• Construction Insurance

    Our portfolio of Construction clients is wide ranging, from privately owned to public limited companies, from speculative developers to civil engineers and we act for both main and specialist subcontractors. Our specialist claims operation provides an unrivalled service.

    Read More...

  • Manufacturing Insurance

    We have built up a considerable expertise with a wide variety of manufacturing companies working with metals, plastics, rubber and carbon fibre composites to name just a few. Products range from bespoke ironwork artefacts to specialist component and machinery manufacturers.

    Read More...

  • Engineering Insurance

    As a leading independent insurance broker Backhouse recognise the needs of precision engineers. The degree of accuracy is critical when supplying components to the oil, gas, motor vehicle, defence and aviations sectors and quality control procedures reflect this. Equally important are your exposures to the potential for your products to cause injury or harm where they may be safety critical.

    Read More...

  • Property Owners Insurance

    An expertise both in Commercial and Residential property owners, we understand the sector and its particular needs and requirements. All our policies are bespoke offering leading edge wordings and enhancements to ensure that we obtain maximum benefits when a claim occurs.

    Read More...

  • Logistics Insurance

    We understand that operating a warehouse and distribution facility is no easy task, we pride ourselves on working in partnership with you. Identifying your needs at the outset we then go about arranging a portfolio of policies which complement your business activities.

    Read More...

  • Information TechnologyInsurance

    Whilst I.T. companies face many of the same exposures as most other businesses the speed at which technology evolves presents its own challenges. The key to success is staying ahead of the game, Backhouse take great pride in arranging policies that are able to adapt and change as quickly as technology itself.

    Read More...

  • Retail & WholesaleInsurance

    Whatever size of company you run, it's essential that you protect your business with the most comprehensive insurance to give you complete peace of mind. This will allow you to concentrate on what you do best - working with customers and developing your own business.

    Read More...

  • Education Insurance

    In the same way that every pupil has their own unique skill sets and personality traits, we recognise that every school or academy has its own nuances which need careful consideration. Our clients have chosen Backhouse because of the importance we place upon understanding these often unique requirements.

    Read More...

Welcome to Backhouse Insurance

Backhouse Insurance is a leading independent insurance broker which specialises in providing insurance services to both Commercial and Private clients. We offer a wide range of insurance services and risk management solutions specifically tailored to the needs of our clients. Backhouse Insurance is a highly trained and motivated organisation that is dedicated to providing a quality service to all our clients.

Backhouse Insurance is a well respected broker with a strong reputation throughout the insurance industry, built through providing over 75 years of expert advice and personal service. This has allowed us to build strong relationships with insurance companies, which allows us to provide a wide range of reliable and flexible insurance products at competitive prices.

 

Please explore our site for more information, or alternatively contact a member of our team to discuss your requirements.

To view our Private Client Brochure please click here>

 

Financial Conduct Authority

Backhouse Insurance Brokers are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority

