We are Hiring!

As we continue to expand, we are looking to recruit again – this time for an administrative assistant. This is a great opportunity to work in an expanding and dynamic company (that’s us) and gain experience in a very specialised and growing area of insurance. Full details of the role are provided in the link […]

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Cladding – Making People Safe

As work continues across the country to asses and replace cladding, it is apparent that the scale of this task is even more widespread than first feared. It is good to see that local authorities and housing associations have access to government funds to assist with the reasonable costs of removing and replacing unsafe cladding […]

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Hope for policyholders with Alpha insurance

Amongst many to suffer from Alpha’s recent collapse are thousands of homeowners who could be without 10-year structural defects insurance following the collapse of Alpha Insurance. Putting this sort of cover in place retrospectively can be prohibitively expensive and therefore many policyholders who have parted with one lot of premium already may end up taking […]

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The CRL Warranty – Alpha Insurance A/S

We are currently inundated with calls by worried policyholders that have a policy with the above. First things first – as one of our policyholders you will be pleased to hear we do not and have not placed business under the warranty. The fact that Alpha Insurance A/S is in liquidation will not affect our […]

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It’s Coming Home?

Well, here we are on the eve of the biggest match that England have played for a generation. We have two exciting semi-finals coming up, being France v Belgium tonight and England v Croatia tomorrow. Bearing that in mind, I think it’s time for some predictions from the foremost footballing expert within BLG, me! World […]

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Coverholder at Lloyd’s

Within the insurance industry there is a name that stands out from any other when you see it. That name is Lloyd’s of London. Lloyd’s has come a long way from humble beginnings in the form of Lloyd’s Coffee House back in 1686. Opened by Edward Lloyd initially as a meeting place for ship owners, […]

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Russia 2018 – The World Cup is Here

Never ones to miss an opportunity to dress up, some of the staff here at BLG have thrown caution (and dignity) to the wind to proudly represent the countries they drew in the office sweepstake. So, here we have a motley crew of insurance and construction professionals as you have never seen them before! As […]

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Alpha Insurance A/S – CRL Residential Warranty Update

We blogged on the 11 May about the demise of Alpha Insurance A/S, an insurer that has backed the CRL Residential Warranty. Although this is not a warranty that we have ever used, we will be able to assist those affected by it. If you have a CRL Warranty backed by Alpha Insurance A/S then […]

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Basement Conversions and Extensions

There has been a major shift in building over the past ten years, with people increasingly building downwards in areas where space is at a premium. London, in particular, has seen a huge increase in basements conversions and extensions. The benefits are clear. You maximise the size and value of the property and create wonderful […]

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