Jersey News

Preparing for storms ahead

News Image 19 Oct 2017 - Storm conditions and bad weather are expected to hit Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man in the next few days so whether you are at home or away we wanted to share quick tips with you that can help protect your property, vehicle and your family. 

Rossborough Healthcare supporting Sand Storm Adventure Race

News Image 05 Sep 2017 - Rossborough Healthcare is supporting a unique obstacle challenge set in an old Jersey quarry to encourage people to get active – and help raise funds for charity.

Rossborough expands Private Clients team

News Image 11 Aug 2017 - Rossborough has expanded its Private Clients team with two appointments. Sam O’Reilly and James Mahood join the company as new business executives.

Specialist appointment to drive forward Rossborough Professional Risks

News Image 08 Aug 2017 - A highly experienced financial risks broker has joined Rossborough as professional risks practice leader, to help drive forward its specialist broking service for financial institutions. Tim Mitchell has an extensive background in providing insurance solutions to manage professional indemnity, directors’ and officers’, crime and other risks faced by the financial services industry.

Rossborough round Jersey sailing race now open for entries

News Image 18 Jul 2017 - The Royal Channel Islands Yacht Club’s ‘Rossborough Insurance Round the Island Race’ 2017 is open for entries, with organisers expecting even more boats than in previous years.

Tips for driving in Europe

News Image 26 May 2017 - Did you know that more than 4.2 million British motorists take their vehicle abroad to enjoy the open road in Europe every year? Well, whether you’re taking your first driving holiday or have been before, here are some simple tips that could help you make the most of your trip.

Island Games athletes urged to check insurance cover

News Image 18 May 2017 - Dozens of athletes will be travelling to Gotland from Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man to take part in the Island Games between 24 and 30 June.

Make May Purple

News Image 17 May 2017 - Rossborough Jersey is proud to support the Stroke Association in 2017 and will be joining them to #MakeMayPurple throughout May.

Ransomware and Cyber Insurance

News Image 16 May 2017 - The WannaCry ransomware virus wreaked havoc on the NHS on Friday afternoon and in the following hours spread rapidly to infect 200,000 businesses in 150 countries. Find out how cyber insurance policies can help businesses deal with cyber crime.

Rossborough urges island businesses to review breach response plans

News Image 16 May 2017 - Following the recent cyber attack, which wreaked havoc on the NHS on Friday afternoon, Rossborough Insurance is reminding island businesses to review their breach response plans and to encourage those who do not have these, to put them in place as quickly as possible.

The best advice I have ever received....

News Image 25 Apr 2017 - Recently published in contact magazine Mark Vautier who is head of private clients at Rossborough was asked what the best advice he has ever received.

AXA Art: Urgent Advice for customers – Fraud Bulletin

News Image 20 Apr 2017 - Financial transactions in the art world and property market have recently been targeted by a sophisticated fraud. Cyber criminals and hackers are targeting these industries specifically due to the high values that change hands on a regular basis via electronic transfer.

Quick tips to avoid a DIY disaster and accidents

News Image 10 Apr 2017 - Did you know this? 200,000 people are injured through DIY every year in Great Britain. With Easter being a popular time to start projects, we wanted to share tips on how to avoid a DIY disaster.

Going Skiing? Do you have winter sports cover?

News Image 16 Feb 2017 - Now is one of the busiest times for ski resorts as thousands of us descend to the snowy mountains for some winter sports fun. However, have you checked your travel insurance to make sure you have the correct cover?

Going away? If I tell my Facebook friends will my home insurance claim be rejected?

News Image 16 Feb 2017 - The day we are going away on holiday, we all update our Facebook status in excitement and people love to share photos of their holidays on social media with friends and family.

Winter driving: 12 safety tips

News Image 23 Jan 2017 - Whether you’re driving nearer to home or abroad for work and leisure, such as travelling down to the Alps for skiing, winter can give rise to serious risks on the roads.

Time to reinsure your luxury watch?

News Image 23 Jan 2017 - The value of Rolex watches is soaring, so is it time to update your insurance policy? Industry watchers have put it down to the impact of Brexit, as people look to invest in luxury time pieces and currency fluctuations affect the market.

The Impact of Brexit on Jewellery

News Image 12 Dec 2016 - Do you own a Rolex? It may be underinsured…..

How to protect your home from burglars this winter.

