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19/12/2014 - Merry Christmas & Festive Opening Hours
Our festive opening hours are as follows: Wed 24/12/14 - Close at midday Thurs 25/12/14 - Closed Fri 26/12/14 - Closed Mon 29/12/14 - 8.30am to 6.00pm Tues 30/12/14 - 8.30am to 6.00pm Wed 31/12/14 - Close at midday Thurs 1/1/15 - Closed Fri 2/1/15 - Resume normal working hours
17/12/2014 - Plum in MBO backed by Global Risk Partners
We are delighted to announce that Plum has completed a management buyout backed by Global Risk Partners, the London Market focused consolidator, to support our expansion plans.
11/12/2014 - Plum - Broker Expo 2014 - And the winner is...
Thank you to all those of you who visited our stand at Broker Expo 2014 And congratulations to our prize draw winner! I'm pleased to announce that the winner of our business card prize draw for an Amazon Kindle Fire HD is Mark Wyatt of Mark Richard Insurance.
03/12/2014 - Submit our 1 minute survey for your chance to win a Kindle Fire HD!
We were pleased to announce last month that we had been ranked as a Top 5 personal lines insurer in the Insurance Times Broker Service Survey 2014. Whilst this independent feedback is invaluable, we also want to hear directly from you too. So we're pleased to invite you to take part in our twice yearly survey by clicking on the link below. Submit before 31st December and we'll enter you into a draw to win a brand new Kindle Fire HD!
13/11/2014 - Plum secures top-five slot in the Insurance Times Broker Service Survey 2014
Plum has been ranked as a top-five personal lines insurer in the Insurance Times Broker Service Survey 2014! That's five years in a row in the top-ten. The results are based on brokers telling Insurance Times which personal lines insurers offer the most competitive rates and terms, the broadest and most comprehensive cover and are least likely to quibble over or delay claims payments. So a big thank you to all those of you who took the time to rate Plum in this year's survey.
12/11/2014 - Visting Broker Expo tomorrow? Don't forget to come and see us on Stand 88
Visiting Broker Expo 2014 tomorrow? Come and see us at Stand 88. Steven Bishop (Head of Business Development), Stuart Bromley (Development Underwriting Manager) and Jade Wilson (Senior Underwriter) will all be at Stand 88 ready to meet you, greet you and answer all your questions.
06/11/2014 - Come and see us at the Broker Expo for your chance to win a Kindle Fire HD!
Come and see us at Stand 88. Steven Bishop (Head of Business Development), Stuart Bromley (Development Underwriting Manager) and Jade Wilson (Senior Underwriter) will all be at Stand 88 ready to meet you, greet you and answer all your questions at the Broker Expo 2014 (Jaguar Hall 2, Ricoh Arena, Coventry) on Thursday 13th November.
04/11/2014 - HomeWorks - liability limits increased!
Higher limits of liability covers now available for residential building works. HomeWorks is the choice of brokers who have homeowner clients who are renovating, refurbishing or extending their properties, where the works are too extensive for the standard and high net worth home insurance market. In a single, seamless policy, it can cover the existing structure, building works, property owner's liability and home contents.
30/10/2014 - Come and see us at the Broker Expo for your chance to win a Kindle Fire HD!
Come and see us at Stand 88. Steven Bishop (Head of Business Development), Stuart Bromley (Development Underwriting Manager) and Jade Wilson (Senior Underwriter) will all be at Stand 88 ready to meet you, greet you and answer all your questions at the Broker Expo 2014 (Jaguar Hall 2, Ricoh Arena, Coventry) on Thursday 13th November.
04/09/2014 - Rate us now for your chance to win £100 of John Lewis vouchers!
Last year we were delighted to find that for the fourth year in a row, brokers throughout the UK had rated Plum as one of the UK's 'top ten' personal lines insurers. Please take a few minutes to rate us in this year's survey. Voting closes tomorrow (Friday 5th September) and your responses will help us to continuously enhance the services we offer you.
28/08/2014 - Rate us in the Insurance Times Broker Service Survey 2014!
