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Press Release: Pavey Group unveils expansion plans with Mole Valley Farmers

Leading South West Broker in agricultural and rural insurance opens new office in Holsworthy.

Pavey Group unveils expansion plans with Mole Valley Farmers

Pavey Group has announced a major expansion of its insurance service offered to customers of Mole Valley Farmer co-operative.

The company, which incorporates Mole Insurance Services and has offices in Torquay and Exeter, will establish a new specialist office at Mole Valley Farmers’ Holsworthy location, as part of their close and growing working relationship.

The team will focus on providing customers in and around the surrounding areas with a tailored insurance service, which offers competitive premiums, and a fully managed claims service.

Initially the branch will open with four members of staff which will include two highly experienced Account Managers who have particular expertise in arranging and managing both commercial and agricultural insurances.

Graham Brown, Managing Director of Pavey Group, said: “We are delighted to be expanding Mole Insurance Services. This is a real sign of our commitment to providing a credible alternative to the existing agricultural insurance markets and another major step forward in the growth of Pavey Group.

“By working with Mole Valley Farmers, it is an opportunity to expand our agricultural and commercial services in Devon and beyond and for Mole Valley Farmers to provide another tailored service to their loyal customer base. Our combined expertise and focus on the customer should make us a strong player in this market.

“A key driver for this announcement is the success we’ve already seen with Mole Insurance Services since we launched this service in 2014. In less than two years we’ve received over 1500 enquiries and already built a strong customer base. We have enjoyed a long standing, professional relationship with the Farming Co-Operative for over 12 years, and look forward to working with them on this exciting opportunity.”

Andrew Jackson, CEO of Mole Valley Farmers comments “I am pleased that Pavey Group incorporating Mole Insurance are now going to be here in Holsworthy. Farm customers will be able to discuss their insurance needs at their convenience with an insurance broker that understands farming and can provide a competitive quote based on that clear understanding of the customers’ requirements”

Pavey Group, which has 98 staff based in Devon, has been arranging insurance for businesses and individuals in the South West and beyond for over forty years. The company is a Top 100 Independent Broker in the UK and was awarded ‘Chartered Insurance Broker’ Status by the Chartered Institute of Insurance in 2015.

Cheryl Philips, Pavey Group Sales and Marketing Manager, said: “The new office allows us to proactively respond to the increased level of enquiries we are receiving, which for farms includes an on-site review and dedicated Account Manager lead service. For other insurances such as smallholding, commercial motors, public liability, property owners, equine, home and car; clients can either continue to contact us by calling our existing telephone number or alternatively are welcome to call into the office to discuss their individual requirements with the team.”

The new office at Holsworthy will open on Monday 1st February initially from their temporary office 6 Bank House, Chapel Street, Holsworthy, moving to their permanent office late Spring, early Summer.