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Your one-stop shop for all things Q Underwriting. Here you will find the latest from across the business, including news updates, risk management information, product launches and innovations. If you are looking for something specific, use the categories tab on the top to narrow down your search.

News

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29 Nov 2021

Useful new features to our Charity Combined product

We have recently made significant upgrades to our Charity Combined and Executive Risks policies. As many charities and not-for-profit groups look to resume activities and services in 2022, we would like to highlight some of the ways these groups can benefit from our policies.

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15 Nov 2021

Charity Day for Insurance United Against Dementia

We are excited to announce that tomorrow, Wednesday 17th November, Q Underwriting will be running a Charity Day in support of Insurance United Against Dementia. To celebrate this day, we are donating £1 per Quotation Request we receive on Qtrade between 00:00 and 23:59 tomorrow.

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All of our brands coming together under Q Underwriting.

01 Sep 2021

Exciting brand changes for Q Underwriting

Q Underwriting is excited to confirm that the entire business will come together under the single brand of Q Underwriting, with a refreshed identity, from 06 September 2021.

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2021 5-Star MGA Award

10 Jun 2021

Q Underwriting awarded 5-Star MGA for our Construction Proposition

Following the recent broker survey, Insurance Business UK has awarded Q Underwriting the 5 Star MGA award for our Construction proposition. This is an important award for our business as brokers are our backbone and to be recognised by them as a leader in a specific field is extremely valued.

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28 Apr 2021

Charity, Faith and Recruitment Combined launch on Qtrade

We are pleased to announce the launch of aQmen Underwriting’s Charity, Faith and Recruitment Combined products on Qtrade! With a full quote request journey available via the Qtrade portal, brokers now have th...

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Q Underwriting at BIBA 2021

26 Apr 2021

Join us at BIBA 2021

Q Underwriting is pleased to be an exhibitor at this year’s virtual BIBA conference and although we will miss meeting our brokers in person, we are positive this digital event will be as productive and engaging as previous live conferences.

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Insights

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20 Jan 2022

Flooring Contractor Case Study

Our broker required cover for a well-established flooring contractor, but a renewal review uncovered plans for significant changes to the business operations that involved work at possibly hazardous locations. Read this case study to find out how our Tradesman & Professionals product was suitable.

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02 Dec 2021

Reactive Maintenance Case Study

One of our brokers required cover for a well-managed Building and Reactive Maintenance Contractor, whose turnover had grown to £2.2m, exceeding the upper limit set on the current provider’s scheme. Read our case study to find out how we enabled our broker to secure the risk for further 12 months.

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17 Nov 2021

Landscape Gardener Case Study

One of our brokers approached us to help secure the liability business for an existing client, a Landscape Gardener and Ground Maintenance Contractor. Read our case study to find out how we used our bespoke and flexible underwriting approach to accommodate the client’s unique risk features.

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12 Nov 2021

PDH Building Contractor Case Study

Whilst a contractor working with increased height exposure had deterred alternative markets, how did we successfully aid a holding broker to place an established PDH Building Contractor at renewal? Read our case study detailing how we were able to provide a timely solution and additional cover beyond Public Liability & Employers Liability.

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07 Jun 2021

Essential cover for an unoccupied property

A broker’s client was renovating an unoccupied property and although there was some onsite security in place, they were without necessary insurance cover. The following case study highlights the...

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02 May 2021

Specialist Unoccupied Property Cover

Our recently launched Q Protect Property Owners product is also suitable for the more challenging area of unoccupied property risks. Regarded by many within the insurance market as higher risk, it is essential b...

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15 Apr 2021

Help with Hard to eTrade

Providing unoccupied commercial property cover At Q Underwriting we are here to support brokers looking to build a balanced portfolio of business with us, as an example with our recently launched Property Owners...

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Risk Management

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25 Aug 2021

Recruiter Guide

This guide will provide you with a brief overview of standard and non-standard contracts from the perspective of insurance and risk management.

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