Last year we were delighted to find that for the fourth year in a row, brokers throughout the UK had rated Plum as one of the UK's 'top ten' personal lines insurers. Please take a few minutes to rate us in this year's survey. Voting closes on Friday 5th September and your responses will help us to continuously enhance the services we offer you.
20/08/2014 - Win a Kindle Fire HD in the Summer edition of "Far from Standard"
Catch up with the latest issue of "Far from standard" for your chance to win a brand new Kindle Fire HD and read about all the latest news and developments at Plum...
08/07/2014 - Plum - Spring survey 2014 - The results are in and we have a winner!
99% of you would recommend Plum! Thank you to the hundreds of you who took the time to complete our latest online survey – we really value your feedback.
19/06/2014 - The latest news on Flood Re and how Plum can help
Flood risks - how we can help If you have clients with non standard flood insurance needs, our commitment to individually underwriting every risk means that where there's been past claims for flooding or there’s an ongoing exposure, we’re more likely to provide you with a quote.
22/05/2014 - Five good reasons to choose Plum for your clients
Are you seeing home insurance risks with any of the following features? If you answered 'yes' here's five good reasons why you should come to us: 1.We individually underwrite every enquiry we receive. 2.We look to say ‘yes’ when others say ‘no’. 3.We value your feedback. 4.We never stand still. 5.We’re committed to supporting you and your clients.
29/04/2014 - Submit our one-minute survey to win a Kindle Fire HD!
When the results of the Insurance Times Broker Service Survey 2013 were announced last November, we were delighted to be able to report that brokers had voted Plum into the top ten for the fourth year in a row. This independent feedback is invaluable, but we want to hear directly from you too. We want to use your feedback to continuously enhance the products and service we provide.
17/04/2014 - Our London office is relocating
Our London head office is relocating from 145 Leadenhall Street with effect from 1st May. We’re moving to 3 Lloyds Avenue, London, EC3N 3DS
25/03/2014 - Even more reasons to choose Plum
At Plum we’re committed to supporting UK Brokers. We’re constantly looking for ways we can help you to help your clients. So we’re writing to remind you about some important changes we’ve recently made.
20/03/2014 - Toby Daley joins Plum board
Plum's head of underwriting and claims has been handed a new role as board director. Toby Daley will continue to focus on technical underwriting and profitability, while also supporting expansion in the UK and Ireland.
17/03/2014 - Changes to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974
The amendments relate mainly to the time it takes for an offence to become “spent” under the Act (the rehabilitation period). The rehabilitation periods are being reduced for most offences, which you can view on the guide to changes published by the Ministry of Justice.
14/03/2014 - Plum Underwriting - We know that every client is an individual
We look for reasons to say ‘yes’, where our competitors say ‘no’. This is why brokers choose us for their clients every day, and one of the reasons we’ve been voted a ‘Top 10’ personal lines insurer by our brokers for the last four years in a row in the Insurance Times Broker Service Survey.
13/03/2014 - Plum continues Irish roll-out with non-standard home cover
Specialist household insurance provider Plum Underwriting has started writing non-standard and mid net worth household in the Republic of Ireland.
12/03/2014 - Specialist home insurance. Account consolidation? Book transfer? Need more flexibility?
If you would like to consolidate pockets of 'hard to move' non standard home insurance dotted around your standard markets or are looking to move a book of home insurance business make sure you talk to Plum.
06/03/2014 - Specialist home insurance in Ireland - where we insure what others don't
We are pleased to announce that our specialist home insurance products are now available in the Republic of Ireland.
28/02/2014 - Your website, your way
We've taken all the feedback you've provided and launched a fresh www.plum-underwriting.com
11/02/2014 - Plum Underwriting - Strength in security
Recent news has seen the collapse or withdrawal of unrated insurers in the UK. We are taking this opportunity to remind you that our Amethyst and Flex specialist home insurance products are backed by the strength of Lloyd’s of London, the world’s leading insurance market.
02/01/2014 - Plum promotes Bromley to Development Underwriting Manager
Plum Underwriting has promoted Stuart Bromley to the role of development underwriting manager with the remit of increasing support for regional brokers.

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