Westminster Insurance - An opportunity for new Appointed Representatives.
Westminster Insurance is celebrating its 70th birthday and is looking to expand its national network of Approved Representatives. Westminster Insurance is a trading name of Clegg Gifford - a national broker at Lloyd's and is part of a group which comprises of Branch and Appointed Representatives' offices throughout the UK.
We are looking for dynamic and ambitious individuals keen to build their own book of business.
The ideal candidate would be someone with existing insurance / broking experience who is capable of establishing a good rapport with clients.
If you have any unique business connections these could form the basis of a profitable book going forward.
Why choose us?
Westminster Insurance are on hand to assist and help you start up your business. Whether it’s putting together a budget, working on your marketing or setting up a scheme, there will be someone available to assist you.
Whilst our foundations have always been tied to the national taxi business, Westminster is not only for Taxi insurance but has access to a huge array of product lines for personal and commercial insurance products. This includes key composites and general insurers right through to specialist Lloyd's and London market capacity. Our facilities include some unique and niche schemes, that with training will be made available to you.
We are also open to new relationships and products that you may have experience with already and will happily listen to these new proposals.
Internal Control Systems:
As an AR you can save yourself time and money by using our tried-and-tested services already in place. We have spent a great deal of time and effort developing methods of internal control/ governance that work hand in hand to support growth, satisfy consumer needs and future proof your business.
We have an experienced group of staff who are available to help with all aspects of the business from policy inception to renewal.
As a Westminster Appointed Representative you will have access to our suite of software and IT systems. These systems will enable you to run an efficient, service driven platform which will only enhance the customer experience. Your IT system should mirror how insurance is now increasingly being digitally driven, which is something we are focussed on.
Entering the insurance market means you must meet and maintain the regulatory requirements of the Financial Conduct Authority. Becoming an AR moves the ultimate regulatory relationship from you, the intermediary, to us, the Principal. Although responsibility is with you to adhere to the controls, guidelines and regulations, we will assist you in understanding the requirements and undertake audits accordingly to provide oversight and guidance.
Our Compliance team conduct regular horizon scans to inform our network of regulatory changes which may affect your business. As your Principal, we will provide governance frameworks and advice in line with FCA requirements.
ARs of CG, benefit from our existing relationships and delegated authorities from some of the UKs leading insurance companies. Our collective bargaining power of the network means we are able to secure excellent facilities for you to offer.
Westminster Insurance also provide bespoke digital and physical marketing assistance to our AR’s to promote sustainable growth all year round.
Next Steps / Application:
If you are interested in further discussions or submitting a formal application, please send an email to newAR@cginsurance.com along with any business plans you may have.
Within your business plan, please include information on the following:
- Product(s) / industry of interest
- Premium income targets (3-5 years)
- Details surrounding your experience within the industry.