Broker Extra Exhibitors

Broker Extra Exhibitors

We’re Ageas and we’re open for business. Our brokers know us as one of the UK’s largest insurers. Reliable, ready to trade, and trusted by over five million customers for their personal and commercial cover. At The British Insurance Awards 2019, we’re privileged to be sponsoring the Diversity Award, recognising a business that’s embracing the principles of diversity within their operations.

That sense of inclusivity is prevalent in every aspect of our work at Ageas too, and feeds our approach: we’re the insurer that works hard for you and with you – we’re an all-round business, open-minded and hungry to trade. We love working with forward-thinking brokers who want flexible, bespoke deals built around them – whether be in commercial lines, fleet, niche, personal lines or schemes. You’ll love our agile approach, where everything works around your requirements – as well as your customers’ needs.

We’re also proud to be on the shortlist for four British Insurance Awards ourselves; General Insurer of the Year, Personal Lines Insurer of the Year, the Customer Care Award and The Best of Best Insurers Award. We hope you have a fantastic night - we look forward to seeing you there!

ALPS is one of the UK’s leading providers of Motor Claims Solutions, Legal Expenses and Additional Products and Schemes to Insurance Brokers, Networks & Intermediaries, all backed by an Award-Winning Service and a Commitment to Innovation.

We understand the importance of listening to our customers to provide products and services which meet the demand of a varied client base, and as such our approach is focused on giving a personal service and providing bespoke arrangements.

Aqueous underwriting is a fresh and innovative tech focused MGA operating in the Professional Indemnity and Commercial Combined product lines for the UK and EIRE, targeting the SME sector with a team of highly skilled and experienced underwriters. We are committed to working with ‘A’ rated capacity providers to deliver longevity and maintain sustainability for our clients.

Acturis is the leading, award-winning software-as-a-service provider to the general insurance industry.

The Acturis SaaS platform is an administration, distribution and underwriting platform used by insurance brokers and underwriters. It now has over 22,000 users across over 450 UK sites. Acturis drives innovation in both personal and commercial lines and leads the way in real-time integrations between brokers, insurers and MGAs.

The company’s consistent track record of innovation and delivery has been recognised by multiple technology and industry awards, including Outsourced Partner of the Year at the British Insurance Awards.

The Acturis Group also includes NIS, ICE Insuretech, Acturis Deutschland, Acturis Canada and Add Value Assurances.

ARAG is an internationally successful, innovative quality insurer, independent and family owned - providing access to justice since 1935.

Today, our justice system is coming under enormous pressure making it ever harder for people to obtain legal advice and, ultimately, to access justice.

We provide an innovative and comprehensive range of legal expenses insurance and assistance products to brokers, underwriting agents and insurers.

Our products allow brokers to offer legal protection to businesses, families, motorists, and landlords and our range of assistance products include Home Emergency, Landlord Emergency and Motor Breakdown

BNP Paribas is a leader in banking and financial services and has a long association with the official institutions' sector. The Group is present in nearly 75 countries globally enabling clients to benefit from a range of services including corporate & institutional banking; asset servicing and asset management. www.bnpparibas.com BNP Paribas Asset Management is the asset management arm of BNP Paribas, and offers high value-added solutions to individual savers, companies, and institutional investors. We have a broad range of skills in four investment divisions: Equities, Fixed Income, Private Debt & Real Assets, and Multi-Asset, Quantitative and Solutions (MAQS). Sustainability is at the heart of our strategy and investment decision-making process. Our aim is to achieve long-term sustainable investment returns for our clients. We have assets under management of USD 475 billion (as of 30 September 2019), with 520+ investment professionals and 500+ client servicing specialists, serving clients in 71 countries. To learn more, visit bnpparibas-am.us.

The British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) is the UK’s leading general insurance intermediary organisation representing the interests of insurance brokers, intermediaries and their customers.

The British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) is the UK’s leading general insurance intermediary organisation representing the interests of insurance brokers, intermediaries and their customers.

BIBA membership includes just under 2,000 regulated firms, employing more than 100,000 staff.  General insurance brokers contribute 1% of GDP to the UK economy; they arrange 70% of all general insurance with a premium totalling £62.4bn and 87% of all commercial insurance business. Insurance brokers put their customers’ interests first, providing advice, access to suitable insurance protection and risk management.

