Specialist charity insurance brokers

Telephone: 01206 760780
Email: newbusiness@wrsinsurance.co.uk

WRS Insurance Brokers Limited
Cadman House, Off Peartree Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex, CO3 0NW.

Get in touch – Call us: 01206 760780 or
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3 Ways Brexit will affect Charities

Whilst many of the outcomes of Article 50 remain largely unknown, businesses and charities alike are second-guessing what Brexit will mean for their
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Don’t Eggnore insurance when planning for your Easter event!

Are you planning an eggstravagent event to celebrate Easter? Make sure you have a crackin’ time by remembering to plan for the
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Refugee Organisations: What Insurance Cover Do You Need?

If you work to support refugees and asylum seekers who have been forced to flee their country due to war and persecution, it is important that you
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Cyber Help Guide for Charities

According to a report compiled in September 2015, the third sector generated a combined income of £39billion!* When you consider figures such as
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5 Simple (and Cheap!) Marketing Tips for Charities

Do you find it difficult finding new ways to advertise your charity in a cost-effective way?  Here at WRS Insurance we appreciate how important
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WRS Transport Insurance website is now LIVE!

Do you manage fleets or have a haulage company? Do you sometimes get frustrated speaking with insurance companies who are unable to understand your
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The Film Society of the Year Awards 2016

The highly-esteemed Film Society of the Year Awards returned for its 47th year and was held on the 5th of November at the Showroom Cinema, in
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Is Your Business Prepared for the New Year?

Although it is best practice to review your insurance policy regularly and make changes whenever necessary, we do understand that the running of a
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Macmillan Coffee Morning

It was not an ordinary morning at the WRS office today, as we took part in the world’s biggest coffee morning in support of Macmillan! Macmillan
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5 Marketing Tips for Charities

Marketing is a great way for charities to raise their profile and increase donations; but unfortunately, many organisations miss out on the benefits
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5 Reasons Why You Should Use An Insurance Broker

Getting the right insurance can be a daunting process; and it can be costly too if something goes wrong. In light of this, we have listed 5 reasons
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What to consider when hiring a minibus

Hiring a minibus can be the ideal transport option if travelling in a group; this could be with your Church family or volunteers from your
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Help Guide: Organising a Summer Event

Planning an event can be stressful, but if executed well, the result can make for a memorable experience! Here are some things to consider when
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Government Launches Fund To Help Protect Churches Against Terrorism!

The devastating terrorism epidemic continues to dominate the news, as earlier this week it was reported that an 85 year old Catholic Priest had been
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5 Tips To Maximise Your Fundraising Efforts!

Creating a fundraising event is a great way to build awareness and raise funds in support of a worthy cause. Here are 5 tips to help you plan and
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How much of a difference would £10,000 make to your Church’s community project?

Do you have a Church project that benefits the community? Continue reading to find out how you can win funding! Earlier this week, we were featured
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What is cyber risk and how does it affect me?

There is often the misconception that cyber risk is a case only affecting those in IT, when in reality, it can have an affect on businesses of every
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5 Tips For Protecting Your Water Pipes

Here are a few tips on how you can prevent your water pipes from bursting.
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Spread The Love This Valentine’s Day

The nation is gearing up to celebrate the Feast of Saint Valentine, better known as Valentine’s Day. Keeping in theme, we have put together a few
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5 Tips to Grow Your Church

You may have set some goals at the beginning of the New Year for your Church to achieve in an attempt to make 2016 even better than the last. One of
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Make a difference with your New Year’s Resolution

The beginning of a New Year often invites a list of New Year’s resolutions. Whether you love them or hate them, it’s undeniable that resolutions
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Safety Guide: Driving in Winter Conditions

We’re two sleeps away from Christmas, and it won’t be long until we are celebrating a new year! In the mist of all the excitement that the
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Christmas Jumper Day #TextSanta

The WRS team were in a very festive spirit on Friday 18th December, as we proudly sported our wooly knitwear to help raise money for Text Santa’s
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Anna – 4 months on the job

WRS Insurance caught up with Anna, our latest Charity and Commercial Account Handler, to see how she is finding her new position since joining us
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Safety Guide: Bonfire Night

November is just around the corner, which means that it won’t be long until the celebrations for bonfire night begin. Bonfire night is undoubtedly
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WRS Insurance sponsor the Film Society of the Year Awards!

