SME News has announced Hoddesdon based, family-run Ashbourne Insurance as this year’s winner of the UK Finance Award’s ‘Best Independent General Insurance Broker – Hertfordshire’. Ashbourne were able to demonstrate expertise, dedication to client service and satisfaction, and commitment to excellence and quality. And this all happened during the Covid pandemic, lock down one and two.
Photo (left to right from Ashbourne): Jack Smits, Commercial Account Executive (3rd Generation Family Business) & Peter Smits, Managing Director (2nd Generation Family Business)
Peter Smits, Managing Director of Ashbourne Insurance commented, “We are very grateful to win this award and it has come at a time when we are reflecting upon the past ten months with much pride. Our third generation, family-run business has been offering a full range of insurance options to the business community for almost 40 years and the pandemic has only increased the demand for our personal service to help residents and companies alike. Our team have been exemplary by working throughout supporting and advising customers about their options to best suit their individual needs. I would also like to extend our thanks to the local community for working together and helping one another. From Ashbourne Insurance, we want to wish everyone a safe festive period and a peaceful 2021.”
SME News launched the inaugural Finance Awards last year and now looks to celebrate those that have seen extraordinary success despite extraordinary challenges. Awards Coordinator Kaven Cooper discussed the success of this year’s programme: “Congratulations to all of the businesses who have been recognised. It has been a year of challenge and uncertainty in all corners of British business. Yet, it is important to recognise those that are seeing success – no matter how small it may seem in the grander sense of the landscape. Here’s to a wonderful new year and a better year ahead.”
Multi award-winning, third generation, family-run Ashbourne Insurance offers a wide range of business and personal insurance along with a claims advisory service. It is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Ashbourne employ an experienced team of insurance professionals, many of whom have been with the company for over ten years.
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