Chartered Insurer status adds value for Covéa Insurance HNW and Commercial

2nd February

Covéa Insurance is pleased to confirm that it’s Commercial Lines and High Net Worth team has been awarded Chartered Insurer Status for a second consecutive year.  The Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) sets rigorous criteria to ensure that only firms who can demonstrate their ongoing commitment to professionalism achieve this prestigious accolade.

Since first obtaining Chartered Status in 2016, Covéa Insurance has continued to invest in raising professional standards, supporting its employees to gain qualifications and develop their skills within the CII framework.

Simon Cooter, Commercial Lines and High Net Worth Director commented on what it means to the business:

“In the commercial and high net worth market, our customers are spending what can be significant sums of money to protect what they value. It is essential, therefore, that we provide a service that gives them confidence in our service and technical capability. Achieving and maintaining Chartered Insurer Status demonstrates our ongoing commitment to the highest professional standards and reflects our continuing investment in supporting our broker and business partners. Put simply, it adds value to our service.”




About Covéa Insurance

Covea Insurance Plc is the UK underwriting business of leading French mutual insurance group Covéa, who are number 1 for property and liability insurance in France, generating over 16.6 billion Euros in premiums in 2020.   

Covéa Insurance looks after the insurance needs of over 2 million policyholders; delivering financial reassurance through its Standard & Poor’s ‘AA- stable’ rating, as a guaranteed subsidiary of Covéa. 

The company offers motor, household, protection, pet, mid and high net worth insurance and a range of commercial insurance products, through a range of distribution channels.

Employing over 1900 people, Covéa Insurance has a strong people and service ethos.  It holds ServiceMark accreditation with Distinction for its Personal Lines operation and its Commercial & HNW Claims teams, as well as Chartered Insurer status for its Commercial business.  Covéa Insurance is signatory to the HM Treasury Women in Finance Charter and the insurance Inclusivity Pledge and has been named one of the top 75 employers in West Yorkshire & the Humber.

Recently, Covéa Insurance won the General Insurer of the Year award at the British Insurance Awards 2021. It was named as the Best Place to Work in Digital (Large Organisations) at the Digital Technology Leaders Awards and as the Best Employer at the Yorkshire Financial Awards.  They were also recipients of the Best Insurer title at the British Claims Awards, High Net Worth Product of the Year Award at the Insurance Times Awards, the Staff Empowerment Award at the Diversity & Inclusion in Insurance Awards.

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