News Image 24 Nov 2016 - Winter is setting in and the clocks go back which means the evenings are darker but this is not only your main concern.

News Image 24 Nov 2016 - Now winter is upon us this means driving can become more difficult and dangerous for even the most experienced motorist. Follow this link to make sure your journey is a lot safer.

Mentor at Jersey Barnardo's recognised at Rossborough awards ceremony

News Image 31 Oct 2016 - A voluntary mentor to young people in Jersey has been recognised at a London awards ceremony by her company, Rossborough Insurance, which has also donated £750 to Barnardo’s.

Advice on fireworks safety

News Image 28 Oct 2016 - Guy Fawkes Night is one of the most popular nights in the year for private or public fireworks displays. It’s a time for wrapping up and heading outdoors to enjoy dazzling displays and the warmth of a roaring bonfire with your friends and family.

Time to clear your gutters!

News Image 28 Oct 2016 - The mild weather we had in September and October has delayed the oncoming of autumn. The frosts are coming though and the leaves are starting to fall. Although it’s great to see all the colourful leaves falling from the trees at this time of year, it’s not quite so wonderful if they clog up your gutters.

Do you know the difference between No Claims Bonus and No Claims Discount??

News Image 28 Oct 2016 - A study of over 4,000 UK drivers has found more than half don’t fully understand the difference between a no claims bonus and a no claims discount. Many drivers don’t think there is a difference between no claims bonus and no claims discount but there is!! No claims bonus is the amount of years you have been claims free for and no claims discount is the is the reduction you receive on your annual premium as a result of number of years you build up your no claims bonus.

Rocketing UK car insurance premiums will not affect Channel Islands

News Image 28 Oct 2016 - Rocketing car insurance premiums in the UK will not affect motorists in the Channel Islands, says a leading insurance broker. New research suggests the average premium in the UK will climb above £700 by the end of 2016 as insurance scams and rising repair bills are passed onto motorists.

Rossborough staff pass Chartered Insurance Institute exams

News Image 28 Sep 2016 - Three more staff at Rossborough Insurance have gained an important industry qualification as part of the company’s commitment to professional development.

Protect your pipes this winter!

News Image 27 Sep 2016 - Water damage as a result of leaks or burst pipes has the potential to cause thousands of pounds worth of damage to your property. Winter is on its way and the temperature is dropping. With this comes the risk of water freezing and expanding in the pipes, which can cause them to burst and cause substantial damage. However by taking the following preventative measures you will reduce the risk: - Ensure loft pipes and tanks are lagged to reduce the risk of freezing - Replace old and corroding pipes - Keep temperatures in your home above freezing, especially if you are going away.

MALICIOUS EMAIL NOTIFICATION

23 Sep 2016 - MALICIOUS EMAIL NOTIFICATION We are aware that some of our customers have received an email from an external source outside of the Arthur J. Gallagher business with malicious intent.

Rossborough raises £3,300 for British Heart Foundation

News Image 20 Sep 2016 - The British Heart Foundation (BHF) in Jersey has received a charitable boost of more than £3,300 from Rossborough. Through staff donations during a series of dress down days, the local insurance broker raised £1,687.26, which the business then matched to bring the grand total to £3,374.52.

Success for the first Rossborough Round the Island Race

News Image 13 Sep 2016 - Our three-year sponsorship of the Rossborough Round the Island Race took off with a bang on 7th August. We were delighted to see a strong field of 24 boats on the line for the race, and there was a great turnout of people spectating along St Aubin’s Bay.

Get up to speed with your car insurance!

News Image 13 Sep 2016 - Islanders could be putting themselves at risk of being underinsured if they aren’t up to speed with their car insurance. Research shows that motorists are often confused about what their insurance policy does and does not cover them for.

Rossborough Healthcare strengthens pan-island team with string of new appointments

12 Sep 2016 - Rossborough Healthcare International Limited, the specialist healthcare division of the Rossborough Group and the only local healthcare insurance broker based in the Channel Islands and Isle of Man, has strengthened its specialist team with a number of new appointments.

Motorists could financially lose out by not having motor legal protection

01 Sep 2016 - MOTORISTS could find themselves out of pocket by not adding motor legal protection to their policy. Rossborough is concerned that there is a growing trend for motorists to try and save themselves money when buying insurance by not taking motor legal protection and then finding themselves out of pocket should they need to claim against a third party.

