Jackson Lee Underwriting launches new wholesale Business Travel product at BIBA 2018

Jackson Lee Underwriting has today announced the launch of a new Business Travel insurance product.  Underwritten by Lloyd’s syndicate DTW1991 and benefiting from Lloyd’s ‘A’ rating, the product can be arranged as a standalone policy. Continue reading

Berkeley Alexander alerts brokers to impact of new Energy Act

General insurance provider, Berkeley Alexander, alerts brokers to the impact of the Energy Act on property owners and their liability.
According to research by HSB Engineering, less than 20% of UK brokers are aware of the Energy Act’s impact on their property owner clients, who could be liable for fines of up to £150,000 for non-compliance.  The new regulation applies to both residential and commercial property rented out in the private rented sector and comes into force from 1st April 2018 for new tenants and for all existing tenancies by April 2020. Continue reading

Berkeley Alexander launches new GI Sourcing System

General insurance provider, Berkeley Alexander, has launched a new sourcing system for intermediaries.  New features have been added to halve the quote time, make it easier to compare product features, and help advisers with the latest FCA compliance Continue reading

No, you can’t get final sign-off!

Nothing shocks me much these days.  In PR terms I’ve been around the block – Spotlight has been a specialist insurance PR agency for more than ten years alone and I’ve been in PR a lot longer than that.  Yet this morning I read a polite notice issued from one of our esteemed trade magazines, sent out on a round robin email to all PR teams, which took my breath away.
Seriously, do PRs still make the mistake of asking journalists to see copy before it is published?  Come on guys, that was one of the first lessons of ‘PR school’! It questions the professionalism and integrity of the journalists we work with. Continue reading

Insurance PR Case Study: SchemeServe

“Spotlight is an absolute pleasure to deal with. Nothing is too much trouble and most importantly, S-J and her team have revolutionised the amount of PR we are receiving. Their knowledge and contacts within the insurance industry are second to none and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Spotlight.”  Ed Halsey, Head of Sales & Marketing, SchemeServe Continue reading