The latest news and insight from ERS


A fun few weeks of Fairground Dodgems, Bus Tours and a tasty Ice Cream Farm.

Scott Tillbrook rounds up his thoughts on the recent ERS Presents- Commercial events and the importance of regularly engaging with our brokers in exciting venues to update them on our diverse product range

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​Lighting up the skies with our specialist firework transportation cover By Mitul Malkan, Product Manager at ERS

There’s not long to go until Bonfire Night, and over 20 million people will be attending fireworks displays across Britain. Mitul Malkan, Product Manager at ERS talks us through why understanding the risks and needs in transporting fireworks and hazardous goods at this busy time is so important to providing the right type of insurance.

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Celebrating passion and commitment – the attributes of winning rugby (and motor insurance) teams

There are contrasting emotions across our organisation this week following an amazing weekend of Rugby World Cup competition. Congratulations to England on making the final; commiserations to Wales – and all of the heartbroken rugby fanatics in our Swansea office – for their narrow loss against the Springboks.

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Introducing Jamie Brooks, Business Development Manager for East Anglia

Over the past few years we’ve made a big investment in expanding our UK regional presence, bringing us closer to our broker partners and helping us forge stronger, more profitable relationships. We recently sat down with our new business development manager, Jamie Brooks, to learn more about how ERS is growing and reaching new brokers across East Anglia.

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Safety in the seat and in the saddle: protecting the UK’s Jockeys

Sports professionals really rack up the miles over the course of their careers, with the average professional sports person facing the gruelling task of covering huge distances in their vehicle in order to earn their living.

Most of these professionals are effectively self-employed, their earnings dictated by their ability to show up and compete. They simply cannot afford to be out of action and off the road for long.

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Understanding the agri-tourism opportunity

Where did you go for your last holiday? For many holidaymakers this summer, the answer may well have been a UK farm. Agri-tourism is becoming big business, fuelled at least in part by Brexit uncertainties. We look at how farmers are diversifying and how these new innovations could affect their motor insurance

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Changing taxi times call for electric underwriting

We’ve had public and private hire cabs on our books for many years; now, as the taxi industry prepares to enter a new era of improved environmental efficiency, we’re proud to unveil our first ever electric vehicle insurance product, built to accommodate LEVC’s revolutionary electric TX.

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Introducing Angus Statham, our Regional Development Manager for the South West

We’ve been chatting to our latest hire, Angus Statham, about what makes the South West of England a great place to do business, and why it’s important not to make too many assumptions about this richly diverse region.

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Introducing Mark Feathers, our Regional Development Manager for the North East

At ERS we’re proudly broker-focused, and that means serving the needs of brokers wherever they’re based in the UK. To that end, we have a team of seasoned regional motor insurance experts throughout the country, making sure we give each one of our brokers the face-to-face support they need. We recently caught up with one of the team, Mark Feathers, to hear about the latest from the North East market…

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Our appetite for sporting pros keeps on growing

You’ve probably noticed by now that, for a motor insurer, we spend a surprising amount of time on our blog talking about sport.

It isn’t just that we’re all massive sports fans giddy from another incredible sporting summer. It’s because we’ve always specialised in underwriting complex motoring risks and supporting individuals who are overlooked and ignored by mainstream insurers, and nowhere is this issue more prevalent than in the world of sports and entertainment.

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