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The BIBA diary 2022
The return of BIBA after two years away lived up to all expectations and more, as several of our Group businesses grasped the opportunity to reconnect with UK brokers.
Long road to BIBA pays off for Motor Fleet team
By Kevin Dawes, Head of Consilium Motor Fleet
Waste & Recycling - experts for over a quarter of a century
The year is 1996 and a young David Bearman (our Group CEO) has just taken the bold decision to launch retail broker Direct Insurance (as we were known back then) with a commitment to succeed in classes where improvement was desperately needed.
The future’s green. But who’s going to build it?
By Andy Graham, Head of Specialist Risks
Explaining price rises to clients
By Matt Pini, Managing Director, Consilium Broking.
Fleet risk management - tech and driver behaviour technology
Improving the risk profile of your client’s motor fleet to reduce losses is the number one way to keep insurance premiums affordable, and limit business disruption.
Client saving, better terms, top result
The Consilium Motor Fleet team recently managed to claim a major win with a specialist logistics operator for the music industry, doing both UK-based and overseas work.
Get an Excess of Loss quote in two minutes
In today’s competitive retail broking landscape, it’s more important than ever that brokers are giving their clients choice when it comes to level of cover.
Protecting against catastrophic losses in High Risk Construction
The UK construction industry is booming. In July research group IHS Markit reported that its index of construction activity in the country peaked to its highest score in 24 years, as demand for both residential and commercial property soared.
Relaunching Asbestos Removals & Surveyors in the hard market
We have officially relaunched our Asbestos Removals & Surveyors product.
Consilium Explores Aviation with Scott Smith
The hard aviation insurance market should once again soften in the next year, according to Consilium’s Aviation Account Director Scott Smith.
Brokers should act on the construction supply issues
An inability to meet global demand for a number of building materials, such as timber, steel and cement, has been amplified in the UK by a well-documented shortage of HGV drivers to transport the materials.
A broker’s guide to placing crane hire risks
Here at Consilium we place a wide range of specialty risks, which can often be difficult to place with composite insurers.
Is the current hard market here to stay?
After the dark days of 2017 – the year of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria – when Lloyd’s reported an underwriting loss of £3.4bn, it’s fair to say the intervening years have been good to the London market rating-wise.
Perfecting your placement into the London market
Consilium’s Head of Distribution, Simon England, and Business Development Manager for the South, Shaun Woodhouse, have revealed their top tips for retail brokers getting specialty risks placed into London, in the latest edition of Consilium Explores.
Consilium Explores the rebrand
The heads of motor and non-motor at the recently rechristened Consilium have spoken out about the recent rebrand, and how the new name will help the business.
Consilium ready for lift off
After the worldwide economic disaster of the last 18 months the aviation industry has had mixed fates.
Fantasy football winner!
So that’s it, 38 hard fought gameweeks, and it all comes down to this, the final Consilium Fantasy Football league table.
April Manager of the Month
We’re back with a Manager of the Month update for what is now the Consilium Fantasy Football League.
The lights are on, Aventum is here
On 4th May we lit up the skies of the London market with a spectacular light show that announced in style the arrival of Aventum.
Consilium – same family, different name
We are delighted to introduce you to Consilium!
Same Day Payout
A client which runs a power plant in Bolivia suffered an internal turbine failure in July 2020.
Aware & Alert
A local LatAm insurer client was in 2020 hit hard by two devastating catastrophes.
Recent win - Motor Fleet
We took on a new fleet demolition risk for an independent broker taking on a consolidator broker.
Recent win - Professional Indemnity
Our team worked with a well-known retail broker in order to quickly place a new PI design and construct risk.
Recent win - Property
A broker brought to us a property follow line risk held with a leading insurer, which had seen the primary limit slashed from £50m to £20m at renewal.
Recent win - Waste & Recycling
The Consilium team welcomed a new client requiring commercial combined waste cover across two sites in January 2021