Author Archives: Amanda Sutcliffe

An Overview of the Draft Terrorism Bill – Martyn’s Law

Did you know that Martyn’s Law, or the Draft Terrorism (Protection of Premises) Bill, is currently being processed through Parliament? With the increased threat of terrorist attacks, there is a driving force on what can be done to safeguard events and venues, adding protection from future incidents like the terrorist bombing of the Manchester Arena […]

Secure Great Deals and Avoid Scams This Black Friday

As Black Friday on 24th November and Cyber Monday on 27th November approach, consumers eagerly anticipate snagging fantastic deals from leading brands looking to boost sales before Christmas. However, amidst the billions in savings touted as “not to be missed,” the heightened communication frenzy presents an opportunity for cyber criminals to exploit unsuspecting shoppers. In […]

A proactive guide to managing road rage this Road Safety Week

Road Safety Week which runs from the 19th to 25th November, provides an opportunity for communities and organisations to engage initiatives and reflect on ways we can all help to make our roads safer. In the hustle and bustle of daily life, road rage has become an all-too-familiar companion on UK roads. According to a […]

Protecting Your Property or Business from Flooding

Flooding can strike unexpectedly, wreaking havoc on properties and businesses. It is estimated that in the UK over 5 million properties are at risk of flooding, making it a critical concern for residents and business owners. To safeguard your property and business, it’s essential to understand the risks, be prepared, and know what to do […]

Sutcliffe & Co WINS £2,500 for Worcester Warriors Foundation

The Worcester Warriors Foundation celebrate receiving £2,500 from the Aviva Broker Community Fund Awards 2023 charity scheme with the support of Sutcliffe & Co Insurance Brokers, who have successfully secured a share of this year’s £300,000 prize fund. It was a joint celebration this week for the Worcester Warriors Foundation and Sutcliffe & Co, with […]

Tom Field Celebrates New CII Qualification

One of the newest additions to the team at Sutcliffe & Co Insurance Brokers, Account Handler Tom Field, celebrates receiving a certificate from the Chartered Insurance Institute, through his dedication and commitment to insurance services. Continuing their focus on professional service excellence, Sutcliffe & Co have won multiple awards for providing a ‘Personal service in […]

Sutcliffe Wins 5-Star Brokerage Award For Second Year Running

Worcester based Sutcliffe & Co Insurance Brokers Ltd celebrates winning another award, having been named the winner of the 2023 5-Star Brokerages Awards. For the second year running, Sutcliffe & Co have won this award, highlighting their consistent dedication to service excellence in the insurance industry. The Insurance Business UK Magazine IBUK 5-Star Brokerages Awards […]

World Famous Artist Phlegm Paints Sutcliffe Office

Sutcliffe & Co Insurance Brokers have unveiled a jaw-dropping piece of artwork at their Head Office in Foundry Street in Worcester City by the world famous and widely acclaimed artist Phlegm as part of this year’s Worcester Paint Festival. The London based artist Phlegm, known for his self-published comics and unique street art style, has […]

Why are motor insurance premiums at a record high?

Analysis by The Association of British Insurers (ABI), which looks at 28 million motor insurance policies, suggests that the average price paid for motor insurance in the second quarter of 2023 continued to increase.  The average premium paid for private comprehensive motor insurance was up 7% on the previous quarter at £511. The average price […]

How could Artificial Intelligence impact workplace safety?

Artificial Intelligence has been continually in the news as the latest technology to revolutionise the way we live and work, but is it to be feared or embraced? Either way it looks like it’s here to stay. This article provides more detail on AI technology, outlines how it affects workplace safety, and highlights the ways […]

Common causes of escape of water in property

In 2022 escape of water continued to be a significant issue for both residential and commercial buildings with a total of £987 million worth of claims made across the year, a 15% increase over 2021. As an issue, escape of water is significant both in terms of regularity and severity of claims, which means that […]

Can ‘Crash for Cash’ scams be avoided?

Not all collisions on our roads are an accident and as the financial pressures increase for many households and businesses, fraudulent insurance claims for crashes between vehicles is set to increase further. Crash for Cash are scams that can range from paper-base fabrications to physical collisions involving innocent road users, all with the aim of […]

Is your school protected over the summer holidays?

As another school year comes to an end and the six weeks summer holidays are on the horizon, the education sector are being warned of a potential rise in criminal activity over this vulnerable period when their premises is largely unoccupied. Due to the cost-of-living crisis and inflation, schools are being urged to ensure they […]

Supporting the Worcester Warriors Foundation

Sutcliffe & Co Insurance Brokers are proud supporters of the Worcester Warriors Foundation with a deep rooted history of the rugby charity and their community work in Worcestershire. It’s been troubling times at the Worcester Warriors Foundation to say the least! The financial pressures felt throughout professional rugby escalated during the COVID pandemic, with associated […]

Tips to help prevent theft of high value vehicles.

The theft of high value vehicles is on the increase, particularly those that are keyless and can be operated using a fob, so any extra levels of precautions are being encouraged so that the stressful situation and inconvenience of your vehicle being stolen is avoided. With the cost of living crisis increasing the financial pressures […]

Sutcliffe & Co rated as The Best Insurance Broker in Worcester

It’s another award win for Sutcliffe & Co who have been rated as The Best Insurance Broker in Worcester in the Quality Business Awards 2023. After considering ‘Satisfaction’, ‘Service’, ‘Reputation’ and ‘Quality’, Sutcliffe & Co Insurance Brokers achieved an overall quality score that exceeded 95%, making them top ranked in Worcester. UK businesses that have […]

Two New Starters Join Sutcliffe & Co Insurance Brokers

Sutcliffe & Co Insurance Brokers welcome two new starters at their Worcester City based Head Office, with Thomas Mann and Thomas Field joining the expanding team. As delivering service excellence in the insurance industry is the cornerstone of Sutcliffe & Co, their recruitment based on experience and dedication is key to the success of the […]

Mental Health Awareness Week focuses on anxiety.

Mental Health Awareness Week which runs from 15th to 21st May will this year focus on the rising issue of anxiety. Organised by the Mental Health Foundation, this week we explore anxiety which can lead to more serious mental problems if left and get out of control. It’s not surprising that the levels of anxiety […]

Preparing and Updating Health and Safety Policies

Friday 28th April is ‘World Day for Safety and Health at Work’ which is an annual initiative put on by the United Nations (UN). This day emphasises the importance of employers around the world taking appropriate precautions to prevent accidents and diseases at work. To mark World Day for Safety and Health at Work, we […]

Sutcliffe & Co announced as a Finalist in the Chamber Awards 2023

Sutcliffe & Co Insurance Brokers have been selected as a finalist in this year’s Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce Business Award as ‘Small Business of the Year’. Having won the category ‘Excellence in Professional Services’ in the 2022 Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce Business Awards, Sutcliffe & Co have continued to grow from […]