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Twas the night before Christmas, When all through the house, Not a creature was stirring, Not even a mouse. The Christmas lights were twinkling, But the tree was very dry, No one had watered it, The pines were falling, it might even die. Dry trees and Christmas lights, Can cause your house to burn down, No presents for anyone, Or Christmas Dinner to be found. So, check your lights aren’t faulty, And give your tree a drink, Switch off the lights first, Singed hair gives off an awful stink. Flaxmans Christmas Quiz Christmas can be a time...

All of us up and down the country could not fail to have been moved by the pictures and stories of people and businesses affected by the recent floods especially in South Yorkshire. Particularly badly hit was the village of Fishlake and, even now, there are still over 46 flood warnings in place across the region and the river Don. As the clean-up operation continues, the press has been widely publicising that many affected homeowners are now discovering that their insurance...

A Helping Hand for SMEs Here at Flaxmans, we have spent the summer thinking about how we can help you to help your SME’s to cut a swathe through the Insurance Jargon Jungle. Buying the right policy – from the right source – for the right reasons- requires signposting by experts. Every day we see the outcomes of what goes wrong when SME’s do not take sound advice before they choose the cheapest quote – disputed or rejected claims! Understanding the basics...

All of us in the insurance industry have been bracing ourselves in case the news from Whaley Bridge confirmed our worst fears.  We were all relieved to learn that residents have been able to return home now; and businesses will now be starting up again and hoping they can make up for the down time. As BIBA accredited claims advocates, we usually only hear about insurance claims that have gone wrong.  However, early signs are that some insurers are going the...

Are you sending out a FOS SOS? It’s all change at the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS). New rules came into effect from 1 April 2019, and these changes have had a significant impact on the size of business that can present a case to the FOS. The pros and cons of these changes will take time to come to light. As ever, though, the Flaxmans’ team is ready and waiting to help you adapt to the new rules. Read More BIBA Webinar Flaxmans Chairman, Roger Flaxman...

Flaxmans June newsletter is out now, covering the BIBA Expo, our new service FOS-SOS, how you can get your hands on our new eBook 'The 5 Dangers of buying insurance online and how to avoid them' and info on the upcoming BIBA webinar. Did you spot us? BIBA 2019 15th – 16th May It was a jam-packed couple of days at this year’s BIBA Expo in Manchester. The keynote and breakout sessions were excellent this year and “Boris” love him or loath him...