In the Hotseat.. with Andrzej Brzezinski, Team Leader, Jersey

04 Aug 2016 - Q - When did you join Rossborough? A - First in 2006 to 2008 and then re-joined in 2011. Q - How long have you been in your current role? A - Over 4 Years. Q - What do you enjoy most about your Job? A - Great job satisfaction when clients praise my work. Q - If you could change one thing about your job, what would it be? A - Starting work at 7:00am and finishing at 3:00pm Q - What previous jobs have you had? A - Sports related jobs & Hospitality

Rossborough sponsoring CI Yacht Club’s round Jersey race

News Image 04 Aug 2016 - To help mark our 80th anniversary we will be proudly sponsoring the prestigious Royal Channel Islands Yacht Club’s round Jersey race for the next three years. Scheduled for Sunday 7th August in St Aubin’s Bay, the 40-mile race is open to both local and visiting sports boats, cruiser/racers and sport catamarans

Rossborough employee receives London Business Interruption Prize 2016

News Image 29 Jul 2016 - A Rossborough employee has been awarded the London Business Interruption Prize 2016, presented by the national branch of the Chartered Insurance Institute. Amy O’Doherty, a commercial broker in Rossborough’s trust team in Jersey, was awarded the prize after completing one of her Diploma in Insurance (Dip CII) modules with the highest merit grade last year. Mrs O’Doherty, who is studying towards her Advanced Dip CII qualification, completed unit P93 along with 200 other UK and international institute members, and achieved the highest mark in the entire cohort.

Rossborough round Jersey sailing race now open for entries

News Image 30 Jun 2016 - The 2016 edition of the Royal Channel Islands Yacht Club’s round Jersey race is open for entries with Rossborough Insurance committing to a three-year sponsorship of the event to mark the Company’s 80th anniversary.

Rossborough Healthcare’s Free Health Checks return for third consecutive year

News Image 30 Jun 2016 - Rossborough Healthcare’s popular Free Health Check event is returning for a third consecutive year in 2016 – offering several hundred islanders the chance to receive a range of specialist health checks and advice on how to proactively manage their health.

Holiday advice from Zurich Private Clients

News Image 13 Jun 2016 - Planning a holiday abroad this year? Here are some top tips from Zurich Private Clients which will prevent you exposing yourself to unknown potential risks whilst away….

Private Clients glitter with Hettich

News Image 26 Nov 2015 - The Private Clients team in Jersey held another great event with Hettich at Banjos on the 26th November, the room was packed full of jewellery pearls and some great entertainment. It was lovely to see some of our existing clients there and meet some new people.

Are your Christmas presents insured?

News Image 19 Nov 2015 - Did you know that most insurance providers automatically increase the level of your standard home contents insurance cover over the Christmas period?

Off with a bang!

22 Oct 2015 -

Rossborough launches responsive ‘quote and buy’ service

19 Oct 2015 - Rossborough has launched a new ‘quote and buy’ online service for motor and household insurance.

Rossborough Director completes professional qualifications

News Image 23 Jun 2015 - ROSSBOROUGH Insurance has continued its commitment to raising standards of practice and upholding its chartered insurance broker status with another employee successfully completing the Advanced Diploma in Insurance and becoming an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII).

Rossborough employee hoping to bat Jersey to the T20 World Cup

19 Jun 2015 - The Jersey cricket team is heading to the 2015 ICC World Twenty20 Qualifiers this summer. The tournament kicks off on 6th July and Rossborough’s Ben Kynman will be making the journey over to host nation Ireland with Team Jersey. At stake is a place at next year’s ICC World Twenty20 in India, where Ben dreams of playing against the likes of England, Australia and defending champions Sri Lanka.

Making the most out of your young drivers policy

19 Jun 2015 - Every year, hundreds of teenagers in the Bailiwick and the Isle of Man turn 17 and the vast majority are eager to get behind the wheel for the first time. But as every parent who has already been through this experience knows, young driver insurance is one of the highest car insurance premiums around. Here we take a look at ways of reducing the cost to help you get the best price for your young drivers policy.

Trustees must avoid the potential pitfalls of inaccurate valuations, says Alan Dunn, Director, Rossborough

News Image 19 Jun 2015 - Making sure large and valuable assets are adequately insured remains extremely important, yet many trustees are not taking the appropriate measures to guarantee that an asset’s true worth is accurately reflected in the insurance policy. Property and jewellery often form significant parts of a trust portfolio and both are subject to market pressures and changes that affect their value. Under or over-valuing an item of jewellery or a property can cause significant issues for a trustee.

