Category Archives: News

Business Interruption Insurance – Claims

Today’s Supreme Court appeal judgement is going to be great news for many policyholders across the UK who have been awaiting a decision on whether their Business Interruption insurance will cover them for Covid-related losses. The Court looked at a 21 sample policy wordings from eight insurance companies to determine if their ambiguous policy wordings […]

Economic concerns increase demand for credit insurance

More businesses are worried about cashflow and the risks to their business from a financially stressed supply chain. The British Chambers of Commerce most recent quarterly survey reported weak business conditions with no signs of improvement for most. Other reports released this week show 2020 had the worst retail figures for 25 years and car […]

Christmas opening hours

Over the festive period, our office opening hours will be as follows: Thursday 24th December: close 12.30pm Friday 25th December: closed Monday 28th December: closed Tuesday 29th December: normal office hours Wednesday 30th December: normal office hours Thursday 31st December: close 12.30pm Friday 1st January 2021: closed Monday 4th January: normal office hours Our physical […]

Do you need a Green Card?

As the transition period for leaving the EU ends on 31 December 2020, and a potential ‘no deal’ looming*, here’s a reminder of what you need to know about Green Cards if you need to travel after 31 December (Coronavirus guidelines allowing, of course): What is a Green Card? Simply put, a Green Card is […]

Firework safety tips

Bonfire Night and the general firework season usually see a spike in insurance claims. This is either from accidents, or malicious persons taking advantage of the darkness and the availability of fireworks. This year, however, the more traditional fireworks events, with parties, crowds of people gathering together around a bonfire, or joining your local sports […]

High Court Rules on Coronavirus Insurance claims

Yesterday, 15 September, the High Court gave its judgement on a legal test case examining whether certain business interruption insurance policies did, or did not, cover Coronavirus claims. The court case arose because, when the pandemic hit, about 10% of business insurance policies were found to have ambiguous wordings. This made it unclear whether policyholders […]

Car insurance for sports professionals, media and entertainment

Most car insurance companies will not cover sports professionals or people from the media or entertainment industries. At Mann Broadbent we have been providing insurance to the Sports & Leisure sector for over 50 years and are often asked to help with private car quotes. We can insure ordinary vehicles as well as: High value […]

Why are insurance premiums going up for sport & leisure?

And how can you keep your premiums down? For almost 20 years insurance premiums in the sport & leisure sectors have been stable or even getting cheaper. However, in recent months the market has hardened to the extent that some policyholders are seeing their premiums double, treble or even almost impossible to obtain cover. So […]

Flood Insurance for sports clubs & leisure facilities

Sports clubs and leisure facilities are starting to come out the other side of a very tough few months. In addition to this, with the weather starting to turn and many sports clubs and leisure facilities based next to rivers, or the sea, or on nice flat flood plains, thoughts also start to turn to […]

What insurance does a SUP instructor or guide need?

Many stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) instructors and guides got back to work when lockdown started easing a few weeks ago. Now business will really start to ramp up, with the summer holidays inbound and lockdown restrictions easing significantly more. Doug Kaye, account executive, Mann Broadbent, agrees: “SUP is the ideal activity for getting outside, seeing new […]