Credit insurance solutions

Products and services

We can offer a range of credit insurance solutions, which can all be tailored depending on the business needs.

Credit Insurance

Credit insurance protects businesses from loss due to customer protracted default (failure to pay contractual debt), insolvency or bankruptcy. This includes Whole-Turnover, Selective Accounts, Single Contract, Domestic / Export / Trade / Political Risk Cover and Special Risks.

We work across all sectors with particular strength in industries where credit insurance is particularly important, including;

  • Agriculture & Horticulture
  • Construction
  • Financial services
  • Food & Drink
  • Manufacturing
  • Oil & Gas
  • Paper & Printing
  • Recruitment
  • Retail
  • Wholesalers
  • Logistics/distribution
  • Textiles
  • Pharmaceuticals 

In addition we are able to arrange specialist insurance to cover the following;

  • Surety bonds
  • Supplier default
  • Tenant default

Credit analysts

We have an in-house team of credit analysts who can help you gain that all important competitive advantage. Upon commencing your policy with us, you will have access to market and sector intelligence, insolvency statistics evaluation and customer financial analysis.

Together with our insurance specialists we can provide a holistic approach to protecting and enhancing trade activity on behalf of your business.

The Howden team are always available, always prompt in responding, and always professional during contact. I would be proud to promote Howden to my business partners and peers.

Managing Director, Onesite Laser

Having knowledgeable and friendly staff on hand to assist us in making informed decisions regarding existing and potential customers has not only allowed us to minimise the risk that our company is exposed to but has also allowed us to increase our sales and acquire new business.

Luke Pierce, Managing Director, A.B.I Garage Doors Ltd

The main reason I would recommend Howden is the expertise of the team; their knowledge of the marketplace is excellent and the service is first class. Since working with Howden we have reduced losses to the business, increased our lending capacity hugely and enabled us to pick and manage the best clients.

Roddy Donaldson, Managing Director, Maxwell Bruce Ltd

Key Contacts

Maggie Brotherson

Maggie Brotherson

Central England, South of England & Wales +44 (0)12 1698 8188 Email

Maliza Herbert

Maliza Herbert

Central England, South of England & Wales +44 (0)12 1698 8098 Email

Carley Whitney

Carley Whitney
Business Development Director
Corporate and Trade Credit +44 (0)11 3394 7295 Email

David Hughes

David Hughes

Scotland +44 (0)14 1212 8661 Email