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July 4, 2011

Heath Lambert to trade as Gallagher Heath

by Gill Montia

Story link: Heath Lambert to trade as Gallagher Heath

Heath Lambert is to trade as Gallagher Heath, following its acquisition by Arthur J. Gallagher (AJG) in May, for £97 million. The change, effective immediately, is intended to emphasise the distinct strengths of the merged firms and reinforce the benefits of the combined group. AJG international chief executive officer, David Ross, comments: “The Heath name […]



June 13, 2011

Heath Lambert wins Gleeson contract

by Richard Kilner

Story link: Heath Lambert wins Gleeson contract

Heath Lambert has won the contract to provide listed urban regeneration and strategic land specialist MJ Gleeson Group plc with all general insurances. Gleeson specialises in brownfield site housing developments in the North of England, in addition to purchasing options over land in the South of England, enhancing value by securing residential planning permission. The […]



May 27, 2011

Heath Lambert launches pioneering annuity service

by Richard Kilner

Story link: Heath Lambert launches pioneering annuity service

Specialist independent financial adviser Heath Lambert has announced the launch of a new online annuity service which will enable individuals to select and purchase their retirement income for life. The system is believed to be the first of its kind in the UK and will allow clients to generate personalised annuity quotations from market leading […]



May 13, 2011

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. acquires Heath Lambert

by Richard Kilner

Story link: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. acquires Heath Lambert

Today Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (AJG) completed the purchase of HLG Holdings Ltd (the Heath Lambert Group) for a net purchase price of £97m. Following the deal AJG’s London market and international presence will be augmented by HLG’s prestigious clients and recognised strengths in retail, commercial, personal lines and employee benefits. The Heath Lambert […]



April 6, 2011

Heath Lambert makes key appointments in Scotland

by Gill Montia

Story link: Heath Lambert makes key appointments in Scotland

Heath Lambert has announced some key appointments in Scotland, following reports earlier this week that staff on its regional team are moving to Towergate. Mark Bourke has been promoted to managing director Scotland, having previously spearheaded the broker’s recent successes with Transport Scotland project wins of the Forth Replacement Crossing and Borders Railway. In his […]



February 7, 2011

Heath Lambert offers new stroke products

by Richard Kilner

Story link: Heath Lambert offers new stroke products

Specialist affinity scheme provider Heath Lambert Insurance Services has extended its partnership with The Stroke Association to provide stroke survivors, their families, carers and supporters with a new suite of travel products. The Association’s supporters will be able to take advantage of two levels of coverage, either gold or platinum, both of which cover all […]



January 19, 2011

Crossrail makes history with nine year policy

by Richard Kilner

Story link: Crossrail makes history with nine year policy

The first ever nine-year Construction Project Insurance Policy to be placed in the global market has been negotiated by Crossrail, one of the largest infrastructure projects in the world. The project’s span has been accommodated by going without a break clause, and the multi-year policies are jointly led by Swiss Re and Zurich, working in […]



December 20, 2010

Heath Lambert launches new vet insurance

by Richard Kilner

Story link: Heath Lambert launches new vet insurance

A new comprehensive surgery package has been launched by Heath Lambert to support veterinary practices that may be cut off by snowfall or flooding. The package offers protection against business interruption risks, including on- and off-site equipment and maintenance cover, locum and practice absence cover, drugs in fridges and assaults against staff members. Richard Senior, […]



November 16, 2010

Heath Lambert announces raft of risk appointments

by Richard Kilner

Story link: Heath Lambert announces raft of risk appointments

Heath Lambert has announced that it is bolstering its project risks division with a number of promotions and new appointments. The firm’s project risks team handles a number of important projects, including Crossrail, Thames Tideway and the Forth Bridge Replacement Crossing. Bob Wallace has announced that, after four decades in the sector, he is to […]



October 29, 2010

Heath Lambert wins Best Healthcare award

by Richard Kilner

Story link: Heath Lambert wins Best Healthcare award

Health Insurance magazine has awarded Heath Lambert Employee Benefits (HLEB) the Best Healthcare Trust Intermediary Award 2010. The award was given in recognition of HLEB’s pioneering endeavours with a global drinks giant. The ceremony was held at London’s Grosvenor House and was attended by 800 insurance and intermediary professionals. HLEB Wellbeing Director Karen Gamble was […]



