Entries by Alexandra Richards

Self-Build Home Insurance – What you need to know

‘Selfie’s’ really are all the rage these days! The awareness and popularity of self-build homes in the UK has been rocketing, with many self-builders realising the considerable advantages of their construction.  A self-built home offers many exciting possibilities, but it also represents a significant investment in both time and money. Self-building carries risks of injury and […]

Out Of Africa

Our corporate ambassador Mark Beaumont, holds the world record for cycling alone from Cairo to Capetown. He completed this gruelling journey in exactly 41 days, 10 hours and 22 minutes. In those six weeks he cycled 10,882 km during which time he spent 439 hours in the saddle.  More recently of course Mark is famous […]

Setting Sail – Boat Insurance

It’s easy to get overwhelmed by all the jobs that need doing before the season starts, so we thought it might be useful to list eight de-wintering tasks that can easily get forgotten about. Give your topsides some attention. After giving your boat a thorough wash down to get rid of any mould and algae […]

Event Insurance

With Festival season almost upon us, now is a good time to review your insurance policy. It is not something you enjoy thinking about when preparing for an event, but envisaging a worst case scenario is an essential part of event planning. Are you confident that your insurance policy will react if there is an […]

Is Restoration cover built into your Insurance policy?

Alexandra Richards, Private Clients Development Executive at Bruce Stevenson Insurance Brokers looks at why it is so important to ensure that your collection, whether private or corporate, has restoration cover built into the insurance policy. Every insurance claim is different and each one has its own story to tell and can often be emotional.  Like […]

Travel Top Tips

As the holiday season approaches here are some top tips to stay safe and protected whilst travelling: Ensure you have adequate travel insurance. According to a recent survey by The Association of British Travel Agents, around a quarter of UK travellers are thought to go abroad without insurance, with those aged 18-24 the most unlikely […]

Festival and Event Insurance

Ahead of the Festival of Museums this month we were asked by the Museums Galleries Scotland – www.mgsblog.org  to write about event insurance and making sure you plan ahead for when things go wrong.  It is not something you enjoy thinking about when preparing for an event, but envisaging a worst case scenario is an essential […]

Home Security – Protect yourself

At Bruce Stevenson Private Clients we seek to advise clients on the best way to protect their home. Evident physical security measures are a must, but perhaps less obvious is being aware of what you are posting on social media.  Photographs posted on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter of you on holiday can be hacked or […]