Becoming a La Playa Affinity Partner

Becoming a La Playa Affinity Partner

If your customers or members have a similar profile to our client base, perhaps we could work together!  

Have you considered offering a branded insurance scheme as a “brand extension” and giving added value to your customers or members? It could also mean an extra revenue stream for your organisation.

La Playa’s Affinity Partners benefit from:

  • Added value for your customers/members: free advice and specialist cover
  • Your customers’/members’ insurance in expert hands
  • No outlay required
  • A cheque each month

4 Easy Steps

1. Introducer agreement: a straightforward document that makes sure all parties are protected under the Financial Services Authority.

2. Promote the scheme: the more you can promote it, the more income it’s likely to generate. This could include:

  • Web pages – we can provide content with insurance and risk management advice
  • Advertising in your existing publications
  • Direct mail to your customer/membership base
  • Dedicated print – we may be able to help with this

3. Monitor the enquiries: we record the “source code” of all incoming enquiries and we usually convert around 65% to clients.

4. Monthly cheque: a percentage of our commission is sent to you each month. Because of our excellent client care, retention rates are over 90%, which means there could be further revenue from annual renewals.

La Playa is an award-winning independent insurance broker. We work only in specialist niches, providing “best of breed” policies underwritten by a panel of top flight insurers. Our combination of specialist policies, expert advice and first class service is a great antidote to vast corporations and call centre mentality of much of the insurance industry today.

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“These guys are the only insurance people I will tolerate speaking to these days, as they are actual humans (with both a brain and a heart!) and offer very good packages too - they answer calls and emails promptly and when I had an issue recently with my bank were very helpful to get it fixed.”

George, La Playa business client

 

Ready to work with us?

You can call us to talk more about your business on +44 (0)1223 200650 or +44 (0)20 3865 0149

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Specialist & Independent

Specialist & Independent

La Playa's specialist Mediatech team can help you protect your business with smart, flexible, high-performance insurance - with a friendly human UI. We understand the risks and pressures you face - and we speak your language. We’ll support you with great advice - helping you make good decisions for your organisation. Our exclusive portfolio policies can help streamline costs, and we’ll always help you stay ahead of the game in managing risk.

In-house IFA

We also offer Business Protection (including Key Person Insurance) and Employee Benefits: a joined up approach with a team of advisers working for your best financial interests - all under one roof

Advice You Can Trust

…from an expert who understands you

Tech-based business is 24/7, global and borderless, exposing you to new risks and liabilities - often in unfamiliar places. As the law struggles to keep pace with technology, insurance can provide a real safety net if you fall foul of changing legislation.

  • Specialist insurance for media and digital businesses
  • Independent professional advice
  • Relationship-based service: right beside you when you make a claim
  • “Can do” culture
  • Seamless insurance across UK and US

Are we right for each other?

What sets us apart is the advice we offer: we really know our stuff. We listen, we analyse, we advise you on how to eliminate or mitigate your risk, and how to protect yourself against what remains. We may not be the cheapest option – so if an off-the-shelf policy and call centre queues work for you, be our guest. But if you need some advice on identifying your risk areas, how to structure your insurance most efficiently and effectively, and how to adapt it to the changing dynamics of your work or life – with hand-holding and close attention to detail - you’ve come to the right place. Welcome to the family!

What does “Boutique Service” actually mean?
La Playa’s Personal Risk Concierge means:

  1. dedicated adviser so you can speak to the same person each time
  2. Careful listening to really understand your needs and priorities
  3. As much help as you need with completing forms to provide risk information
  4. A discreet and complimentary appraisal* of your property to assess the risks and ensure you have the right cover where you need it
  5. An independent market review - so you don’t have to shop around comparing policies, cover limits, risks covered and smallprint exclusions
  6. Careful monitoring of the insurers’ financial strength, claims and customer service
  7. An independent recommendation of the best policy for you - and, importantly, why
  8. Specialist policy wordings from underwriters who have demonstrated excellence and deep understanding of your risk exposures. We have analysed a wide range of policy wordings and have selected only the best for our panel. Our advisers have a deep working knowledge of these policies 
  9. An intelligently designed portfolio of protection across multiple asset classes and territories
  10. Advice on how best to manage your risks - to keep you safe but also to keep insurance costs down
  11. Expert guidance on valuations, security and risk management, and connecting you with specialist advisers and suppliers
  12. Direct phone, mobile and email access to your adviser for questions and advice. We aim to respond to emails within 60 minutes
  13. Policy documents emailed to you - no logins and passwords to remember
  14. An advocate beside you if you make a claim - thinking laterally to mitigate the impact, making useful connections to get you back up and running; driving through to a swift and fair financial settlement

Oh, and...

  • No call centres
  • No ‘hold’ music
  • No hidden fees

*subject to availability with our insurer panel

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Gareth Cotton

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Direct Dial: +44 (0) 1223 200665

Mobile: +44 (0) 7762 905202

Email: gareth.cotton@laplayainsurance.com

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