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This Sunday Is Open Farm Sunday

Do Open Farms point to the future of farming in a post-Brexit world?

Need a bit of a breather after the fluster and bluster of the election? Well, this weekend sees the return of LEAF Open Farm Sunday, an annual celebration of the UK's farming industry in which more than 1,500 farmers open their gates and welcome 1.8 million people onto their farms. It's a great chance for the politics-weary public to get some fresh air and enjoy a unique insight into what it's like to be a farmer in the 21st Century.

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Steve Gaywood joins ERS as Head of Counter Fraud

16 May, 2017: ERS, the largest specialist motor insurance syndicate in Lloyd's of London is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Gaywood to the position of Head of Counter Fraud.

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ERS chosen to insure drivers of 2017 Gumball 3000 Rally

140 cars worth approximately £21m to be covered as part of 10 country, 3,000 mile international sports and lifestyle event

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Executive Team Changes and Realignment of Underwriting

ERS is on a significant journey to drive down its COR and build a sustainable, profitable business following recent transformation. 

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ERS hosts free broker seminar on the future of motor insurance rates

2017 is set to be a pivotal year for insurers as the net impact of claims inflation, IPT, Ogden and reinsurance takes hold. ERS predicts that consumers will see up to a 29% increase on their premiums and are hosting a breakfast seminar to explain the impact of all the changes to brokers, giving them the tools to pass key information to their customers 

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Discount rate review – the importance of timing

Timing is at least as important as the substance of what we say and do.  As an example it's critical to the success of the great comic actors.

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Change to the rate of Insurance Premium Tax

The Chancellor announced on 23 November 2016 that the standard UK Insurance Premium Tax ("IPT") would rise by 2.0% to 12.0% with effect from 1 June 2017. This uplift will apply to all general insurance products and to all forms of transaction including new business, renewal and mid-term adjustment which are effective on or after the 1 June 2017.

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Come and see us at BIBA 2017!

We cannot believe that it's just over a month until BIBA 2017! Read on to see what we have planned this year and why you need to make sure you stop by stand D20.

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ERS appoints Donna Willis to the role of Chief Operations Officer

Following successful delivery of its radical IT Transformation, ERS Chief Operating Officer Tim Yorke will depart for new challenges

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ERS gives farmers one less thing to worry about with enhanced agricultural proposition

Specialist motor insurer ERS has pledged to give farmers one less thing to worry about with its refreshed agricultural insurance proposition, providing dedicated underwriters and claims experts to handle broker's agricultural business.

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