Top 100 2019 - £40m to £49.99m


Berkeley Insurance Group • C&C Insurance Brokers • David Roberts & Partners Group • Miles Smith Insurance Solutions • One Broker Group • Willis Insurance & Risk Management • The Wrightsure Group

Andrew Bedford and Tim Maxted, Berkeley Insurance
Berkeley Insurance Group’s Andrew Bedford and Tim Maxted

Berkeley Insurance Group

2 Colton Square, Leicester LE1 1QH


Contact name: Jonathan Yeeles

Chairmen: Tim Maxted, Andrew Bedford.

Tel: 0116 2614747

Email: [email protected]

Main location: Leicester

Additional branches: Three

Staff numbers (total): 77

Major specialisms: Real estate, construction, professional indemnity, high net worth.

What we are: Berkeley Insurance Group is a totally independent chartered insurance broker. The company acts primarily on behalf of medium to large owner managed companies and larger SMEs throughout the UK.

Vision/background: To enhance our brand and presence both regionally and nationally in our specialist sectors. We want to be a team that people aspire to work with and a company that our staff feel immensely proud to be a part of.

Owner: Independently owned.


C&C Insurance Brokers

Bridge House, 80-82 Compstall Road, Stockport, Cheshire SK6 4DE


Contact name: Malcolm Cooke

MD/chairman: Malcolm Cooke

Tel: 01614064800

Email: [email protected]

Main location: Stockport

Additional branches: London, Newport, Leeds, Hull, Chester.

Staff numbers (total): 100

Staff numbers (commercial lines only): 55

Major specialisms: Transport haulage and logistics, commercial, motor trade, high net worth, life science and technology, healthcare, professional and amateur sport, risk management, credit insurance.

Major trading subsidiaries: M2M Insurance Brokers, C&C Healthcare.

What we are: Independent commercial and high net worth insurance brokers

Vision/background: Independently owned, commercial based broker including healthcare, personal lines risk management and credit insurance. A fiercely independent broker targeting organic growth and looking for strategic acquisitions.


David Roberts & Partners Group  

Chancery House, Slaidburn Crescent, Southport PR9 9YF


Contact name: Paul Brookbanks 

CEO/MD/FD: John Page/Simon Bland/Craig Seed.

Tel: 01704-508400

Email: [email protected]

Main location: Southport

Additional branches: Stockport, Leeds/Bradford, York.

Staff numbers (total): 71

Major specialisms: Logistics, marine, waste, leisure, property.

Major trading subsidiaries: A&B Insurance Brokers, IMS.

Acquisitions in past two years: A&B Insurance Brokers

What we are: Independent broker to corporate, SME and private client sectors providing proactive risk management, loss control and claims handling. We also have a complimentary employee benefit offering. 

Vision/background: Established 1977.

Owner: Directors – privately.


Miles Smith Insurance Solutions

One America Square, 17 Crosswall, London EC3N 2LB


One Broker Group

Lakeside 300, Broadland Business Park, Norwich NR7 0WG


Contact name: Sean Clark

MD/chairman: Sean Clark (MD), Robin Plaster (chairman)

Tel: 01603 218223

Email: [email protected]

Company Twitter account:

Main locations: Norwich, Cambridge.

Additional branches: Bury St Edmunds

Staff numbers (total): 105

Staff numbers (commercial lines only): 50

Major specialisms: Corporate business, in particular areas such as haulage and logistics, and a wide range of niche schemes such as latent defects, private ambulance and managing agents.

Major trading subsidiaries: John Albion, One Guarantee.

Acquisitions in past two years: Gibbs Denley Insurance Services, John Albion & Partners.

What we are: We form open, honest relationships with our clients and take the time to understand and manage even the most complex of insurance programmes. We are perfectly positioned to service our client’s needs. Whether it is for their personal home insurance or a complex corporate risk, we will have someone on our team who will be able to help.

Vision/background: To be within the top 20 largest independently owned commercial brokers in the UK within the next three to five years with a mixture of organic growth, innovative new schemes and acquisitions. 

Owner: Robin Plaster


Willis Insurance & Risk Management are based in Belfast

Willis Insurance & Risk Management

55-59 Donegall Street, Belfast, Co Antrim BT1 2FH


Contact name: Richard Willis

MD/chairman: Richard Willis

Tel: 028 9032 9042

Email: [email protected]

Company Twitter account:

Main location: Belfast

Additional branches: Kennett Insurance Brokers, Hull.

Staff numbers (total): 100

Staff numbers (commercial lines only): 50

Major specialisms: Construction, haulage, food and drink, hospitality.

Major trading subsidiaries: Kennett Insurance Brokers

Acquisitions in past two years: McCausland Light and Rankin, Kennett Insurance Brokers.

What we are: Willis Insurance and Risk Management is a 40-year-old independent family business and chartered insurance broker providing relationship and advice-driven service across general insurance, wealth management, employee benefits, human resources and risk management.Vision/background: We are committed to values of service and integrity. We value continued expansion of additional services to our loyal client base. We continue to grow both organically and via measured acquisition. 

Owner: Willis Holdings


The Wrightsure Group

799 London Road, West Thurrock, Essex RM20 3LH


Contact name: Ron Powell

MD/chairman: Ron Powell

Tel: 01708 865533

Email: [email protected]

Main location: Thurrock

Additional branches: Six

Staff numbers (total): 80

Staff numbers (commercial lines only): 79

Major specialisms: Haulage, passenger transport, theatre.

What we are: The Wrightsure Group of companies, is now one of the largest privately-owned insurance brokers in the country. We employ over 80 people who work from six strategically placed offices throughout the UK.

Vision/background: Each office prides itself on building long-lasting relationships with every client they work with and our philosophy is to provide the highest level of service, value and result to every person or organisation that ever comes into contact with us.

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