BIBA receives more than 600,000 enquiries per year to its Find Insurance services, online and via the telephone which are directed to member insurance broking firms.

BIBA is the voice of the sector advising members, the regulators, consumer bodies and other stakeholders on key insurance issues

Founded in May 2019 Centrix is a new commercial insurance MGA based in Staffordshire.

Centrix’s innovative approach and targeted products align the interests of brokers, carriers and policy holders, delivering superior outcomes for everyone in the distribution chain.

We work within a controlled distribution model built around giving broker partners access to products that are not available to everyone.

Having invested heavily in IT we bring better processes to what is traditionally seen as an antiquated business model.

Our core products include Commercial Combined, Property Owners, Packages, Professional Lines, Marine and Motor Trade all utilising ‘A’ rated capacity providers.

We are really excited for the future, we have built a business which will really transform the MGA landscape.

For more information please visit www.centrixundrwriting.com

Jensten Group – Wholesale Division – City Underwriters and Policyfast

Jensten Group’s objective is to promote entrepreneurial community and SME broking in the UK

City Underwriters and Policyfast form the Wholesale Division of Jensten Group and offer a range of non-standard, niche and SME insurance products to the broker market. Both underwriting businesses are backed by some of the UK’s leading capacity providers and a number of the products on offer are exclusive. Fast and efficient online quote systems offer instant cover on a large range of products and their  skilled underwriting team can discuss more complex cases, such as Fleet, Truck, Food & Hospitality, Professional Indemnity, Commercial Combined and Liability.  We actively trade with over 1,000 brokers

For more information visit: www.jensten.co.uk, www.policyfast.co.uk  and www.cityunderwriters.com

The CII has developed a fully supported Apprenticeship Programme, ‘Aspire’, to help firms gain access to Apprenticeship Programmes, these programmes support both levy and importantly non-levy paying firms to access the funding. For Levy paying firms the CII also provides a guidance brochure explaining a step by step guide to help them in the selection process when choosing an Apprenticeship Provider, by doing so it will ensure their needs are fully met by the Provider they chose to work with. For more information on Aspire and to find out how this free service could benefit your business please go to www.cii.co.uk/aprenticeships  

Lives. Restored.

They’re not just claims.

They’re people. They’re family.

For over 75 years, Crawford has solved the world’s claims handling challenges and helped businesses keep their focus where it belongs – on people.

  • Loss Adjusting
  • Managed Repair
  • On-demand Services
  • Catastrophe Support
  • Third Party Administration

Thoughtful experts with intelligent solutions

From the industry’s first and largest gig economy platform to predictive analytics, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and more – Crawford’s unique combination of technology with industry-leading expertise delivers value to our customers and our industry.     

Close Brothers Premium Finance is the UK’s longest established premium finance provider; at the forefront when it comes to innovation, technology and service for brokers, we provide more than 2.4 million businesses and individuals with an alternative to lump-sum insurance payments.

We offer simple and convenient monthly payments that suit customers’ needs, enabling commercial customers to free-up capital to use elsewhere and individuals to have more control of their finances.

By offering the broadest range of products in the market, our premium finance solution helps brokers to manage their businesses more efficiently, with quicker collection, reduced credit control and improved cash flow.

Working in partnership, we can help brokers grow their businesses; providing a second income stream with regular incoming payments.

Embedding our core values of service, expertise and relationships has led to £900m of premiums migrating to us over the last three years.

Email us: workwithus@closebrothers.com

Find us: www.closebrotherspf.com

Companeo, an Infopro Digital brand, allows insurance companies and brokers to focus exclusively on their activity rather than on prospection ! Every day, hundreds of decision makers get connected with insurance providers to get quotes for their SME business.

Companeo, the major B2B lead generator in Europe, is ready to help you grow your business in the UK and on the continent.

