The Invest ESSEX partners’ network includes insurance professionals and companies offering advice and support across a wide range of specialisations.

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Aon UK Limited is one of the largest insurance brokers in the UK1, a provider of risk management services, a number one reinsurance broker and a leading player in the UK’s human capital consulting market. With 6,000 employees in 23 offices across the country, Aon combines an in-depth knowledge of the UK market with global reach and perspective. Aon’s structure cuts across boundaries and unites specialists from around the world in our Global Client Network.

Aon plc is one of the world’s largest professional services firms specialising in insurance brokerage and risk management. They have experts within specific business areas and work closely with clients to provide a wide range of strategic and operational risk management services and solutions across all industries, around the world.

The Aon Global Client Network (AGCN) is the backbone of Aon Risk Solutions’ global network, connecting clients and colleagues with expertise, counsel, and resources available in the over 120 countries in which Aon Risk Solutions is represented. The AGCN support clients with cross-border risk management needs, including effective program execution, compliance, program optimisation, and the development of multinational and local risk finance solutions to meet clients’ risk management objectives.

Aon’s Chelmsford office is the centre of excellence for incoming business in the UK from the AGCN. They are well placed to anticipate and provide bespoke risk solutions.

Aon Risk Solutions work with, amongst others, all 4 of the recognised key growth areas currently set out by INVEST Essex.

  • In High-Tech we have 32 clients within our National division including IBM.
  • Within the same division we have 21 Life Science clients of which one is Genus
  • 2 Finance clients including Legal & General
  • 28 Logistics clients working with us, Maersk being one of these.

1 Ranked by brokerage – Insurance Times, August 2015

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James Hallam Insurance Brokers

James Hallam is a leading independent Insurance and Risk Manager with locations across the UK, including offices in Chelmsford.

They act for a wide range of corporate and “not for profit” organisations and can provide solutions for all their insurance needs including Risk Management and offer a complete and consistent service through experienced professional. Quality of service is of high importance to James Hallam.

James Hallam typically handle all aspects of a client’s general insurance portfolio covering assets, liabilities, business interruption etc but also including employee benefits and financial services as well as personal insurances.

Specialism’s include, but are not restricted to, the following classes of business:

  • Travel Agents and Tour Operators
  • Construction
  • Media and Events
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality and Leisure
  • Transport and Logistics

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