The latest news and insight from ERS


Introducing Garbhan O'Brien, Fleet Product Manager for Passenger Transport and Hire & Reward

From private hire taxis to coaches and buses, we underwrite a wide range of passenger fleet risks at ERS. Overseeing every aspect of our Passenger Transport product is Garbhan O’Brien, who has been working tirelessly to support brokers and their customers through a series of Covid-induced market challenges. We spoke to Garbhan to hear more about how the industry is responding to these challenges and why he believes effective underwriting requires a team effort…

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​ Introducing Mitul Malkan, Product Manager for Commercial at ERS

We speak to our Commercial product manager Mitul Malkan to get his thoughts on the future of the market and why he has a real affinity with entrepreneurial businesses…

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​Why move more Commercial trading online? In Conversation with Scott Tillbrook

We catch up with Head of Commercial & Agriculture, Scott Tillbrook, to talk about the benefits of online trading and the plans for eTrade moving into 2021

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ERS Stories: Getting Britain’s military motoring with bespoke insurance

With the British Army increasingly reliant on overseas soldiers, we’ve been working with Forces Solutions to help support Gurkhas in the UK, providing bespoke motor cover that recognises their unique circumstances and gets them out of the barracks and onto our roads.

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Preparing for winter – 5 top tips for classic car owners

As the colder days are drawing in and we’re coming to the end of what’s been a very different year, there’s no doubt many car enthusiasts are preparing to put their pride and joys into hibernation.

Here’s a reminder from our Senior Enthusiast Underwriter, Steve Simpson, of the top tips for keeping your classic cars and collections safe through the winter months.

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Introducing Nicky Harttree, our Product Manager for Fleet Own Goods & Trade

Our Own Goods & Trades and Self-Drive Hire product is as flexible as they come, catering for vast and diverse fleets across a wide range of industries. Nicky Harttree has been responsible for the product since 2018. We asked her about the challenges of diving under the bonnet of product performance, how her team is responding to the ongoing pandemic, and what she’s learnt from two decades in motor insurance at ERS…

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ERS announces appointment of Peter Bilsby as Group CEO

ERS is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Bilsby as Group Chief Executive Officer and plans to expand its core business, building on its existing platform to enter specialist commercial insurance lines

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Transfer Dreams and VIP Schemes

It’s been a strange summer for football, with a one-off Champions League mini-tournament in August followed by the shortest of summer breaks and a transfer window that has been extended well into the start of the new 2020/21 season.

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Introducing Edd Moore, our London Market Senior Underwriter

Edd plays a unique role at ERS, spending the bulk of his time at our trading box in the Lloyd’s building, providing on-the-spot underwriting for fleet brokers. We recently chatted to him about how the market has changed over the years, why genuine underwriting expertise still endures in the sector, and what the future looks like for his specialism.

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Strictly Car Connections aplenty as dancing returns to our screens

As we count down the days until Strictly is back on our screens, we take a look at the weird and wonderful car connections that the hosts, dancers and contestants have and how our Sports and Entertainment product can help them...

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