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Escape of Water - Property Owners & Landlords Insurance

Escape of Water - Property Owners & Landlords Insurance

Posted by on February 2nd 2017 in Featured, General News, Insurance

According to research by the Association of British Insurers nearly one in five claims made on buildings and contents insurance is for damage caused by escape of water, costing as much as £2m every day.

Understanding and assessing your exposure to water/fluid leak and damage is just as important as a fire risk assessment in terms of an organisation’s capacity to operate successfully and profitably. Reducing the risk of damage to your property will avoid uninsured costs; interruption to your business, supply chain and increased insurance costs etc.

Protecting your property from water leaks

The damage and financial loss suffered from the effects...

Press Release: Pavey Group announces key appointment of Commercial Account Manager

Posted by on January 31st 2017 in Featured, General News, Insurance

Pavey Group has appointed a leading local insurance expert to the role of Commercial Account Manager.

Steve Joint will work with commercial client accounts from across the South West at the Devon-based firm, helping them to ensure they have the best insurance and risk management arrangements in place for their business needs.

The father of four, who lives in Newton Abbot, said, “I am delighted to have joined Pavey Group who are acknowledged as a leading insurance and financial services brokerage in the South West. We have a great team of highly experienced individuals who are renowned for delivering market leading service...

News Release: Pavey Groups Donate Do Good Day a Huge Success

Posted by on November 1st 2016 in General News

Pavey Group’s ‘Donate & Do Good Day’ for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) was a resounding success.

The day was held in Exeter on Tuesday 25 October and the idea was, as many busy professionals don’t have time to take their unwanted items to charity shops, Pavey Group would visit the businesses to pick up the collections instead!

Whilst members of the team spent the morning collecting charity shop donations from businesses in the area, the rest of the team worked as volunteers at CHSW’s Sidwell Street shop in Exeter helping to sort through the collections and help out with general shop duties.

Cheryl Phillips,...

Managing Risks to you, your Property and your Guests

Posted by on October 17th 2016 in Featured, Insurance

Whether you’re the owner of a holiday property, or a family planning your summer holiday here in the West Country; ensuring everyone’s safety is paramount.

As guests, we understand that your primary goal is to have a fantastic break, spend quality time with loved ones and see some of the great attractions and locations the West Country has to offer. You should also expect a holiday that is free from accidents and injuries, which holiday property owners do everything possible to ensure. However you can also take the following precautions:

  • On arrival familiarise yourself with the property
  • Read the guidebook, it will contain...

Property Owners & Landlords - A Guide to Unoccupied Properties

Posted by on October 3rd 2016 in Featured, Insurance

With an estimated 600,000 unoccupied homes in England and approximately 20,000 squatters in the UK, unlawful occupation is one of the biggest risks owners face when leaving a property empty. Other potential risks facing your property can include theft, vandalism and accidental damage. We examine some of these key risks below, and what you can do to mitigate them.
 

Unlawful Occupation

In 2012, a new law was introduced, making squatting in a residential property a criminal offence, punishable by up to six months in jail or a fine of up to £5,000.

However, squatting in commercial properties is not a crime and...

Cyber Insurance: Why you should invest in additional protection for your business

Posted by on February 11th 2016 in Featured, Insurance

We are all more reliant on technology. This increase in reliance creates new risks and potential liabilities for businesses which traditional insurance policies are insufficient to provide cover for.

Insurance that protects you in the event of a cyber-attack may seem like something only a large corporate organisation would require. However, cyber criminals are non-discriminative, using malicious codes across the internet to search for vulnerabilities, with the potential to attack business of any size, anywhere in the world.

These criminal activities commonly referred to as ‘cyber-crime’ can not only result in significant financial losses but also significant interruption to a business. So...

Press Release: Key Appointment at Pavey Group

Posted by on July 30th 2015 in General News, Insurance

TORBAY'S Pavey Group has appointed an insurance expert to take up the role of senior commercial account handler.

Allyson Paddon will work with corporate clients, helping them to make sure they have the best insurance arrangements in place for their type of business needs.

Allyson, who lives in Bovey Tracey with her husband and her two daughters, said: "I'm delighted to be joining such a professional brokerage as Pavey Group, a company that shares my values of always putting the client first and developing individual solutions for firms.

"I am very focused on building long-term client relationships, really getting to understand their business...

Recognising Success in the Tourism Industry

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

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...

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

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

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...

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.