Ember JD Blog

Email address vrs contact form

Written on 23 Sep 2014 by Steve Hayton

Most websites no longer include an email contact address. Instead a contact us form is included. There is a very good reason for this. If an email address is shown it is an invitation to be inandated by unwanted messages or spam mail as it’s called from around the world. A contact form with a […]

Changed our office address

Written on 15 May 2014 by Steve Hayton

Took a while to finalise, but we are pleased to say we have now moved to our new office in West Byfleet, Surrey. We would have liked to have changed our office address from 1 May, but sorting out the communications aspect took longer than expected, so we moved in on Monday 12 May 2014. […]

Ember JD on the move

Written on 3 May 2014 by Steve Hayton

Ember JD on the move to a modern air conditioned office from Monday 12 May 2014. Just under 10 miles away in West Byfleet, Surrey. We have been based in East Molesey since the very beginning in 1970, but as we offer a variety of home and property insurances nationally, now is a good time […]

Amlin emergency flood response

Written on 24 Feb 2014 by Steve Hayton

An Amlin emergency flood response dedicated helpline number and email address is now in operation. For existing Amlin policyholders who have flood insurance in force. The contact details are as follows: Telephone 01245 396244. Email address ERT@amlin-insurance.co.uk.

Flood watch

Written on 8 Jan 2014 by Steve Hayton

With all the wet stormy weather that has hit the UK for the past few weeks we recommend regularly checking the Environmental Agency flood warnings summary. The summary is updated every 15 minutes, so really provides worthwhile information to interested parties. If you live or have property within a recoginsed flood risk location, you can […]

UNA Alliance member

Written on 6 Nov 2013 by Steve Hayton

Ember JD is a UNA Alliance member via our parent company. Our insurance group is a founding member of the UNA Alliance (formerly Unitas), when established in 1997. The broker alliance Offers an alternative to other sources of insurance, such as direct insurers and national brokers. The advantages of coming together as an alliance is […]

Dual use home insurance

Written on 16 Oct 2013 by Steve Hayton

It’s always advantageous to have one policy in place covering the risk at the same address. When there’s more than one policy and insurer involved disputes can occur as to who is responsible, in the event of a claim. This can at best delay matters for the policyholder, caught up in the cross fire between […]

Contents in storage

Written on 1 Oct 2013 by Steve Hayton

We are pleased to offer a home insurance with the facility to insure all or part of your contents in storage. If your circumstances change during the period of insurance and this becomes a requirement. All items must be kept within a professional storage facility. Valuables are defined below would be excluded: Items of gold, […]

Non standard construction

Written on 18 Sep 2013 by Steve Hayton

Insurers need to know about non standard construction, whether it be the external walls or roof. As acceptance, premium, cover or terms could be affected. We can cater for a variety of different constructions including: Timber framed, with brick, plaster panels or cedar clad walls. Wattle and daub. Cob. Homes roofed with fibreglass, metal, rubber, […]

Childminding

Written on 5 Sep 2013 by Steve Hayton

If you are childminding from home you would need to notify your home buildings and contents insurers and they would advise you whether cover can be continued. If your current provider will not continue your insurance or you are looking for an alternative, we can offer home insurance for registered childminders. Subject to the maximum […]