Covéa Insurance – In it to win it!

26th September

James Reader collects the trophy at Insurance Times awards 2015Covéa Insurance continues on a high with news that the company has been shortlisted for a further two top industry awards.

Having won Personal Lines Insurer of the Year at the 2015 Insurance Times Awards, the company is delighted to not only have again been shortlisted for Personal Lines Insurer of the Year, but to also have been shortlisted for General Insurer of the Year at this year’s awards.  The insurer has won an impressive number of awards in recent months, a highlight being the coveted Personal Lines Insurer of the Year title at the 2016 British Insurance Awards at the Royal Albert Hall in July.

Carol Geldard, Personal Lines Director commented,

“As both these awards are by nomination only, simply being shortlisted is fantastic recognition of the great work of the whole Covéa Insurance team.  We’re fortunate to have an incredibly passionate, committed team whose combined efforts have ensured we are front of mind for our customers for all the right reasons. We’ve got everything crossed for the awards evening in December, but whatever the outcome, we’re thrilled to be on the shortlist.”

The Company is going through a significant period of growth, which has driven substantial recruitment and created many internal promotional opportunities. With a multi-million pound investment in a contemporary new office space at Dean Clough, Halifax, the launch of a direct to consumer offering under the brand Provident Insurance, and being named as one of the Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies to Work For in the UK for the second year running, it certainly appears the insurer is going from strength to strength!

 

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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 and served 11.5 million policyholders, generating over 16.4 billion Euros in premiums in 2016.  

Covéa Insurance handles the insurance needs of 1.5 million policyholders; delivering financial reassurance through its Standard & Poor’s A+ stable rating, as a guaranteed subsidiary of Covéa. 

The company offers motor, household, protection, mid and high net worth insurance and a range of commercial insurance products, designed to meet the needs of most individuals and businesses. Employing over 1500 people, Covéa Insurance has a strong people and service ethos, having Investors In People Gold accreditation and featuring in the 2015 and 2016 Sunday Times Top 100 Mid-sized Best Companies to Work For. It also has World Class service accreditation from the Institute of Customer Service for its Motor Claims, Home Claims and Underwriting Services teams as well as Chartered Insurer status for its Commercial and Mid/High Net Worth business.

In January 2016, Sterling Insurance Company Limited became a fully integrated part of Covea Insurance Plc, following a Part VII transfer under the Financial Services and Markets Act. 

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