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“To Err is Human, To Forgive, Devine” Alexander Pope You are human and like every other human being on the planet you are likely to make a mistake or two and although your friends, family and even boss will probably forgive you for those mistakes it is unlikely that an insurance company will do the same. So, here is a guide to help you avoid making mistakes when buying insurance. https://youtu.be/BgbzYMxZ1qc Number 1: Not using a Broker or Agent With endless information at our finger tips...

But does it matter? Many brokers will be feeling vulnerable in the light of recent insurance press reports quoting the criticisms of brokers emanating once again from Mactavish.  In a strive for growth, there might be a temptation for some brokers to start piling them high and selling them cheap.  That really wouldn’t do.  Now, more than any time in the past, the broker needs a steely resolve to stick to traditional, professional methods – and never lose sight of the client’s...

The following is based on a recent case that the Flaxmans team handled highlighting the risks involved when a leaseholder hands over the security of its investment in the lease to third parties over which it has no control.  PHOENIX is a property owner. In January 2019 Phoenix purchased the freehold of twelve flats.  The leaseholder arrangements were not without complication. The chain was: The freeholder is the XYZ Property Group as evidenced by a head lease The freeholder has granted a...