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The law on fire alarms in Scottish homes has changed – home owner or landlord this is what you need to know… 1920 1280 James Hallam

The law on fire alarms in Scottish homes has changed – home owner or landlord this is what you need to know…

Every home in Scotland must have interlinked fire alarms. Interlinked means if one goes off, they all go off, so you will always hear an alarm wherever you are in your home. The new law has come about because of the Grenfell fire in London in 2017, and it applies to all Scottish homes. It…

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Changes to the Highway Code 1920 1280 James Hallam

Changes to the Highway Code

The Department for Transport have announced a raft of changes to the Highway Code, including the introduction of the ‘Dutch Reach’ and the Hierarchy of Road Users, here’s what you need to know… The changes are designed to enhance safety for all road-users, particularly those most vulnerable, as the Government continues the Build Back Safer…

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James Hallam welcome NW Risk Solutions to Partnership Programme 1920 1280 James Hallam

James Hallam welcome NW Risk Solutions to Partnership Programme

NW Risk Solutions (“NWRS”) announces the launch of its new insurance broking business to providing bespoke solutions to a variety of clients, including : large AIM Listed firms, boutique businesses and private clients. NWRS will be able to access specialist insurance products via Lloyds of London, a plethora of insurance companies and Managing General Agencies.…

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New addition to AR Partnership Programme 1920 1280 James Hallam

New addition to AR Partnership Programme

NW Risk Solutions (“NWRS”) announces the launch of its new insurance broking business to providing bespoke solutions to a variety of clients, including : large AIM Listed firms, boutique businesses and private clients. NWRS will be able to access specialist insurance products via Lloyds of London, a plethora of insurance companies and Managing General Agencies.…

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Seventeen Group’s Financial Report 2020 1920 1280 James Hallam

Seventeen Group’s Financial Report 2020

Seventeen Group is pleased to announce its financial results for the year ending 31st December 2020. During a year dominated by the global effects of Covid, the Group reported an 8.3% increase in revenue and increased EBITDA from £3M in 2019 to £3.5M in 2020. The ‘rolling’ EBITDA for the 12 months to 2021 is…

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Capsule Insurance Brokers – A new world. A new way. 1920 1278 James Hallam

Capsule Insurance Brokers – A new world. A new way.

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Latest Acquisition – Christopher Rowe Limited 1920 1280 James Hallam

Latest Acquisition – Christopher Rowe Limited

Seventeen Group has acquired Cornwall based Christopher Rowe Limited (‘CRL’) effective from 11th May 2021 for an undisclosed sum. CRL was established in 1984 by Christopher Rowe and is a respected local broker specialising in the Marine sector and associated trades plus personal lines. The business, now owned by Christopher’s wife Kathleen, employs 8 staff…

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Seventeen Group Announces Pinner Risk Solutions Acquisition 1920 1280 James Hallam

Seventeen Group Announces Pinner Risk Solutions Acquisition

Seventeen Group has acquired Middlesex based Pinner Risk Solutions (‘PRS’) effective 7th May 2021 for an undisclosed sum. PRS was established in 2012 by the current owner and Managing Director Zena Tebboth and focuses on clients in the construction industry. The business employs 9 staff out of its offices in Ruislip and handles circa £5…

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Seventeen Group acquires Ryan’s Insurance Group Limited 1920 1280 James Hallam

Seventeen Group acquires Ryan’s Insurance Group Limited

Seventeen Group has acquired Ipswich based Ryan Insurance Group effective from 6th May 2021 for an undisclosed sum. Ryan’s was originally formed in 1975 and is one of the leading regional brokers in the East of England. The business employs over 50 staff, is a UK Top 100 broker and handles over £12 million of…

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UK Govt. reverse Vnuk motor insurance rule 1920 1280 James Hallam

UK Govt. reverse Vnuk motor insurance rule

he James Hallam Sport team is pleased to note that the UK Govt. is to withdraw from the ‘Vnuk’ legislation passed by the EU in 2018, which has been a regular talking point and threat to the UK motorsports industry since 2014, when the law was first considered. The law, which forms part of the…

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Seventeen Group 2019 Report and Accounts 1920 1280 James Hallam

Seventeen Group 2019 Report and Accounts

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Seventeen Group and MRH Trowe announce formation of joint venture London Re 1920 1280 James Hallam

Seventeen Group and MRH Trowe announce formation of joint venture London Re

Seventeen Group, owners of James Hallam and Touchstone Underwriting, are pleased to announce the formation of London Re, a European Lloyds broker based in Dusseldorf Germany and with a branch office based in London. London Re has been formed in a joint venture agreement between Seventeen Group and MRH Trowe, one of the largest independent…

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Steps for preparing yourself for winter 1432 1006 James Hallam

Steps for preparing yourself for winter

As we continue through a period of uncertainty one thing is for sure, winter is coming. The cold weather can increase the probability of major disruption and damage to your property or vehicle. We do not know how a winter with COVID-19 will look, but we can prepare ourselves, our homes and our vehicles for…

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Why should you choose an insurance broker? 1920 1280 James Hallam

Why should you choose an insurance broker?

If you are thinking of buying an insurance policy for something you don’t know much about or insuring something fairly unusual you should consider using an insurance broker.  Some may think working with an insurance broker sounds time consuming or dated and it’s much easier to go online but as insurance get more complex and…

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Mint Insurance Brokers joins Partnership Programme 1920 1280 James Hallam

Mint Insurance Brokers joins Partnership Programme

Mint Insurance Brokers Ltd (Mint) are delighted to join the Appointed Representative Partnership Programme with James Hallam Limited (JHL) with effect from 23rd November 2020. Mint is a new trading name for an independent broking team of 18 people based in Lime Street, a stone’s throw from Lloyd’s of London. “We are delighted that Mint…

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Brexit Update – Green Card Guidance 1920 1267 James Hallam

Brexit Update – Green Card Guidance

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Covid-19 Business Interruption insurance – FCA sponsored court action 1920 1280 James Hallam

Covid-19 Business Interruption insurance – FCA sponsored court action

An initial judgement has been handed down in the Court case involving the FCA and a number of insurers regarding Business Interruption claims arising from the COVID-19 lockdown. The good news for some policyholders who have a policy that was captured by the test case is that the judgement was largely (but not completely) in…

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Further Expansion and Investment at Plymouth based Insurance Brokers 1920 1280 James Hallam

Further Expansion and Investment at Plymouth based Insurance Brokers

WPS hallam Insurance Brokers have strengthened their team with 4 significant appointments. Stephen King who will be based out of Exeter specialises in Corporate and Commercial insurance and has spent most of his 30 year career working in the broking sector here in the South West. Stephen has particular expertise across the commercial sector with…

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The Insurance Landscape and Covid -19 1920 1280 James Hallam

The Insurance Landscape and Covid -19

Unoccupied Premises Important Notice From Our CEO, Paul Anscombe 150 150 James Hallam

Unoccupied Premises Important Notice From Our CEO, Paul Anscombe

To read more about protecting unoccupied premises during the coronavirus pandemic, click here.

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