A desire for autonomy and a commitment to professionalism and integrity were the reasons why a commercial insurance specialist and ex Lloyd’s of London broker’s decided to start his own business in partnership with Gauntlet Group.

An Oxfordshire insurance broker who previously worked at Matthews Comfort & Co, established his own business as an appointed representative of Gauntlet in 2017 and is now providing commercial insurance policies, and some personal lines covers, to clients across Oxfordshire.

A specialist in insurance, finance and legal recruitment has developed a new income source by not sticking purely to the standard recruitment model, but analysing candidates’ needs and aspirations and assessing if a self-employed career path would suit them better

Leeds-based Gauntlet Group has partnered with a specialist trade credit management specialist with over thirty years’ experience in her field, to help launch Gauntlet Williams TCM, a Warwickshire-based business that helps businesses manage the risk of late payments and bad debts.

Dynamic Leeds-based commercial insurance broker and risk manager, Gauntlet Group, has demonstrated its unswerving commitment to the upholding of professional standards within the insurance industry, by earning Chartered Insurance Broker status from the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII).

Gauntlet Enterprise, the career vehicle for entrepreneurial insurance sales specialists wishing to start their own insurance business, took on 14 Appointed Representatives in the last twelve months to March 31, 2016 making this the fastest rate of growth experienced by the highly selective AR network to date.

The newly launched network for directly authorised brokers, Gauntlet Broker Partnership (GBP), is reporting huge support amongst insurers for its proposition and can already offer its network members access to over 250 insurers and managing general agents. Thus far, no insurer has declined to be involved and names backing GBP already include Aviva, AXA, Zurich, RSA, NIG and Markel.