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TA S K E R PA R T N E R S

Insurance and Reinsurance Brokers


About us “Tasker & Partners is a Lloyd’s Broker, incorporated in 1999.

We are authorised by the Financial Services Authority and carry ISO9001:2000 certification.

Our location directly opposite the Lloyd’s Building and our status as a registered Lloyd’s Broker allows us to provide quality broking services and an independent gateway to the London Market.

We are an experienced team committed to quality. We have clear objectives for future developments and continue to encourage high calibre individuals to join us so as to ensure continued excellence of service to our customers”

Paul Tasker, Managing Director

Catering for the complex risk and product design needs of the corporate sector worldwide


Tasker & Partners is one of 162 registered Lloyd’s brokers bringing risks to the market on behalf of their customers. Since its early days based in a 17th century coffee shop, Lloyd’s has proved time and time again that it can respond quickly to change and meet customer demands. Lloyd’s underwriters are known throughout the world for devising tailored, innovative solutions to complex problems. Lloyd’s covers the world’s most complex and specialist risks – from oil rigs to celebrities, from major airlines to the world’s biggest banks and sporting events.

Global Reach Tasker & Partners has become an established and independent firm of Lloyd’s Brokers operating in the City of London. We serve our clients by helping them to identify their risk exposures and by proposing ways in which to transfer their risks to the commercial Insurers based in the London and International markets. We focus program design, risk consulting, marketing and negotiation. We customise placements to meet the needs of our clients’, providing a quality and efficient service. This approach has substantially increased the list of clients we represent in the marketplace, attracting further key market professionals to join us, and allowing us more diversified skills to offer to our clients.

Insurance Broking Tasker & Partners provide a broking service, accessing the Lloyd’s and London Markets. Our team will be pleased to discuss with you any placement requirements for schemes or individual risks.


Areas of Business The diversity of our clients is a function of our unique access to global Insurers. The London market is an international marketplace and Lloyd’s is an important part of this. Our position in the centre of the market allows us greater flexibility than many of our larger competitors and allows our clients access to the market efficiently.

Business Insurance Tasker & Partners developed the Meridian policy. It is the product we issue for the majority of business risks underwritten in house via our underwriting facilities. More and more brokers are appreciating the fusion of traditional approach and latest technology as the answer for their mid-market commercial risks. The core product covers all necessary commercial combined risks but also includes the flexibility to tailor make a policy for your client. Meridian gives you the “one stop” solution because we understand that no two businesses and their risks are the same.

Personal Accident We arrange personal accident schemes for associations, charities, affinity groups and sports. Wherever there is a risk of accidental injury Tasker & Partners can tailor make a solution. Scales of benefits can be tailored to the requirements of the insured and additional benefits for Physiotherapy, Dental Care and Necessary Emergency Medical Treatment can be added where considered appropriate. Our personal accident schemes for Golf, Football and Cricket players are all available online allowing us to process high volumes of low premium business.

Tasker & Partners’ ClubPM and ClubEX products have proved to be second to none. Accurate rating within the confines of the current marketplace provides a real edge, combined with an extremely knowledgeable team this provides a winning combination. Gary Crowder Dip CII ACM Broking Limited


Marine & Cargo The diversity of the London Market enables us to arrange a complex range of products on both a reinsurance and direct basis. Cargo and Stock throughput policies can be placed providing customers with beneficial cost – through our special insurer relationships and cover – from our diversity of products. We can provide a bespoke advisory and placement service for businesses operating in the Freight Forwarding industry including haulers, logistics operators and forwarders. All our products can be enhanced to include War on Land risks, a class usually excluded under standard cargo policies.

Binding Authorities Tasker & Partners can draw on a vast experience of product driven and binding authority business in the Lloyd’s and London Markets. As the insurance market concentrates on continued improvement in customer service we facilitate various instruments to streamline business channels and

Tasker are reliable, friendly, effective and they

reduce overheads.

consistently deliver on their service standards.

