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Realty's Corporate Chartered Insurance Broker Status
1st February 2017
 
Whilst individual members of the Realty team are Chartered Insurance Brokers in their own right, the firm itself has also held Corporate Chartered Insurance Broker status as a company since 2009. We were one of the first insurance brokers...

Double Recruitment
19th October 2016
Realty is very pleased to welcome two new members of staff who will be carrying out all important administrative functions within the company. Karen Morley has joined the London Estates team and Rob Pace has joined the Private Clients team, both in...

Realty's Product Range
20th May 2016
 
As insurance brokers specialising in real estate and property development we are well known for arranging 'traditional' property, liability and contract works policies as well as associated classes of cover such as professional indemnity,...

Record Results for Realty
21st April 2016

Realty would like to thank all our clients for helping us reach new record results in our latest full financial year ending 31 March 2016. Revenues reached new milestones and our operating profit grew year-on-year by over 20%. We hope the growth...


Strategic Plan to 2025
25th March 2016
 
Realty recently completed work on our latest 10 year Strategic Plan. This reaffirmed our principal focus which is to concentrate on areas of technical expertise where we can add value; specifically complex insurance for property...

Office Refurbishment
26th February 2016
 
Realty has been located at 58 Davies Street in London since 1996. The building dates from 1889 and is designed in an unusual Jacobean-Flemish style. Periodically we have our own office refurbished, but this time round we decided...

Realty's 65th Anniversary Celebrations
5th June 2015
 
We know that our clients view our corporate longevity as one of Realty's positive attributes and hence we have today marked the fact that we were incorporated on 5 June 1950 with a party and other celebrations.

Falling Number of Insurance Brokers in the UK
12th February 2015

The number of FCA-registered insurance brokers (such as Realty) has fallen by more than half since compulsory regulation began 10 years ago. When the FSA took over from the General Insurance Standards Council in January 2005 there were 7,496...

Pool Re
16th December 2014

Pool Re is the scheme that has been set up by the insurance industry in co-operation with the UK government so that insurers can cover losses resulting from damage caused by acts of terrorism to commercial property in Great Britain.
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Realty's New Non-Executive Director
7th August 2014

We are delighted to announce that Will Bax has accepted an invitation to become a Non-Executive Director of Realty with effect from our next Board Meeting on 29th October 2014.

Will has a natural sciences degree from Durham and...


Board Changes
2nd January 2014
 
After serving as Board members for five years and over 20 years respectively, Giles Clarke and Jonathan Hagger retired at the end of 2013. We wish to place on record our appreciation of their valuable input and encouragement and wish...

Lucinda Barwell Joins Realty
9th December 2013

We are very pleased to announce that Lucinda Barwell commenced work with Realty today. Lucinda brings to Realty eight years' experience with a large provincial insurance broker and will initially split her time between our Private Clients and our...


Welcome to Samantha Joslin
23rd September 2013
 
We are delighted to welcome Samantha Joslin to the Realty team. Sam has worked in the real estate insurance market for over 20 years and is known to us as someone who epitomises excellent customer service. In the past she has worked...

Realty Insurances & Saunderson House
10th September 2013

Realty Insurances is delighted to announce an informal affiliation with Saunderson House (www.saunderson-house.co.uk), a wealth management and chartered financial planning firm.

Saunderson...


Realty's Non-Executive Directors
3rd June 2013

After 11 years' service with Realty Michael Lamb retired with our gratitude at the Company's Board meeting on 15th May 2013. We are delighted to announce that Michael's position as independent Non-Executive Director of Realty has been assumed...


Safe Winter Driving
11th March 2013

Some parts of the UK are predicted to experience snow over the next few days, so now is a good time to take some simple steps to prepare for safe driving. If you have to make a journey make sure you have a phone, food, water, boots, torch...


The Increasing Value of Jewellery
28th January 2013


Winter Tips for Businesses
3rd December 2012

With the festive season approaching, now is a good time to take steps to protect your business if you are about to leave your premises empty:

Security

- Check your premises periodically for signs of disturbance,...


Further Strengthening of Realty's Service Capability
15th August 2012

Realty's customer service capabilities have been strengthened further as a result of Fraser Guild joining the company on 9th August 2012. Fraser is a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute and has 30 years of insurance...


Promotion for Oliver Morton
2nd April 2012

We are delighted to announce that Oliver Morton has been promoted to the position of Finance Director & Company Secretary of Realty Insurances with effect from 1st April 2012.

Oliver graduated from Durham University with a law degree...


Realty's Expansion - Two Additional New Recruits
15th March 2012

Realty recently won two consecutive broker tenders, both involving family owned urban property estates in London, and premiums under our control have surpassed the £20m milestone this year. Due to our constant growth and in order...


