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Direct Commercial Ltd win 2018 Insurer of the Year

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DCL are incredibly proud to have won the prestigious Insurer of the Year award at the 2018 CIR Commercial Insurance awards. The awards were held on 8th March at the Millennium Mayfair Hotel in London. In a tough category, DCL won out over well established multinationals including RSA & Markel International. The judges cited innovation and growth in a competitive market as some of the reasons for their decision.

Phil Cunningham, Group CEO, said ‘what an absolutely fantastic achievement for the company; we have seen considerable growth in the last 12 months and intend to go on to achieve significantly more this year in a turbulent market. The team work incredibly hard to deliver on our goal of being a sustainable market in our chosen sectors, and our internal claims team have done such an amazing job delivering on their aim to provide excellent customer service that they now receive regular thanks and compliments for.’

DCL continue to specialise in writing Haulage business, but will also accommodate fleet risks for most occupations including Waste & Recycling. Haul In One, our NCD rated online platform, has also seen significant growth in the last 12 months and the scheme has recently been extended to accommodate risks of up to 10 vehicles. Camatics, our fleet product which includes the full integration of vehicle cameras and telematics is proven to significantly reduce claim costs and accident frequency and is offered on a policy wording that rewards risk improvement with guaranteed premium reductions.

DCL are happy to welcome new agency applications from brokers with the desire to build long term relationships with the 2018 Insurer of the Year. For more information, or to request an agency please contact Adam Marsh on 0207 621 8475 or by email