Tasker & Partners is ideally suited to manage business

I recently asked them to help set up a liability

settlements and risk data is produced and received

scheme on my behalf with a reputable underwriter for a tough line of business. Not only did they find a suitable interested

for Brokers and Insurers into the future, ensuring that correctly. We currently administer binding authorities, schemes and placements for Underwriting Agencies and non-Lloyd’s brokers and have developed software solutions to ensure our customers can increase their efficiency.

underwriter, but they also assisted in scheme and binding authority negotiations, which has

This dedicated approach to technology means a

enabled us to get the scheme up and running

clients to concentrate on their core operations whilst

in a short space of time.

Alan Pattison Cert CII, IRIB Campbell Irvine (Insurance Brokers) Ltd

streamlined management of business which enables our ensuring contract certainty and adhesion to binding authority terms. We are pleased to have an excellent relationship with the Underwriters and Insurers who support us and continue to produce solutions for Cover holders and Scheme Operators.


Trade Credit and Surety The Hoskyn Tasker Partnership Limited is an appointed representative of Tasker & Partners which focuses specifically on providing credit risk management advice and insurance solutions to the corporate sector. Extending credit to customers involves significant risk, however, a business can minimise this risk by insuring against the default or insolvency of its customers. Trade credit insurance covers the risk of bad debt and is an essential tool in credit management as it can provide a replacement of working capital when bad debts impact on cash flow or threaten insolvency itself. We can also offer a variety of bonds, another often essential instrument. It is important to distinguish between insurance and suretyship as a surety bond is not an insurance policy. A surety bond is a guarantee, in which the surety guarantees that the contractor, called the “principal” in the bond, will perform the “obligation” stated in the bond. The most common bonds that are available are contract performance bonds, bid bonds and payment bonds but there are many variations. We will identify the risks and place bonds with the appropriate underwriting partner. Our insurance approach centres on an in-depth understanding of a business’ trading risks and the relevant application of an assortment of risk management applications. Trade Credit and Surety remain non-mandatory purchases but in our view are becoming must have protections. We are happy to work in unison with brokers to ensure customers are offered solutions which help them to trade confidently and safely.


Entertainment & Leisure We have built on our success in the Licensed Trade sector to create products for most aspects of the Entertainment and Leisure arena. We utilise a panel of insurers who are market renown in sector many of whom have given us exclusive arrangements to provide products to venues, participants, visitors and players. By the implication of effective risk management and targeted purchase of insurance protection we can work with you and the client to ensure the leisure business is properly protected.

Contingency planning and reimbursement for cancellation or abandonment of events are additional covers that Tasker & Partners provide to the entertainment sector.          

Activity Centres Amusement Arcades Arenas Aquariums Circuits Concerts Cinemas Golf Clubs Motor Sports Museums

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Nightclubs Race Courses Skiing Activities Sports Clubs Stadiums Theme Parks Visitor Attractions Water Parks Wildlife Parks Zoos

Combined Liability We have in depth experience in the construction, manufacturing, engineering and care trades where there are exposures to third parties as well as clients’ own employees. Products Liability can be provided for manufacturers and distributors with either direct sales via wholesale or export. Our liability brokers can cover a multitude of specialist markets to provide cover giving the best solution and protection for your clients.

Creativity is a natural extension of our enthusiasm


Tasker Online Tasker & Partners provide the latest technology via the easy to use Tasker Online system, giving you real time access to:

• Online quotations

• Adjustments

• Document Issue

• Statements

Allowing brokers who have registered online to access an ever increasing range of products, including:

• ClubPM – for discotheques and nightclubs

• 4ProGolf – for golf professionals and their shops

• Tradesmen – for professionals and home workers

• PropertySure – all classes of residential and commercial property owners

• PlayerSure – solutions for amateur and semiprofessional sports players and officials

The online portal enhances and improves the service levels, products and markets currently available to brokers. Tasker Online is an easily accessible, highly competitive and efficient solution.

Via our panel of insurers and specially selected partners we are adding to our online product range all the time. Check online regularly or sign up for our e-mail news bulletins at:

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Product Portfolio Tasker & Partners are specialists in creating products for the broker market. They cover many of your customers’ most important needs, at extremely competitive prices. Easy to sell, they give you new opportunities to enhance your profits and take your business to new levels of success.

Our schemes and products are available to all FSA registered firms. The British Insurance Brokers Association (BIBA) has approved Tasker & Partners as their only recommended provider to the late night entertainment industry. BIBA members can enjoy enhanced benefits when using ClubPM, ClubEx and Nightscene.

