‘No day is the same’; no truer was there a statement for the Broker Network Placement Support team. Every day, our experts help brokers place those tricky and complex risks.
2019 in particular has been a fantastic year for the team; they have received more than 2,500 enquiries from our Premier and Advantage Members, as well as brokers from our sister company, Ethos Broking. This has resulted in them placing an impressive over £2.7m GWP with our Insurer Partners.
The Placement team always enjoy the challenge of finding markets for those unusual and quirky cases and have rounded up their top 12 risks for 2019:
- A pipe band
This risk was music to everyone’s ears.
- Medical leeches
The team really sunk their teeth into this case.
- Premier League Championship trophy
Forget Harry Kane, Jamie Vardy and Sergio Aguero, the Placement team scored a goal here.
- A puppet theatre
All the strings were pulled to help the Member and their client.
- Underwater maintenance contractors
The team weren’t out of their depths with this one.
- A rollercoaster engineer
The Member’s client was able to reach new heights thanks to Placement Support’s insurer relationships.
- A children’s chair
The team hit the high notes with this risk.
- Cryotherapy chambers
The Member’s customer wasn’t left out in the cold with this case.
- A running club
The team put their best feet forward and stepped into help the broker and their client.
- A fire eater
Not your everyday quote, but definitely not impossible for Placement Support, allowing the broker’s client to blaze a trail.
- A quoits club
The team took hold of the ropes with this risk.
- Night clubs
The Member’s customer was able to put their dancing shoes on and celebrate after the Placement team helped them find a market.
The Placement team is made up of former brokers and underwriters who specialise in finding markets to assist our Members in placing those awkward or unconventional risks. This year, 96% of Premier and 90% of Advantage Members have used our Placement service, in addition to 100% of Ethos Brokers.
The Placement team are looking forward to working with more Members in 2020 to help you find markets for those hard to place cases. If you’re not part of Broker Network and would like to find out more about how you can join, get in touch.