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News and Insight

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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A man gardening.

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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elderly people

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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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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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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