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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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Q Underwriting: An update from Stuart Webb

29 Mar 2021

Q Underwriting: An update from Stuart Webb

It is 370 days since I wrote to you to explain how we would support you through the emerging pandemic. It has been a challenging year, but many of our broker partners have proved their adaptability and value to ...

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11 Mar 2021

Your new Property Owners solution from Q Protect

We are very excited that our new Property Owners solution is live. The product is underwritten by Q Protect, our specialist Property & Package underwriting team, and is backed by A rated capacity in ERGO UK Spec...

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28 Jan 2021

Q Underwriting kicks off 2021 with new Property and Package proposition backed by A rated capacity

London, 28 January 2021 Q Underwriting Services Ltd (‘Q Underwriting’) has secured a new multi-year, multi-million-pound capacity deal to develop the Property & Package division within the business. A rated ...

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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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