15. ENDSLEIGH INSURANCE SERVICES
GLOUCESTERSHIRE GL51 4UE
TEL: 01242 866 866
FAX: 01242 866 955
WEBSITE: WWW.ENDSLEIGH.CO.UK + WWW.ENDSLEIGH.CO.UK
FEE AND COMMISSION INCOME (2004): £57.3m
PRE-TAX PROFIT: £9.53m
NUMBER OF UK EMPLOYEES: 1,100
CHIEF OFFICER: MIKE ALCOCK, MANAGING DIRECTOR
Endsleigh was formed by the National Union of Students in 1965 to use the bulk purchasing power of the student movement. Endsleigh has since expanded its expertise to provide for a broader market.
Trading as "independent insurance for career people" the formula of offering highly-targeted niche products to the student community has been replicated with appropriate insurance professionals.
Endsleigh is an independent insurance intermediary, designing its own policies and using a range of insurers to underwrite them. The company operates through an integrated multi-channel distribution structure that includes 129 branches, call centres and a fully functional internet site.
Management buy-out via a long-term strategic alliance with Zurich Financial Services. The NUS has a 15% share in the company.
MAIN LINES OF BUSINESS
Household, travel, motor and pet. Endsleigh Business Insurance Services - commercial business, sporting an insurance for the not-for-profit organisations.
Endsleigh Financial Independent Tailoring - independent financial advice service via telephone and internet.
Professional, semi-professional and amateur sports insurance.