Global pioneer of telematics-based car insurance insurethebox is pleased to announce that it has been shortlisted to win a 2018 North East Contact Centre Award, which recognise the achievements of frontline and support staff that have made North East contact centres the best in the world.

London, 5th January 2018 –  insurethebox was named finalist for the People Development Heroes Team of the Year Award, which will be announced on 2 February 2018.

This nomination follows a strong year for insurethebox, which has continued to expand and now has an annualised Gross Written Premium of around £130m with all customer cars fitted with telematics technology. Insurethebox is one of the largest employers in Newcastle’s Quorum Business Park, which houses some of England’s leading businesses.

Andy Preacher, Group Head of People and Culture UK, commented: “insurethebox is delighted to receive this nomination, which recognises our team and the difference we have made to the UK business through our skill development programmes and approaches. We are a significant investor in the North East of England and providing excellent customer services is at the heart of all that we do – which of course, encompasses investing in developing our people into the very best they can be.”

The North East Contact Centre Awards were established in 2004 and award winners are selected annually based on feedback from a panel of judges.

insurethebox has continued to grow and in September 2017 was recognised with two awards from Insurance Times at the Insurance Times Tech & Innovation Awards 2017, winning Data Analytics Excellence Award and Technology Innovation of the Year Awards.

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Insure The Box

Insure The Box Limited launched in June 2010 with its first product; insurethebox, and is the UK’s largest telematics (or black box) insurance provider, now holding over 3 billion miles of driving data and associated claims. As well as insurethebox and drive like a girl (another Insure The Box brand) it also administers other telematics offerings. Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance Company of Europe Limited (ANDIE), subsidiary of Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance Company Limited and part of the major Japanese insurance group MS&AD Holdings, Inc., acquired the majority stake in Box Innovation Group Limited (which is the 100% owner of Insure The Box) in March 2015. Together they are taking a leading role in the development of technologies that will change the face of motor insurance and the way we view the car.

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