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  • About NIG

    NIG has been insuring UK businesses through brokers since 1894. We specialise only in insurance for SMEs, meaning we have a detailed understanding of our customers and the needs of their business.

    NIG is part of Direct Line Insurance Group plc and is underwritten by U K Insurance Limited. As well as boasting 120 years’ commercial insurance expertise, it combines the financial strength and security of an A-rated underwriter with the scale of a FTSE 100 company.

    NIG offer a portfolio of motor, property and liability products that can be traded through one of NIG’s 8 regional trading offices, online via NIG’s full cycle trading platform - The Hub, or via a software house.

    NIG was proud to be voted number 1 for eTrading in the Insurance Times eTrading Broker Insight Survey 2015.


NIG launches the first apprenticeship programme for insurance brokers


NIG are thrilled to be the first insurer to launch an apprenticeship programme for brokers. They have selected 10 broker candidates for a two-year level 4 apprenticeship scheme, called First Forward.

NIG first told their First brokers (NIG’s top 50 independent brokers) about First Forward in September, following the Government announcement to allow transfers of levy to third parties. The programme covers CII DIP qualifications, skills-based training, mentoring and greater industry exposure.

NIG worked with leading industry training company, Wiser Academy, to design the two-year apprenticeship programme and co-hosted a launch event at the Houses of Parliament in London. The event welcomed the ten inaugural First Forward apprentices and their brokerage sponsors.

To read the full article from NIG, including commentary from Head of Broker Propositions Suz Diemer, click the link below…..

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