Barbican Protect to serve SMEs in UK, Ireland, Channel Islands


Barbican said it is combining its insurance services into a single brand to focus on SMEs in the UK, Ireland and the Channel Islands.

The company said its new Barbican Protect product brings together the underwriting expertise and service capabilities of Barbican Underwriting, PI Protect and Barbican Channel Islands, providing a comprehensive range of insurance products and related services to brokers and their clients. Key lines of business include property, professional indemnity and financial lines, as well as niche products such as cyber and charity trustees’ liability.

Barbican Protect offers claims handling and risk management, and is supported by an administrative centre in Manchester.

Stuart Kilpatrick, managing director of Barbican Protect, said: “We can now provide a more extensive range of competitively priced, clearly structured, customer focused insurance solutions across key market sectors, ranging from technology and manufacturing to professions and office-based businesses.”