Covéa Insurance reaccredited with Chartered Status

26th March 2019

Covéa Insurance is pleased to announce it has been awarded Chartered Status from the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) for the fourth year running for its Commercial Lines and High Net Worth business.

In addition, its Broker Training Academy has again been granted CPD accreditation from the Institute, in recognition of the quality training it provides. The Academy’s flagship offering is a leadership development programme to identify and fast-track future broking talent. This is run alongside an extensive range of courses and webinars for brokers on subjects from social media and marketing through to handling large loss claims and cyber cover. 

Simon Cooter, Commercial Lines & High Net Worth Director commented: "This is fantastic news for our people, our broker partners and our customers. Being the fourth consecutive year of achieving CII Chartered Status really shows the consistency of our investment into delivering outstanding service, and reflects our ongoing commitment to ensuring the highest standards of technical knowledge and professionalism for own people and our broker partners."

Sian Fisher, Chief Executive of the Chartered Insurance Institute, said: "In a competitive marketplace Chartered status is a tangible way for an organisation to demonstrate its commitment to high standards of competence, professionalism and trust.  I congratulate Covéa for once again attaining Chartered status."

Simon Cooter




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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