The latest news and insight from ERS


Introducing Sam Prever, Regional Trading Underwriter - South

We’ve appointed our experienced Prestige team member, Sam Prever, as a dedicated regional Prestige underwriter for the South of England. We caught up with Sam to get his view of the current market and how he’s approaching the challenge of supporting brokers during a national lockdown...

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COVID-19 — Supporting your policyholders

We’ve made some immediate changes to our underwriting appetites in response to Covid-19.

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​Plugging the labour gap to deliver a once-in-a-generation harvest

While many sectors of the UK economy are scaling back or shutting up shop entirely, farmers are having to work harder than ever. So it comes as a significant boost to hear that, recently, British workers have been applying in their droves to support farms and help feed the nation over the coming harvest season

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​Your community needs you!

We thought we’d take this opportunity to give a shout-out to some of the community-minded drivers that are giving their all to help others get through the COVID crisis.

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​Giving our couriers the cover they need at this time of crisis

It’s impossible to predict how long the current crisis will last. However, it’s clear that our nation’s reliance on couriers is going to remain paramount, so we’re pleased to be able to offer our support to the courier industry as it steps up to this mighty challenge.

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​In praise of the UK’s Haulage Heroes

Mitul Malkan, Commercial Product Manager at ERS talks us through the increasing demand on our Haulage Heroes in this unprecedented time

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ERS Status Update – 20/03/2020

We implemented our BCP earlier this week and, at the close of business today, all employees will be working from home. In short, we’re open for business and operating as normal. Read more in our latest Service Update.

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Coronavirus update - planning for employees to work at home

Following government advice, I have asked all our London based employees to work from home until further notice and have accelerated our plans for our Swansea based operations team to begin work from home.

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Business Continuity Planning Update

Considering the recent global outbreak of Coronavirus, we want to provide you with a short update on the steps we are taking to ensure that we can continue to support you and your policyholders, whilst keeping ERS employees safe. The nature of this situation means that our approach can change at any time – you can stay up to date by signing up to receive emails or following us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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Will the auto repair sector see a delayed response to Covid-19?

The spread of Covid-19, better known as coronavirus, has dominated the news agenda for well over a month now, with many economists now turning their attention to the macroeconomic damage that will be caused by the outbreak.

The automotive sector looks particularly vulnerable due to its heavy reliance on the Chinese manufacturing industry and, since Jaguar Land Rover admitted that it was resorting to flying electronic parts into the UK in suitcases due to supply chain shortages, we’ve been getting enquiries from brokers concerned about how the UK auto repair industry may be affected by the virus.

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