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Partners& welcomes new head of Business Protection

Partners& has appointed James Porter as Head of Business Protection.

Reporting to Group Commercial Director, Chris Jelf, the move is an important part of the Partners& strategy to embed people risks within its business insurance offering. James will be responsible for building the team and developing the Partners& proposition.

In a career spanning 20 years at leading organisations including AON, Barclays and Mercer, James brings in-depth knowledge and experience of the business protection market to the Partners& team.

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We believe an effective insurance programme must include the management of people risks. Through the recruitment of James and the development of our business protection proposition, we are well placed to build the best advisory business in the UK. James is a fantastic example of the talent joining our firm and I’m confident he will make a positive contribution for our clients.
Chris Jelf
We have a huge opportunity to shape the business protection market with our advice-led proposition. The Partners& ecosystem and entrepreneurial culture within the organisation means we can make a real difference for our clients.
James Porter – Director, Business Protection

About Partners&

Partners& is a Chartered insurance broker providing specialist insurance, employee benefits, risk management and claims advice to businesses and private clients. As the next generation insurance advisory business, Partners& combines the best traditions of insurance broking (relationships and technical knowledge) with state of the art systems and technology to enhance the client experience.

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