Surrey based insurance broker Verlingue Ltd. have won a British Insurance Award.
The Chartered Insurance Broker and Employee Benefits consultant firm was named ‘Commercial Lines Broker of the Year - SME/Mid Corporate’ at the UK’s biggest and most prestigious insurance industry award ceremony, the British Insurance Awards.
The British Insurance Awards were presented at a ceremony in London’s Royal Albert Hall. The evening celebrates the best and brightest businesses and individuals across the UK insurance market and is one of the biggest events in the insurance industry calendar.
The business was praised by the panel of judges for delivering an exceptional customer experience, developing pioneering insurance solutions for a wide range of niche industries such as crypto, fintech and hospitality, as well as for creating a range of new risk management services to help clients better understand the risks in their business.
The fast-growing, acquisitive business, was also singled out by the judges for the extensive support and well-being initiatives it developed for its 170 employees during the pandemic, and its clear commitment to their ongoing development and progression.
The company also boast an Investor in Customers Gold award.
Commenting on the win, Group CEO Mike Latham said: “This is a proud moment for the Verlingue family and testament to the dedication and expertise we have within our business.
Our investment in attracting talent, encouraging innovation and delivering fantastic customer service have cemented our client and employees’ trust in us as a business as we continue to grow, and deepened the relationships we have with all of our business partners.
For many of our employees, the last few years have been an incredibly difficult time, and it was important to us as a caring, family-owned business to take proactive and immediate steps in response to ensure they had the best possible support.”