Peter Sutcliffe is the Managing Director of J Bennett & Son Insurance Brokers and he’s just made a claim. Peter believes Insurance gets an undeserved bad press. He explains more to Jim Sherwood.
Shortly into our conversation, it’s abundantly clear that J Bennett & Son MD, Peter Sutcliffe, is passionate about Business Insurance.
“Insurance is vitally important to a business, if the worst should happen, no insurance or the wrong insurance could put you out of business. Unfortunately some companies don’t seem to take insurance as seriously as they should,” says Peter.
“It’s all very well going online and ticking the cheapest price box, but just how well are they really covered, what support do they get, and how soon will their claim be settled?” he adds. “We understand that price is important, but we feel real value for money is more important. We do all the hard work for our clients, ensuring claims are dealt with as quickly as possible,” he concludes.
Established in 1908, J Bennett & Son have a proud history. This local independent business is a successful operation built on trust. They still work with families that have been with the business since 1910. Peter is convinced this is down to the professionalism and personal approach they bring to their clients. Clients that are considered more like friends such is the long term relationship they have developed.
Fellow Director Mark Nicholl echoes Peter’s thoughts. “Our clients are precious to us, we want to build up a long term relationship,” he says. As Directors, we are always at the end of a phone, clients can call us directly at any time,” Mark adds.
Reassuring to know that J Bennett & Son clients won’t be put through to a call centre. If the worse should happen, senior staff will jump into a car and be at your side.
As Insurance brokers, J Bennett & Son are not tied to one insurer and will only work with Insurance companies Peter and Mark really trust. Many years of experience in the industry means they tailor the best Insurance company to your type of business.
Specialists in Business Insurance, they work with a whole range of businesses including Manufacturing, Logistics, IT, Warehousing and so on. From sole traders to large companies, whatever size of business, J Bennett & Son will provide you with the same care and attention to detail. Their business handles clients paying as little as £75 up to £1.5 million.
The company have offices in High Wycombe, Oxford and Thame.
Mark tends to look after Thame as he has lived and worked there for 17 of his 35 years in the industry. Mark knows the area well.
“We like to get involved in the local community,” says Mark. “We Sponsor Thame Cricket Club, Thame United football club and Chinnor Rugby Club, he adds.
With bespoke insurance solutions, specialist knowledge, impartial advice and flexible payment options, J Bennett and Son are well worth approaching. Their policy is simple. To give you and your business their best advice and the finest insurance cover. Their policy is simple. To give you and your business their best advice and the finest insurance cover.
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