Monthly Archives: July 2018

Keeping Just Carpin’ members fishing!

We have been running a competition with popular fishing group Just Carpin’ to provide three of their lucky members with bespoke fishing equipment insurance in association with Jackson Lee Underwriting and are delighted to announce the winners: First prize goes to Scott Green Runners-up: Darren Kemp & Stephen Beardshaw Duncan Sutcliffe, director, Sutcliffe & Co […]

Super glue won’t help!

Condom maker Durex has just announced the recall of batches of its non-latex condoms – this as a result of their tests showing that the condoms in question did not have the expected resilience and may split if used towards the expiry date. Duncan Sutcliffe, director, Sutcliffe & Co, commented: “Things do break and sometimes […]

Camp Bestival: why event organisers should insure against cancellation & disruption

It was announced over the weekend that the popular family music festival, Camp Bestival, had to close early due to the bad weather. This announcement, devastating for the organisers, will do more than disappoint the families and festival-goers: the unexpected weather has the potential to cost the organisers a significant amount in refunds compensating for […]

Free holiday insurance for business owners: is it too good to be true?

Many businesses will purchase travel insurance to cover their employees on business trips against instances such as medical emergencies, lost baggage and disrupted flights. Such policies also cover corporate responsibilities because employees travelling are still subject to a duty of care and will need assistance if things go wrong. However many business owners may not […]

Trade Credit Insurance: what is it and why is it needed?

Trade Credit Insurance has been in the press a lot over the last six months, but what is it and why? Duncan Sutcliffe, director, Sutcliffe & Co, explains: “Over a quarter of companies in the UK have experienced financial pain this year through the insolvency of a customer or supplier, or a long outstanding debt. […]

Countdown is on to the 2018 Upton-Tri+

Sutcliffe & Co is once again using our experience in insuring triathlons and endurance events all over the UK and the world to help support and sponsor our local Upton Tri+ for the third year in a row – taking place this weekend. With kids’ fun runs, sprint tri and a standard tri, this well […]

Bowling Triumph and Tears (of laughter!)

The annual Sutcliffe & Co and McCarthy Taylor charity bowling night 2018 saw over 100 professionals come from across the breadth of the three counties to pit their wits against one another in the bowling lanes and raise some funds in the process. The fundraising event was in aid of St Richard’s Hospice and Cystic […]