Close Brothers praises brokers as it deals with nearly 17,000 Alpha cases

deal jigsaw pieces

Premium finance firm says working in partnership has delivered better outcomes for customers.

An event such as the collapse of unrated Alpha Insurance is where “relationships come to the fore”, according to Close Brothers Premium Finance chief executive Sharon Bishop.

Alpha was declared bankrupt on 8 May having gone into liquidation at the start of March.

The premium finance house had time to monitor the situation between the original orderly-run off plans and when Alpha’s policies were abruptly cancelled leaving people left without cover.

“It doesn’t happen very often but when it

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