GWP less treaty: £130.3m


Swan Court, Mansel Road, Wimbledon SW19 4AA

t: 0208 946 7777

f: 0208 947 0896


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Year established: 1950

Number of UK offices: 8

Number of UK employees (2002): 2,000

Main lines of business: Miscellaneous financial loss (the class name that warranty cover sits within)

Subsidiaries: Domestic & General Insurance, Domestic & General Services, Inkfish Call Centres, Inkfish Services, Pet Protect and Copleys, among others

Chief officer: John Pearmund

Company history:

The Domestic & General Group is publicly listed on the London Stock Exchange.

Subsidiary companies within the group offer warranty protection on domestic appliances, electrical equipment and gas central heating systems.

The company also provides pet healthcare policies, unsecured loans, supplies inbound and outbound volume call centre services and handles other outsourced fulfilment activities including direct mail.

Domestic & General Services and Domestic & General Insurance are the UK's largest providers of domestic appliance breakdown protection in business-to-business (B2B) and business to consumer (B2C) environments.

Together they currently provide protection for 5 million domestic appliances and gas central heating equipment.

Subsidiary company, Pet Protect, offers B2B and B2C pet healthcare plans.

Loan company, Copleys, originally founded in Western Australia in 1912, provides unsecured loans, particularly to D&G Group staff members and to current and retired police officers within the UK.