Franklands Commercial Insurance Brokers Blog

Franklands Takes Quiz Title

Posted by Paul Brown FCII on 07-Dec-2016 10:03:17

Along with 19 other teams our intrepid quiz team entered the cauldron that is the annual Networking Derby Christmas Quiz.

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Topics: Networking


Posted by Kieren Rai on 05-Dec-2016 09:56:23

Derby and Burton based insurance and risk management specialists, Franklands, has retained its position as one of the Top 100 Insurance Brokers in the UK for a fourth year in a row.
The Insurance Age Top 100 report aims to shine a spotlight on insurance brokers who continuously deliver a high quality of service to their customers. The list celebrates excellence within the UK broker market and is recognised as a benchmark status within the profession.

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Topics: Top 100 UK Insurance Broker

Club Albion Partners Enjoy First Networking Event

Posted by Kieren Rai on 02-Dec-2016 09:45:05

Burton Albion chairman Ben Robinson welcomed Paul Brown of Franklands and over 20 other Burton Albion partner businesses to the football club’s inaugural business networking event.

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Topics: Club Albion

Insurance Premium Tax will increase yet again !

Posted by Paul Brown FCII on 23-Nov-2016 14:27:18

The Chancellor has announced in his 2016 Autumn Statement that Insurance Premium Tax will increase yet again to 12% from June 2017.

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Topics: tax

Fizz n Biz a great success

Posted by Kieren Rai on 11-Nov-2016 13:58:12

Last Friday evening Franklands and Mercia Image Ltd hosted the first “Fizz n Biz”, a networking event to introduce the weekend.

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Topics: Networking

Clare hits the road for Treetops

Posted by Paul Brown FCII on 09-Nov-2016 15:09:35

Franklands Account Handler Clare Brewin pounded the streets in the inaugural Derby 10 mile road race to raise an amazing £400 for Franklands annual charity, Treetops Hospice Care.

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Topics: Fundraising

David Harrison addresses Cyber Security Seminar

Posted by Kieren Rai on 09-Nov-2016 12:12:14

Franklands Managing Director David Harrison was invited to speak at the PKF Cooper Parry Cyber Security Seminar.

The event featured guest speaker former FBI, Sony and Fox hacker, Ryan Ackroyd, who now spends his time securing vulnerable systems and university lecturer, Dr David Day who is a National Crime Agency special officer working with the National Cybercrime Unit .

Speaking about the Cyber Security Seminar, PKF Cooper Parry IT Solutions IT Partner Victoria Playford, said:

“There's nothing more terrifying for a business than the threat of cyber-attack. This was a unique opportunity for the region’s businesses to learn more about the dangers that cyber-crime poses to their business and what they should be doing to combat it”

David Harrison commented:

“There is a growing realisation amongst business owners that Cyber Security represents a real and present danger to their livelihoods. Robust risk management is absolutely imperative, but should be backed by Cyber Liability insurance purchased through a Chartered Insurance Broker that understands the subject”

If you're interested in discussing Cyber Liability insurance, please speak to one of our Chartered Insurance Brokers at



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Topics: Cyber & Crime

Impact of Brexit on Sums Insured

Posted by Paul Brown FCII on 21-Oct-2016 13:10:55

It is important for businesses to understand the impact of the weakening pound on their insurance sums insured.

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Topics: Brexit

Franklands are attending East Midlands Property Owners (EMPO) Expo

Posted by Kieren Rai on 13-Oct-2016 13:38:14

Franklands are attending East Midlands Property Owners (EMPO), Derbyshire Landlord and Letting Agent Expo, taking place on Thursday 20th October at the iPro Stadium. Visitors to this free Expo will be able to benefit from the very latest rental advice and support from the region’s property professionals. There will be advice and guidance available at the Expo, you will also benefit from an array of exhibitors including local authorities and businesses specializing in providing products and services specific to the private sector landlord.

Please come down and visit us if you have the chance.
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Topics: Property

Cybercrime hits the headlines again................

Posted by Kieren Rai on 12-Oct-2016 09:56:56

Cybercrime is again amongst the main stories in today’s news with a recent study finding 50% of UK business respondents having experienced economic crime, a statistic which is overshadowed by Government data proving 9 in 10 large UK businesses being successfully breached.

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Topics: cyber liability