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How to switch off as a small business owner

According to a study conducted by Simply Business, almost half of small business owners cancel social plans at least once a week because they are too busy with work-related matters and 25% have fallen ill due to stress and overwork. As a small business owner,...

A guide to care home insurance

Insurance for care homes is a specialist insurance type since there are so many issues which could arise. Not only does your insurance need to protect the care you give, but you also need to consider the regulatory bodies you adhere to, protection for your...

Edwards Insurance Brokers Thanks Marie Curie Hospice With Cheque

Four years ago, the team here at Edwards Insurance Brokers agreed to support Marie Curie as one of our chosen charities and we have been supporting them ever since. Just over 12 months ago, a member of the team unfortunately lost a very close family member...

Should you develop a chatbot for your business?

Chatbots have well and truly cemented themselves as a part of modern society over recent years, with their capabilities becoming increasingly sophisticated. Although many companies are now using chatbots as a first point of contact for customer queries, their functionality can extend far beyond this,...

Mobile phone detectors to spot drivers using devices

Mobile phones are a primary source of distraction while behind the wheel, and despite it being illegal, 25% of UK drivers admit that they have used their phones while driving at some point in the last year. According to the RAC, these figures haven’t changed significantly...

How reinsurance keeps insurers afloat in a catastrophe

  Following a major catastrophe, such as a natural disaster, an act of terrorism or something else, an insurer will then need to pay out for the resulting insured damages, all of which can amount to millions of pounds. To mitigate this risk, insurers participate in...

Attracting sponsorships as a small charity

When a business sponsors a charity, they not only get the warm fuzzy glow that comes hand-in-hand with doing a good deed, they also potentially improve their public and employee perception, open up new opportunities and better define their core identity. In this sense, sponsorships...

Premier’s Love Britain + Ireland Awards

This year Christian communication network Premier are co-ordinating an event called the Love Britain and Ireland Awards. The awards aim to raise the profile and recognise outstanding groups and projects that put Christian faith and love into action within local communities. There are 7 categories to nominate...

Unitarian General Assembly 2019

David and Christopher were again delighted to host a stand at the Unitarian General Assembly last month. This year it was held back at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole after a year away at Staverton Park Estate. This year every delegate received an Edwards Insurance Brokers travel...

Clothes donation to Sifa Fireside

Last month we all agreed to have a sort out at home and bring in any of our unwanted clothes for our clothes bank. We bagged it all up and made quite a hefty donation of clothes to Sifa Fireside! Sifa Fireside are a local charity...