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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...

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...

News Release: Major West Country Insurance Group Buys Exeter Broker

Posted by 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...

ELF & Pavey Group Announce Sponsorship Partnership

Posted by 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...

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.

Helen Jones; President of the Insurance Institute of Exeter

Posted by 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...

What did you do in support of Comic Relief?

Posted by 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!

 

Pavey Group Relocate to Peninsula Park, Exeter

Posted by on January 12th 2012 in Financial, General News, Insurance

Pavey Group are pleased to announce that due to expansion they are relocating the short distance from Pynes Hill to Burrator House, Peninsula Park. Pavey Group who specialise in Commercial and Personal Insurance and Financial Services have been expanding in recent years and find their current location filled to capacity.

Paul Smale Director of Pavey Group said “This is a vital step for the business due to the growth over the past few years coupled with the launch of a new business stream later this year, we plan to increase our team and need the capacity to do so. This new...