BIBA appoints E S Risk to provide its new Engineering Insurance and Inspection Scheme

14th April 2014

The British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) has appointed E S Risks to provide its new Engineering Insurance and Inspection Scheme. In addition to providing members with a full range of engineering products and services, E S Risks will also run a nationwide programme of education and training covering this specialised area of insurance.

The scheme offers competitively priced engineering insurance products with unique benefits to BIBA members, including a service guarantee to provide clients added comfort and confidence in an area of significant regulatory demands. Clients will also have access to an online report for all plant, machinery and installations requiring inspection.

E S Risks will provide online and telephone-based technical support across all engineering business lines for BIBA members. Online quote and bind facilities are also available for  members who prefer this method of transaction.

Steve Dutton, UK Business Development Manager at E S Risks, commented: “Engineering insurance and inspection forms a fundamental part of most if not all commercial insurance programmes. The cover and service deliverables on offer will ensure that BIBA members will have access to the best possible protection for their clients in an ever increasing regulatory world.”

Mike Hallam, Technical Services Manager at BIBA, said: “We are pleased to be able to offer members this portfolio of engineering products with a comprehensive training programme to ensure that they are best placed to provide their clients with accurate advice and technical support. This is an excellent opportunity for members to maximise earning potential through the sale of engineering products and services.”

E S Risks has chosen RSA as its preferred partner for this unique and exciting opportunity. For further details on the scheme and the training programme that will support this initiative please call Steve Dutton on 07867 330200 or e-mail steve.dutton@esrisks.com.

 

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Notes to editors

1. For further information please contact:

BIBA press office:
Leighann Forsyth, Head of Communications
020 7397 0223
forsythl@biba.org.uk 
 

2. About British Insurance Brokers' Association

The British Insurance Brokers' Association (BIBA) is the UK's leading general insurance intermediary organisation representing the interests of insurance brokers, intermediaries and their customers.

BIBA membership includes just under 2,000 regulated firms having merged with the Institute of Insurance Brokers (IIB) in November 2011.

General insurance brokers contribute 1% of GDP to the UK economy and BIBA brokers employ more than 100,000 staff.

53% of all general insurance is sold by an insurance broker and they arrange 81% of all commercial insurance business.

Insurance brokers put the client’s interests first, providing advice, access to suitable insurance protection and risk management.

BIBA helps more than 400,000 people a year to access insurance protection through it’s Find a Broker service, both online and via the telephone.

BIBA is the voice of the industry advising members, the regulators, consumer bodies and other stakeholders on key insurance issues.   BIBA provides unique schemes and facilities, technical advice, guidance on regulation and business support and is helping to raise, and maintain, industry standards.