Data and technology driven insurance specialist, Hood Group, has been appointed by the West Brom to provide third party administration services.
Owned by and run for the benefits of its members, the West Brom is a leading provider of financial services and the seventh largest building society in the UK.
Hood Group is providing administration services supporting the West Brom’s home insurance proposition which is underwritten by Royal & Sun Alliance (RSA), a key strategic insurance partner for Hood Group. This includes sales support and administrative customer services including customer helpline, policy fulfilment, mid-term adjustments and renewals.
In addition Hood Group has built a new platform for West Brom to facilitate the sale of new business. Existing business will migrate on to this new platform at a later date.
David Taylor, the West Brom’s Head of Products, said: “The best interests of our members are at the heart of all our decision-making. Our home insurance is all about putting our members in control of their cover and we want to make it as easy as possible for them to buy a policy and make it work for them. Hood Group has a proven track record of putting the customer first and delivering outstanding service. We’re delighted to be working with them.”
Paul Firkins, Business Development Director at Hood Group commented: “Our technology led solutions combined with our team’s commitment to deliver quality customer service is gaining real traction amongst brands looking for an insurance expert to administer their insurance proposition. We’re proud to be able to support the West Brom deliver first class home insurance to its members and to further build upon the successful relationship we already enjoy with RSA.”