Category Archives: News

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 […]

Top Specialist Broker – Sports & Leisure Insurance

Mann Broadbent’s Doug Kaye has been recognised as a top specialist broker in the field of sports and leisure insurance. This was announced in the latest edition of Insurance Business UK. Doug commented: “It was a nice surprise to find my name in Insurance Business UK, acknowledging my role focusing on sports and leisure insurance!  […]

New Sentencing Guidelines for Gross Negligence Manslaughter

From 1 November 2018, English and Welsh courts will have specific sentencing guidelines for offenders convicted of unlawful act manslaughter, gross negligence manslaughter, manslaughter by reason of loss of control or manslaughter by reason of diminished responsibility. Duncan Sutcliffe, director, Mann Broadbent, commented: “As a business owner or director, you are culpable if you do […]

European Championships: not just about the athletes

As Team GB’s medal tally at the 2018 European Championship continues its exceptional rise, the focus is currently and quite rightly on the athletes themselves. To get there has taken dedication, perseverance and some serious levels of hard work most of us can’t even fathom. Having said that, the hard work, perseverance and dedication is […]

Ironman Hamburg – why event organisers should insure against cancellation & disruption

It has just been announced that due to health concerns over blue-green algae the Ironman Hamburg will have to cancel the swim section of the race. The event is due to attract thousands of professional and amateur competitors from all over the world, plus thousands of spectators and international TV & media coverage. This announcement, just […]

10 Travel Top Tips

Every year people’s travel excitement can quickly turn to disaster. Here are 10 simple tips on how to prevent the worst happening to you: Check the FCO website to get up to date information on your travel destination, including safety, visas and health. Scan important documents such as your passport, travel documents, travel insurance, drivers […]

Free holiday insurance for business owners: is it too good to be true?

Many businesses and event organisers will purchase travel insurance to cover their employees on business trips against instances such as medical emergencies, lost baggage and disrupted flights. Such policies also cover corporate responsibilities because employees travelling are still subject to a duty of care and will need assistance if things go wrong. However many business owners […]