12:01 am (6 hours ago)
The World Trade Organisation's former director-general tells the BBC that the UK economy risks a "huge blow" if it votes to leave the EU on 23 June.
12:02 am (6 hours ago)
New figures suggest 63% of shoppers who bought women's clothes online in the last six months sent at least one item back to retailers.
12:03 am (6 hours ago)
MPs will investigate the UK's 6,000 occupational pension schemes after question marks arise at BHS and British Steel.
1:32 am (4 hours ago)
The UK's most expensive seaside town is Sandbanks in Dorset, with the average house price there nearly £665,000, according to a report.
2:16 am (3 hours ago)
Japanese shares are trading higher on Monday, on hopes the government will delay a planned hike in the nation's sales tax.
Yesterday 9:43 am (20 hours ago)
Tata would need to give guarantees it is in the UK steel industry for the long run if it scraps its planned sale of plants, Stephen Kinnock says.
Yesterday, 1:02 am
Firms should be flexible with staffing during the Euro 2016 football tournament, which begins on 10 June, the conciliation service Acas says.
Yesterday, 4:48 am
The German airline, Lufthansa, says it will suspend flights to Venezuela from next month due to growing economic difficulties in the country.
Friday, May 27th, 9:00 pm
Independent energy companies want consumers to be able to see all available tariffs when using price comparison websites.
Friday, May 27th, 3:25 pm
HM Revenue & Customs loses an appeal to recover up to £50m in stamp duty from the sale of the Chelsea Barracks.
Friday, May 27th, 9:31 pm
Now plans for fracking have been given the go-ahead in North Yorkshire, the BBC's John Moylan looks at whether old industrial sites be used for future fracking applications.
Friday, May 27th, 8:16 pm
Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen expects interest rates to rise again later this year if the US economy continues to improve.
Friday, May 27th, 7:59 pm
American drivers take to US roads this holiday weekend enjoying the lowest fuel prices for a decade.
Friday, May 27th, 7:01 pm
Alton Towers has seen a "25% drop in visitors" in the year of the Smiler crash, according to a report.
Friday, May 27th, 4:56 pm
The competition watchdog will examine Sainsbury's takeover of Argos owner Home Retail Group.
Friday, May 27th, 12:43 pm
A Chinese laundry detergent advertisement is causing widespread outrage online, being dubbed the most racist commercial to be screened.
12:10 am (6 hours ago)
As millions of Americans gear up for the driving season, increased demand at the pumps is pushing up oil prices worldwide.
1:25 am (4 hours ago)
How Gary Goodlander - known as 'Cap'n Fatty' financed his dream to sail around the world.
Yesterday 6:28 am (23 hours ago)
The BBC Business series My Shop visits The Startup Van team, who have now left their van and moved into a shop in order to offer their interview service.
Friday, May 27th, 2:17 pm
Despite the unfavourable economic environment, some businesses in Zambia are managing to thrive.
Friday, May 27th, 1:12 pm
Colm O'Regan takes a light-hearted look at the group of countries who meet for the annual Group of Seven summit.
Thursday, May 26th, 4:22 pm
Retired steel workers should not have to pay to save the industry through pension cuts, a Welsh Labour MP says.
Friday, May 27th, 2:38 pm
Some Zambian artists are hopeful there are signs the country's creative industry is beginning to flourish.
Thursday, May 26th, 3:38 pm
Smaller increases in steel pensions would avoid the risk of collapse and cuts, the chair of the scheme's trustees says.
12:07 am (6 hours ago)
The teenager who smuggled PCs through the Iron Curtain
1:17 am (4 hours ago)
The businesses struggling with the Isis brand
Yesterday, 1:30 am
Could we finally see the end of overcrowded trains?
Friday, May 27th, 9:34 pm
How easy is it really to make a living as a model?
Friday, May 27th, 9:23 pm
Sainsbury's tests new ways to keep food cold
Friday, May 27th, 7:01 pm
Debt crisis pushes Greek TV channel to brink
Friday, May 27th, 12:00 am
How a 1986 Real Madrid game kick-started Champions League
Friday, May 27th, 12:00 am
How 'robo recruiters' could be denting your job prospects
Thursday, May 26th, 1:50 pm
How much can workers expect to lose over their lifetime?

PRESSURE SYSTEM FAILURE LEADS TO LARGEST EVER CORPORATE MANSLAUGHTER FINE

An investigation found an explosion resulted from a screw connection to an autoclave locking ring which secured a door to a machine.

HEALTH AND SAFETY (FEES) REGULATIONS 2012

New UK Legislation enabling the HSE to charge a Fee for Intervention (FFI)

What is FFI? 

Increased squatters risk in commercial properties
From 1st September squatting in residential buildings in England and Wales became a criminal offence

IS IT TIME TO REVALUE YOUR JEWELLERY

At present we are all seeing many articles and commentaries in the press and TV regarding the price of gold, silver and diamonds on a seemingly upward trend in cost.This is very true as you can see from the attached graph showing gold and silver over a two year period.

THEFT OF HEATING OIL

The cost of heating oil has increased significantly recently, resulting in more thefts of oil from both domestic and commercial properties.

The first indication that a theft has taken place is often when the heating stops working.

OVERVIEW – 2011

Rate reductions are still possible for clients for property and liability insurance.  Abundant capacity and competition between Insurers are preventing increases, other than where there has been poor claims experience on individual accounts or within specific sectors.

DO YOU HAVE DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS INSURANCE?

The first Corporate Manslaughter Prosecution has been successful in the United Kingdom.

It is more important than ever to ensure that your Managers, Directors, Officers as well as the Company have cover in place to protect them.

CHANGES TO THE MOTOR INSURANCE DATABASE

From 2011 if your vehicle is not registered on the MID and has not been declared as 'Off-Road' you will receive a letter warning you that you could face a fine, prosecution as well as your vehicle being clamped, seized or ultimately destroyed.

IMPORTANT CHANGES TO EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY INSURANCE FROM 1ST APRIL 2011

With effect from 1st April 2011 the Employers' liability Tracing Office (ELTO) will be introduced.

The purpose of the ELTO is to assist the insurance industry in meeting its obligations to help those who have suffered injury or disease in the workplace identify the relevant insurer quickly and efficiently.

We have since 2008 used Backhouse to place all our insurance risks, their unique approach to our tender process was one of the major factors behind placing out trust in Backhouse. They took the trouble to research our business carefully and brought to our attention areas of cover that had never been considered before.

Paul Reyner, Fagan and Whalley

Consent
By using our website, you're consenting to our use of cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time through your browser.

Changing your cookie settings
We recommend that you don't change your cookie settings, as we can't guarantee the performance of the site if you block some or all cookies. If you do decide to change them, you can do this through your browser. Each browser works in a different way, so you'll need to search for 'cookie settings' in your browser's help section to find out how to do this.