Tradewise Cease Trading

All Tradewise policies remain valid and in force. Your insurance policy has involvement from many companies. The most important of these is the company that covers the cost of claims. If the company that pays for any claims ceases trading, then your insurance policy would need to be cancelled. This is not the case with Tradewise as they are only […]

Festive Opening Hours 2021

By Ben Scott IT Manager Another year draws to a close already as we prepare to usher in 2022. It has been another twelve months of uncertainty and restrictions, but Connect Insurance are resilient and committed to navigating these stressful times with patience and compassion. We remain ever grateful for the fantastic solidarity and unexpected successes we have managed to celebrate […]

Green Card Update

By Ben Scott IT Manager Previously we had notified clients that as a result of Brexit, it was like that Green Card documents would be mandatory when using your vehicle in the EU or beyond after January 1st 2021. Since the UK are part of the Green Card Free Circulation Area (GCFCA), we are pleased to confirm that you will […]

Whiplash Claim Reforms

By Ben Scott IT Manager As a result of the Civil Liabilites Act 2018, there are significant changes to whiplash claims that could seriously affect any injured claimant from May 31st 2021. So, what’s changing? Whilst avoiding as much technical jargon as possible, let’s take a look at what specific changes are being introduced, and how these could affect claimants. […]

Driving Abroad after Brexit

By Ben Scott IT Manager Previously we have given our clients a forewarning regarding the predictable impacts that Brexit will have on driving vehicles outside of the UK. As it currently stands, with effect from January 1st 2021, it will become mandatory for UK policyholders to carry a Green Card document if they are using their vehicle in the EU […]

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Why Your Premium May Increase In 2020

By Ben Scott Marketing Manager Occasionally things happen in the insurance industry which seriously impact the market, underwriters, brokers, and resultantly, the customers. When insurance companies take a huge financial hit, like all service providers, they are limited with how they can recuperate these losses. They can sack staff, sell assets, reduce overheads, or more commonly, increase the price of […]

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Mid-2019 Company Update

By Georgina Handy Marketing Executive We hope your 2019 is going well? Here at Connect we have been working hard to improve our insurance products in order to save our clients money. We have taken on new insurers this year as well as new staff members to greater improve our service.  Now we are into June and want to continue […]

Hard Brexit & Green Cards

By Ben Scott Marketing Manager With all the hullabaloo emanating from the Brexit negotiations, you may have caught wind of the repeated mentions of how a “hard” departure would massively disrupt our lives. From immediate recession, rampant unemployment, surges in immigration, planes being grounded, shops running out of food, hospitals having no medical supplies… and many other equally outlandish claims. […]

Holographic Passengers, Invisible Caravans, and Flying Cars.

By Ben Scott Marketing Manager We have undoubtedly come a long way since the first gasoline powered car was unveiled back in 1885 by German inventor Karl Benz. Many would consider Benz the pioneer of modern day automobile transport, however that could soon change. Let us shift our focus instead to Robert Anderson, a Scottish inventor who invented the first ever […]