Motor Trade


You’ve probably been looking towards understanding motor trade insurance and looking at motor trade insurance comparison websites. As insurance brokers, our specialist department offers bespoke services to any business, from sole traders to national dealership networks, including service, repair and MOT garages, bodyshops, couriers, classic car restoration specialists, motor and motorcycle dealers.

Our portfolio includes road risk, combined motor trade, public and employers’ liability insurance, backed by attentive service. This includes free on-site risk assessments which enable us to work with you and present to insurers the most accurate picture of your business, secure you effective cover and the best possible premium from our extensive panel of insurers.

To arrange your personal motor trade insurance consultation call the Principal Commercial Team on 0330 024 0136 or email them at

  • All trades covered including motor and motorcycle dealers, bodyshops, garages, classic car restorers and more.
  • Named and any employee road cover.
  • Accompanied and unaccompanied test drives and rides.
  • Extensive policy range includes combined motor trade, road risks,  liability, goods in transit….
  • Road risk covers include motorcycle and sports, performance and high value motor.

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Do you need help in understanding motor trade insurance? If you’re in the motor trade then you need to ensure your business is effectively protected so that should the worst happen you can welcome back your customers as quickly as possible. But you also don’t want to pay a penny more than you need on your premium. As motor trade insurance brokers, our dedicated Motor Trade Insurance department can help.

Whilst we’re happy to discuss your specific requirements over the ‘phone we’d be happier to still to visit your premises and conduct a free site survey so we can accurately assess risk and secure the best and most effective deal from our panel of leading trade insurers. You’ll also benefit from the personal attention of a dedicated account manager and the ability to create bespoke cover, selecting from a portfolio that embraces combined motor trade, road risk, public and employers’ liability insurances.

What’s more we can arrange protection for any kind of motor trade business including new and used car and motorcycle dealerships, bodyshops, factors, MOT test centres, service and repair garages,

Our Motor Trade Insurance department is lead by Jason Lawford whose extensive commercial and motor trades insurance experience and expertise is at your disposal. For an informal discussion of your business insurance needs you can call him on 0330 024 0135 or email by clicking here.