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July 2012

A Feast of Sunshine and Smoothies


On Saturday the 30th June a band of Fairweather staff lived up to their name and brought sunshine to proceedings at the Feast of St Peter - Chalfont St Peter's annual summer festival. There was live music, community stalls, local businesses, displays, sports, kids events and everything in between. We were very pleased to see

Going Social


I was thrilled to welcome guest speakers from Urban Media www.urbanmedia.co.uk and Zebedee internet www.zebedeeim.co.uk yesterday to speak to local businesses and some of our commercial clients about the importance of web presence online. I am not the expert - you need to speak to them about that but there were some key lessons which I would share with

June 2012

May 2012

Hire Car Costs Driving Up Insurance Prices?


Sticking with the motor insurance theme it a news story on the BBC website caught my eye. In a move welcomed by the Association of British Insurers (ABI) it appears that the Competition Commission is going to be conducting a report into the motor insurance industry after the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) deemed it a

Lost and Hopefully Soon to be Found


The Insurance Times reported today that Zurich are offering a £25,000 reward for the safe return of a historical artifact. The piece in question is one of the rarest complete examples of metalwork in the country dating back to the 1400's and usually resides in The Stockwood Discovery Centre a museum in Luton. It is

Not so Fair-weather for Fairweather ‘Fun’ Running


Last (chilly) Sunday a stalwart team of runners and 'helpers' attended the bi-annual Gerrards Cross Fun Run. The run is organised for local charity and it's for that reason that Fairweather Insurance were pleased to be he principal -shirt sponsor this year. In addition to providing munetory support some of our staff here were keen

Phone Plus Water = No Phone


A recent study by Insurance Times magazine has revealed that there has been a phenomenal increase in claims for water damage to telephones and similar devices. I found this of particular interest having had to claim twice, once for an incident concerning me, my iphone, a cup of tea (also mine) and a collision between the two.

Going swimming? Don’t forget your teeth. 


Our Aviva insurance circular didn't disappoint this week with its 'funny claim' although I would go so far as to say that it is mildly tragic as opposed to amusing. A more mature gentleman was on holiday in Florida and was taking a dip when his wife (who had fallen asleep on he beach) had

April 2012

A Slice of History Comes to the Surface


As we pass the centenary of the sinking of the Titanic, the original insurance slip for RMS Carpathia has been presented to Lloyds of London by national brokers, Marsh. This slip dates back to the 1900's and shows just how important insurance cover was then as it is now (although I am sure premiums have

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