Welcome to the website of Burke Insurances Ltd. We've been around a long time before the web, in fact we have been an insurance broker in Galway since the mid nineteen sixties -But we love change and a challenge. By embracing change we are now looking at a third generation of successful Insurance Broking from our Galway base. .
The firm specialises in Business and Commercial Insurance, Professional Indemnity Insurance, Business insurance of all kinds including Employers and Public Liabilities, Product liability, Commercial Vehicle Insurance, Motor traders and virtually all areas of General Insurance- For insurance brokers in Galway you need the experience and expertise of a firm like ours.
Because of our location in Galway - a global hub for Life Sciences and Medical Devices - we have developed a particualr interest and knowledge in the insurance needs and requirements of the Life Science Industry. We have clients in this area ranging from the One Person start-up engineer with an idea to develop a device through to insurance for companies with hundreds of employees and multiple worldwide locations. You're never too small or big for us to have an interest in your insurance, particularly if it's Medical Devices or Biotech - Check out our Life Science Insurance pages here.
We also have a Personal Insurance division in our insurance broking office in Galway that deals in the Home Insurance, Holiday Home, Personal Accident and Travel Insurance.
In the Financial Services area, we have an associate company Burke McGreal Financial Consultants Ltd. who deal in all areas of Life Assurance, Pensions, Investments and Mortgages.
Short period and Santa Grotto Insurance - Public and Employers Liability
Seasonal insurance for Pop Up Shops and even the odd Santas Grotto- We can quote for this type business and we can even quote you for Employers liability for volunteers - We do this generally in two ways - Check and compete the Quote Form on our Eventinsurance.ie website or Call our team of Insurance Brokers in Galway now on 091 535412 and speak directly to Anthony who can deal with your enquiry - tell him you read about him in our news and see if he can save you money on your Christmas insurance Shopping !
Cyber Liability Insurance
This week has see even more breaches of companies IT security systems with the resultant loss in data for the companies concerned - Result is extra cost to companies to repair networks ,extra costs in having to write and advise clients / customers of the hack , additonal costs in dealing with data protection commissioner AND of course potential loss of income for those with live sites where business is transacted - for details on Cyber Liability and data protection insurance call our Galway Insurance Brokers on 091 563518 for more detail !
Injuries Board publish details of 2012 year
Some interesting statistics have been published by the Injuries Board on accidents in the workplace for last year - Accidents Most common day is Thursday - Average workplace accident award is €27,286 -Men are almost twice as likely to sustain a workplacce injury as women - 82% of the workplace awards are under €38,000 - All of this information feeds into the rating for Employers Liability , Public liability and Business insurance - If you would like to read more on this check out the injuries board website at INJURIESBOARD.IE
Good news for our Motor clients - Clan insurance - the competitively priced insurance product for the careful drivers over 25 from the FBD Insurance Group will be available from our Galway Insurance brokers offices in the next ten days or so - Call us now to see if you qaulify for a Clan insurance quote- Tel 091 563518 - tell us you read this on the website and we'll take another €30.00 of the quote so long as you can tell us what our specialist public liability site is called ? !!
Event Insurance Public Liability- Christmas markets and Special events
We have a specialist site that caters for people who need public liability insurance for special events - like a christmas fare , a fun run , a charity sponsored walk , a fashion show ....and many more type events - For this one follow this link to oue EVENT INSURANCEsite where with a few details we can quote you the most competitive public liability rates - Quotes on these are given by our Galway Insurance Brokers team led by
Anthony , Michelle and Joanna- GO to eventinsurance.ie NOW !
Did you know we have a specialist online click and buy instantly public liability insurance site for those non hazardous professions that need public liability online and instantly - Answer the few qualifying questions , get your quote and buy your public liability cover instantly - No need to contact our Galway Insurance brokers then ... Unles of course you want some one to one advice - Check out www.publicliability.ie now !
We have secured facilities recently that provides some excellent covers at affordable costs to
start up companies in the Life Science Area. They can start with purchasing as little as a
Property and Public liability policy and add on other covers like Products Liability
Errors & Omissions covers and Employers liability as they grow and the need arise.
If you are a start up lifescience company there are some very useful info pages here -
Our Personal Insurance department have access to a specialist product that can cater for the needs of the motorist that may have no no claims bonus or may have lost their no claims bonus following an accident - Call our Galway Insurance brokers team on 091 563518 for details on this product
Health and Fitness Trainers
This is a huge growth area and we have seen massive demand for Public liability insurance for Health and Fitness Instructors - We have designed a specialist product for this and it's available from our specialist
Public liability site - On this site you can quote and buy in an instant - Check it out PUBLICLIABILITY.IE
If you like you can always of course call our team of insurance brokers in Galway 091 563518 .
Unoccupied property Insurance
Depressed Market means there is still quote a bit of property out there unoccupied and this property can be dificult to get insurrance cover for - Good news - Our brokers in Galway have some great markets for Fire and
Public Liabilty for unoccupied properties - Call our Galway Insurance Brokers team on 091 563518.
Personal Insurance - Breakdown Cover - A Tip from our Galway Insurance Brokers Brokers
Lots of Motor Insurance policies these days have breakdown cover included - But you know the funny thing - Our team in Galway office tell us - Is that in pretty much most cases the number for the breakdown company / service is not on your insurance disc and so generally not in your car! - You should make a note of it says Michelle -" 'put it into your phone or write it on the back of the disc' as invariably when you break down it won't be during office hours !".. Our tip for motor iinsurance today !
Non Disclosure - Some helpful advice
A huge issue for many clients nowadays - Not uncommon to see insurers turn down claims on what might seem fairly innocent Non Disclosures - But the one thing that the public need to near in mind is that you need to disclose all fact to the insurers that they consider relevant - Not what you consider relevant - and if you are deemed to have witheld a 'material fact' the insurers are then in the position of possibly turning down your claim - examples of material facts might be - Non disclosre of penalty points in motor insurance , a claim on another home not being disclosed in a home insurance proposal , Occupation not fully disclosed on a business or liability policy .....