Compass Platinum Sponsor

Compass London Markets - Coversure's Preferred Lloyd's Broker
"Making the difficult easy", is what we do thanks to our unrivalled offering that will help you to meet your customers' needs. Here's why:

20 steps from Lloyd's
The Compass London Markets team is based less than a minute's walk from the world's premier insurance market, Lloyd's of London, providing a highly responsive and effective service.

Connected with over 100 managing agents and Lloyd's syndicates
The location helps, but it's the strength of the team's relationships with key contacts that means Compass London Markets can get quotes where others may struggle.

Over 200 years of experience
There's a wealth of knowledge and skill within the Compass London Markets team who boast over 200 years in the profession between them.
Compass are the only Lloyd's Broker at the conference. Come and see why we are Coversure's Preferred Lloyd's Broker.


Compass Contact Details

Matthew Clatworthy – Sales Director - London Markets T: 020 3879 5516 | M: 07584 341374 | E: Matthew_Clatworthy@compassuk.co.uk
Patrick Bartlett – Motor Manager T: 020 3879 5524 | M: 07712 676198 | E: Patrick_Bartlett@compassuk.co.uk
Steve Stenlake – Account Executive T: 020 3879 5534 |M: 07983 922288 | E: Steve_Stenlake@compassuk.co.uk
Paul Wallace – Strategic Account Manager M: 07919 005039 | E: Paul_Wallace@compassuk.co.uk
Neil Atkinson – Strategic Account Manager M: 07507 798248 | E: Neil_Atkinson@compassuk.co.uk

Thistle and TFP Platinum Sponsor

Thistle Underwriting

Thistle are renowned for their expertise and wide underwriting appetite in providing Liability, Contractors All Risks and Excess Layer products for Tradesmen, Small Contracting and Construction businesses including High Risk and many other sectors. Many of Thistle's products can be quoted online through their simple and effective 'This Way' system. However, their dedicated team of experienced underwriters can assist with the more complex cases.

Thistle's product suite includes cover for tradesmen, contractors, engineers, construction, high risk, land & property owners, manufacturers & wholesalers plus retail. Over the last 30 years Thistle has grown as a company, yet still has a family culture within the business. Thistle Underwriting are dedicated to making brokers' lives easier.

TFP Schemes

TFP Schemes are proud to have been supporting Coversure for 21 years. Originating as Taxi Fleet Plus, they operated as a specialist wholesale underwriting facility for public and private hire fleet risks. Over the years, TFP have listened to what was needed to develop their goal in becoming a major force in the Niche Motor Market and have launched several further products which include Motor Trade Road Risks, Truck Fleet, Special Types and Agricultural Vehicles - all supported by their long-term capacity provider Aviva Insurance. 2017 saw TFP launch a Business Mini Fleet product with their additional capacity provider Covea Insurance PLC. This product was the first of a number which will continue to launch in the future. TFP are now truly... more than just taxis.

Christian Burton
07522 229722

Allianz Gold Sponsor

Allianz is there for you and your customers – providing confidence in an uncertain world. The Conference theme this year lets us shine a spotlight on the sparkling work our experts do all year round. Every one of our 4,600 UK employees help people move on and up in life and business.

Our long, successful partnership with Coversure is based on the trust that we've got your clients covered, whether large or small. We look forward to this relationship growing ever stronger.


For more information please contact your Key Account Developer, Marie Harris, marie.harris@allianz.co.uk, Tel: 01483 218621.

Beazley Gold Sponsor

Beazley plc is the parent company of specialist insurance businesses with operations in Europe, the US, Canada, Latin America and Asia. Beazley manages six Lloyd's syndicates and, in 2017, underwrote gross premiums worldwide of $2,343.8 million. All Lloyd's syndicates are rated A by A.M. Best.

Beazley's global business is transacted through five divisions: marine; political, accident & contingency; property; reinsurance; and specialty lines. The diversity of Beazley's portfolio and the expertise of the group's underwriters have supported an unbroken 32 year record of profitability.


Contact: Stephen Smyth
Tel: 0121 393 3000

Close Brothers Gold Sponsor

Come and meet the Close Brothers Premium Finance team on stand C9 to see how we have been helping to make insurance more affordable for Coversure's customers by spreading the cost through premium finance. As the pioneering providers of premium finance, we have been making it easier for our customers to manage their money for over 40 years.


Tel: 0203 816 8329
Email: workwithus@closebrothers.com

Covéa Gold Sponsor

Covéa Insurance is a general insurer specialising in commercial, motor, property and protection insurance, as well as being one of the leading providers of high value home insurance in the UK.

We provide insurance cover for approximately 1.9 million policyholders via insurance brokers, intermediaries, direct and affinity distribution channels and currently employ 1,900 talented people across our 7 offices throughout the UK. With our many years of experience and our broad product offering, we're perfectly placed to give our customers a tailor-made offering to suit their needs, backed up with award winning claims service.


