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14/12/2012 - Best wishes for Christmas and 2013 from Plum Underwriting
Earlier this year, we said that 2012 "was set to be another challenge", and it has been. We also said that you could rest assured that everyone here at Plum would be working hard to help you retain your clients and win new ones in the specialist home insurance market; we have been and will continue to do so in the year ahead.
04/12/2012 - Celebrating 10 years of specialist home insurance
Thank you to all those who submitted answers to our 10 Year Anniversary Celebration Quiz "How good is your knowledge of the year 2002?" in a bid to win a brand new Amazon Kindle Paperwhite Wi-Fi!
28/11/2012 - Flex | Policy Wording updates for 2013
Flex, our flagship non-standard home insurance policy has been updated for new policies and renewals with an effective date of 01/01/2013 and onwards.
13/11/2012 - Broker Expo 2012 and BlackBerry PlayBook winner
It was another successful appearance for us at the 2012 Broker Expo this year; thank you to all of those who visited our stand. For those of you who requested further information and contact, we will be in touch shortly.
31/10/2012 - No limit to non-standard - Plum can cater for risks up to £10 million sum insured
As you know, Plum Flex offers a full solution for your clients with non standard home insurance needs - backed up by our reputation for exceptional service, individual case specific underwriting and competitive commissions; it's the antidote to the 'one-size fits all' approach taken by so many insurers.
16/10/2012 - 10 years of specialist home insurance from a Top 5 insurer - win a Kindle Paperwhite!
Plum Underwriting has secured fourth position in the 2012 Insurance Times, Personal Lines Broker Service Survey - up from fifth place in 2011 - scoring highly for Underwriting Expertise and Flexibility and for Ease of Access to Decision-Makers.
12/10/2012 - Plum delivers another strong performance in the Insurance Times Personal Lines Broker Survey 2012
Plum Underwriting has secured fourth position in the 2012 Insurance Times, Personal Lines Broker Service Survey - up from fifth place in 2011 - scoring highly for Underwriting Expertise and Flexibility and for Ease of Access to Decision-Makers.
01/08/2012 - New joiners
Plum Underwriting is pleased to announce that it has hired two new underwriters to further support the growth of its new business activity and to help maintain its reputation for providing top quality support to brokers and a strong focus on the individual underwriting of risks.
04/07/2012 - Insurance Times Broker Service Survey
When the Insurance Times published the results of its independent 'Personal Lines Broker Service Survey 2011' last September, we were delighted to find that brokers throughout the UK, had not only rated Plum as one of the UK's 'top 10' personal lines insurers for the second year in a row, but that we were ranked 5th (up from 9th place in 2010).
06/06/2012 - Winner of the Amazon Kindle Competition - Spring 2012 issue of "Far From Standard" Newsletter
The Spring 2012 issue of our newsletter Far From Standard featured a quiz to test your knowledge about Plum and it's products - congratulations to Ian Smith, Operations Manager at Bluefin Group who was successfully picked at random from the number of correct entries we received. A brand new Amazon Kindle is on its way to you!
23/05/2012 - Plum Underwriting shortlisted in the British Insurance Awards 2012
Following the announcement of the shortlist for this year's British Insurance Awards on 23rd May, Plum Underwriting is in the running for the Underwriting Agency of the Year category when the judges reveal their final choice at the Royal Albert Hall on 4th July.
16/05/2012 - Winner of the Plum Premier League Manager of the Year - Season 2011/2012
Congratulations to the Plum Premier League Manager of the year 2011/2012, Richard McLeod (Centor Insurance) and his team 'Dik's Dogs' - worthy winner of a Samsung 32" LCD TV!
27/04/2012 - Plum signs back-office deal with Plus One
Plum Underwriting has signed up for back-office services from Hood Group subsidiary Plus One Services to free up staff and improve service to brokers.
04/04/2012 - Back to the Broker - You spoke, we listened
Following its successful launch in London last June, our "Back to the Broker" event - a key part of our commitment to listening to the needs of our brokers - took to the road with another two equally successful events in Bristol (November) and Birmingham (February).
01/04/2012 - Post Magazine Article: Non-standard risks - Looking for an alternative
With a large number of insurers wary of taking on non-standard personal lines risks, specialists are carving their own niche.
15/03/2012 - Far From Standard Newsletter: Spring 2012
Spring 2012 sees the second issue of "Far From Standard", our twice yearly newsletter which has been put together to keep you up to date about us and our plans.
27/02/2012 - Plum doubles size of training events for brokers
Non-standard specialist Plum Underwriting has doubled the size of its Back To The Broker training events. The latest, held in Birmingham hosted over 40 attendees from 20 broking firms, double the number of attendees present at the last event in Bristol in November and the first event in London in June last year.
20/02/2012 - Market demand for non-standard continues to drives growth at Plum
Continuing growth in the number of people struggling to obtain cover is feeding strong demand from brokers for the home insurance products provided by Plum Underwriting Limited. As a result Plum sales have more than doubled over the past twelve months to a five year high.
17/02/2012 - Plum rated Number 1 for underwriting expertise and flexibility in Insurance Times survey
Chubb was rated best for underwriting expertise and flexibility by commercial lines brokers in the latest Insurance Times survey of insurers' service levels. Top for personal lines underwriting was Plum Underwriting.
09/02/2012 - HomeWorks: Residential building works cover
As we approach the Spring season where homeowners are beginning to plan renovation works for their homes, we thought it would be prudent to remind you of the specialist product we offer for residential building works cover.
02/02/2012 - Plum's "Back to the Broker" event scaled up at Birmingham
40 broker partners from throughout the Midlands converged on Birmingham on Wednesday 1st February for the third of our ongoing 'Back to the Broker' roadshow.
24/01/2012 - Flex: A far from standard choice
Are you finding it difficult to insure your client with the "one-size fits all" approach of the standard insurance market?

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