October 12, 2010

Heath Lambert and RAC launch household products

by Richard Kilner

Story link: Heath Lambert and RAC launch household products

Insurance affinity schemes specialist Heath Lambert and RAC have signed a 5 year agreement to launch a household suite of products in 2011. Heath Lambert was selected by RAC due to its excellent track record in affinity partnerships, as well as its strong presence in the households market. Heath Lambert’s panel and home product expertise […]



October 1, 2010

Heath Lambert appointed Express Newspaper GI provider

by Gill Montia

Story link: Heath Lambert appointed Express Newspaper GI provider

Heath Lambert has been appointed by Express Newspapers as exclusive provider for all general insurances and risk management needs. The broker’s new client operates Northern & Shell publications, West Ferry printers and OK! Magazine. Commenting on the appointment, Express Newspaper joint group managing director, Martin Ellice, says “Heath Lambert … certainly demonstrated passion for our […]



August 12, 2010

Heath Lambert hires Midson

by Richard Kilner

Story link: Heath Lambert hires Midson

Heath Lambert has bolstered its London Corporate team with the appointment of Alan Midson as a sales director. Midson joins the firm from Aon, where he has spent the last four years building up business in a range of vertical markets of a large corporate nature in the United Kingdom and overseas. In his new […]



July 26, 2010

Heath Lambert bolsters PFI advisory team

by Richard Kilner

Story link: Heath Lambert bolsters PFI advisory team

Heath Lambert has enhanced its PFI advisory team with the addition of Stephanie Ottey, a specialist in handling major portfolios for infrastructure and facility service suppliers. Ottey leaves behind Aon to join Heath Lambert, having spent six years as part of Aon’s PFI advisory team. She lauded the reputation of Heath Lambert’s project risks team, […]



July 12, 2010

Heath Lambert selected by Pace

by Richard Kilner

Story link: Heath Lambert selected by Pace

Independent insurance broker and adviser Heath Lambert has won the general insurance business of Pace plc, the biggest supplier of set top boxes to the PayTV industry in the world. More than 120 PayTV operators across the globe are supplied by Pace plc, and the firm won the 2010 Queen’s Award for International Trade. Damien […]



July 8, 2010

Allianz named General Insurer of the Year

by Gill Montia

Story link: Allianz named General Insurer of the Year

Allianz Insurance has been named general insurer of the year at the 2010 British Insurance Awards, emerging as winner from a shortlist that included Fortis, Hiscos and QBE Wesleyan Assurance Society took the “Life Insurer of the Year” title, while Swiftcover.com and Fortis Insurance UK were both acknowledged for their initiatives, in marketing and claims […]



July 7, 2010

Heath Lambert creates new commercial division

by Richard Kilner

Story link: Heath Lambert creates new commercial division

Heath Lambert has announced that it has created a new specialist commercial division to be called London (Commercial). London (Commercial) will consist of an experienced team of industry based in the firm’s Houndsditch headquarters veterans, and will capture commercial business within the M25. The division’s leader will be Simon Waine, who is joined by fellow […]



June 25, 2010

Heath Lambert continues Diabetes UK partnership

by Richard Kilner

Story link: Heath Lambert continues Diabetes UK partnership

Heath Lambert has won the competitive tender to provide health charity Diabetes UK with personal lines and life insurance products. Diabetes UK has a membership exceeding 160,000, and selected Heath Lambert only after the firm beat off a number of rival competitors for the tender. Associate Director for Heath Lambert Insurance Services, Diane Caplehorn, expressed […]



June 14, 2010

Heath Lambert name new head of Leeds office

by Richard Kilner

Story link: Heath Lambert name new head of Leeds office

Heath Lambert (Leeds) has announced that John Dakin, head of office in Leeds, has joined the newly formed Heath Lambert national corporate team, handling large Yorkshire accounts and fostering corporate relationships in the region. Following this, David Fryer has been appointed to succeed Dakin as head of the Leeds office, a year and a half […]



May 25, 2010

Heath Lambert merges divisions

by Richard Kilner

Story link: Heath Lambert merges divisions

Heath Lambert is to commence an expansion into the SME sector by merging the Commercial Affinity and Small Business division (CASB) into its Personal Lines division, Heath Lambert Insurance Services (HLIS). By making such a move CASB will be able to reap the benefit of HLIS’ experience. The new division will then be integrated into […]