: open 9am – 5pm Monday 31st December 2018: open 9am -1pm Tuesday 1st January 2019: closed Wednesday 2nd […]

West Midlands Community Sports Awards 2018

We’re back from the West Midlands Community Sports Awards 2018, which was a great evening celebrating and recognising sporting achievement throughout the region. Mann Broadbent was privileged to sponsor the Community Club of the Year, one of the seven Community Sports Awards. Doug Kaye, account executive and award presenter, Mann Broadbent, commented: “The six finalists […]

Perfect 10 for Mann Broadbent

Claudine McCabe, account handler at Mann Broadbent, is this month celebrating 10 years with the sports, dance and leisure insurance specialists. Duncan Sutcliffe, director, Mann Broadbent, commented: “Claudine joined us having already accrued some good experience in the insurance industry, working within personal insurance. At Mann Broadbent, Claudine has used this experience as a foundation […]

10 top tips for a safer bonfire night

Bonfire night and the days surrounding it see a spike in insurance claims, caused either by accidents or malicious persons taking advantage of the darkness, people being at parties and the availability of fireworks. So, we thought it would be helpful to give you some advice to minimise the risks – from an insurance perspective: […]

Changes to Package Travel Regulations: are you affected?

Package travel regulations have recently changed to make it easier for travellers to get compensation from organisers, in specific circumstances. Doug Kaye, account executive, Mann Broadbent, commented: “These regulation changes will impact those who organise ‘package’ holidays, where there are two or more different types of travel services combined for the purpose of the same […]