News Item: Towergate Insurance Brokers to Deliver HAE EHA Insurance Services from 1st October 2021

We recently announced a review of HAE EHA's Insurance Services product, which included an extensive market-testing exercise and competitive tendering process. HAE EHA's Main Board and Executive Team undertook the process and are now delighted to announce that Towergate Insurance Brokers will be our new insurance provider from 1st October 2021.

Towergate is the UK's leading independent broker and risk management advisor, with a local footprint of experts specialising in bespoke policies from SME and commercial entities of all sizes from a range of sectors. Its team of over 2,000 colleagues are based in branches spanning the UK from Elgin to Redruth.

Paul Gaze, HAE EHA CEO said, "After undertaking an extensive review, we are delighted to welcome Towergate Insurance Brokers as our new partner to deliver the HAE EHA Insurances Services offer to members."

Joe Thelwell, CEO of Towergate said, "It's great to have been selected to be the insurance broker of choice for HAE EHA and we look forward to working closely with HAE EHA members. Within the team, we have extensive experience in the hire and rental and events sector marketplace. Our aim is to deliver a wide range of products to support HAE EHA members' delivery for their customers."

Towergate is part of the Ardonagh Group and handles around £3bn of insurance premiums each year. The Ardonagh Group is the UK's largest independent insurance distribution platform and a top 20 broker globally. Across their portfolio, they offer a diversified range of insurance-related products and services spanning the full insurance value chain in the UK, Ireland and broader international markets.

Rob Worrell ACII, CEO of Ardonagh Advisory said, "Having worked with HAE EHA in a previous role for over 20 years, I'm incredibly excited at the opportunity of bringing together all the experience our two great businesses have to offer and delivering first class insurance and risk management advice to the membership."

Paul Gaze also said, "We would like to thank Marsh Commercial for their support over many years. We encourage members to continue working with Marsh to the end of our contract period of 30th September 2021, until Towergate takes up the new contract from 1st October 2021."

Please view HAE EHA's Insurance Services Frequently Asked Questions document, available in the Members' Area of the website (member username and password will be required). If you have any further questions please call us on 0121 380 4600.