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We’re proud to be both a leading and pioneering motorcycle insurance specialist providing cover for over 200,000 motorcycles and scooters in the UK and Ireland.

Protection is provided via a wide range of specially designed policies to cover all kinds of modern, classic, vintage, custom and off-road motorcycles, including superbikes, roadsters, cruisers, tourers, mopeds, sports, supersports and commuter bikes. In addition we offer money-saving multi-bike insurance and a groundbreaking Six Wheel cover, which could protect both your motorcycle(s) and a car on one policy.

To ensure we offer not just excellent and appropriate cover but also great value, we work with a panel of leading insurers and our biking insurance specialists are fully trained to find you a great deal.

We’re based at offices in Altrincham and Dublin. At these sites we employ over 400 staff, who, upon recruitment, complete an intensive training programme to ensure they have an excellent understanding of motorcycling and related insurance issues. We also encourage our staff to take up biking by offering to fund training courses and fees for both the Compulsory Basic Training and full bike test. In addition we offer our staff a free “taster” training session on a scooter as part of the ‘Get On campaign’ annual Ride To Work Day initiative.

To help bikers recover what they are rightfully due when involved in a “non fault” accident we operate a joint venture in partnership with New Law, an award-winning personal injury law firm with a specialist motorcycle injury team. Based in Cardiff and bringing together our biking know-how with legal expertise, Carole Nash Legal Services provides expert legal advice on the recovery of uninsured losses and the securing of appropriate compensation for injury.

Whilst we’re rightly known as a premier provider of motorcycle insurance, through our dedicated Classic Cars division we also deliver specialist protection for classic and performance cars, campervans, motorhomes and military vehicles.

Over the years we have won a number of awards and commendations and in September 2017 were independently ranked by Insurance Times magazine as the UK’s 44th biggest insurance broker.

 

Update on the purchase of Bennetts  - September 2020

The Ardonagh Group (“the Group”) announces that, further to the announcement on 17th February 2020 and 7th August 2020 confirming that Atlanta Investment Holdings C Limited, a subsidiary of Ardonagh, has completed the purchase of Bennetts Motorcycling Services Limited (“the Company” or “Bennetts”), and on Friday 7th August 2020 the CMA (as customary) imposed an Initial Enforcement Order (“IEO”), also known as a ‘hold-separate’ order on Ardonagh Group Limited and Bennetts Motorcycling Services Limited (www.gov.uk/cma-cases/ardonagh-group-bennetts-motorcycling-services-merger-inquiry).
 
As announced by the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), the CMA has launched an investigation into the proposed acquisition by Ardonagh of Bennetts and effective as of Friday 7th August 2020 the CMA has imposed the IEO. The overriding purpose of the IEO is to ensure that Ardonagh and Bennetts are held separate during the course of the CMA’s merger investigation and that the competitive structure of the markets in which Ardonagh and Bennetts operate is maintained. As such, Ardonagh and Bennetts are prevented from sharing information except where strictly necessary in the ordinary course of business, integrating or conducting any joint negotiations (or negotiations on behalf of the other party) or discussions with potential or existing customers and suppliers, among other things, until the CMA has completed its review of the transaction and the IEO ceases to apply. We will inform you once the CMA has completed its review, but until then, please continue to liaise with your usual contacts at Ardonagh or Bennetts, respectively, but being mindful that the two business are operating separately under the terms of the IEO. Further announcements on the progress of the IEO will be made in due course.
Gender pay report

From April 2017, all organisations with over 250 employees are required to report their gender pay gap on an annual basis. Gender pay compares the average (mean and median) hourly earnings of male employees and the average earnings of female employees in a company, regardless of their job role.

The difference between those average earnings is known as the gender pay gap, which is expressed as a percentage of men’s earnings.

We’re proud to be an inclusive business and pleased to share our results for 2018. You can read the full report here.

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