The Film Society of the Year Awards took place earlier this month to celebrate volunteer-led community cinemas and film societies. Film
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Do you have a Loss Adjuster who understands your Church or Charity?

Having a good Loss Adjuster involved in your insurance claim is likely to improve the efficiency of the process. The importance of insurance is at
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The Importance of Disclosure

WRS Insurance's Managing Director, Chris Chapman discusses why Client disclosure is a necessity to ensure a successful insurance process. Disclosure
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Charity Spotlight – Essex Air Ambulance

Welcome back to our Charity Spotlight - a monthly feature where we bring attention to the work of charities, churches, furniture re-use centres and
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What to consider when starting a new Church

The need for insurance is not only reserved for businesses and homeowners, it is important that Churches are also protected by the right insurance
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WRS Insurance catch up with the latest duo

The expansion of WRS Insurance continued with the recruit of two new team members, and we caught up with both Anna and Gabriella to find out about
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Have you got the right charity event insurance?

Nowadays we can all get online quotes and we have access to price comparison websites which makes it very easy to assume that one insurance is the
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Small Charity Week 2015

Small Charity Week (15th-20th June) celebrates and raises awareness of the essential work of the UK’s small charity sector who make an invaluable
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To indemnify trustees – or not to indemnify?

Being a trustee of a charity is an important role. There are numerous areas of regulation and law that Trustees have to comply with and these can be
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Matthew – 6 months on the job

Matthew joined our team last year in the role of Development Account Executive and has now been with us for 6 months. When asked how he finds the
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Good News For Charity Shops

Recession Having Effects On Charity Shop Sales Many businesses have found different ways of adapting to the recession, due to low priced goods and
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Avoiding the risk of under-insurance

Under-insurance can have dramatic consequences for your charity, church or organisation, as it can leave you without sufficient cover in the event
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Is digital fundraising the way to go?

Online giving is tipped to become the most popular way of donating, but the sector often fails to optimise the donor experience. There are more ways
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Long Term Member of Staff Retires

Last week, Deborah Akehurst, our claims handler retired after working for WRS for 8 years. Deborah made sure a client’s claim ran smoothly in the
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Top tips for running and insuring your events

Voluntary and community events are an important aspect of everyday life that help encourage people to play a more active part in society. All
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Furniture Re-Use Network

We are delighted to announce that WRS are attending the Furniture Re-Use Network conference on March 4th - March 5th at Eastwood Hall,
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Improve the website and online presence of your organisation

The new year offers many charities, churches and organisations the perfect time to think about how they can improve their website as well as online
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50 years of change

The beginning of the journey of WRS dates back to 1966 when it was founded by William Sawtell (known as Bill) and commenced business in May 1966,
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Latest Testimonial from a very special client

Andrew Cousins, proprietor at Kings Coaches, who runs coach trips that range from a single day out, to week long visits to amazing destinations, has
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Charity Spotlight – Half Moon

Welcome to our Charity Spotlight — a monthly feature that gives charities, churches, furniture re-use centres and other organisations the chance to
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Useful tips for encouraging church visitors

A person’s interest in the history or architecture of a church, simple curiosity or even being a wedding guest at a church provides a wonderful
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How charities can make use of social media

Social media is an increasingly effective strategy for charities that want to connect with supporters and tap into a larger audience. A recent
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WRS Insurance Brokers recruits new Marketing Executive

We are delighted to announce that Borislava Borovanska has joined WRS as the Digital Marketing Executive. Borislava who has previously worked in the
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WRS Customer Satisfaction Survey Results

"Good customer service is the key source of any business." As part of a marketing review a recommendation was made that a regular Customer
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Colchester Business Awards Finalist!

We are delighted to announce we have been selected as finalists in the Excellent Customer Service category for the Colchester Business Awards. This
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