The British Insurance Awards
Attracting 2,000 guests from all over the country, the BIAs are truly a night for the whole insurance community. 28 categories cover general insurance, SMEs, claims specialists, brokers, underwriters and companies that provide services to the UK insurance sector.
We’re Ageas and we’re open for business. Our brokers know us as one of the UK’s largest insurers. Reliable, ready to trade, and trusted by over five million customers for their personal and commercial cover.
That sense of inclusivity is prevalent in every aspect of our work at Ageas too, and feeds our approach: we’re the insurer that works hard for you and with you – we’re an all-round business, open-minded and hungry to trade. We love working with forward-thinking brokers who want flexible, bespoke deals built around them – whether be in commercial lines, fleet, niche, personal lines or schemes. You’ll love our agile approach, where everything works around your requirements – as well as your customers’ needs.
Auto Windscreens is a leading UK vehicle glass repair and replacement provider that prides itself on delivering an excellent service to insurance partners via its honed technical expertise and high-quality customer journey.
Through its dedicated 24/7 contact centre, a network of 60 sites and a 300-strong mobile fleet, the company’s offering is designed to ensure a smooth and convenient claims experience for all parties.
Driven by innovation, Auto Windscreens recently introduced real-time management information and has just upgraded its impressive service management software. These advancements complement the company’s technician tracking capabilities, pre- and post-work video vehicle inspections and an evolving Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) recalibration solution.
The business’ customer satisfaction rate consistently sits above 95% and on independent review site, Reevoo, 98% of those who used Auto Windscreens stated that they were happy with the service received.
The Carpenters Group is one of the UK's leading providers of insurance and legal services. We work in partnership with a number of insurers, brokers and MGA's to deliver a variety of fully outsourced claims solutions. Our team has grown to approximately 1000 staff across five locations throughout the UK. We have sites in Liverpool, Leeds, Birkenhead, Haywards Heath and Glasgow.
Our team's insurance experience combined with our legal expertise gives us the size, scale and strength to successfully work in partnership with any insurer or broker. Our long-standing relationships are testament to the quality of our service. Our focus is always on the customer and ensuring their claims journey consistently exceeds expectation.
The CII has developed a fully supported Apprenticeship Programme, ‘Aspire’, to help firms gain access to Apprenticeship Programmes, these programmes support both levy and importantly non-levy paying firms to access the funding. For Levy paying firms the CII also provides a guidance brochure explaining a step by step guide to help them in the selection process when choosing an Apprenticeship Provider, by doing so it will ensure their needs are fully met by the Provider they chose to work with. For more information on Aspire and to find out how this free service could benefit your business please go to www.cii.co.uk/aprenticeships
With over 40 years' experience in the industry, we are the pioneering provider of premium finance.
Close Brothers Premium Finance work with 1,700 brokers across their 2,000+ offices, helping more than 2.4 million businesses and customers spread the cost of their insurance premiums.
We have the financial stability to offer our customers the best products, and we share their traditional merchant banking values based on service and integrity.
Join us at stand 92 for more details on our Payment Services solution, which enables brokers to offer pay-in-full payment options to their customers alongside premium finance - providing greater choice and flexibility. Speak to one of our Sales Trainers for more details on how our CPD accredited six-stage training programme can help your sales teams deliver premium finance.
CRIF Decision Solutions Ltd., a CRIF Group company, provides information services, consumer profiling and digital solutions for the UK insurance industry to support decision management, fraud prevention and digital transformation. It is also the outsourcer appointed by Claims Portal Ltd. to operate the RTA, EL and PL portal. CRIF Decision Solutions Ltd has been supporting the UK insurance industry for over 20 years and is a provider of the Claims and Underwriting Exchange Register (CUE).
More than 6,500 banks and insurance companies and more than 55,000 business clients use CRIF services in 50 countries in the world.
Companeo, an Infopro Digital brand, allows insurance companies and brokers to focus exclusively on their activity rather than on prospection ! Every day, hundreds of decision makers get connected with insurance providers to get quotes for their SME business.
Companeo, the major B2B lead generator in Europe, is ready to help you grow your business in the UK and on the continent.
They’re not just claims.
They’re people. They’re family.
