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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Alpha Insurance A/S – Residential Warranties – Be Aware

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) issued a notice on the 9 May 2018 advising that Alpha Insurance A/S (an unrated Danish based insurer) has been declared bankrupt. Anybody with, or considering, an insurance policy provided by Alpha Insurance A/S should seek to obtain alternative cover. Within the residential warranty sector the CRL Warranty has had […]

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Introducing Gill Weatherill

Any company is only as good as the people that make it work, so let’s take a moment to introduce one of our team. The first to go through the “meet the world” Q&A is Gill Weatherill, so without further ado let’s get to know her……….. Gill’s current role is Key Client Executive. Her favourite […]

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Carillion – The Aftershock

It will come as no surprise to anyone that the demise of a construction company the size of Carillion has a massive impact on the sector as a whole. The Bad The domino effect continues, with 1st quarter figures for 2018 showing a 73% jump in construction insolvencies from the 4th quarter 2017. Obviously you […]

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