Underwriter appointed to provide services to NICEIC

Business insurance underwriter Towergate has recently received an appointment to become the commercial insurance services provider to NICEIC, the independent  regulatory and voluntary accreditation body of the UK electrical contracting industry.

Through the new service provisions contractors associated with NICEIC can take advice on professional indemnity insurance cover and even purchase policies through Towergate Underwriting Group’s NICEIC Insurance Services.The product portfolio being made available to NICEIC members includes tools and transit insurance, professional indemnity  insurance, and public liability insurance as well.

Towergate’s managing director for sales and service Simon Trott remarked that the firm’s move into the electrical contractor industry can be used to highlight Towergate’s ambitions to increase its market share into the tradesman’s markets on a wider basis.  Mr Trott stated that Towergate’s infrastructure is perfect for dealing with the myriad demands that are entailed in such a partnership with the NICEIC.

Towergate’s contact centre is open from 8 in the morning to 6 in the evening, Mr Trott continued.  Fully operational cal back and quote and buy facilities will soon come online as well, the managing director added.

NICEIC spokesperson Matt Ganley also commented, stating that the industry body’s contractors had been informing it of their need for accurate, effective, and timely insurance advice in addition to realistic policy prices and terms in order to have some protection from the unexpected  This need has been increasing in the NICEIC’s members as a part of their working lives on any given day, added Mr Ganley.

The NICEIC spokesperson stated that the industry body believed that Towergate will be able to provide exactly what their contractors are in need of.  Moreover they will be able to do this seamlessly through NICIEC Insurance Services, Mr Ganley stated,

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