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Organised Gangs Drive Increase in 'Crash for Cash' Claims

Posted by on November 20th 2014 in General News, Insurance, Uncategorized

'Crash for cash' are road traffic accidents deliberately caused in order to claim whiplash compensation. Organised gangs are at the heart of the increase in the number of these induced accidents. Although this is not a common occurrence in the South-West we should be mindful of these activities as they could become more prevalent to us locally.

How to minimise the risk of being targeted by the cash for crash fraudsters:
  • Stay alert: Pay attention to your driving and the cars/traffic around you.
  • Keep your distance: Keep a safe distance between your vehicle and the one in front.
  • Roundabouts and slip roads: fraudsters target roundabouts and slip roads...

Halloween and Bonfire Night Spark a Rise in Theft

Posted by on October 28th 2014 in General News, Insurance

Tips to Deter Burglars
  • If you are hosting a Halloween or bonfire night party in you back garden make sure front windows and doors are locked.
  • Leave a radio and lights on to give the impression that people are at home.
  • Use a timer switch to turn lights on as it gets dark.
  • Avoid telling strangers who know your address – such as delivery men – that your house is likely to be empty.
  • Put your car and bikes in your garage or out of the way for the night and don’t leave your keys in an obvious place.
  • Move garden ornaments and potted plants from...

Changes to Vehicle Tax for the Motor Trade

Posted by on October 9th 2014 in General News, Insurance

From the 1 October 2014 tax discs will no longer be issued by the DVLA and vehicles won’t be required to display windscreen tax discs. Instead, vehicle tax details will be held online by the DVLA. The DVLA will continue to issue vehicle tax reminders to registered vehicle keepers.

The impacts for motor traders are:

  1. The vehicle seller is required to immediately notify DVLA of the change of ownership  - using the V5C Vehicle Registration Certificate
  2. The DVLA must be notified if the vehicle is being SORNed - using the V5C Vehicle Registration Certificate
  3. The vehicle tax isn’t transferable - the seller will automatically...

ELF & Pavey Group Announce Sponsorship Partnership

Posted by on January 22nd 2014 in General News, Insurance, Uncategorized

Joint Press Release: ELF & Pavey Group

ELF is delighted to announce that Pavey Group has agreed to help fund and sponsor the ELF Community Transport Service, an integral part of the ELF Community Support Programme, launched in May 2013. Over the next 2 years Pavey Group will make a significant contribution towards the transport service.

Often treatment for blood related conditions can be complex and visits to the Haematology Centre at the RD&E Hospital can be on a regular or infrequent basis, making NHS transport difficult to access.  Covering all of Devon, the ELF drivers will collect patients from, and return...

Recognising Success in the Tourism Industry

Posted by on November 22nd 2013 in General News, Insurance, Uncategorized

Pavey Group are very proud to be long standing supporters of the Tourism Awards in the South West. This year we were delighted to sponsor the Self Catering Establishment of the Year Category in the Dorset, Cornwall and Devon Awards.  The awards are a celebration of the outstanding quality of businesses within the Tourism sector here in the South West and well deserved recognition must go to all of the finalists of the various categories.

Pavey Group chose to sponsor the Self Catering category specifically as they have a special affinity with the sector through their exclusive ‘Cottagesure’ Insurance Scheme, designed...

Supporting Hospiscare this Christmas

Posted by on November 14th 2013 in General News, Uncategorized

Hospiscare are are offering an alternative Christmas gift for 2013. You can pick from a range of gifts costing £5 to £499.00, there's something for everyone. You could even donate a gift of care on behalf of a friend or loved one. All funds raised will be used to support the work of the charity in Exeter, mid and east Devon.

For further information please click here http://www.hospiscare.co.uk/Giftsofcare

Here at Pavey Group we won £1000 of radio advertising with Radio Exe to donate to a charity of our choice. That charity we agreed would be Hospiscare and this is how they have put their donation to...

Surf Life Saving GB: Big Bay Dip, Incorporating Devon Air Ambulance's Agatha Christie Swim

Posted by on August 28th 2013 in General News, Insurance, Uncategorized

Dip in the sea for Surf Life Saving GB

 

Pavey Group are delighted to be sponsoring the Big Bay Dip, an event organised by Surf Life Saving GB.  SLSGB are a charity based in Exeter who work with clubs across the country who are striving to keep communities safer by the sea.  We would encourage adults and children to take part in this family-friendly open water swimming event which is coming to Broadsands Beach in Paignton on Sunday 15th September.

The Big Bay Dip is for everyone; you can swim 200m-1600m, so there's something for all abilities. The swim is open to...

Express & Echo - The Rise & Rise of Pavey Group

Posted by on July 11th 2013 in General News

Paul Burton, Editor of the Express & Echo met with Exeter Directors Paul Smale, Geoff Gale & Jonathan Cox to understand more about Pavey Group.

Paul was keen to hear how as a business we have grown into a Top 100 Independent Broker in the UK,  with an ever expanding Financial Services division. Despite facing the biggest economic downturn of our time, the rise & rise of Pavey Group continues.

To read the article please visit Express & Echo - Interview.

Western Morning News, Annual Business Guide 2013

Posted by on July 9th 2013 in General News, Insurance, Uncategorized

To view the 2013 Annual Business Guide which features the Top 150 Companies in Devon and Cornwall, please click here: Western Morning News Annual Business Guide 2013 Online Copy 

The guide features a detailed analysis of the regions economy by area and sector, looking at the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.  

Pavey Group Enter Michelmores Charity 5k Run - 2013

Posted by on June 20th 2013 in General News

Geoff Gale led the Pavey Group Team in the Michelmores 5k Charity Run on Tuesday 11th June 2013. Geoff was joined by Dean Holloway, Sharon Ewart and Cheryl Phillips.

Thanks must go to Michelmores Solicitors for organising such as great event, we were very proud to be sponsors, T Shirts looked great, I'm sure we'll all be wearing ours again!

This years Michelmores are hoping to raise £30,000 for charitable organisation Families for Children, a Voluntary Adoption Agency based in the South West.