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Manchester Office Move

TEn is pleased to announce a move and continued growth in the Manchester office. On Friday 13th July TEn moved offices within Hanover House and thereby more than doubled its space. For several years, Manchester has been the home of TEn’s New Business Team, which itself needs some room for expansion. Now, the company plans to establish a Handling & Renewals Team for our Northern brokers in the same office. This new team will be established during August/September and should be fully complimented…

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A Personal Lines Department

TEn Insurance Services, the AR network for small and start-up brokers, is pleased to announce the launch of its new Personal Lines Department. This follows on from and compliments the establishment of a Private Clients Team, located in Princes Risborough, since September 2017. TEn was itself launched as a purely Commercial insurance network in 2005, but had begun to support High Net Worth business before the end its first year. EDI type policies were outsourced to a company then known as Outright,…

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Staffing up in Glasgow . . . again

TEn Insurance is pleased to report continued growth in Glasgow. Back in August, we announced the establishment of ‘proper’ Glasgow presence in Queen Street, plus the appointment of an Office Manager and the arrival of the first Broker Technician in September. We can now reveal the arrival of a second Broker Technician in mid-November, plus a planned move before Christmas into offices capable of accommodating another couple of staff in 2018. Colin Halliday (CERT), Lynne Reynolds (CERT) and Derek…

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Staffing Up in Glasgow

TEn Insurance is pleased to announce that it has moved from a virtual office in Glasgow and into three-person accommodation within the Centrum Centre in Queen Street. The first member of in Glasgow staff—the Office Manager—has already been employed and the second is scheduled to start on the 4th September.  A third person will follow soon thereafter. The Scottish broking team is planned to grow further in 2018, with an extra 1-2 people anticipated within the first half and an expansion into larger…

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2017 - A Successful Quarter

TEn Insurance Services, the network for independent commercial brokers, is pleased to announce a financial success in the first quarter of 2017, with earnings increased by 21% across the whole quarter. March was a particularly successful month, in which the network first jumped the £5m GWP hurdle in a single month. Also, January saw a 25% increase in GWP and a 32% increase in income. The network has grown steadily to 109 brokers and the end of 2016 saw GWP increase to about £45m, in respect of 105…

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TEn welcomes Stephen Bottoms

TEn Insurance Services Ltd is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen Bottoms as its new Broker Inspection & Development Manager (BIDM) for the North, based near Manchester and in North Wales. Stephen started out as a graduate trainee with Royal Insurance and, since then, has accumulated 30+ years in the Insurance industry; most recently in a compliance role at UKGI. He has also worked for insurers such as the Independent, AXA and Quinn, whilst additionally accumulating several years in regional…

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TEn welcomes Ray Heap

TEn Insurance Services Ltd, the network for independent brokers, is pleased to announce Ray Heap as its new Broker Development Manager, based (initially) working from his home in Taunton. Ray has spent the whole of his career, since 1977, within the Insurance industry. His employment roll of honour includes the following organisations: - Federated Insurance, Bradford & Pennine, London & Edinburgh, Folgate Insurance, COBRA Network and the Compass Network. Comments Director, Malcolm Lee; “We are very…

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2015 Results - Another Good Year

TEn Insurance Services, the network for independent commercial brokers, is happy to announce that the year ending 2015 produced - once again - an encouraging set of financial results. December 2015 saw TEn standing at a membership of 105 brokers, GWP up by 30% compared to 2014 and earnings up by 31% for a second consecutive year. The company had originally predicted GWP growth at 22.5% and earnings a little higher at 25% up. The percentages quoted above apply to ‘normal renewable business’ and with…

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A Renaissance for Smaller Brokers

TEn Insurance Services Ltd, the network for independent brokers, is delighted to announce that from January 2016 it will begin actively to market its services to small established brokers, in addition to recent or prospective start-ups. Since 2005, TEn has built an Appointed Representative (AR) network of over 100 brokers, all of whom - bar one - have been start-ups, or re-starts. The one exception was a broker of around £1.75m GWP that demerged into two parts, one of £1.25m joining TEn as an AR…

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Mid Year Results

TEn Insurance Services, the network for independent commercial brokers, is pleased to announce that it marked another record month in July 2015, with normal renewable business exceeding £4.7m GWP. This was only the second time GWP climbed above £4m, the first being in April 2015. Indeed it was only in October 2013 that the company passed £3m in one month and only twice was that figure passed in 2014. Comments TEn director James Sharp: “To be honest, July was a bit of a surprise. We were expecting…

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