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We are passionate about the Appointed Representative network model and we believe it provides the very best opportunity for insurance experts looking to start an insurance brokerage or existing independent brokers to succeed. Don’t just take our word for it – our network of partners is growing throughout the UK; here’s what some of them have to say:

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  • We’ve expanded our broking team

    We are pleased to introduce you to Hazel Butler, the newest member of our Broking Team.  Hazel joined us from Building & Land Guarantees where she worked for 7 years. Previous to that Hazel was a Commercial Underwriter at Aviva, where she spent over 10 years. We’ve had a busy year recruiting for our broking…

  • Commercial Account Handler

    Commercial Account Handler We are looking to recruit a Broker to join our team in Leicester. Responsibilities will include servicing accounts for both the new business and renewal process. This includes preparation of presentations to insurers, renewal and new business administration, negotiating with insurers and building a strong rapport with our Appointed Representatives. Your tasks…
  • Personal Lines Account Handler

    Personal Lines Account Handler We are looking to recruit a Broker to join our team in Leicester. Responsibilities will include servicing accounts for both the new business and renewal process. This includes preparation of presentations to insurers, renewal and new business administration, negotiating with insurers and building a strong rapport with our Appointed Representatives. Your…
  • Broker Relationship Manager

    Broker Relationship Manager We are looking to recruit a Broker Relationship Manager to support our UK-wide network of general insurance appointed representatives. Responsibilities will include building long term, sustainable business relationships with Momentum’s broker partners and helping them develop their businesses. Our head office is in Leicester, although you can be based anywhere and will…
  • We’re delighted to introduce you to Damian and Micky

    We are pleased to announce two new additions to the broking team. Micky Ruddle brings over six years’ insurance industry experience to the team. He has previously worked at Vantage Protect Limited (formally Qdos), as an underwriting administrator/account handler before moving to Ginger Markets for the last year, where he was an underwriting assistant. Damian…

  • Welcome to the Team

    We are pleased to announce that we have recently appointed three new brokers to strengthen the team. Lucy Greene joins the Eagles team. She has previously worked at Marsh, Beazley, Darwin Clayton, Axa and Willis. She joins us from AIPS where she was an Account Executive/Broker and she has over 15 years’ experience. Katy Peden…

  • Starting a Broking Business: The First Three Steps

    Starting your own broking business can be an exciting and rewarding endeavour. But where do you start? Here are three of the first steps to starting an insurance broking business. Research Your Market Market research involves identifying and contacting potential customers of your new business to determine whether there is an interest and desire to…
  • Momentum Announces 2020 Financial Results

    Momentum has announced positive financial results in 2020 despite the challenges presented by the pandemic. Momentum’s financial results were filed at Companies House on 15 April 2021. Highlights include: £39m in Gross Written Premium placed on behalf of 103 Appointed Representative partners – an 11% increase in GWP. 6% growth in revenue for Momentum with…

  • Phishing attacks – how to identify the common types

    Scammers send fake emails to thousands of people, with links to bad websites or asking for bank details and other sensitive information. Whatever your business, you will receive phishing attacks. This article contains the first steps you need to take to help you identify the most common types.

  • Returning to work safely as COVID restrictions in Scotland are eased

    As lockdown measures ease in Scotland, businesses need to remain vigilant and make sure their COVID-secure measures, as well as other health and safety measures, are in place to protect workers, visitors and others.

  • Senior Commercial Account Handler

    Senior Commercial Account Handler We are looking to recruit a Senior Broker to join our team in Leicester. Responsibilities will include servicing accounts for both the new business and renewal process. This includes preparation of presentations to insurers, renewal and new business administration, negotiating with insurers and building a strong rapport with our Appointed Representatives.…
  • April is Stress Awareness Month

    The rate of work-related stress depression and anxiety has increased in recent years, find out six key factors to consider when looking to manage stress in the workplace.

  • UK Appointed Representative Sentiment Survey

    The Appointed Representative business model is fast becoming the most relevant model for individuals and teams starting and building their brokerages. There are close to 500 commercial appointed representatives in the UK. This is over 20% of all retail brokers and is the fastest growing sector of the market. Recognising the importance of this sector…

  • Upcoming events and webinars

    Following on from the success of the online events and webinars that we held last year, we are pleased to announce our upcoming event/webinar schedule:   Momentum Workshop – Using LinkedIn effectively Various dates Click here for more information and to register

  • Momentum Workshop – Using LinkedIn effectively

    Using live demos, Alistair and Dom will help you to use LinkedIn more effectively and ensure that you are best placed to raise your profile and develop new business. By the end of the session, you will understand: • LinkedIn etiquette and best practice • How to build a great Profile • How to best…