Preparation for Severe Storms
12th December 2011

Winds of up to 70 mph are expected to hit parts of the UK over the next few days so we have provided some advice about storms below. Storms or gales are one of the most common causes of damage and disruption in the UK. The majority of...


Realty's Managing Director interviewed at the Chartered Insurance Institute
25th November 2011

Realty's Managing Director, Graham Salmon, was recently interviewed on video by the Insurance Times at the headquarters of the Chartered Insurance Institute in the City of London. The subject of the interview was Realty's corporate Chartered Insurance...


UK Riots - What You Need To Know
12th August 2011

On current estimates insured losses and damage suffered by individuals and UK businesses are likely to be well over £100 million following the riots in August 2011.

Most UK commercial buildings insurance policies cover a standard set...


Royal Academy of Art - Realty Sponsored Event
6th April 2011

Realty recently sponsored a panel discussion on the subject of 'Collecting Art: Conservation and Catastrophe'  for the patrons of the Royal Academy and selected guests. A group of experts examined to what lengths collectors need to go in...


Improvements to Realty's Website
7th March 2011

We have recently made some changes to Realty's website to make it more personal and interactive. Details of the company's non-executive directors have been added (see Board of Directors in the About Us section of Online Documents); staff...


Employers' Liability Tracing Office
2nd February 2011

The Employers' Liability Tracing Office (ELTO) in an independent, industry body comprising members who are insurers providing employers' liability (EL) cover.

ELTO is a proactive move by the insurance industry to meet its obligations to...


Tax Increases effective 4 January 2011
4th January 2011

Further to our news item dated June 2010, the tax changes announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in his 2010 Emergency Budget subsequently became law under the Finance Act.

As a result, with effect from today, 4 January 2011, the...


Appointment of Non-Executive Director
18th August 2010

The Board of Realty Insurances Ltd is delighted to announce the appointment of Peter Doyle MA FCA, as a Non-Executive Director of the Company.  Mr Doyle worked for KPMG and a predecessor firm for 27 years, being appointed to the UK Executive...


Realty celebrates its 60th Anniversary at the Royal Academy of Arts
2nd July 2010

Realty was delighted to host a private breakfast viewing of the Royal Academy's 2010 Summer Exhibition on 29th June, allowing us to celebrate our 60th anniversary with various clients and contacts in a relaxed, exclusive atmosphere. The event...


The future of the Financial Services Authority
29th June 2010

The UK coalition government has announced that the Financial Services Authority (FSA) will cease to exist from 2012, its powers being shared among several new regulatory bodies, with the majority coming under the control of the Bank of England....


Change in Insurance Premium Tax
23rd June 2010

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has announced in the coalition government's emergency Budget on 22nd June 2010 the first increase in the main rate of insurance premium tax (IPT) since 1999. With effect from 4th January 2011 this will increase...


Realty's Professional Status
12th April 2010

Realty was recently featured on the cover of the March publication of 'The Journal', the Chartered Insurance Institute's professional periodical. The accompanying article referred to Realty as having "demonstrated their commitment to professionalism...


Chilean Earthquake
7th April 2010

The magnitude 8.8 earthquake that struck Chile on 27th February 2010 could cost insurers up to US$8bn according to the risk modelling firm Eqecat. The economic loss has been estimated at up to US$30bn or 15% of the country's gross domestic product....


Congratulations to Emma Halford
1st April 2010

We are delighted to announce that, having been made an Associate Director of Realty two years ago, Emma Halford has now been promoted to the position of Director with effect from 1st April 2010. A graduate of the University of Westminster, Emma...


Realty in Guardian Newspaper
1st February 2010

Realty was proud to appear in an insurance supplement in the Guardian newspaper today, 1 February 2010, about firms that have achieved Chartered Insurance Broker corporate status. The supplement reached over 230,000 readers and advocated the use...


Katy Peacefull Joins Realty
4th January 2010

We are very pleased to welcome Katy Peacefull to Realty. Katy has joined us in the capacity of Senior Account Executive with effect from today. She has previously worked in senior underwriting positions at RSA for over 17 years, mainly...


Welcome to Richard Evans
30th November 2009

Realty is delighted to announce the appointment of Richard Evans to the new position of Private Clients Manager with effect from 30 November 2009. Richard joins us having held various business development roles...


Realty Insurances Limited is an independent intermediary, authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
You can check these details on the Financial Services Register by visiting the FCA's Website www.fca.org.uk or by
contacting the FCA on 0800 111 6768. Our FCA register number is 307515.

Registered Office: 58 Davies Street, London W1K 5JF. Registered in England No. 482966.
 
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