UK’S TOP INSURANCE COMPANIES

 

Still in the light of bringing you the top insurance firms you would like to run to for cover, the UK is not left out in the insurance business. Here are list of 31 top insurance companies in the UK:

1.Sky Insurance

Sky Insurance, as an independent insurance provider, offers a wide range of insurance products, and operates a number of specialized affiliate providers.

Sky Financial Group, Inc. , is a diversified financial services holding company that operated in the Midwest of the United States from 1998 until its 2007 acquisition by rival Huntington Banks. Its largest subsidiary was Sky Bank, a commercial and retail banking company headquartered in Salenville, Ohio, which operates 330 financial centers and more than 400 ATMs in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Michigan and West Virginia. Other wholly owned subsidiaries included investment, credit and insurance services.

Sky Financial Group is headquartered in Bowling Green, Ohio and was formed by a 1998 “equals merger” of the US$2.2 billion from Mid Am, Inc. , of Bowling Green and $1.8 billion from Citizens Bancshares, Inc. , from Salineville. The resulting $4 billion company ranked 96th among the largest US banks. At the time of Huntington’s acquisition in 2007, Sky Financial Group was the 43rd largest holding bank with more than $17.6 billion in assets. The company had 4,330 employees.

2. MORE THAN

Founded in 2001, More than is a British insurance company and a subsidiary of RSA Insurance Group. It provides auto, home, pet, life and travel insurance as well as business insurance. 

More than is a trade name of Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Ltd, which is authorized by the Prudential Regulatory Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulatory Authority with financial Services and Registry No. 202323.

3. M&S BANK

M&S Bank is the banking and financial services arm of the Marks & Spencer Group and also offers auto, home, travel and pet insurance. M&S BANK was established in 2002.

4. MRL  INSURANCE

Part of the ROCK Insurance Group, MRL Insurance specializes in travel insurance, including single trip, annual coverage, winter sports coverage, and seniors’ travel insurance. The firm was founded in 2001.

5. AXA

Founded in 1816, AXA is a French insurance company that offers a range of insurance products and services, including home, car, travel and business insurance. The firm operates as AXA UK in the United Kingdom. 

6. ADMIRAL INSURANCE

The firm is a British insurance company and part of the Admiral Group established in 1993. The firm Offers auto, home, travel and pet insurance, as well as personal finance products. 

7. AGE CO (AGE UK)

Age Co is the commercial arm of the registered charity Age UK, which was formed through the merger of Age Concern England and Help the Aged. Provides insurance products and financial services to those over the age of 50, including auto, home and travel insurance.

8. AIG

Established in 1919, American International Group, or AIG, is a multinational financial services and insurance company headquartered in New York. Offers life insurance, including critical illness insurance, as well as business insurance.

9. ALLIANZ

Allianz is an international insurance and financial services company founded in Berlin.  Allianz Insurance plc has operated in the UK since 2000 and formed a partnership with Liverpool Victoria in 2017. Allianz was established in 1890.

10. AVIVA

The company is a British insurance company with 33 million customers worldwide and established in 2000. It is the UK’s largest public insurer, offering insurance products to cover car, home, travel, life and health. 

11. BIGBLUE COVER

Founded in 2001, BigBlue Cover is part of Rock Insurance Services Limited, a British insurer that offers travel insurance, including single trip, annual coverage and car rental plus.  

12. CHURCHILL

Established in 1989, Churchill Insurance is a British company headquartered in Bromley and one of the first to offer auto insurance directly to customers. Since 2012, it has been part of the Direct Line Group, providing auto, home, travel, pet and life insurance. 

13. CO-OP INSURANCE

Founded in 1867, co-op insurance is the trading name of CIS General Insurance Ltd, part of the Co-op Group. It sells insurance to cover car, home, pets, life, business and travel. 

14. DIRECT LINE

Direct Line was founded in Croydon in 1985 and was the first British insurance company to sell insurance over the phone, as well as the first to use computers to secure its documents. 

15. ENDSLEIGH

Endsleigh Insurance was founded in 1965 by the National Student Union and specializes in student, alumni, union and sports insurance.  

16. ESSURE

Established in 2000, esure is a Surrey-based online insurance company that was acquired by Bain Capital in 2018. It offers home, travel and auto insurance, as well as electric vehicle coverage. 

17. GO GIRL

Go Girl is an online insurance company and a brand name of Saber Insurance Company Limited founded in 1982. It provides female auto insurance, and specializes in covering young drivers and students. 

19. H&R INSURANCE

H&R Insurance is a family run insurance company based in Scotland that offers a wide range of insurance products to cover vehicles, buildings, businesses and even oil and gas contractors. H&R was established in 1972

20. HSBC

The firm was founded in 1970 and is Part of the HSBC Group. The Insurance company offers home, life, travel, student and pet insurance. 

21. HASTINGS DIRECT

Founded in 1997, Hastings Direct is part of the Hastings Group and provides home, car, bike and van insurance. 

22. INGENIE

Ingenie is an insurance company that offers car insurance specifically for educated and young drivers, including black box insurance. The firm was established in 2011

23.DAILY INSURANCE

This firm is an online insurance company and a brand name of the Sky Insurance Services Group. It Provides temporary insurance for cars and trucks, with documents from 1 to 28 days. Daily insurance was established in 2007.

24. INSURE4RETIREMENT

Established in 2004, Insure4Retirement is part of Gallagher Insurance, a specialist insurance company for those over 50 that offers insurance policies to cover home, car and travel. 

24. INSURANCE 4 PER DAY

Insure 4 a Day is part of Sky Insurance and offers temporary auto insurance policies for up to 28 days. Insurance 4 per day was established in 2007.

26. LV =

Founded under the name Liverpool Victoria in 1843 and rebranded in 2007, LV= is one of the largest providers of insurance services in the UK. 

27. LEGAL AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Legal & General is a British multinational financial services company offering home, pet, life and travel insurance policies, founded in 1836.

28. A VACATION

Leisure days is the brand name of Caravan Guard Limited and offers specialist insurance for caravans, vacation homes and garden homes.   Leisure days was established in 1995.

29. LIFESHORE

Lifesure provides insurance on mobile homes, caravans, cars, and travel, as well as insurance on commercial property. The firm was founded in 1971.

30. LLOYD’S

Better known as Lloyds and founded in 1686, Lloyds of London is a British bank and financial institution that offers home, car and life insurance policies, as well as insurance for business, travel and even mobile phones. 

31. MUTUAL NFU

Established in 1910, NFU Mutual is the trade name of the National Farmers’ Union Cooperative Insurance Association, and guarantees insurance for those living in rural communities in the UK.

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