The insurance needs of churches, charities, not‐for‐profit organisations and local councils are not the same as for companies in the commercial sector.
Stackhouse Poland is one of the leading insurance brokers in the specialist community sector. We understand that many community organisations are managed by volunteers, working with limited time and often bearing significant personal liabilities.
You can always trust us to talk in plain English and recommend the cover that’s right for you. With Stackhouse Poland you’ll be safe in the knowledge that if something does go wrong, then both you and the organisation you represent will be protected.
F rom small local voluntary groups to charities that have multi‐million pound turnovers, we will help you clearly see the risks you face and source the most appropriate and competitively priced cover.
We appreciate that the activities charities undertake are diverse. That’s why we take the time to understand the needs of each specific charity in relation to both the organisation and its operations.
We can provide for the very specific needs that each client has, be that:
We’re here to make sure you can continue to do the good work that you do.
W e have developed a flexible insurance policy that rewards policyholders and is specifically designed to better support Church of England parishes.
Our cover includes:
Total peace of mind for you and your parish
Our bespoke local council insurance policy provides cover and services to over three thousand parish and town councils across the UK.
We work with a panel of specialist insurers, all well established and financially secure, to provide the level of cover councils need.
In addition, councils benefit from:
All this is backed up by a claims services that is second to none. We have settled in excess of £3m in claims and successfully assisted councils in defending over £1.5m of third party claims.
Our specialist cover continues to evolve to meet the changing needs of local councils.
STEPHEN SMITH – Director & Head of Community
Steve is a Board Director, heads up Stackhouse Poland’s Community Division and has Group responsibility for broking and insurer relationship management. Steve has in excess of twenty years’ experience in the insurance broking sector is passionate about looking after clients and delivering first rate advice and service. Steve looks after a number of major corporate clients who are both UK and global businesses. He is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute.
Loves: Spending time with his family, golf, cycling and gadgets.
Dislikes: Reality TV, peanut butter and people not getting what they pay for.
LEIGH IDE – Account Executive – Trinitas
Leigh represents our Trinitas Church Insurance brand and is responsible for church client contact and support. Leigh has over 30 years insurance experience with the last 16 years specialising in church insurance. An active member of his own church he is a regular volunteer at a large Christian Conference.
Loves: Church and married life, being a father to 3 sons, cooking
Dislikes: Social media addicts, selfishness and pigeons
ANDY COTTER – Head of Sales Development
Andy runs the team that looks after our local council clients. He has worked in the insurance industry for 18 years for both major insurers and as a broker. Since 2008 he has specifically developed and managed niche Scheme business within the Local Council and Not-for-Profit/Charity sectors, maintaining an excellent understanding of client needs in order to sustain a market leading proposition.
Loves: Wine, Rugby, Music, Cricket and Charlton Athletic – not necessarily in that order
Dislikes: Inconsiderate drivers, reality television and Charlton Athletic