The latest news and insight from ERS


​Vroomin’ blooming Flower Shows

Whether it’s the iconic Chelsea and Hampton Court shows or a local event, there’s a variety of specialist agricultural vehicles putting some horse power into this summer’s flower power and we have the product designed specifically for their needs

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Introducing Dave, our High Risk Product Manager

‘High risk’ is one of the fastest growing categories within the motor insurance industry, catering for for a huge variety of customer profiles and circumstances. Underwriting these customers is one of our core specialisms, so we thought we’d sit down with High Risk Product, Manager Dave Burnet to get the lowdown on the category and why he sees it as such an interesting market to operate in…

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​Music, food and fireworks – gear-up for the summer festival season with ERS

Mitul Malkan, Product Manager for Commercial at ERS gets us in the festival spirit by taking us through how our dedicated Specialist Commercial Vehicle (SCV) product is perfect for these outdoor events

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​Four weddings and an F-Type (Jaguar)

Brits typically spend £27,000 on their wedding, and choosing the right car is an important personality statement about the bride and groom. At ERS we’ve always made it our business to embrace specialist vehicles, so we see many unusual vehicles coming through on a day to day basis, but none quite like those we insure for our specialised wedding product. 

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Lights! Camera! Car Chase! ERS revs up for the BAFTA TV awards on Sunday 12th May

2018 has been hailed as a golden year for television, with shows like Bodyguard, This Country, Luther and Killing Eve bringing the country to a halt during each instalment. Now the film awards season has climaxed with the Oscars, the TV industry is turning its attention to Britain’s glitziest do – the BAFTA Television Awards 2019.

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Introducing Chris Johnson, our new Regional Development Manager for the North West

We’re always looking at ways we can get closer to our brokers and better serve their needs – wherever they’re based in the UK. Over the past 12 months we’ve made a number of senior regional hires to consolidate our position and continue to grow our footprint outside of London. We caught up with new Regional Development Manager for the North West, Chris Johnson to hear about what drew him to ERS and why he’ll be meeting more brokers than ever in the coming year…

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Mods, imports & classics from several decades at Japfest Silverstone

Our senior Enthusiast Undrwriter Alan Bradbury attended Japfest Silverstone on the weekend, see how he got on...

As a lifetime blue-oval enthusiast, it would take a lot for me to wake up at silly o’clock on a Sunday morning to attend a Japanese car show. However, Japfest at Silverstone did not disappoint! The queue to get into the show was a good sign that this was going to be a huge event, attracting enthusiasts from all over the UK (and Europe). It was also pleasing to see respectful driving by attendees on the way in – possibly determined by the increased police presence on the arterial routes into Silverstone!

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Will Manchester City speed to victory in both the Women’s and Men’s FA Cup Finals in May?

Is there something about a winning side spurring on their gender opposites to also win the FA Cup? Apparently so. Last year, Chelsea Ladies beat Arsenal 3-1 in front of a record crowd of 45,423 to clinch their second title, the men going on to beat Manchester United, albeit slightly less decisively with a 1-0 result.

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​Whatever’s next in agriculture motor technology, you can be sure we’ll cover it

Malcolm Cawsey, Product Manager for Agriculture at ERS shares his thoughts on how Agriculture motor technology has evolved over the years and what's to come

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For your eyes only: lifting the bonnet on the private, multi-million world of classic and supercar collections

From Rowan Atkinson to Jay Leno, we love to keep a look out for a good celebrity auto collection at ERS. If this is your thing, there are countless YouTube clips and web articles available for your entertainment during your next lunch break. Did you know Tim Allen owns several bespoke vehicles that are named after himself? Neither did we… 

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