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Exciting news, Jensten Insurance Brokers hits the awards scene. We’re celebrating being shortlisted for Commercial Lines Broker of The Year (SME / MID Corporate Category) at The British Insurance Awards 2024! We are excited to be in the running for this prestigious title.  For the last 30 years, the British Insurance Awards have celebrated the … Read more

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What’s the Difference Between Hired-in and Owned Plant Insurance? As one of the UK’s leading independent plant insurance brokers, we get asked all manner of questions about plant insurance.  One of the most common, however, is what is the difference between hired-in and owned plant insurance.  In this blog, we’ll answer that question once and … Read more

Hold onto your insurance details! The Motor Insurer’s Bureau (MIB) is revamping its services, upgrading to a new cloud-based platform. This means big changes for all of us.  Starting April 29, 2024, the MIB will be transferring all customer data to their new provider. But here’s the twist—between April 26th and 28th, 2024, there’ll be … Read more

As well as having a documented health and safety policy, the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 (2000 in Northern Ireland) mandates that all UK employers conduct a comprehensive risk assessment to gauge the health and safety threats that their workers and others may encounter due to their business operations. These evaluations … Read more

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Implementing proper health and safety measures in your workplace shouldn’t be treated as a burden you have to carry out to avoid possible fines and prosecutions —it’s a wise investment in your business’s future. Robust health and safety practices prepare your company for growth and enhance its resilience in an unpredictable economic climate. A strong … Read more

What You Need To Know Every employee is entitled to a work environment where health and safety risks are effectively managed. The essence of health and safety lies in preventing workplace injuries and work-related illnesses. While employers bear the primary responsibility for ensuring health and safety, it’s also crucial for employees to contribute to this … Read more

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For many people, owning their own business is a dream come true.  Having the freedom to work for yourself doing something you love can be enormously rewarding.  Being a business owner brings responsibilities and risks, though, which is why it’s important to have business insurance in place. Getting the business insurance that’s right for your … Read more

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BT has decided to close BT Redcare on the 1st of August 2025, a decision that could have significant insurance implications for around 100,000 UK buildings insurance policyholders. The decision by the UK’s largest remote monitoring provider will mean thousands of people must find an alternative solution to ensure their property insurance isn’t invalidated. What … Read more

The main reason for getting your sums insured right is because of the possibility of underinsurance. Most insurance policies will have an underinsurance clause called ‘average’. This means that if you make a claim and your sums insured are too low, the amount you are paid can be proportionally reduced. Rob Creedon, Managing Director of … Read more

Motor Trade

No matter what sort of motor trade business you’re running – be it a car dealership, body shop, service and repair garage or an MOT station – you’ll want to keep your costs down.  Motor trade insurance is one of your business’s biggest costs, so it’s worth spending a little time to find out how you can get cheaper motor trade … Read more

We’re delighted to announce that Jensten Insurance Brokers has been awarded the Gold Trusted Service Award, reflecting its excellent standards of service. This independent seal of approval recognises businesses that have consistently delivered outstanding service over the past year. Feefo established the Trusted Service Awards in 2014 to commend brands that routinely exceed customers’ expectations, … Read more

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In 2022, a Sedgwick survey* estimated that 80% of UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) were underinsured.  That means over 3.4 million UK SMEs don’t have the insurance protection they need and could face significant financial problems should they need to make a claim. This Business Underinsurance Guide explains what business underinsurance is, the potential … Read more

If you’ve looked to renew your fleet insurance or requested a fleet insurance quote in the past 12 months, you’ve probably noticed a rise in costs.  According to Nextbase, average fleet insurance costs rose by 14% between 2022 and 2023, and with Ernst & Young predicting a 10% rise in motor insurance costs in 2024, … Read more

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If you own a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME), it’s important you have the right business insurance in place to suit your needs.  Small businesses can face a wide range of risks, some of which aren’t immediately obvious.   To help ensure your business has the protection it needs, we created Jensten Insurance Brokers’ Guide to … Read more

New survey data from Rebuild Cost Assessment has revealed that 80% of UK properties are underinsured.  Potentially even more worrying is the fact that those properties that are underinsured are only covered for 68% of their total value.   Property insurance now affects over £340bn of UK property, leaving tens of thousands of property owners at … Read more

The Jensten Group has completed its acquisition of the Tasker Insurance Group following regulatory approval. The deal includes Tasker Insurance Brokers, Tasker & Partners and Gresham Underwriting. Completion of the deal also sees Robert Organ take on the role of Managing Director, Jensten Retail and Graeme Lalley, COO of Jensten Group with responsibility for technology … Read more

The Tasker Insurance Group has acquired Insure Risk Limited, subject to FCA approval. The deal is the second within the past 12 months for Tasker Insurance and the fifth over the past 2 and a half years and supports Tasker’s strategy of expanding further on its existing regional footprint and extending its specialist capabilities. It … Read more

The Jensten Group has acquired Tasker Insurance Group for an undisclosed sum. The transformational deal, which includes Tasker Insurance Brokers, Tasker & Partners and Gresham Underwriting, marks a significant step forward for the acquisitive Jensten Group towards its target of £500m gross written premium within the next 3-5 years. The deal is subject to regulatory … Read more

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Tasker Insurance Brokers (TIB’s) continues to grow and develop their specialist risks division with the acquisition of Numark Insurance Services (NIS), a division of BGP. The Pharmacy affinity relationship with Numark, the largest membership organisation for independent pharmacies in the UK, a division of Phoenix Healthcare Distribution Ltd, the largest Pharmaceutical supplier in Europe, further … Read more

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Food for thought: What do pubs need to know about food allergens? With food allergens making their way into the press recently, and customers becoming more allergy-savvy, now is as good a time as any to go through the best practices to avoid accidents from happening inside the kitchen of your pub. In this article … Read more