Established in 2002, we are specialist, multi award winning, commercial motor vehicle insurers for most occupations but in particular Haulage, Couriers & Waste/Recycling risks. We look to offer innovative and sustainable, fleet, individual and multi-vehicle policies with our insurer partners, 'A' rated Great Lakes Insurance SE and Carraig Insurance Company Ltd. Access us via certain wholesalers or speak to us about an agency. 2019 British Insurance Awards MGA of the Year

Ecclesiastical is a specialist insurance provider with over 130 years of experience. We specialise in insurance and risk management for Art & Private Client, Charity, Education, Faith, Heritage, Real Estate and Schemes.

Founded in 1887, we are a commercial business but unlike our peers, we’re owned by a charity and our purpose is to contribute to the greater good of society. We constantly strive to be the most trusted and ethical specialist financial services group, with a mission to give £100million to good causes.

As an MGA, we use our underwriting expertise and flexibility to provide brokers with the best solution for their clients. Our wide range of insurance products and A-rated capacity offers a comprehensive market place for any insurance broker.

 

We combine our online platform with in-house underwriting to enable our brokers to have instant quotes with a personable service. We take pride in the relationships we have built up with our broker network which continues to be instrumental in the development and enhancement of products, processes and systems.

 

If you do not currently have a TOBA with us you can get one online via www.greshamonline.co.uk

HSB Engineering Insurance, as part of Munich Re, is a leading specialist provider of engineering and technology insurance, inspection services, and engineering-based risk management.  

From cutting edge technology to product innovation we bring together our engineering expertise and experience to design risk solutions that meet the rapidly evolving technological landscape. 

By maximising the benefits of our parent, pedigree and partners, we deliver comprehensive engineering and technology insurance solutions to our customers including energy efficiency, construction, equipment breakdown and cyber.

To discuss all your engineering requirements, come and visit our experts on stand 36.

LexisNexis Risk Solutions is a leader in providing essential information that helps insurance providers predict, assess and manage risk.

Combining cutting-edge technology, unique data and advanced scoring analytics, we provide products and services that address evolving client needs in the risk sector while upholding the highest standards of security and privacy. Our insurance solutions assist insurance providers with automating critical workflow processes to reduce expenses, improve service and position customers for growth.

We enable personal and commercial lines insurance providers to increase profitability, minimise exposure and optimise pricing.

Expert Help – When You Need It. With over 30 years’ experience helping policyholders achieve the quickest and fairest settlement of their claims, Lorega has a strong reputation for delivering professional and expert services, based on high levels of customer service. Our clear understanding of the needs of consumers has helped us launch a range of assistance products, providing SMEs and homeowners with valuable advice and expert services following disasters that significantly upset their businesses and daily lives. Our products include Loss Recovery, Cyber Recovery and HSE Recovery Insurance; visit us on stand 77 to find out more and for your chance to win a magnum of champagne.

MGB Insurance Brokers is a wholesale Lloyd’s broker specialising in placing:

  • Professional Indemnity
  • Brokers’ Own E&O with MGB’s Exclusive Fenchurch Law Limited legal support
  • Directors & Officers Liability
  • Management Liability
  • Financial Institutions
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Cyber

We are authorised to place business directly into the Lloyd’s market but also have extensive access to the company (non-Lloyd’s) market. We truly add value and provide our broker partners and their clients with a broad range of options.

We look forward to seeing you and discussing your broking needs.

MS Amlin is a leading insurer and reinsurer, part of the global top-10 insurance group MS&AD, with operations in the Lloyd’s, UK, Continental European and Bermudian markets.

 

With a 300-year record, we deliver continuity and insurance solutions for the most complex and demanding risks. Our role places us at the forefront of the Property & Casualty, Marine & Aviation and Reinsurance markets.

 

We are experts in underwriting and risk management, with both technical capability and deep knowledge of the areas we insure. Whether you’re a broker, agent, insured party or other insurer, you can expect first-rate service and the unwavering support of experts who understand your world and share your goals. And in providing this, we continue to meet our stakeholders’ expectations, empower our people and become a stronger partner for you.

To find out more please visit www.msamlin.com

Manchester Underwriting Management is a specialist underwriting agency providing quality products with quality capacity. We deal only with insurance brokers in the UK and around the world. Brokers deal directly with our experienced underwriters, which means we can provide a first class service on both underwriting and claims.

