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Motor Theft Trends to Look for in 2019 – From YouTalk Insurance

Vehicle theft is on the rise throughout the UK. Alongside more traditional types of theft, there’s a worrying trend of criminals taking advantage of new motor tech by carrying out so-called “keyless” theft. But what’s the difference between these types of crime? And what do you need to know to keep your vehicle safe from […]

Brownsword Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Today marks the celebration of 25 years in business for The Brownsword Group. The company wishes to thank its staff, clients and partners who have contributed to our success. Anthony Heaton, Managing Director says, “our longevity has been achieved through being responsive to a changing market, growth through acquisition, quality of service and offering the […]

Collection for the Homeless

The Fraud Admin ladies at Brownsword recently arranged another collection for the homeless. Previously arranged in August and then Christmas 2017, the team are dedicated to doing their bit for local charities to help the homeless of Manchester.   This time the collection went to The Sandwich Angels, a charity who make thousands of sandwiches each […]

2018 Sees a Surge in Theft Claims

Latest data from the ABI shows that the cost of theft claims has surged by 32% to £271m in the first nine months of 2018. Motor insurance pay-outs have reached record levels this year with more than £23m being paid every day, according to research by the Association of British Insurers (ABI). In the first […]

4th Acquisition for Brownsword

BROWNSWORD PRESS RELEASE: For Immediate Release   The Brownsword Group have announced today the acquisition of Linden Claims International Ltd, a specialist claims handling company in the life insurance sector dealing in death claims, complex income protection, critical illness and disability claims for insurers and reinsurers.   Now approaching its 25th year of operation handling […]

Self-Raising for MacMillan

Zoe Wingfield, Accounts Assistant Team Leader, organised the coffee morning at The Brownsword Group today as part of the national Macmillan event. Although staff are now bursting at the belts, there were plenty spare at the end of the day which will be delivered to a local care home. A raffle and a game of […]

Fraud Foodbank Collection

After hearing a news report about food poverty in Greater Manchester, Fraud Administration Rachael (pictured right) was moved to take action. She arranged a collection at the office, asking people to donate what they could to go to a local food bank. Food banks have appeared all over the country in recent years and are […]

Saddleworth Fire Animal Search & Rescue by Brownsword Manager

Brownsword’s Group Compliance Manager, Gill Prior, is on a mission to help the animals affected by the Saddleworth Moor fire which continues to rage after several days. As a volunteer at an animal shelter, and a previous volunteer Marine Life Medic for BDMLR, Gill said that seeing posts on social media about lost pets and […]

Raising Money for Red Nose Day

Last Friday some of the staff at The Brownsword Group arranged a bake sale for Red Nose Day, raising money in aid of Sport Relief. Sport Relief / Red Nose Day is a charity which raises money for many different causes, including helping those living with mental health issues, provide life-saving maternal healthcare for mothers […]

Raising Money for Pennine Pen Animal Rescue

Our Events Manager, Zoe Wingfield, organised a raffle in aid of Pennine Pen Animal Rescue. Ran by Michael Waugh since its inauguration in 2001, the rescue centre started in a small terraced house and grew to its impressive location and size today. Homing hundreds of animals every year, it cares for and rehomes cats, dogs, […]