The Insurance Institute of the Isle of Man announces new president

News Image 18 Jun 2015 - The Insurance Institute of the Isle of Man has announced that Rossborough's own, Bryan O’Connor has been appointed as its new president.

Rossborough Private Clients - Valuation Trends

11 Jun 2015 - Are you aware just how much values have changed for Jewellery, Fine Art and Antiques over the last ten years? Download our information sheet for a quick look at some key areas.

Rossborough continues commitment to raising standards

News Image 29 May 2015 - We would like to congratulate Head of Private Clients, Mark Vautier, who recently joined the list of Rossborough employees who have achieved Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute (ACII) status through completing the Advanced Diploma in Insurance.

Rossborough Healthcare’s Free Health Check event returns for two days

News Image 08 May 2015 - Rossborough Healthcare’s popular Free Health Check event will return this year with increased capacity and a particular focus on heart disease and diabetes – two major issues affecting islanders’ health.

Rossborough continues commitment to raising standards

News Image 08 May 2015 - Head of private clients at Rossborough, Mark Vautier, recently achieved the coveted ACII status, which is a professional qualification for experienced insurance practitioners.

Rossborough warns islanders after increase in unsolicited calls

08 May 2015 - Rossborough Insurance is urging islanders not to give personal details relating to their insurance policies or any claims following an increase in unsolicited calls being reported to them.

An evening of sophisticated symphonies

News Image 01 May 2015 - It was great to see you at the Jersey Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert held at Fort Regent earlier this month. The evening flowed brilliantly and we hope you enjoyed the Orchestra's wonderful display of musical talents.

Important - Unsolicited calls from a claims company

16 Apr 2015 - It has been bought to our attention that a small number of Rossborough clients, who have recently made a claim on their motor insurance, have been contacted by a third party company calling themselves Legal Motor Services encouraging them to make a claim for injuries.

Rossborough Private Clients Supports Jersey Symphony Orchestra

News Image 08 Apr 2015 - Once again Rossborough Private Clients is delighted to support the Jersey Symphony Orchestra for the Spring Concert.

Buy blooms not bloomers this Valentine's Day

13 Feb 2015 - Our clients are in tune with the finer things in life. Luxury cars, jewellery and other possessions are all close to their hearts and need protecting accordingly. Despite this, you may be surprised to hear that it isn’t always expensive or lavish gifts that will impress your loved ones the most this Valentine's Day.

Michaela Le Bailly promoted to manage Private Clients in Isle of Man

News Image 13 Feb 2015 - Michaela Le Bailly has been working in our Private Clients team for the past eight years. Many of our current clients will be aware of her excellent work and of the professionalism and attention to detail she offers. With this in mind, we are delighted that Michaela will now manage our Private Clients business in the Isle of Man.

Rossborough Isle of Man invests in local talent as business continues to grow

05 Feb 2015 - Rossborough Isle of Man has continued its commitment to developing local talent, expanding its team with the appointment of three local trainees.

Daniel Deveau joins Rossborough Private Clients

News Image 04 Feb 2015 - We would like to extend a warm welcome to Daniel Deveau, who has joined the Private Clients team in Jersey this week.

Preventing Burst Pipes

18 Dec 2014 - When winter bites, burst water pipes may not be far behind. The last thing anyone needs to add more misery to a really cold snap is burst pipes. They're costly to put right, not to mention the mess and the hassle! Prevention is definitely better than the cure.

Water Damage Risks

18 Dec 2014 - Each year there are numerous insurance claims for damage to Buildings, Contents/Stock and Machinery caused by water. This Risk Management Guideline is intended to demonstrate the various ways in which this damage may occur, and to suggest ways in which the risk of an incident, and the magnitude of any consequential damage, may be reduced.

Head of Personal Insurances achieves Diploma

News Image 16 Dec 2014 - In December this year, Paul Tandy, Head of Personal Insurances in Jersey and Isle of Man, passed his final exam to achieve his Diploma in Insurance.

Stay Safe This Winter

03 Dec 2014 - Have you got the insurance you need this winter? Download our newsletter for more information.

Additional security measures for concerned clients

06 Nov 2014 - You may be aware of recent press coverage regarding a spate of high value vehicle thefts where organised criminal gangs are gaining access to a vehicle’s On Board Diagnostic unit. Thieves are using sophisticated technology to compromise the vehicle security enabling the car to be stolen without a key.

