Posts Tagged: Exeter
Posted by Sam Eynon on January 30th 2018 in Insurance
For business owners insurance is often seen as an expense which comes straight off the bottom line and can’t be passed on to customers. However it is also your safeguard in the event of an incident, offering protection for the businesses most valuable assets, your employees and your customers.
We all say ‘it won’t happen to me’, but what would you do if it did? After all, disasters don't just happen to other people. They could strike at any moment to even the most successful and vigilant of businesses. The chances of being hit by a flood or impacted by a...
Posted by Sam Eynon on February 2nd 2017 in 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...
Posted by Sam Eynon 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.
Posted by Cheryl Phillips on October 17th 2016 in 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...
Posted by Sam Eynon on October 3rd 2016 in 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.
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...
Posted by Cheryl Phillips on March 26th 2015 in Financial, General News, Insurance
A Devon-based insurance and financial services company has bought an established local insurance broker to expand its operations in Exeter.
Pavey Group, which has offices in Torquay and Exeter and employs 90 people, has bought Buddens Westinsure, founded in 1985, as part of the group’s on-going growth strategy. The deal was completed in March.
Already recognised as a Top 100 Independent Broker nationally, the expansion means Pavey Group will be able to offer enhanced benefits, including a fully managed claims service and independent financial advice to all former Buddens Westinsure clients.
It also means extending the range of expertise at Pavey Group, with...
Posted by Cheryl Phillips on January 22nd 2014 in Financial, General News, Insurance
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...
Posted by Cheryl Phillips 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.
Posted by Cheryl Phillips on May 16th 2013 in General News, Insurance
Helen Jones of Pavey Group has been elected President of the Insurance Institute of Exeter, Helen's one year appointment was confirmed at the Institute’s Annual General Meeting earlier this month.
Helen, who is a Senior Commercial Account Manager here at Pavey Group a leading Insurance and Financial Services firm in the South West, takes over from Russell Langham whilst Mark occupies the position vacated by Ms Jones. Helen has worked in the insurance industry for over 25 years, beginning her career with an Insurer, working across various departments and for the previous 12 years as an insurance broker. Helen specialises in...
Posted by Cheryl Phillips on March 18th 2013 in General News
The Pavey Group Team organised a number of fun fundraising activities all in aid of raising money for Comic Relief. In total we raised £444.70! Our team in Exeter spent the day in 80s fancy dress and held a 'Pavey staff in the 80s' competition. In both Torquay and Exeter cakes were made by the bakers amoungst us and sold to colleagues!