How to choose an insurance broker
If you’re looking at whether or how to choose an insurance broker, we have answers to some of the most popular questions, such as:
- Is the broker fully independent?
- How long has the broker been in business?
- Do they have Chartered Insurance Broker status?
- Does the broker have access to a full range of recognised insurers?
- How does the broker earn their fees?
Below we set out some things you need to consider when choosing an insurance broker and how Rowlands & Hames meet those criteria. For starters, we have heritage. Since 1925 to be precise. We have established a reputation for providing quality insurance advice to corporate and private clients throughout the UK.
We simplify the insurance and financial planning processes, save you valuable time and ensure competitive solutions; that’s because we have the expertise and resources to meet your requirements.
Here are a few key things that you should consider when choosing an insurance broker:
Unlike many brokers, Rowlands & Hames are totally independent in the placing of clients’ insurance programmes – we are not owned by an insurer or consolidator.
Chartered Insurance brokers status for general insurance
Rowlands & Hames are one of just 80 out of 3,000 broking firms in the UK to achieve Chartered Insurance Broker status. It demonstrates our professional commitment to raising standards of knowledge, capability and ethical practice. It imposes a responsibility on us to ensure our insurance broking teams acquire and retain the necessary knowledge and skills to deliver the highest quality advice.
Quality Customer Service
You can be confident of our dedication to providing the highest quality of service often lacking in today’s busy commercial world. Our clients benefit from a bespoke client management service from dedicated teams of specialist trained professional advisers.
Full Broking facility
Full and extensive broking exercises undertaken, with the results presented in a clear and timely manner.
Access to major insurers UK and worldwide
As well as access to all major UK insurers including Lloyd’s and other London markets, for international risks we have access to world markets, allowing us to facilitate placement of policies in most countries throughout the globe.
General insurance and financial planning
We offer both independent general insurance and independent financial planning advice; a comprehensive client solution.
Choice of either fees and/or commission
You have a choice of commission, fee or a combination of both. Whatever suits you.
We manage clients’ claims – not ignore them – from intimation through to settlement.
We arrange more than general commercial and corporate insurance programmes. We have particular specialities in property investors, owner and managers insurances, credit insurance, kidnap and ransom insurance and latent defects insurance.
View a selection of client testimonials. These are just some of the reasons why we are suited to meet your needs and you can be confident of our dedication to providing the highest quality of service.
So, if you’re looking to choose an insurance broker, why not contact us to find out how we can help you.