Financial Services

Published: March 6, 2022 | Updated: March 7, 2022

Gallagher becomes our first official insurance partner completing a quartet of Dorset’s finest

Matt Williams, Head of Office, (centre) with some of the 18-strong team at Gallagher Poole. Picture: Dorset Biz News.
By Andrew Diprose, editor

It’s one of the world’s largest insurance brokers – and now our fourth, and final, partner on Dorset Biz News.

We’re proud to welcome Gallagher as our first official Insurance Partner.

Gallagher’s Poole office joins fellow partners Frettens Solicitors (Legal), Fireworx (Digital) and Saffery Champness (Accountancy).

Matt Williams, Head of Office, Gallagher Poole, pictured left, was presented with a framed certificate to mark the new partnership.

Matt said: “One of our key objectives for Gallagher Poole for 2022 is to increase the profile of our office and the expertise we can offer to the local business community.

“We have watched with interest the achievements and growth of Dorset Biz News over the last couple of years.

“When the opportunity arose to become the official Insurance Partner it was clear that working with Dorset Biz News would, without question, meet this objective.

“It was an easy choice to make.

“We very much look forward to working together, alongside our friends at Saffery Champness, Frettens Solicitors and Fireworx.”

Gallagher Poole’s 18-strong commercial broking team has been providing insurance broking services from its Cabot Lane offices for more than 25 years.

The Poole team place over £12m of commercial insurance premium into the insurance market for a broad range of industries.

They range from local SMEs up to global multi-nationals.

Gallagher is one of the largest insurance brokers in the world, with offices across the UK and employing over 4,500 UK staff.

The company is proud to be recognised by Ethisphere, a global leader in defining standards of ethical business practice, as one of the world’s most ethical companies.

Latest figures for Dorset Biz News – launched in October 2019 with a zero audience and zero name recognition – show that we now have 21,366 unique users, +20% year-on-year.

Our stats, including audience demographics, can be found here.

Apart from Gallagher, Fireworx, Frettens Solicitors and Saffery Champness, we’re proud to have many of Dorset’s best-known names and brands among our commercial supporters.

They include Coleman Marine Insurance (a Gallagher company), Darren Northeast PR, Goadsby, Lewis-Manning Hospice Care, Ouch Training Team, Poole Harbour Commissioners, Star Tech and ViewHR.