Other specialist areas underwritten and led by the team include art and antique dealers, fine art, both private and commercial, private jewellery and collections.
The team underwrite a global account, utilising specialist surveyors, security consultants and trade associations unique to each country, providing the best risk mitigation management advice available.
As recognised experts in the class the team has developed long term relationships through consistent underwriting and most importantly efficient and professional claims handling. Beazley has an experienced claims handling team with nearly forty years of experience in this class of business offering a global service.
Treating Customers Fairly
Beazley's philosophy is to treat customers fairly and we embrace and endorse industry codes of practice in that regard. Our products and services have been designed to ensure that we demonstrate our commitment to treating customers fairly.
The core commercial products cover risks of direct physical loss or damage to trade stock of the customer's business, including while in transit away from the premises if required. Coverage may be extended to include general business contents, glass, buildings, exhibitions/shows and loss of profits on a fire and perils basis.
The private/personal products also cover risks of direct physical loss or damage including accidental damage.
Specialist areas underwritten by the team include:
- Jewellers Block - retailers, wholesalers, manufacturers and pawnbrokers
- Art and antique dealers
- Fine Art - both private collections and commercial
- Private jewellery and collections
- Coin and stamp dealers - both private collections and commercial
- Gun dealers
Up to £10,000,000 - excluding third party liability and employers liability.
Coverholders with good understanding and experience of these classes and local knowledge of the trade.
Worldwide Specie forms
These have been developed over many years and are agreed between Beazley and the coverholder on a bespoke basis appropriate to the account profile and country of origin. A signed and dated proposal form is the basis of any insurance issued, the format of which will be agreed between Beazley and the coverholder.