All of our services are supported by our knowledgeable staff and our quality service systems which are certified to ISO9001:2000 standards.

Many of our products are available online via Tasker Online.

A unique portfolio of special products for brokers


PlayerSure is a suite of products providing

MeridianBusiness operates in house

4ProGolf is specifically designed to provide

GolfWorld represents our complete

VisitorAttractions provides insurance

SelfStore provides cover for individual

PropertySure, our facilities with the world’s

ClubEX is a sister product of ClubPM

CareSure operates bespoke schemes

NightScene with the introduction of a

TechProtect™ is a package product that

ClubPM is a unique scheme for the late

accident and liability cover to amateur and semi-professional sportsmen. PlayerSure is completely managed online and includes attractive reseller benefits to brokers and associations alike. See www.playersure.co.uk

highly competitive cover for golf professionals and operators of pro-shops. The policy covers property and stock, theft accidental damage and combined liability, extending to include tuition and shop assistants.

and risk management solutions to owners, managers, suppliers and developers in the UK’s commercial leisure parks, piers, zoos and static attractions sector.

largest insurance companies, provide cover for any property risk, including non-standard construction, high risk occupation and adverse claims usually without restricted perils.

to cover the legal liabilities, property and malpractice risks for businesses involved in children’s residential care, adult learning difficulties and special needs education.

has been specifically designed to cater for the needs of technology companies. The product, provided by CFC Underwriting, contains widely-respected professional indemnity cover, which is sold by brokers in over 20 countries and has many unique features.

facilities which cater competitively, quickly and effectively for UK based companies. Our combined product offers a one stop solution which can also cater for risks traditionally viewed as high risk or undesirable.

service to the sport. We employ a specialist adviser who is dedicated to the golf sector. With our “hands on” approach we will design the best policy for any club, operator, driving range or event.

facility owner-operators and investors, to multiple-facility operations involved in the self storage and removals industry. Cover includes customers goods in trust and full terrorism.

with special benefits tailored specifically for Gentlemen’s Clubs, Lap Dancing and Pole Dancing Bars. The product features low excesses and highly competitive premiums.

new Licensing Act we have identified that there is now a new type of late night venue, which is essentially a bar or public house taking advantage of the extended opening hours afforded by the Act. NigthScene specifically caters for these venues.

night entertainment industry providing up to date competitive cover for nightclubs and dance venues. ClubPM is the only nightclub solution approved by the British Insurance Brokers Association. Business can be transacted in real-time via Tasker Online.


Key Personnel Paul Tasker - Managing Director Paul has spent 17 years in the Lloyd’s Market. During the 1990’s Paul managed Non-marine business for two Lloyd’s Brokers before founding Maestro Tasker Limited (now Tasker & Partners) in 1999. As Managing Director Paul is responsible for development strategy and product design for Tasker & Partners.

Michael Jensen - Chairman Michael has spent many years within the Lloyd’s community, commencing at Willis, Faber & Dumas in the late 1950’s. In 1987 Michael formed his own insurance broking group Thamesgate Holdings Ltd, that included the specialist freight liability broker Jensen Dickens.

Barry Reynolds - Director Barry has spent 19 years in the Lloyd’s Market working as both an underwriter and broker. Barry joined the company in 2000 and is responsible for our relationships with risk carriers and the placement of London market risks, binding authorities and programmes.


Benefit Statement Tasker & Partners is here to drive successful business development by forming strong partnerships with our customers. Through an understanding and recognition of what brokers want we can combine our experience and market access with a pioneering and creative approach.

By focusing on program design, risk consulting, marketing and negotiation we customise placements to meet the needs of our clients’ providing a quality and efficient service. In addition we have developed a unique range of products, available to our partners, empowering them to secure new business and create new revenue streams.

We look forward to acting as your advocate in the Lloyd’s and London market.


TA S K E R PA R T N E R S

How to find us 37/39 Lime Street, London EC3M 7AY Telephone: 020 7623 4133 | Fax: 020 7621 9811 info@taskerpartners.com

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TA S K E R PA R T N E R S

w w w. t a s k e r p a r t n e r s . c o m Tasker & Partners Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority (number 304403) and a registered Lloyd’s Broker. Registered in England Number 03891021


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