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  • Unoccupied Property Checklist

    If you have shut your usual business premises due to COVID-19, there are still a number things to consider in order to protect your business and steps that you may need to take to ensure that your insurance cover continues to operate. You can download our useful ‘Unoccupied Commercial Property Checklist’, which may help a…

  • Freelancers: Theft From An Unattended Vehicle Insurance.

    …how a small assumption could have huge consequences… I provide a lot of camera kit insurance and sound equipment insurance for freelancers. The ones I know are a class act; the unsung heroes of the media world – driving the miles and putting in the (usually unsociable) hours to get the job done. What is…

  • Risk: Insurance as a Safety Net

    I recall having a conversation with a client about his film risk, years ago, that went something like this:   Me:                        “So when you are filming on location, what risk assessments do you carry out?”   Client:                   “I don’t do risk assessments, because I don’t think we do anything risky”   Me:                        “But…

  • Insurance Broker - Superman

    When is a Media Insurance Broker not a Media Insurance Broker?

    Firstly, can I say that I view myself very much as a media insurance broker. I’ve found an industry that I love, that I understand, and that I feel I can add value to. My clients are great, they trust me, and I ‘get’ them. Before becoming a specialist, I was a general commercial insurance…

  • MediaRoo Insurance Brokers – Designed To Be Different.

    Over the last 13 years, I’ve been the Head of Film and Media (and Director, Media) for two of the largest independent insurance brokers in the UK. I built teams, created brands, developed exciting new products, and grew my part within the businesses. And then I resigned. So, why would I ditch the security of…