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Blackford Insurance founder and managing director, Tom Aldridge, is looking to double the business in the next five years.

Blackford Insurance founder and managing director, Tom Aldridge, is looking to double the business in the next five years.

Blackford Insurance GWP: £14m Staff: 22 Specialisms: Technology, professional services, renewables and natural resources, construction, arts and creative Locations: Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen and London How did you come up with the name?

I grew up in Edinburgh and there are seven hills in the city, one of which is called Blackford Hill. I saw Blackford Hill out my bedroom window and went to Blackford scouts. So, the name resonates throughout my life.

Recently, I moved to Sterling

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April leaders on moving into UK with Lexham buy

Moving into the UK with the purchase of Lexham is part of a plan to build Europe’s premier two-wheels specialist broker, rather than the start of a buying frenzy as a new consolidator, April Group leaders have confirmed.

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