Scotland, United Kingdom (PressExposure) March 03, 2009 -- Kwik Fit Insurance has announced details of a strong finish to 2008 with its best December in more than ten years.
The leading insurance intermediary, based in Uddingston, Lanarkshire, posted its best December new business figures since 1997 as it continues to perform well in the highly competitive marketplace.
The sale of new motor policies were up 12.5% on the same month last year, with Kwik Fit Insurance writing almost 18,000 motor policies for December 2008.
In addition, home insurance policies rose by 20% on December 2007, equating to an additional 3160 policies.
The figures reflect the businessâs general good health despite the tough economic climate, with Kwik Fit Insurance continuing to show strong performance in its key areas.
Bert Main, Director of Business Development at Kwik Fit Insurance, attributed the success to the competitive rates offered by the intermediary as it continues to benefit from strong relationships with the UKâs top insurers.
Staff retention, training and expertise continue to be central to the companyâs development, as well as the adoption of the online marketplace, with KFI now writing approximately 80% of its new business through web sales.
Bert Main said: âThe new business figures for December are excellent and reflect another successful year as a whole. People are feeling the pinch and are looking for ways to save money, and we offer them the best deals from a range of the UK's leading insurers.
âWe have actively worked to ensure that Kwik Fit Insurance is adaptable in a changing market and the outcome of that is a business that continues to grow.â
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Notes to editors: Kwik Fit Insurance Services was launched in 1995 and has grown to become one of the UK's leading car insurance distributors, well as a major presence in home insurance as well as insurance markets.
The companyâs award-winning call centre at Uddingston, Lanarkshire, now employs almost 1000 people, handling 10 million calls every year.
Since its launch in 1995, Kwik Fit Insurance Services has grown and developed into one of Scotland's most dynamic contact centres.
Kwik Fit Insurance Services is part of the Kwik Fit Group which was sold to private equity firm CVC Europe in November 2002. In June 2005 it was purchased by private equity firm PAI Partners. The philosophy of the business is unchanged â to provide the best possible service to customers.