Stay Safe This Season - Advice for Homeowners

03 Nov 2014 - For many of us, the clocks changing in autumn isn't something we really look forward to — but for criminals, perhaps it is.

Rossborough staff take on Ambulance Service in charity cricket match

22 Jul 2014 - STAFF from Rossborough and the Ambulance Service will take to the cricket field in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust.

Discrimination Law Breakfast Briefing and Free Insurance Health Check

News Image 09 Jul 2014 - They say it doesn’t happen! They say a law is not needed! But the Discrimination (Jersey) Law 2013 is only 66 days away!

Exam Success in Jersey

News Image 08 Jul 2014 - As Jersey's first Chartered Insurance Broker, we are enthusiastic about our staff achieving success in professional exams. We are therefore delighted to join Marisa Camara and Michelle Moore in celebrating them passing the Certificate in Insurance.

An Evening of Oysters and Pearls

News Image 24 Jun 2014 - It was great to see you at the Oysters & Pearls event at Longueville Manor last Tuesday. The feedback from our guests has been very positive and we hope you had great night too! At the event you entered our competition to win a ‘Night of Luxury’ at the Longueville Manor Hotel. Unfortunately, on this occasion you were unsuccessful. All is not lost however...

Free Health Check Day makes potentially lifesaving discoveries

News Image 17 Jun 2014 - Rossborough Healthcare’s Free Health Check Day makes potentially lifesaving discoveries for Jersey residents Health conscious Islander’s turned out in their hundreds to receive free health checks for diabetes and heart conditions, as well as some comprehensive advice about the risks of melanoma at Rossborough Healthcare’s Free health Check Day at the Radisson Blu hotel on 7th June.

Insurance fraud not a significant problem in Channel Islands as national figures rise

16 Jun 2014 - Insurance fraud not a significant problem in Channel Islands as national figures rise THE insurance industry is taking a tough approach to fraud as national figures show that the value of fraudulent claims has risen to a record £1.3 billion.

Rossborough appoints Head of Private Clients

News Image 21 May 2014 - ROSSBOROUGH has appointed Mark Vautier to the newly created position of Head of Private Clients for Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man.

Rossborough Healthcare Free Health Check Day

News Image 14 May 2014 - At Rossborough Healthcare, we recognise the importance of the early detection of medical conditions and the role that regular personal health checks can have in helping people manage this. Encouraging people to take charge of their personal health in this way is something we at Rossborough Healthcare feel passionate about and has ultimately driven the idea for our free health check day on the 7th June.

Protecting your bottled-up investments

01 Apr 2014 - Protecting your bottled-up investments - The importance of wine insurance By John Sims - Head of Private Client Group – AIG Insurance Wine enthusiasts know the rewards of owning a collection: nurturing a bottle for years, anticipating its peak and, at last, savoring the fruit of the vine. Unfortunately, some bottles won’t make it that far. Fragile bottles can break. Basement cellars can flood. Refrigeration systems can malfunction. Although it may be easy to overlook, maintaining adequate insurance coverage is a key component to protect a wine collection.

Rachel Evans joins Rosborough Private Clients

News Image 01 Apr 2014 - Rossborough have recently appointed Rachel Evans to the Private Clients Department in Jersey. Rachel has three years' experience in the insurance industry working within Rossborough's Personal Insurances Department. Selected from a shortlist of over 200 applicants, Rachel was recently nominated for the young achiever of the year award by the Chartered Insurance Institute and is continuing with her studies toward the Diploma in Insurance.

Exam Success

News Image 06 Feb 2014 - Rossborough staff achieve Exam Success in Jersey and Isle Of Man Two members of staff from Rossborough in Jersey have passed their Diploma in Insurance (CII) qualification while one team member from the Isle of Man has achieved his Advanced Diploma in Insurance (ACII).

Rossborough Jersey featured on BBC Channel Islands news

News Image 06 Feb 2014 - Rossborough Jersey featured on BBC Channel Islands news

Weather Alert

31 Jan 2014 - More severe weather expected - Watch Mr Ageas offering tips and advice.

Rossborough Insurance Welcomes New Business Executive to Expanding Trust Companies Team in Jersey

News Image 30 Jan 2014 - Rossborough has grown with the appointment of business executive Mike Norbury.

