News

Keen is at the forefront of the financial services industry. We like to keep ahead of challenges or opportunities in the insurance or investment markets that might affect you.

Alpha closure causes trouble for drivers

11 May, 2018

Thousands of policyholders have been left uninsured due to Danish insurer Alpha Insurance being declared bankrupt on the 8th May 2018. Minicab and taxi drivers were mostly affected and are now having to re-insure their vehicles.

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How trade credit insurance protects against customer insolvency

17 April, 2018

One unpaid invoice could be all it takes to cause your business serious problems. A previously reliable trading customer is slow to pay, the weeks drag into months and before you know it, you have a cash flow crisis!

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Office Opening Hours

1 March, 2018

The office is shutting today from 1PM due to the adverse weather conditions. If you have a claim which is an emergency please leave us a message on 01639 646464 and contact your insurer directly

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Is time travel extra? The most expensive movie cars to insure

26 February, 2018

These mega-stars of the movie vehicle world are packed with unusual features, having to contend with car chases, explosions and robot battles. Which begs the question… if you wanted to drive them in real life, what would they cost to insure?

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Gangs steal tools from 15 vans in Neath and Swansea this weekend

21 February, 2018

Police are urging people in the Neath and Swansea areas to remove all tools from their vehicles overnight following a surge of thefts on the weekend.

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Still keep your keys under the flowerpot?

1 February, 2018

In an attempt to keep our homes safe we fit security lights and close blinds before going out - so why do nearly 30% of Brit’s still undo all that hard work by leaving a set of spare keys outside?

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Marmalade Student Driver Insurance

22 January, 2018

Marmalade insurance are now offering a flexible policy that enables College and University students to be insured on the family car during holiday periods.

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Marmalade Learner Driver Insurance Policy

16 January, 2018

Learner drivers are now able to receive comprehensive, flexible cover on the family car from as little as £1.87 per day with Marmalade Insurance

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Thieves are using Central Locking signal jamming to access your car

10 January, 2018

Central Locking is a convenient feature of most modern cars that enables users so have convenient access to their vehicles, however criminals are now using this technology to break in to vehicle.

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Vitality Life and Health Insurance benefits

3 January, 2018

Is 2018 the year that you want to challenge yourself to achieve an active and healthy lifestyle? - Vitality health and life insurance offer member benefits which help support and promote a healthy lifestyle.

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Christmas Opening Hours

19 December, 2017

Please be advised of our Christmas opening hours over the holiday period

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Equipment in Use Cover

19 December, 2017

We are pleased to offer equipment in use cover as a specifically designed policy, providing protection for areas which typically generate regular losses.

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Poor Weather Advice

13 December, 2017

With poor weather and driving conditions forecast throughout the next week across the UK, we urge all drivers to be as careful as possible for the safety of yourselves and all others.

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Steve Lewis joins the team

5 December, 2017

We are pleased to welcome Steve as our newest member of the Keen family who has taken up the role of Trainee Financial Adviser.

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Travel Insurance Reminder

14 June, 2017

As the holiday season gets going we wanted to remind you that we can accommodate your Travel Insurance needs.

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Exam Success for Catherine Robinson

3 March, 2017

Congratulations to Cath on passing her latest set of exams and achieving the coveted status "Dip CII"

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Gap Insurance

27 January, 2017

We now offer GAP Insurance. Buying GAP insurance from a dealer can be costly, we are able to offer you large savings over quotations provided by car dealers.

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Insurance Act Comes into Force

12 August, 2016

The Insurance Act 2015 received Royal Assent on 12 February 2015 and comes into force today, on 12 August 2016. It represents the most significant change to insurance contract law in this country for over 100 years.

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The Devil is in the Detail

2 August, 2016

We were recently asked to provide a quotation on a complicated Property Owners case, in which two trustees had taken control of an estate following bereavement.

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Exam Success Continues at Keens

17 August, 2015

Congratulations to Emma Davies on passing her latest set of exams and achieving the coveted status “Dip CII”.

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Catherine Robinson exam success

2 September, 2014

Catherine emulates the recent exam success at Keens by completing her Chartered Insurance Institute Certificate of Insurance qualification.

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Longest Day Charity Golf Challenge Success

22 July, 2014

A huge thank you to all of our clients and associates that sponsored our team at the Longest Day Golf Challenge. The team raised over £2,250 with the total still growing.

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Pension Freedom & Choice

22 July, 2014

Today the Government gave a clear green light to the radical rewriting of the pension rule book. The response to the 2015 'freedom & choice' consultation delivers on the Chancellor's Budget promise of much more DC pension flexibility and provides further detail on some of the changes in store from next April.

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Sarah Edwards joins the team

8 July, 2014

We would like to wish a warm welcome to Sarah who has recently joined the Keen family fresh from the local college, looking to pursue a career in insurance. Sarah has taken up the role of Trainee Insurance Advisor.

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Marc Evans completes insurance qualification

1 July, 2014

All at Keen Insurance would like to send big congratulations to Marc for completing his Chartered Insurance Institute Certificate of Insurance qualification in just 8 short months.

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Bowling Club Insurance

4 April, 2014

We are pleased to announce our partnership with Ansvar Insurance providing comprehensive and competitive insurance solutions for Bowling Clubs.

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Longest Day Charity Golf Challenge

27 March, 2014

Two members of the Keen Insurance team, our MD Gareth Keen and one of our IFA’s Gus Davies are teaming up with two other members of Swansea Bay Golf Club, Mike Morgan and Jason Jones, to take part in the Longest Day Charity Golf Challenge on Tuesday 24th June 2014.

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Radyr Golf Club

20 February, 2014

Keen Insurance are very pleased to announce that we have signed up a prestigious local golf club to the “Par Excellence” golf club scheme that we offer with our partners Circle Golf.

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Bad Weather Advice

23 December, 2013

Bad Weather Advice As bad weather has been forecasted, here’s some advice that you may useful:

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Circle Golf Scheme

24 October, 2013

Keen Insurance is pleased to announce its working partnership with Circle Golf. Their golf club insurance scheme, Par Excellence, will now be available to selected clubs in our locality.

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DWP extends auto-enrolment window

24 October, 2013

The window for employers to automatically enrol staff into a pension scheme has been extended by two weeks as part of a raft of auto-enrolment reforms announced by Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).

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Lynne Davies joins the team

24 October, 2013

Keen Insurance is delighted to welcome Lynne Davies to the team as the new dedicated Training and Competence Officer.

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