What type of business is it good for?

  • Commercial property damage
  • Property owners (occupied/unoccupied, commercial/private, land)
  • Small- to medium-sized businesses
  • Manufacturing trades
  • Leisure/hospitality
  • Personal accident
  • Professional indemnity

Andrew Rayner
Managing Director
Insurance
London, England
andrew.rayner@contessa-ltd.comandrew.rayner@contessa-ltd.com
Tel +44-20-7623-5866Tel +44-20-7623-5866
108We provide highly professional service
https://axiscapitalcom-cdn.sitefinity.cloud/images/default-source/icons/44457589555364ec3a00abed0c0b1d7db.svg?sfvrsn=b449bf4c_16Our team has wealth of technical knowledge and experience
https://axiscapitalcom-cdn.sitefinity.cloud/images/default-source/icons/72.svg?sfvrsn=c4187eed_8We support our brokers underwriting needs by being flexible
Our underwriting team offers a strong and exclusive broker network across the U.K. and Ireland, with niche insurance products provided by reputable insurers. Our presence in the U.K. and Ireland offers security and cements our commitment to both markets, as a long-term partner of choice. Contessa has an exceptional team that includes technical underwriters and skilled claims management that combine to offer continuity and security to clients.

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  • Money
  • Assault
  • Goods in transit
  • Loss of licence
  • Deterioration of stock
  • Loss of rent
  • Fire brigade charges automatically at £10,000

Property damage

  • Commercial
  • Unoccupied (commercial and residential)
  • Leisure
  • Thatched
  • Listed

Property owners

  • Occupied and unoccupied
  • Commercial and private properties
  • Land

SME business

  • Furniture retailers
  • Laundrettes and dry cleaners
  • Petrol stations (turnover under £1 million)
  • Bakeries
  • Garden centers and nurseries
  • Builders merchants and "do it yourself" stores

Wholesalers/warehousing

  • Furniture
  • Fruit and vegetable
  • Alcohol

Manufacturing trades

  • Metal and steel fabrication, gates and railings
  • Light engineering
  • Furniture and carpentry
  • Fish processors
  • Meat processors
  • Abbatoirs

Leisure/hospitality

  • Restaurants
  • Bed and breakfasts (including Airbnb)
  • Catering contractors
  • Pubs (excluding city center or risks that have dancing and/or doorstaff)
  • Hotels (excluding risks with leisure centers and/or pools)
  • Takeaways

Personal accident

  • Group and individual policies including amateur sports clubs 
  • 24hr and occupation only cover
  • All trades considered—including farmers

Professional indemnity

  • Health and safety training
  • Planning and architectural services
  • Quantity surveyor 
  • Auctioneer
  • Alarm and security systems supply and installation
  • Agricultural consulting
  • Letting agents and property managers
  • Construction

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