Category Archives: News

Cricket Club Insurance: check the small print!

Many amateur cricket clubs are purchasing their club insurance at this time of year and, let’s be honest, it’s not the most exciting thing about cricket. It can therefore be tempting to just renew the existing policy without looking at the details or perhaps go online hoping to find something cheaper, again not looking at […]

Helping to take on the OCR world!

The phrase ‘we’re delighted’ is often over-used, but in this case, the team at Mann Broadbent is properly delighted and excited to announce that we are sponsoring Amelia Cocksedge. For those not in the know, Amelia is one of The OCR Girls – the only female junior obstacle course racing (OCR) team in the UK […]

We’ve joined the OIA!

Mann Broadbent is excited to have become a member of the Outdoor Industries Association (OIA), a not-for-profit association representing the outdoor sector, whose membership ranges from one-man-bands to international businesses. Duncan Sutcliffe, director, Mann Broadbent, explains: “The common element for all members of the OIA, as with ourselves, is getting people active outdoors – and […]

Storm Gareth – Is Cheltenham Festival facing another insurance claim?

With racing fans on their way to the first day of the Cheltenham Festival many are deeply concerned that Storm Gareth might disrupt what is arguably the most popular event in the British horse racing calendar – with some predicting that one or two days may even be cancelled. With just a few hours to […]

Sports & Leisure sector asking for Cyber & data protection insurance

The arrival of GDPR, the reliance upon computer systems and the reoccurring threat of criminal and accidental data breaches has highlighted to the Sports & Leisure industry that they need to take steps to protect their data and insure against the consequences of a data breach. Most businesses in the sports & leisure sector collect […]

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 […]