Rebekah Bailey
Tel: 01189149160
Email: Rebekah.bailey@coveainsurance.co.uk

Folgate Gold Sponsor

Folgate Insurance Company Limited opened its doors for business in 1877. During its 140 years of trade the insurer wrote some major personal and commercial lines and occupied offices across the UK. Folgate gives brokers access to classes such as property, liability, professional indemnity & directors & officers. Folgate also underwrites binding authorities through MGAs, independent brokers, and Lloyd's coverholders. Folgate Insurance Company currently operates from two UK locations and the Company's head office is in the City of London. Folgate is a UK Rated Insurance Company authorised by the PRA and regulated by the FCA & PRA.


Tel: 02072563100
Email: businessdevelopment@folgateltd.com

LV= Broker Gold Sponsor

Just like a sparkly diamond, our broker relationships are precious to us. Our ambition is to be recognised as the best loved insurer for brokers - the insurer you most trust and the relationship you most value.

That's why we work closely with our brokers to understand their needs and develop our products and services, so that you can shine above the rest!

We're thrilled to once again be supporting our Coversure friends at their Conference – please come and say hi to our shining stars on stand B1!


Iain Thomas
01277 721 751

NIG Gold Sponsor

NIG has been insuring UK businesses through brokers since 1894. We specialise in commercial insurance for SME's (small-to-medium enterprises) and our portfolio is made up of motor, property and liability products. Trading with NIG, you'll be able to offer your clients specialist, tailored cover that is right for them.


Chris Hurst
07824 126772

RSA Gold Sponsor

RSA is one of the world's leading multinational insurance groups providing insurance and risk management for businesses and individuals worldwide. We are one of UK's largest commercial insurers, covering insurance and risk management needs of a number of FTSE 100 companies.

At RSA SME our aim is to increase business efficiency and volume by putting the 'Think Customer' philosophy at the heart of what we do. From e-Trading to Deals our approach is about providing compelling, simple and seamless services.

Visit us to discuss the developments we are making in e-Trading and how these can help you.


Jack Geddes
Schemes and Deals Manager - North
Tel: +44 07919 44 55 66
Email: jack.geddes@uk.rsagroup.com

Aviva Silver Sponsor

At Aviva, we help our 33 million customers look to the future with confidence. We offer a wide range of insurance and savings products to help people protect what's important to them and save for a comfortable future. We help them to defy uncertainty. We are a proud champion of the broker offering a breadth of products and services to support your business. We look forward to welcoming you onto our stand.


Tim Martin
Tel: +44 (0) 7800690592
Email: timothy.martin@aviva.com

Sparta Silver Sponsor

Who insures your customer doesn't matter... until it does. Sparta spread innovative ideas to help UK Insurance Brokers win more customers and keep them longer. The more ideas shared, the greater the positive impact upon the businesses we serve. We support broker growth by:

  • Helping articulate broker strengths and value to consumers
  • Collaborating to move the decision away from price
  • Encouraging connected sales
  • Increasing customer focus and centricity


Steve Bennett
Tel: +44 (0)7709 144349
Email: steve.bennett@sparta-group.co.uk

Pen Underwriting Silver Sponsor

Today, if Pen Underwriting were an insurer we'd be one of the top 25 insurance companies in the UK. With 17 underwriting teams, 400 employees and 15 locations, we are the second largest MGA in the UK. But what separates Pen from other MGA's is that we are a virtual insurer. We have a clear vision of our future, and Coversure is very much a part of that future. Welcome to Pen!


Click here to view our contacts

QBE Silver Sponsor

QBE are very pleased to be supporting the Coversure Conference again this year. Please visit our stand for the latest news.

Coversure brokers now have access to 9 e-trade products on QBE FastFlow, including new QBE CyberCrime insurance, with 'Quick Quote' facility. You can bundle cyber, crime, business interruption and social engineering fraud cover in one easy and quick policy to provide comprehensive cover for SMEs. Find out more at cybercrime.qbeeurope.com


Mark Thomason
SME Underwriting Manager
Email: mark.thomason@uk.qbe.com
Freephone: 0800 917 9361

AXA Enhanced Exhibition

AXA Connect provides a suite of 8 digital SME products that are designed to be traded digitally, offering fast, comprehensive and competitive cover all at the touch of a button.

All of AXA's digital products are fully supported by expert underwriters, enhanced trading tools and an award-winning claims service.


Matthew Wallace
Digital Business Developer
01204 815347

Bollington Underwriting Enhanced Exhibition

Bollington Underwriting has been serving the insurance broker community since 1996. Specialising in courier, single taxi, taxi fleet and goods in transit insurance, Bollington offers online 'quote and buy' and client servicing facilities, and exclusive access to Anjuna Underwriting products.

Please visit www.bollingtonunderwriting.com or call 01625 348040 to find out more.

Tel: 07774 134 252
Email: underwriting@bollington.com

Coversure Enhanced Exhibition

We are Coversure, one of the UK's leading independent insurance brokers, trusted by thousands of individuals and businesses. With our access to a wide range of insurers, we provide our customers with exceptional and tailored insurance cover. We truly take the time to understand your needs and will be there for you throughout the process, from quoting to renewal, administration to claims.

So, regardless of your insurance needs, Coversure have you covered.


