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    Simon Aitchison

    Simon Aitchison

    Senior Underwriter - Small Business Unit

    At the forefront of insuring the jewellery trade for over two decades.

    Beazley’s market leading position in jewellers block is built on strong long-term relationships with our broker partners coupled with experience gained in writing this complex class of business for over two decades.

    Our team underwrites all aspects of the jewellery trade, including wholesale, retail and manufacturing, along with associated trades such as pawnbrokers.

    A global leader

    We insure a substantial proportion of the jewellery trade in the UK, as well as significant portfolios in the US, Europe, South America, Asia and Australia. From small and medium enterprises to large multinationals, we adapt our products to the local needs.

    A claims service that you can depend on

    Should the worst happen, clients can have peace of mind in the knowledge that they can call on our highly experienced and expert claims service. With a proven track record, we always aim to provide the personal touch and go the extra mile to get our clients back on their feet as speedily and painlessly as possible.

    Don’t just take our word for it…

    Learn more about how we came to the aid of a client following a heist at the Hatton Garden safe deposit facility in London…

    Proactive risk management

    Our service goes beyond quick and fair settlement of claims. We understand the distress and disruption that a loss brings. For clients, an important attraction of Beazley’s service is the very detailed advice on security that they receive with the cover.

    This includes embracing the latest technologies to enhance security and reduce the likelihood of theft, such as smoke generating systems, ‘smart water’, security glazing, locks, alarm sensors and multi path signalling.

    We also utilise specialist surveyors, security consultants and trade associations unique to each country, providing expert risk management advice to the policyholders.

    Cover

    The core products cover risks of direct physical loss or damage to stock, including, if required, while in transit away from the premises.

    Depending on the territory, cover may be extended to include general business contents, glass, buildings, exhibitions/shows and loss of profits on a fire and perils basis.

    Limits

    Up to $10,000,000.

    Further increases are available as special acceptance.

    Target market

    • Retailers
    • Wholesalers
    • Manufacturers
    • Pawnbrokers

    Jewellers block team

    Underwriters

    Simon Aitchison

    Senior Underwriter - Small Business Unit

    Simon Aitchison

    London, UK

    +44 207 674 7297

    Bruce Davis

    Underwriter

    Bruce Davis

    London, UK

    +44 207 674 7058

    Chris Spencer

    Underwriter

    Chris Spencer

    London, UK

    +44 207 674 7449

    Wordings

    Amanda Janes

    Head of Wordings

    Amanda Janes

    London, UK

    +44 207 674 7016

    Claims

    Jonathan Brett

    Claims Manager

    Jonathan Brett

    London, UK

    +44 207 667 0623

    Jewellers block forms

    Fact sheets

    Jewellers block factsheet
    Property and reinsurance claims factsheet

    Proposals

    Jewellers block proposal form

    Wordings / policies

    Jewellers block wording