For anyone with a remote interest in sport or human achievement the Games of the 29th Olympiad in China have been a remarkable spectacle. From Michael Phelps amazing 8 gold medals in the pool to Usain Bolts superhuman like 9.69 seconds for the 100 metres, people across the world have seen some never to be forgotten moments.
And yet as we watch with open mouth amazement as some of the athletes and competitors achievements, it is also possible to learn from the spirit of the Olympics when it comes to making decisions about our business dealings and specifically when looking for and buying charity insurance.
The Olympic motto of faster, higher and stronger is a sure way for you to make sure you always get the very best deal on your insurance premiums.
Faster. The society in which we now live means that people are busy and as such demand things quicker than ever before. From fast food takeaways to next day deliveries waiting for goods or services seems now to be from a distant age. The good news for charities looking for insurance products is that quotes and the ability to buy charity insurance is faster than ever before. From getting insurance quotes online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to being able to make a claim at all hours, it has never been easier to deal with your charities insurance needs.
And on the subject of speed, it is also possible to make sure you time is put to better use by using an insurance broker to help you with insurance for charities. A good insurance broker will listen to your needs, offer your suggestions on what cover you and do not need whilst searching the insurance market to find you the best deal on your insurance.
Higher. This simply means that when looking for which insurance company or insurance broker to choose for your insurance, a company who appears high up in the various search engines could well be one you want to speak to. Very often, a company appears high in search engines like Google, Yahoo and MSN because they specialize in a particular type of insurance. For example, if you run or manage a charity or voluntary organisation and need charities insurance you might type in a phrase like charity insurance or charity insurance broker. The companies that appear high in the search engines for such phrases could very well have special schemes and facilities for exactly the type of insurance you need and therefore you could end up saving money on your insurance premiums.
Stronger. Strength when it comes to insurance might not at first glance be that relevant but when it comes to the financial strength of the insurance provider you decide to go with it could in many cases be the important factor you should look for. It is now quite easy to find out the financial strength of a company with credit ratings and financial information readily available from various websites.
The truth is, speed, positioning and strength are vital in all walks of life from world class sports people to business owners and working professionals. And if you remember quicker, higher and stronger when it comes to looking for charity insurance there is every chance your insurance cover and premiums will be the best they can be.
This article was written by Mark Burdett, Marketing Manager of NCi Charity. Mark has over 17 years Marketing experience in the Financial Services industry and has worked on campaigns for companies including Norwich Union, Kia and Zurich.
Now based in Newcastle upon Tyne Mark is Marketing Manager for one of the UK's Leading Charity Insurance Brokers - NCi Charity.
NCi Charity have been providing Insurance to charities since 1928 and can be contacted on 0191 482 1219 for all your Charity Insurance, Community Group Insurance and Not for Profit Insurance needs.
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