West Berkshire Training Consortium awards local business with Certificate of Excellence

28th January

West Berkshire Training Consortium recently presented Covéa Insurance with their prestigious award, the Certificate of Excellence. This certificate recognises employers who are committed to staff training and development and is the highest accolade that an employer can receive in the Investment in Training Awards.

Matt Garvey Managing Director at West Berkshire Training Consortium commented:

“Well done to Covéa Insurance, one of the select few companies to have achieved our highest accolade. It is not easy to become a recipient of the Certificate of Excellence, but this is well deserved”.

West Berkshire Training consortium was specifically impressed with the business’s apprenticeship scheme. The scheme focuses on supporting the development of young people within the communities they operate in, providing these young individuals a chance to develop their knowledge of the insurance industry whilst gaining valuable on the job training.

Lisa Meigh, Head of HR & Learning at Covéa Insurance added:

“Attracting the next generation of talent is key to the progression of Covéa Insurance. We genuinely believe that all our people are an integral part of our culture and it’s fantastic to see them grow and develop to maximise their individual potential. We look forward to welcoming more apprentices in to the company over the coming years.”




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 16.9 billion Euros in premiums in 2018.  

Covéa Insurance looks after the insurance needs of over 1.5 million policyholders; delivering financial reassurance through its Standard & Poor’s A+ stable rating, as a guaranteed subsidiary of Covéa.  It has Gold Investors in People accreditation and has been named one of the top 75 employers in West Yorkshire & the Humber.

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 1800 people, Covéa Insurance has a strong people and service ethos, having Investors In People Gold accreditation and is signatory to the HM Treasury Women In Finance Charter. 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 2018, Covéa Insurance were recipients of the Personal Lines Insurer of the Year award at both the British Insurance Awards and the Insurance Times Awards and was the top rated insurer in the Insurance Times Broker Service Survey for both Personal and Commercial Lines.

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