For over 75 years, Crawford has solved the world’s claims handling challenges and helped businesses keep their focus where it belongs – on people.
- Loss Adjusting
- Managed Repair
- On-demand Services
- Catastrophe Support
- Third Party Administration
Thoughtful experts with intelligent solutions
From the industry’s first and largest gig economy platform to predictive analytics, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and more – Crawford’s unique combination of technology with industry-leading expertise delivers value to our customers and our industry.
Since 2003, CyberScout has protected consumers, businesses and institutions alike against hackers, thieves, and human error. We provide unrivaled solutions that deliver valuable identity theft protection and education, proactive protection services and swift and appropriate data incident response for more than 17.5 million households and 770,000 businesses.
Our services are provided globally through more than 660 client partners that include 16 of the top 20 U.S. property and casualty insurance carriers, six of the top seven Canadian insurers, major credit unions, banks and numerous Fortune 500 companies. Our longstanding reputation, industry expertise and scalable approach offer businesses and their customers a trusted ally for:
DAC Beachcroft is a leading international law firm. We help clients achieve success through providing bespoke solutions tailored to their specific needs. We’re a broad-based commercial firm with expertise across many sectors. With offices around the world our global network meets the evolving needs of our clients. Being easy to engage with means we build strong relationships that deliver high quality advice in sophisticated, customised and creative ways … one client at a time.
FM Global is a mutually owned insurance company with nearly two hundred years of experience in creating engineering based solutions for its policyholders. Representing many of the world's largest multinational companies FM Global believes that the majority of loss is preventable. FM Global partners with its clients to help them better understand and mitigate the physical and non-physical risks to their operations. With a 1,600 acre research campus, FM Global dedicates its scientific research capability, engineering expertise and capital, to create comprehensive, cost-effective solutions, which combine both loss prevention improvements and insurance protection. These solutions aim to improve our clients' resilience and ability to recover from a loss, leading to long-term earnings stability and competitive advantage.
Kennedys is a global law firm with particular expertise in litigation and dispute resolution, especially in defending insurance and liability claims. Insurance claims and coverage expertise is deeply ingrained in every Kennedys office globally. Our lawyers provide a range of specialist legal services to insurers and reinsurers, corporates, healthcare providers, public sector bodies and other organisations, for all lines of business, delivering straightforward advice even when the issues are complex.
As your business and the industry around you changes, you need a law firm that will help you think ahead. We’re a fresh-thinking firm, and not afraid to bring new ideas to the table beyond the traditional realm of legal services. We support our clients, beyond the law. By providing them with innovative products and invaluable resources, we empower them to achieve great things, even when we’re not in the room.
Kennedys is committed to supporting and developing young talent in the insurance industry - helping to nurture the sector’s future leaders; its Young Achievers.
LexisNexis Risk Solutions is a leader in providing essential information that helps insurance providers predict, assess and manage risk.
Combining cutting-edge technology, unique data and advanced scoring analytics, we provide products and services that address evolving client needs in the risk sector while upholding the highest standards of security and privacy. Our insurance solutions assist insurance providers with automating critical workflow processes to reduce expenses, improve service and position customers for growth.
We enable personal and commercial lines insurance providers to increase profitability, minimise exposure and optimise pricing.
Brokers are at the heart of our business. As a leading personal lines insurer in the UK, we’re thrilled to be sponsoring the Personal Lines Broker of the Year award at this year’s BIA's and wish everyone good luck!
Our ambition is to be best loved by our brokers and their customers. We strive to build trust and valuable relationships with all of our broker partners, and work in partnership in building products and developing service solutions. Furthermore, we’ve reached new heights in personal lines with the addition of our LV= Broker Clear products – designed to help you meet the needs of your customers today and in the future.
Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK) is a leading source of information about property/casualty insurance risk. Drawing upon unique data assets and deep domain expertise to provide innovative solutions that are integrated into customer workflows. We help our customers serve their customers better by helping them improve their own quality, productivity and timeliness across their functions such as: product development, compliance, rating, marketing, underwriting, claims, fraud, loss control, portfolio balancing, risk transfer, analytics, economic forecasting, weather, CAT modeling and more. https://www.verisk.com/insurance/