Jersey Lifts Statement

20 Jan 2014 - Rob Hewlett, Director at Rossborough Insurance responds to Jersey Lifts media story

Incredible Road Safety Video

09 Jan 2014 - Watch this incredible Road Safety video from New Zealand

Road Safety Tips

08 Jan 2014 - Rossborough recommends the Jersey government website for some handy road Safety tips.

Householders warned to check insurance policies would stand up to Christmas calamities

23 Dec 2013 - ISLANDERS are being warned to make sure their household insurance policies will stand up to festive mishaps.

Christmas and New Year Opening Hours

23 Dec 2013 - Click here for our Christmas and New Year Opening Hours

Rossborough’s client offering strengthened by change of ownership

News Image 09 Dec 2013 - The parent group of locally managed insurance broker, Rossborough, has been acquired by a leading global broker, giving Rossborough clients access to specialist insurance teams around the world.

Don’t invalidate your insurance during building and refurbishment

11 Nov 2013 - If you’re about to have any building or refurbishment work carried out on your property, be careful not to accidentally invalidate your home insurance in the process. The best way to avoid this happening is to notify us in advance of any planned works, so that we can advise if you need any additional cover for the duration.

The Problem of Underinsurance

11 Nov 2013 - According to the Association of British Insurers latest guide on buildings and contents insurance, research shows that one in five households could be underinsured because they did not know how much their home contents were worth. Under-insurance can cause serious problems if you have to make an insurance claim, as your insurance company may not pay out the full cost to replace lost or damaged items.

Private Clients team welcomes Eleanor Pocock

News Image 11 Nov 2013 - Rossborough has recently welcomed Eleanor Pocock to the Private Clients team in Jersey. Eleanor has two years’ experience in the insurance industry with Rossborough’s claims department. She holds the Certificate in Insurance and will soon start studying for the Insurance Diploma.

Rossborough insurance broker wins young achiever award

News Image 17 Oct 2013 - Rossborough’s Becky Compton was awarded the Insurance Institute of Jersey Young Achiever of the Year accolade at the annual dinner at the Royal Yacht Hotel on Friday 27th September. Rachel Evans, 24, also from Rossborough, was the runner up in the category.

Rossborough introduce dedicated Trust team

News Image 01 Oct 2013 - Rossborough has a dedicated and highly qualified team of trust insurance experts with over 80 years worth of combined experience.

Trustees must avoid the potential pitfalls of inaccurate valuations, says Alan Dunn, Director, Rossborough

09 Sep 2013 - Ensuring large and valuable assets are adequately insured remains extremely important, yet many trustees are not taking the appropriate measures to guarantee that an asset’s true worth is accurately reflected in the insurance policy. With markets in a constant state of flux, it is imperative that trustees successfully safeguard their clients’ assets. Property and jewellery often form significant parts of a trust portfolio and both are subject to market pressures and changes that affect their value. Under or over valuing an item of jewellery or a property can cause significant issues for a trustee.

Advice for Trust Professionals and Private Clients By Rossborough directors, Steve Moullin and Lee Refault

03 Sep 2013 - Ensuring large and valuable assets are appropriately insured is vitally important, yet many trustees and private policy holders are not taking the appropriate measures to guarantee that an asset’s true worth is accurately reflected in the insurance policy. It is imperative that trustees successfully safeguard their clients’ assets and private clients must also take steps to insure an asset to its accurate value. Under or over valuing a property or important asset can cause significant issues, but it remains all too common for valuable assets to be improperly insured.

Under-insurance of high-tech homes puts householders at risk

17 Jul 2013 - Increasing numbers of high-tech homes are under-insured, putting householders out of pocket in the event of loss or damage. Rossborough is warning homeowners that not updating valuations for building and contents insurance after renovations, improvements or the purchase of expensive equipment will lead to being under-insured which could affect the amount received in the event of a claim.

Risks of travelling without insurance

12 Jul 2013 - The summer holiday season is upon us. Packing for a break, however long or short, involves the usual list-writing – clothes, toiletries, photographic ID, phone and credit card will all be up there in the ‘essentials to pack’ category. But did you even consider travel insurance? Tony De Sousa and Rob Hewlett from Rossborough look at the risks of travelling without insurance.

Two Rossborough insurance brokers shortlisted for young achiever award

News Image 04 Jul 2013 - Two Rossborough Jersey staff have been shortlisted for the Insurance Institute of Jersey Young Achiever of the Year Award.

