Insurance brokers: why it’s all about making a difference

Pound Gates was delighted to be included in a recent article by Insurance Business which focuses on the contribution insurance brokers are making in their local communities. This is highlighted by a survey carried out by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical. It found that: 75% of the 250 brokers surveyed believe it’s important to …

£1,000 donated to ActivSheds

Representatives from Pound Gates, Sevatas and Contior visited the ActivLives charity today, following its donation of £1,000 to its ActivSheds project in Maidenhall, Ipswich. ActivLives support over 1,000 people a year, many of whom are often vulnerable, lonely or isolated due to disability, age, cultural barriers, mental health or poverty. …

Super talented Suffolk youngsters recognised by SportsAid

Seven super-talented young sportsmen and women from Suffolk have received a big boost following recognition from SportsAid, the national charity for sportspeople. Each was presented with a SportsAid grant by the charity at a special reception at Ipswich Town Football Club. The grants recognise their sporting achievements to date and …

Football legend helps Ipswich businesses raise vital funding for local sporting prospects

Peter Shilton, one of England’s greatest ever goalkeepers, was in Ipswich last Friday (23 February) to help raise vital funding for Suffolk’s future sporting stars. Shilton who was capped 125 times by England was guest of honour at the Ipswich Sporting Lunch Club at Wherstead Park. He commented: “It’s wonderful to …

Charity lauds Ipswich businesses

Seven Ipswich businesses have been praised by a national charity for the contribution they are making to sport in Suffolk. Pound Gates Chartered Insurance Brokers, Ensors Chartered Accountants, Handelsbanken, Ellisons Solicitors, Concertus, StrategiQ and Picasso HR have been singled out for praise by SportsAid, after another hugely successful fundraising lunch. …

Eddie the Eagle flies in to support Suffolk’s athletes

Sporting legend Eddie ‘the Eagle’ Edwards flew in to Ipswich today (Friday 24 February) to help raise funding for Suffolk’s up and coming sportsmen and women. Edwards, who became the first competitor since 1929 to represent Great Britain in Olympic ski jumping, was guest of honour at the Ipswich Sporting Lunch …

Rio Paralympians and Olympic legend help raise money for the next generation

Suffolk’s three Rio 2016 Paralympic athletes joined former British, Commonwealth, European and World Champion athlete Derek Redmond to raise money to support the next generation of athletes from Suffolk. Just a few days after stepping off the plane from Rio, Zoe Newson, Ryan Crouch and Evie Edwards all attended the …