Close Brothers Premium Finance and Bedford Insurance Group extend long term partnership



Close Brothers Premium Finance (CBPF), has extended its partnership to exclusively supply premium finance facilities to Bedford Insurance Group (Bedford).   


The agreement covers commercial and personal lines customers who opt to pay for their insurance cover in instalments.


Our CEO Sharon Bishop said she was delighted to agree a new deal, which builds on the strong relationship the business has already established with Bedford. 


“This is an important contract renewal for us. We have worked hard to understand Bedford’s business and client profile, and I am delighted that our efforts have resulted in this renewed business.”


Steve Pratt for Bedford said: “Close Brothers Premium Finance are a key partner for us. We have a strong and productive relationship which we look forward to further building on over the coming years.”


About Close Brothers Premium Finance

We work with 1,700 brokers across their 2,000+ offices, to help more than 2.4 million businesses and customers spread the cost of their insurance premiums.

A pioneer in the field of premium finance, in 1977 CBPF was the first company to offer finance for insurance premiums. More than 40 years on we continue to deliver award-winning support through our strategic drivers of service, expertise and relationships. 

For more information please contact Ben Welsh: 07568 382040 


About Bedford Insurance Group

We are a leading independent insurance broker, offering competitive rates from a panel of some of the best-known insurance companies in the UK. Founded in 1965, our aim is finding our customers the right cover at a competitive price.

For more information please contact Steve Pratt: 020 8543 4668 or on