Endsleigh is an insurance broker that mainly caters to the education sector, providing affordable cover for educational professionals, students, and alumni in the UK. Its products are divided into five categories: personal, students, teacher, education, and commercial.
Its personal insurance products offer coverage for car, gadget, home, landlord, and travel-related issues. Car insurance is available to both new and experienced drivers, and gadget insurance covers against theft as well as accidental and liquid damage. Home insurance includes up to £500,000 buildings cover, up to £50,000 contents cover, and various flexible cover options. Meanwhile, landlord insurance covers for up to £25,000 for malicious damage by tenants, with loss of rent included as standard. Travel insurance provides comprehensive coverage for overseas trip blunders, including flight disruption and scheduled airline financial failure.
Endsleigh’s student insurance offers 24-hour gadget replacement upon claim approval, up to a 15% multi-gadget discount, and cover for all student gadgets and belongings under a flexible policy.
Endsleigh’s teacher insurance provides flexible cover and benefits for teachers on gadget, home, car, and travel insurance. Teacher car insurance allows teachers to tailor their cover through a wide range of additional products and services, while teacher gadget insurance offers flexible worldwide cover with up to a 15% discount if the policyholder took out insurance for two or more gadgets. Teacher travel insurance protects teachers on their trips by providing up to £10 million medical cover, and school group travel insurance offers up to £2 million liability cover. Teacher home insurance provides buildings and contents cover for students and other school staff.
The insurance for education providers offers expert advice and support to student unions, education establishments, and student accommodation providers in the UK.
Endsleigh’s expert business insurance products offer specialist protection for travel agents and operators, landlords, charities, sports associations, education providers, and leisure and cultural trusts.
History of Endsleigh
The National Union of Students (NUS) established Endsleigh Insurance in 1965 to provide affordable insurance products to students. Over more than 50 years, the insurance broker was able to extend its products and services to the education, property, business, travel, and non-profit markets. It now provides insurance products and services to students, teachers and other education professionals, homeowners, and business owners.
Endsleigh is the only insurance provider in the UK to be recommended by the NUS since 1965. In 2018, it was named the best student insurance provider at the Insurance Choice Awards.
Leadership at Endsleigh
Jeff Brinley – CEO
Brinley became Endsleigh Insurance’s managing director in June 2016 and CEO in September 2017. He has extensive experience in business strategy development and implementation, having served senior roles for more than 10 years.
Before joining Endsleigh, Brinley served as the finance director for personal lines at Zurich Insurance, where he was responsible for the performance management of the company’s personal lines book, investment appraisal, liaison with audit partners, and decision making. Previously, he served as the finance director of Endsleigh, where he was a business partner to the CEO, pension trustee, and a board member of the holding company and six subsidiaries.
Culture at Endsleigh
Endsleigh is against slavery, human trafficking, forced labour, abuse of power, or any form of exploitation as indicated in the Modern Slavery Act 2015. It is committed to providing a safe and supportive environment to its people, partners, and clients.
After assessing the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking within its supply chain, Endsleigh created policies for contracting and engaging with individuals. It does not trade outside the UK, and it follows a system that ensures it would not be able to participate in business activities with organisations that exploit individuals.
Endsleigh also values diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. From 2017 to 2018, the mean pay gap in the company decreased by 5.14% and the mean bonus gap by 8.59%.