City Underwriters Enhanced Exhibition

City Underwriters Limited can offer a wide range of specialist Business, Property, Liability and Food Industry insurance products. From Caterers to Cash converters, Pubs to Property Owners and pretty much everything in between, CUL's team of insurance broking experts can help you write business for even the most challenging of risks. To find out more about CUL come and see us on our stand.


Tel: 0800 3081 044
Email: admin@cityunderwriters.com

ERS Enhanced Exhibition

ERS is the UK's largest specialist motor insurer with an A+ rating from Lloyd's. We'll help you place your most specialist and complex motor risks for classic cars, supercars, imported vehicles, taxis, minibuses, SCVs, fleets and agricultural vehicles, as well as cover for sports people and celebrities.

Please visit www.ers.com.

Ian Smedley
07825 064 081

Equipsme Enhanced Exhibition

Equipsme.com is the smart way to a healthier business, providing practical health and wellbeing support to employers and their staff. Our plans are more cost effective than traditional PMI and a better all-round solution than cash plans. Our plans include useful services to boost productivity and attract / retain valued staff.

URL: https://www.equipsme.com/
Contact: gavin@equipsme.com
+ 44 (0)7974832041

Gresham Enhanced Exhibition

From inception we have taken an innovative approach to the placement of insurance. 30 years ago we pioneered technology by providing brokers with the ability to quote using diskette's. Today, we have evolved into an online quote and buy solution for commercial and personal insurance, with capacity from UK A+ Rated carriers supported by our in-house Underwriters.

Please visit www.greshamonline.co.uk.

Andy Waring
Email: a.waring@greshamonline.co.uk
Phone: 07824991340

Markel Enhanced Exhibition

Sector solutions for

  • Social Welfare, Care and Charities
  • Technology including IT, medical technology, electrical components
  • Specialist Contractors solutions via ECIC
  • Professional Indemnity & Management Risks

Expect More from your insurance provider, including

  • 24/7 business and legal advice
  • Tax and funding solutions
  • Specialist consultancy services


John Hull
Account Director – Strategic Partners and Affinities
Tel: 0345 351 2600
Email: john.hull@markelintl.com

Marmalade Enhanced Exhibition

Marmalade specialise in comprehensive car insurance for young drivers. Offering innovative solutions tailored to the needs of young drivers and their parents, Marmalade cover all aspects of the learner and new driver journey. The Marmalade range of products can help brokers to grow their share in the young driver market.

Mamalade Broker Portal.

Andy Martin
Broker & Distribution Director
T: 01733 907402

Policyfast Enhanced Exhibition

Policyfast is your in-house wholesale insurance broker. We offer instant cover from A-rated insurers for Fleet, Truck, Property Owners, Commercial Vehicle, Commercial Combined, Business Car, Caterers, Courier, Liability, Goods In Transit, Minibus, Motorhome, Caravan, Professional Indemnity and much more!

Come and talk to us about our new Best of Breed products and find out more about our wide range of other products available to you.


E info@policyfast.co.uk
T 08003081081
W policyfast.co.uk

Quotezone Enhanced Exhibition

Quotezone.co.uk is an independent insurance comparison website, generating over 50,000 insurance leads each month across 50+ products. Leads can be filtered, right down to your branch postcode area, or any criteria you may have. Get in touch to find out more about how we can generate new business for you today!


Robert Forrest
Tel: 02890 434614
Email: robert.forrest@seopa.com

Tokio Marine Enhanced Exhibition

Tokio Marine HCC is a leading specialty insurance group conducting business in approximately 180 countries and underwriting more than 100 classes of specialty insurance Tokio Marine HCC is part of Tokio Marine, a premier global company with a market cap of approximately $33.8 billion.*
*Market Cap as of 12/31/2017*


Marc Brewer – Professional Indemnity Underwriter – 0207 680 2909 – mbrewer@tmhcc.com

Vasek Enhanced Exhibition

With us now in our 20th year, we are proud to have developed a glistening range of 5 Star specialist insurance products for our wonderful brokers across the country. Our magnificent team of Business Development Managers will be back at the Coversure Conference, looking ahead to a bright 2019.


Andy Bird
Tel: 07795 906406
Email: andrew.bird@vasek.com

Wiser Academy Enhanced Exhibition

Wiser Academy was established in 2014, its key aim to become the training provider of choice for the UK insurance and wider financial sector. Offering a selection of professional and personal development training courses, delivered by highly experienced trainers, across a number of key areas tailored exclusively for the insurance industry.


Samantha Cleal
Sales and Marketing Manager
Tel: 01264 749556
Email: Samantha.Cleal@wiseracademy.co.uk

Zurich Enhanced Exhibition

Zurich Insurance is one of the world's largest insurance groups operating on a global basis, and our mission is to help customers understand and protect themselves from risk. Working with Coversure franchisees, we are looking to build strong business capabilities with a heavy focus on both SME and E-trade.


George McDonald – Regional Sales Manager

Broker Insights

Home and Legacy


DoubleTree by Hilton,
Stadium Way West,
Milton Keynes, MK1 1ST


9th March 2019



Coversure Sparkle Conference 2019