Gross written premiums less treaty (2001): £241m
Provident Financial Group
Address: Halifax House, Ferguson Street , Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 2PZ
Tel: 01422 331166
Year established: 1966
History: Provident Financial acquired Halifax Insurance in 1978. In 1994, the company's name was changed to
Provident insurance. Provident is a private motor insurance underwriter that specialises in women drivers, older vehicles
and non-comprehensive risks.
Chief officer: Mark Collier
Biography: Collier was appointed MD of Provident Insurance in 2001. He joined in 1995, becoming operations
manager in 1999.
UK staff (average for 2002): 421
Main lines of business: Private motor, small commercial vehicles, uninsured loss recovery.