MUM Products:

  • Professional Indemnity (with EL/PL)
  • Liability
  • Cyber
  • Management Liability
  • Directors & Officers Liability

Come and talk to MUM so we can help you win business.

NMU is an award-winning provider of insurance solutions across a range of product lines. We are the first choice for brokers, whether they are looking to secure the widest levels of cover available on straightforward wordings or for tailor-made or innovative solutions.

Our team of more than 100 specialist professionals, based in offices across the UK and Ireland, provides customers with a straight-talking, down-to-earth approach, in-depth product knowledge and real personal service.

At the heart of our business are competitiveness, service, attention to detail, innovation, flexibility and the fair treatment of customers.

Leading the way in technological innovation for over 35 years, Open GI is one of the largest technology partners to the General Insurance industry.

Open GI provides a range of configurable insurance software to insurance brokers, underwriting agencies, insurers and MGAs in the UK and Ireland.

Our solutions include Core and Mobius our latest and most advanced strategic application, providing multi-line, multi-channel and multi-brand trading capability. Both solutions are designed to help you work smarter, increase productivity and win more business. 

Whether you are an MGA, broker or insurer; and whether you are looking for policy administration, rating solutions, claims management or just product distribution capability, make sure that you pop along to our stand for a demonstration. Our latest range of Mobius solutions offer the flexibility of modern software architecture, creating genuinely scalable technology solutions, the team will be on hand to tell you more about this new addition and our existing wide range of products.

To find out more please visit www.opengi.co.uk

Jensten Group – Wholesale Division – City Underwriters and Policyfast

Jensten Group’s objective is to promote entrepreneurial community and SME broking in the UK

City Underwriters and Policyfast form the Wholesale Division of Jensten Group and offer a range of non-standard, niche and SME insurance products to the broker market. Both underwriting businesses are backed by some of the UK’s leading capacity providers and a number of the products on offer are exclusive. Fast and efficient online quote systems offer instant cover on a large range of products and their  skilled underwriting team can discuss more complex cases, such as Fleet, Truck, Food & Hospitality, Professional Indemnity, Commercial Combined and Liability.  We actively trade with over 1,000 brokers

For more information visit: www.jensten.co.uk, www.policyfast.co.uk  and www.cityunderwriters.com

QBE understands that no two companies are the same, so we work hard to deliver insurance cover that meets individual requirements, backed by the experience and expertise you would expect from a specialist business insurer - from complex programmes to simpler e-trading solutions. Brokers looking for solutions for SME customers can access property, casualty and motor coverage as well as specialist lines such as professional indemnity through our e-trading platforms. Our products are designed to maximise the efficiencies that can be obtained from e-trading and with wide acceptance criteria to enable us to quote on the vast majority of enquiries.

Find out more visit www.qbeeurope.com

ResponseiQ is an intelligent conversion and engagement platform, offering a range of products and services that empower marketing and sales teams at every stage of the pipeline, from prospecting to close of sale. We help businesses of all sizes increase their conversions, generate more leads, and connect with prospective customers quickly and efficiently.

Each of our solutions were born out of pain points encountered by our own team members and designed to break down barriers in communication faced by every business. They worked for us, so they’ll work for you!


Start increasing your inbound calls and ROI today with our intelligent callback platform and ILR service - visit responseiq.com for more information. 

Touchstone Underwriting Limited is a specialist niche underwriting agency. We pride ourselves on the quality of our friendly, accessible and experienced Underwriters and the wide range of products we have. Our binding authorities and schemes are all backed by quality rated Insurers and Underwriters to ensure quality cover with competitive premiums.

Website: www.t-u-l.co.uk

Step into the home of specialist property insurance at Broker Expo, where Vasek Insurance is inviting you to take a seat in its lounge. From non-standard construction to a wide range of unoccupied property scenarios, Vasek has become the go-to insurer for many brokers looking for exceptional cover for their customers. The team will be on hand to explain how you can benefit from Vasek’s market-leading products and services, as well as offering you the chance to find the key to the door – join in with Vasek’s 21st year for the opportunity to win fantastic prizes!

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