BMS – 2012 Best Places to Work in Insurance

BMS has been selected as one of the 2012 Best Places to Work in Insurance and Winner in the Reinsurance Broker category, in the 4th annual survey organized by US publication Business Insurance Magazine and Best Companies Group. The survey was open to all US team members.

BMS CEO, Carl Beardmore said:

I am incredibly proud of this achievement. This marks another strategic goal for BMS as we continue towards our stated vision of being the broker of choice and best place to work.

We will continue to grow BMS by optimising our people and attracting the best that the insurance market can offer – fostering an environment where people can thrive and develop their careers in a flexible, innovative environment. We view this award as a first step towards being seen as the place to work in the industry and look forward to the group winning many more in the future.”

BMS has made significant investments over the last 18 months in expanding its US platform with new offices in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Santa Monica and Minneapolis. It has increased its headcount in the US considerably, with more than 70 new team members joining in the last 18 months. Alongside best-in-class brokers, BMS’ focus has been on attracting industry-respected actuaries, catastrophe modelers, claims and contracts experts, to augment its client offering.

As an employee-owned company, BMS has the freedom to shape its proposition around its people and clients. The ethos is one where the staff manage the culture and environment, built around team member engagement and staff communities that feed into and work closely with the leadership team. Free from administrative disadvantages and red tape when implementing innovation or change, the operational infrastructure and expertise is in place to invest in progressive ideas and really maximize potential.

Rupert Alabaster Features in FT – Connect Business

Rupert Alabaster, Director BMS Wholesale Professional & Financial Services Team, featured in the Financial Times talking about how the rise of IT outsourcing and cloud computing means companies are making themselves more vulnerable to data loss or hacking. With each data transfer the risk of opportunistic criminals taking advantage increases.

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Insurance Day – Alasdair Ritchie Reputational Risk Feature

MD of the BMS Wholesale, Professional & Financial Services Team – Alasdair Ritchie’s article discussing the hot topic of Reputational Risk featured in Insurance Day today.

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