Advice for Removal Customers – Arranging Adequate Insurance

    There are a number of different ways in which customers goods can be protected when in the control of removers and storers but the nature of each contract needs to be checked as a false impression can very easily be...

    Insurance Premium Tax increase from 1st June 2017 – A more practical transition

      The rate of Insurance Premium Tax (IPT), applicable to all insurance premiums and customer insurance charges/fees, is due to increase to 12% from the 1st June 2017. Fortunately, unlike the previous rate increases, the government has allowed a more practical...

      Insurance Premium Tax is increased again in Autumn Statement

        The Government has announced in their Autumn Statement that Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) is to increase to 12% from June 2017. This follows an increase from 6% to 9.5% in November 2015 and again in October 2016 to the current...

        Insurance Premium Tax increased to 10% with effect from 1st October 2016

          The rate of Insurance Premium Tax is being increased to 10% from the 1st October 2016. Please click the link below for our guidance notes for further information on how this will impact you. Insurance Premium Tax Increase October 2016 – Guidance...

          Basil Fry & Company excited to be Gold Sponsors at the Annual FEDESSA conference – Barcelona 4-6th October 2016

            Basil Fry & Company is very proud to be a Gold Sponsor for this year’s FEDESSA conference and we look forward to catching up with friends old and new in Barcelona throughout the event next month. This year will be...

            Peter Doman becomes the SSA UK Supplier Member Director

              At the recent SSA UK board meeting held in London on the 12th July, Basil Fry’s Peter Doman was elected the Supplier Member Director with votes being cast solely by fellow Suppliers to the SSA. Peter will serve a two-year...

              The Insurance Act 2015 – Demystified

                The provisions set out in the Insurance Act 2015 impact all insurance policies purchased by Removal and Storage contractors who are based in the UK (including Marine policies). It has been described by the UK government as “the biggest reform...

                IPT increased to 9.5% with effect from November 2015

                  Please refer to the downloads section of our website for advice regarding IPT handling. Our advice has been raised in consultation with HMRC.

                  New staff recruitment at Basil Fry

                    We have just employed further members of staff for our Broking department. Daniel Johnson and Samantha Hudson both start over the coming weeks and we are looking forward to them starting with us. Greg Wildman commented: “As our client base has grown...

                    Basil Fry supports Grass Roots Tennis

                      Supporting Grass Roots Tennis Twenty years ago Greg Wildman and Peter Doman, Directors at Basil Fry,  forged their friendship over regular battles on the tennis courts of Bournemouth so when we were asked if we would be able to support...