Entries by jgrindley

Christmas and New Year Opening Times

Monday December 23rd        Open 9:00am – 5:00pm Tuesday December 24th        Open 9:00am – 12:30pm Wednesday December 25th  Closed Thursday December 26th      Closed Friday December 27th            Closed Monday December 30th        Closed Tuesday December 31st         Closed Wednesday January […]

Fork Lift Truck – Common Defects

The Thurra team of Engineer Surveyors are out in the field, in all sorts of workplaces, inspecting plant and equipment day-in day-out, so we asked them for their thoughts on the most common faults they find with forklift trucks and what you, as users can do to help avoid life threatening accidents and costly insurance […]


Driving in the EEA after Brexit

Following the uncertainty of the impact on UK policyholders driving in the European Economic Area (EEA) after Brexit, the ABI has issued guidance for policyholders. What’s the impact on policyholders when the UK leaves the EU? If the UK leaves the EU on 29 March 2019 without a withdrawal agreement in place, and in the […]

Preston North End 1986/87

The walls of the Sir Tom Finney concourse at Preston North End Football Club now have 12 illustrations of iconic moments from the Club’s history. Garratts Insurance were shirt sponsors in the 1986/87 season when promotion was achieved and the image shows the celebrations after a 2-1 victory at Orient.

Spitfire Flight

Happy to have arranged the insurance cover to ensure that Andrew could enjoy his day in the skies above London!

Property Insurance Brokers website now live!

We are delighted to confirm our new website focussing on the needs and requirements for property owners of all types is now live. Whether you are a residential or commercial landlord, full or part time, managing agent or private individual, we welcome your enquiry.   www.propertyinsurancebrokers.co.uk


UK subsidence claims see 350% increase in last six weeks

Sedgwick anticipates a possible surge in subsidence due to the prolonged spell of hot and dry weather across the UK. Based on the company’s weekly update on current subsidence volumes, there has been a rise of more than 350 per cent over the past six weeks and it is likely to rise further as the […]

Chartered Insurance Broker Status Renewed

When we were awarded the Chartered status in 2012, there were less than 100 firms in the UK with the sought after accreditation. Whilst the numbers have risen it is still the benchmark of quality in our profession with under 200 firms currently awarded the title. We are delighted to confirm that our Chartered status […]


Why implementing GDPR could be a Positive Change

CNA Hardy’s Matt Sumpter offers an interesting perspective on GDPR: There is no question that the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will bring with it big changes to organisations; enhancing existing data subject rights provided under the current EU Data Protection Directive as well as introducing new ones. But change is not necessarily a […]