  • Caroline Fisher Joins Momentum as Business Development Manager

    We are pleased to announce the appointment of Caroline Fisher as Business Development Manager. Caroline brings extensive experience with over 20 years in the insurance industry, developing broker relationships at Property Initiatives Underwriting Agency (PIUA), Commercial Express, Covea and Broker Direct. As part of the Business Development team, Caroline will oversee and support our broker…

  • FCA Business Interruption Test Case – the judgment

    The FCA has this morning published the judgment in the High Court test case. They have also issued a press release on the judgment. The judgment runs to over 150 pages and will take a little time for all parties to review, but the court has, broadly speaking, agreed that a number of policies do…

  • Momentum Expands Commercial Broking and Finance Teams

    We are pleased to announce several new appointments to bolster our 50 plus strong broking and finance teams. Barbara Preston joins as a broker, with 14 years’ commercial broking experience including nine years with AON. She joins from Abaco Insurance Brokers where she was a Senior Account Manager. She has experience across all commercial lines,…

  • Momentum reports encouraging year end results

    Momentum Broker Solutions, the fast-growing network for independent brokers, has announced an increase in GWP, revenue and pre-tax profit in the year ending 31st December 2019 – it’s 10th Anniversary year.  The network has also announced it has taken on 9 new ARs including 6 new broker start-ups during lockdown. Momentum’s revenues grew 14% and…

  • How to protect your business from the disruption caused by Covid-19

    As the impact of the Coronavirus outbreak begins to directly impact more businesses, the Government and other bodies are taking steps to ease the pressure on SMEs.  To help you access all the available support, we have compiled a list of recent updates and the latest advice for SME businesses affected by Coronavirus. Coronavirus Job…

  • Covid-19 – Am I Covered?

    The spread of the Covid-19 Coronavirus is beginning to affect every element of daily life and commercial activity.  Many businesses will suffer from the precautions and impositions that have been put in place in order to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 virus, and it is fair to ask, ‘Am I covered?’ The wordings and…

  • The new members of the Momentum team, Lauren and Lorriane, at Momentum Broker Solutions office

    Welcome to the team Lauren and Lorraine

    We’re pleased to introduce you to our two new members of the Momentum team, who both joined us in March. Lauren Sibson has joined the broker team and brings with her some motor trade experience. Lauren will be joining Falcons where she is looking to apply her skills and expand her product knowledge further. Lorraine…

  • Coronavirus and Business Interruption Insurance

    It was announced on 4 March that the Government will formally register Covid-19 as “notifiable”.   Although this is good news in some respects, it does not automatically mean that businesses will be able to claim under their business interruption insurance. Business interruption Typically, standard property/business interruption policies do not provide coverage as physical damage is…

  • We’re delighted to introduce you to Petra, Sam and Tom

    Petra Hall comes to us from Aviva with experience in all classes of insurance from an underwriting perspective and is forward to applying her skills to the broking world as part of the Falcons. Sam Dalby is our newest apprentice and will be joining the Eagles to start his career in insurance. If you miss…

  • Excited to introduce to you, John, Kerry and Verity.

    New Year, New Recruits! We’re delighted to introduce you to our three newest team members who all joined us in January. John White joins from Swinton where he spent 15 years, both as a branch manager in Nottingham and Leicestershire and latterly in senior operations roles.  In his new role as Momentum Broking Operations Manager,…

  • Thinking of becoming an Appointed Representative – beware the small print

    One of the benefits of making the move from traditional account executive to appointed representative is the ability to build and nurture a client book all of your own. The value in a book of loyal clients is well understood in the market, and becoming an appointed representative can allow individuals with client skills to…

  • The rise of the Appointed Representative

    By Howard Pepper Managing Director, Momentum Broker Solutions For a long while the Appointed Representative (AR) business model in the general insurance market has not had the same acceptance as Directly Authorised brokers. In the broader financial services world, however, this is a prevalent way of trading, with thousands of IFAs operating in this manner,…

  • Another great year for Momentum

    Another exceptional year for Momentum Broker Solutions We’re pleased to announce an increase in turnover of 34% in the publication of our Financial Statement for 2018. Key results are: 35% increase in premium growth from £25 million to £32 million 34% increase in turnover from £4.2 million to £6.4 million 15% increase in broker partners…

  • 2019 UK Broker Awards shortlisted

    We are delighted to have been shortlisted for Network of the Year category at the UK Broker Awards for the third year running. The UK Broker Awards are the leading platform for national recognition within the insurance broker market. Finalists have been able to demonstrate a track record of success and the skills and expertise…

  • What is a principal firm?

    Following the FCA publication of the thematic review into Appointed Representatives, Howard Pepper, Managing Director of Momentum, explains why it’s important to understand the different dynamics at work and the various types of principal firms out there. The article was published in today’s insurance age. Read the article here This medicine may increase your risk…