The latest news and insight from ERS


​Introducing Dave Burnet, Product Manager for Motor Breakdown Insurance

Congratulations to Dave Burnet, who has recently been promoted to our new Motor Breakdown Insurance Product Manager. We caught-up with him to learn about his latest role, and get the lowdown on his MBI plans for the year ahead

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​Introducing Graeme Sutherland, Regional Trading Underwriter for Agriculture at ERS

We speak to Graeme Sutherland, our Agricultural Regional Trading Underwriter for Scotland, who tells us why it's so important to understand regional nuances in his role

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60 years of the most beautiful car in the world

As this year marks the 60th anniversary of its debut in Geneva, we thought we’d pay the E-Type a brief tribute, particularly as we have a handful of E-Types on our books, and it’s one of those classic supercars for which we’ll always have an appetite.

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ERS build out continues to take shape with integrated ILS offering and senior appointments

ERS, the specialist motor insurer, continues to progress its Commercial expansion by making a series of senior appointments to support its strategy to scale existing and enter new divisions including Property, Reinsurance, Marine, Professional Lines and Specialty alongside a soon to launch integrated ILS offering.

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​Introducing Matthew Evans, Regional Trading Underwriter for Agriculture, Wales at ERS

Matt Evans, our Agricultural Regional Trading Underwriter for Wales, tells us more about his role and why ERS is the perfect motor insurer, providing A+ rated cover your Agriculture clients can rely on

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​Congratulations to our new Underwriting Academy graduates

It’s Graduation time at the ERS Underwriting Academy as our 2020 programme comes to its conclusion. And it’s been a year like no other. Despite the disruption of the pandemic and a shift towards remote learning and mentoring, we’re proud to see eight underwriting graduates emerge from the Academy fully qualified and ready to join our team on a permanent basis.

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Keeping mobile catering going at a time of crisis

As the Covid crisis forced many not-for-profit organisations across the UK to close their physical premises, we helped one homeless charity carry on serving food in the local community with a bespoke motor policy for its specialist catering van.

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Introducing Vanessa Eve, one of our Fleet underwriters

If you’ve ever needed an ERS fleet policy renewal, there’s a good chance you’ve spoken to Vanessa Eve. Vanessa joined us in 2017 and sits at the heart of our fleet team, helping to support a diverse range of policyholders from tradespeople to coach and bus operators.

We spoke to Vanessa to hear her thoughts on how the industry is coping during the ongoing pandemic, and why she maintains that having conversations with brokers are still integral to the underwriting process…

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Growing vaccine confidence could be a shot in the arm for bus and coach operators

It’s the week of Blue Monday, the nights are long and dark, the days short, wet and gloomy. No wonder holiday sales typically soar in mid-January when we’re at our most desperate for sun, solace and something to get excited about!

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Even while we’re off the roads, savvy classic car investments still perform

Our Senior Enthusiast Underwriter, Alan Bradbury shares his thoughts on the vibrant world of classic car investments, and makes his predictions about modern classic investments.

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