Don't risk it

21 Jun 2013 - When you think of health and safety, insurance is unlikely to immediately spring to mind but as Steve Moullin, director of R.A. Rossborough (Guernsey) Limited, explains, the two are intrinsically linked. We live in an increasingly litigious world and more and more companies are facing claims from employees, customers and third parties. According to the Association of British Insurers, £5.9 million was paid to customers each day in 2011 for liability claims such as accidents at work, professional indemnity and injuries to the public on commercial premises, a total of £2.2 billion. Of that, £744 million was paid to people who had been injured at work.

Protect your valuables

11 Jun 2013 - When was the last time you checked the value of your jewellery and watches? Mark Vautier explains how not doing so can leave people underinsured.

Benefits of having an in-house claims department

24 May 2013 - With claims as diverse as fire damage at a factory to the devastation of water damage to a home, the job of an insurance claims department is both interesting and challenging. Lesley Morris, Claims Manager at Rossborough Insurance Guernsey, looks at the benefits to customers of having an in-house claims department.

Car insurance check list

24 May 2013 - Having your car with you can be a godsend on holiday, particularly if you have a family that insists on bringing everything but the kitchen sink. Children’s toys and home comforts can be piled into the boot, ensuring that everyone has a hassle-free experience. But having a cavalier approach can be a recipe for disaster. It is important that insurance documentation is checked and that equipment required by law in certain countries makes its way into that rapidly shrinking boot. Tony De Sousa, director at RA Rossborough Insurance provides an essential check list intrepid travellers should go through before driving onto the ferry.

Companies unprepared for cyber attacks

23 May 2013 - Channel Islands’ companies are at risk of incurring significant expense dealing with the aftermath of a cyber attack. As a UK government commissioned survey reveals the number of cyber attacks hitting businesses has soared in the past year and it is discovered that international cyber terrorists are specifically targeting Jersey, Rossborough and Next Generation IT are advising companies not to be complacent.

Companies unprepared for cyber attacks

13 May 2013 - Channel Islands’ companies are at risk of incurring significant expense dealing with the aftermath of a cyber attack.

We are proud to support the Jersey Childcare Trust - Holly's story

News Image 25 Mar 2013 - We are proud to support the JCCT as our chosen charity. Another cheque for more than £1,000 has recently been passed to them, raised thanks to the efforts of our teams. Stories like Holly's remind us of the JCCT's invaluable work and what a difference they can make to families in need.

Becky runs Paris half marathon for Alzheimer's Research UK

News Image 25 Mar 2013 - Becky Compton, who works in our Underwriting Team in Jersey, has recently completed the Paris half marathon as part of a personal challenge to fundraise for Alzheimer’s Research UK.

Exam success for Rossborough's Richard

05 Feb 2013 - We are delighted to confirm that Richard Boddy has completed his professional exams and will shortly be able to use the title Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute. He is now the eighth holder of this prestigious qualification currently working with Rossborough in Jersey.

Winter advice to warm to

17 Jan 2013 - However shortlived the snow might be, the Loss Prevention Guide from Ageas includes some advice that is always useful.

Like millions of others, have you underestimated the value of your possessions?

20 Dec 2012 - Only last year, Direct Line estimated that 6.8 million UK householders had underinsured their contents by around 30%. Another insurer also estimated that the average property is underinsured by 33%. Read on to find out how important it is to insure for the right amount and how Rossborough can help.

EU directive on gender discrimination leaves car insurance industry in confusion

19 Nov 2012 - An EU Directive, which comes into effect from 21st December which prevents insurers from taking gender into consideration when providing motor insurance, has left insurance companies in some confusion according to R.A Rossborough (Insurance Brokers) Limited.

Rossborough executive attains a diploma in insurance

12 Oct 2012 - Steve Mendes, a new business executive at Rossborough Insurance has completed the Chartered Insurance Institute’s Diploma in Insurance, a technical and supervisory qualification for insurance staff working across all sectors of the industry.

Rossborough becomes island's first chartered insurance broker

News Image 03 Sep 2012 - R A Rossborough (Insurance Brokers) Limited has become the first company in Jersey to achieve the prestigious Chartered Insurance Brokers status. This celebrated accolade is awarded in recognition of a company’s professionalism and commitment to raising standards of knowledge, capability and ethical practice.

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