The future of coach travel

Read the views of 1,500 consumers with regard to all aspects of coach travel and McCarron Coates’ suggestions as to how the coach sector should respond.

Highway Code Changes

Consider Highway Code changes now, McCarron Coates urges

Leeds Firm is Commercial Lines Broker of the Year

Leeds Firm is Commercial Lines Broker of the Year Leeds-based insurance broker, McCarron Coates, has scooped the prestigious national UK Broker Award for ‘Commercial Lines Broker of the Year’. The insurance brokers, headquartered in Morley, were recognised by the judges for their dedication to their coach sector clients during the pandemic.  This took the form […]

McCarron Coates in the press about the increasing cost of claims

  Commercial Fleet Insurance Specialist Highlights Claim Cost Switch  

McCarron Coates Expands With New Board Appointment

Here at McCarron Coates, we are delighted to add a new face to our award-winning commercial insurance broking team, via a third director and shareholder board appointment that signals our intent to further grow a business that has flourished during the year.   Luigi Maggio has joined our founding directors, Ian McCarron and Paul Coates, […]

McCarron Coates Shortlisted for Two National Insurance Awards

McCarron Coates, has been shortlisted for two awards in the prestigious National Insurance Awards, recognising the support we have provided to clients during the pandemic.   Our dedicated insurance broking team, led by directors Ian McCarron and Paul Coates, is a finalist for Commercial Lines Broker of the Year and Commercial Lines Specialist Broker of […]

Morley MP Meets With ‘Wish You Could Hear’ Campaigners

Morley and Outwood MP, Andrea Jenkyns, has met with Yorkshire-based specialist bus and coach insurance broker, McCarron Coates, to listen to the concerns of campaigners asking for support for the British coach sector.   McCarron Coates welcomed Andrea Jenkyns to their offices, to provide a briefing about their high-impact ‘Wish You Could Hear’ campaign, created […]

‘Wish You Could Hear’ Campaign Gains Coach Sector Momentum

Our McCarron Coates campaign, launched in support of UK coach operators because of our position as a specialist bus and coach insurance broker,  is fast gaining momentum, as it continues to send the message of ‘Wish You Could Hear’ to the government.   Jane Cole, managing director of Blackpool Transport and the new president of […]

Our Launch of the ‘Wish You Could Hear’ Coach Sector Campaign

Today (November 9), we take great pride in being able to put our efforts behind a campaign in support of the coach sector – one of our core markets as a specialist bus and coach insurance broker. For many months, we have admired the work of the ‘Honk for Hope’ campaign and have looked for […]

Broker Warns Fleets to Watch Driver Eyesight During the Pandemic

Commercial and passenger transport insurance broker, McCarron Coates, is warning fleet managers and courier companies that the driving capabilities of their drivers could have been adversely impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, through failure to take an eye test.   McCarron Coates is emphasising one of the messages of Eye Injury Prevention Month in the USA […]

Coach Insurance Broker Suggests Ageism’s Behind Lack of Sector Support

Coach insurance specialist, McCarron Coates, is calling on the UK Government and Chancellor Rishi Sunak, to look deep into their souls and examine whether the continued inexplicable failure to support the UK coach industry is actually rooted in blatant ageism.   At a time when the removal of Sue Barker as the host of A […]

Specialist Courier Insurance Broker Says Van Drivers Have Turned a Corner

The appreciation of Britain’s delivery drivers and couriers has surged during lockdown, according to research commissioned by specialist courier and van insurance broker, McCarron Coates.   More than half of the general public (57%) say their attitude to delivery drivers and couriers has become more positive during lockdown, as opposed to just 5% who say […]

McCarron Coates Bags Gold & Silver National Awards

The team at McCarron Coates, has proved it has the Midas touch, by scooping two prestigious national Insurance Times Awards – considered the top accolades in its sector – less than two years after the business’s foundation. As a broker, we source insurance protection for all types of commercial risk, but have a particular specialism […]

Insurance Broker on a Mission to Create ‘Wise Van Man’

As a specialist van fleet insurance broker and the insurance partner for the Freight Transport Association’s Van Excellence scheme, McCarron Coates is tackling risk within van fleets by embarking on a mission to turn ‘white van man’ into ‘wise van man’.   Using the results of a survey commissioned through Gorkana, which analysed the interaction […]

McCarron Coates Gets Significant Response to Bespoke FTA Policy

A bespoke insurance solution for van drivers keeping Britain’s economy motoring in a compliant and professional way is already proving popular, following its launch by McCarron Coates and the FTA, for whom we are the  insurance partner broker.   McCarron Coates has received numerous enquiries following the policy’s official launch in June 2019 and has […]

McCarron Coates Warns Fleets to ‘Assume the Brace Position”

In its capacity as a fleet insurance broking specialist, McCarron Coates, is warning passenger transport, freight and courier fleets to “assume the brace position” ahead of their next insurance renewal, as the long-anticipated alteration to the Discount (Ogden) Rate falls far short of insurers’ expectations.   As an insurance broker, we work with some of […]

Don’t Be Hampered by Slow Coaches’ Excuses

Passenger fleet managers are hampered in attempts to manage and contain claims by a plethora of reasons and excuses for not reporting claims swiftly, says specialist bus and coach commercial insurance broker, McCarron Coates.  This leads to hugely inflated costs per claim, which then has the knock-on effect of significant premium increases.   To help […]

‘Make Sleep Part of Risk Management’ Says McCarron Coates

As a specialist fleet transport insurance broker, McCarron Coates, is reminding passenger and road transport fleet operators to not cut corners and urging them to pull out all the stops when it comes to giving their drivers sufficient rest.   Taking up this advice will not only keep fleets legal, but also help reduce insurance […]

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