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Posts Tagged: Insurance

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...

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...

Pavey Group sponsor the South West Tourism Awards 2015

Posted by on March 12th 2015 in General News

Proud Sponsors of the 'Self Catering' Award

 

We had a superb evening at the South West Tourism Awards, it truly was a celebration of Tourism Excellence in the South West, held at a very fitting setting on the Grand Pier, Weston-super-Mare, with more than 300 guests in attendance.

Pavey Group are proud to be long standing sponsors of the Devon, Cornwall and South West Tourism Awards, choosing the Self Catering Category due to the strong affinity to the sector through our exclusive ‘Cottagesure’ scheme for self-catering businesses.

Melanie Birchell, Director, was delighted to present the 6 awards to very worthy winners. The category finalists were exceptional...

Organised Gangs Drive Increase in 'Crash for Cash' Claims

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

'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...

Redress Scheme - How does it affect me?

Posted by on October 1st 2014 in Financial, General News, Insurance

The government have recently announced they will be introducing strict regulations of the, as of yet, unregulated letting market which will make it compulsory for letting agents to sign up to an independent redress scheme.

From the 1st October 2014, letting agents will face very heavy fines of up to £5,000 if they cannot prove they are signed up to one of the three independent redress schemes with either the Property Ombudsman, the Ombudsman Service: Property or the Property Redress Scheme. It will also require for a letting agent to take out professional indemnity cover and to continue with this cover...

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...

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 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 organise Charity Golf Day in aid of Torbay Holiday Helpers Network

Posted by on June 30th 2011 in Financial, General News, Insurance

June 2011

Whilst Captain at Exeter Golf and Country Club, Paul Smale, Director at Pavey Group organised a charity golf day in aid of local charity Torbay Holiday Helpers. Over the course of the day Paul and his team of willing volunteers from Pavey Group raised an impressive £4500.

Luke Tillen, Network Foundation and charity co ordinator commented, " I would like to thank Pavey Group Insurance & Financial Services for organising the Pavey Group charity Golf Day in aid of Torbay Holiday helpers Network which raised and incredible sum of £4500. Pavey Group have been there from the outset supporting us...