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Darwinsure streamlines insurance for cleaning companies... Online platform extends specialist cover to small business sector
Cleaning companies and other small businesses now have ready access to a streamlined insurance service tailored for the needs of their sector.
Darwinsure is a new online insurance scheme designed to provide quick quotes, competitive prices and secure payment for small businesses seeking specialist cover.
Darwin Clayton, one of the UK's longest-established independent insurance brokers, has joined forces with specialist insurer Ageas to launch the new online solution.
Business owners can obtain their insurance cover via a range of electronic devices - from a smart phone or tablet to laptop or desktop computer - using Darwin Clayton's secure e-trading platform.
As well as the cleaning sector, Darwinsure caters for security equipment installers, electrical contractors, interior fit-out specialists, IT service providers as well as a wide range of other trades.
"The launch of Darwinsure gives our small business customers a consumer-style experience as they access tailored cover and real value," says Simon Henderson, managing director of Darwin Clayton (UK).
"The Darwinsure platform allows us to extend the combined experience and expertise of Darwin Clayton and Ageas in specialised insurance cover to the small business sector. It supports our vision to be the market-leading provider of niche insurance products in the UK."
Chris Dobson, broker distribution director at Ageas Insurance, adds: "Darwinsure is a great example of how Ageas operates in both schemes and in the e-trade sector, providing specialist support and tailored solutions to brokers and their customers. Darwinsure expands the reach of our products in the online commercial sector and we are delighted to be able to grow our business relationship to the benefit of all parties."
Darwin Clayton was first established in 1920, in the City of London by Edgar Charles Darwin Clayton who started the company to provide specialist insurances to clients with distinct needs.
With headquarters now in Tunbridge Wells and an office in Nottingham, the company's experienced team of account executives can cover the whole of the country, providing a close and personal service to all of its clients.
Ageas is an international insurance group with a heritage spanning 190 years. Ranked among the top 20 insurance companies in Europe, it has chosen to concentrate its business activities in Europe and Asia, which together make up the largest share of the global insurance market. These are grouped around four segments: Belgium, UK, Continental Europe and Asia and served through a combination of wholly owned subsidiaries and partnerships with strong financial institutions and key distributors around the world.
Ageas operates successful partnerships in Belgium, the UK, Luxembourg, Italy, Portugal, Turkey, China, Malaysia, India, Thailand, the Philippines and Vietnam and has subsidiaries in France, Portugal, Hong Kong and the UK. Ageas employs more than 13,000 people in the consolidated entities and over 30,000 in the non-consolidated partnerships, and has reported annual inflows close to EUR 26 billion in 2014.
5th May 2016