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1912 - 2012

100 Years Old

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Enjoying a formidable reputation for service, integrity and the provision of cost effective insurance solutions, Acumen is one of the largest, longest established and most respected Specialist Insurance Brokers in the Country, currently celebrating our 100th year of trade (1912 - 2012 and counting!).

We have a proven track record of identifying uninsured areas, ensuring adequate and relevant insurance covers and risk management services are provided to meet the needs of our clients.


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Bad debt can cripple even the best run, most solvent company. Taking out Trade Credit Insurance gives you swift access to replacement cash before permanent damage is done to your business.

Commercial Insurance

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The Acumen Commercial Insurance Division specialises in the control and management of commercial and industrial risks that include material damage, the unforeseen interruption of business, commercial liabilities, engineering issues and vehicle damage.


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The choice of personal insurance policies is wide and the options mind-boggling. Thatís why canny customers talk to a reputable insurance broker like Acumen about comprehensive cover for their most prized possessions.

Why Choose Acumen?

Whether a personal or commercial customer, your custom is of great importance to Acumen and we deeply respect the fact that you have a choice of insurance broker.

From the day you first contact Acumen, you will be assigned a dedicated consultant who will take personal responsibility for applying our strict service criteria:

  • To investigate all available options in order to provide the appropriate cover, with the keenest premiums, from stable and secure insurers
  • To ensure simplicity and clarity of policy wordings
  • To provide a speedy and efficient ‘no-quibble’ claims service
  • To act on your behalf in the processing and negotiating of claims with insurers or with loss adjusters appointed by your insurer
  • To regularly review cover in order to respond to changes in circumstances and policy availability

With our business customers, we further commit:

  • To issue regular bulletins updating changes in legislation that affect business, as well as matters of general and specific interest
  • To provide full annual reports commenting on the level of existing cover, and making recommendations for renewal including submission of alternative quotations for consideration where appropriate

To produce and submit full reports of losses showing claims status, uninsured loss recovery position and analysis by location, accident type etc.

Reynolds become Acumen Credit Insurance Brokers

Reynolds become Acumen Credit Insurance Brokers

Following the announced proposed merger between The John Reynolds Group Ltd and UK Credit Insurance Specialists Ltd, we are delighted to inform you that with effect from 1st August 2016, these businesses will officially merge to form 'Acumen Credit Insurance Brokers Ltd'.

Construction sector reports "worst month" for almost three years

Construction sector reports "worst month" for almost three years

Britain's construction industry experienced its worst month in almost three years in April and "sunnier times may still be a way off", according to a new report.