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News and Insight

Q Underwriting is a 4 Star MGA

28 Sep 2022

Q Underwriting is a 4 Star MGA

This year, Q Underwriting took part in the Insurance Times 2022/23 MGA report, and we’re delighted to announce we have been awarded 4 Stars!

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24 hour turnaround for a Faith client with a recent storm damage claim

27 Sep 2022

24 Hour Turnaround for a Faith Client with Recent Storm Damage Claim

Our broker approached us with a time-sensitive risk which required further investigation due to a large previous claim. The client’s previous policy was expiring later that day, so swift turnaround was imperative.

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The story so far

06 Sep 2022

The Story So Far - an Update from Stuart Webb

It’s been a year since we combined our specialist MGAs under one brand and since then, our business has gone from strength to strength. Read this update from our Managing Director, Stuart Webb, on our progress one year on from embracing our new, unified brand at Q Underwriting.

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Bridal wear case study

01 Sep 2022

Rapid Cover Enabling a Bridal Wear Business to Attend a Trade Fair

Our brokers’ client started a business in 2017 which involves designing, manufacturing, and selling of bridal wear from their own premises. As the business was growing, the client wished to begin attending some trade fairs to expand their business further. Read on to find out how we helped.

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A motor trader speaking to two interested customers about a car.

18 Aug 2022

The Road Ahead for Motor Traders - Qtalk

The last couple of years has already had a profound effect on the motor trade industry. Manufacturers and car sellers are still feeling the pinch of COVID-19 and Brexit, with the supply chain hit in multiple places, but good news is on the horizon for electric car sales and services. Read on as Adam Edwards, part of our Motor division, gives his take on the issues affecting motor traders right now.

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Q Wins a 5-Star MGA Award for 2022

23 May 2022

Q Underwriting awarded 5-Star MGA 2022

We are excited to have been awarded a 5-Star MGA declaration by Insurance Business UK following the results of their recent 2022 broker survey.

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A contractor laying wooden flooring.

20 Jan 2022

Urgent Cover for a Flooring Contractor Working in a Hazardous Location

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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A person wearing a hard hat operating machinery.

02 Dec 2021

Bespoke Cover for an Expanding Building and Reactive Maintenance Contractor

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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A person at a festival wearing a volunteer t-shirt

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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