A five year agreement for Land and Estates Insurance has been announced by R K Harrison, the specialist rural division of Howden UK, and Ageas. The scheme will become effective on 1st July 2020 and has been designed to support the diverse insurance needs across the rural sector.
Under the agreement, farmers, landowners and estates of all sizes can benefit from a tailored Land and Estate insurance policy designed for their specific risks. The product will also be made available to The Country Land and Business Association (CLA) members. R K Harrison has been the CLA’s insurance partner since 2002, providing solutions to their c30,000 members.
Commenting on the new agreement, Russell White, Director of Distribution at Ageas UK, said:
“We’re open to new opportunities that broaden our portfolio and grow our commercial business. This agreement with R K Harrison does exactly that and is further evidence of our commitment to the commercial market. We look forward to working with them on this well-established product.”
Patricia Jones Head of Rural, R K Harrison said:
“We are delighted to partner with Ageas on this new scheme. Like R K Harrison they have a deep track record and heritage in supporting the rural community. This new scheme will further cement our position as a leader in the rural insurance market and provide our clients with the competitive and tailored insurance they need. “
Ageas is one of the largest general insurers in the United Kingdom, providing insurance to around five million customers. It offers car and home and small business insurance through brokers, affinity partners and its own brands. Customers are able to buy Ageas branded car direct from ageas.co.uk. Ageas UK holds a majority share in Tesco Underwriting, providing home and motor insurance to Tesco Bank customers. Ageas is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ageas Group, which is listed on the Belgium stock exchange.
ABOUT HOWDEN BROKING GROUP
Howden, a leading independent provider of insurance brokerage, risk consulting, and employee benefits advice, is headquartered in the UK and comprises owned businesses across Europe, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East.
In total, Howden operates in more than 90 territories, together with partners aligned to its speciality-led proposition, and controls over $6bn of premium worldwide.
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