Because

one size doesn't

necessarily

fit all…

That’s why we offer our clients an individual, tailored solution and their own dedicated account manager to ensure a truly personalised service from start to finish.

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Focus on

quality

We are true specialists with the unique ability to focus only on you

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Listening

is the key...

Listening to our clients is just one aspect of our product and service development.

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  • Who we are

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    IRS is a specialist insolvency insurance broker providing a flexible, responsive and local service, through experienced teams with extensive knowledge of the area and market in which you operate.

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  • What we do

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    IRS provides comprehensive insurance solutions to the insolvency industry. Facilities include Open Cover, Bonding, Property Portfolio Cover and a range of other services that can meet all of your needs.

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  • Why we are different

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    IRS prides itself on bringing a fresh approach to all aspects of its client service and product delivery. Whatever your insolvency insurance requirement is, our extensive range of services will provide a refreshing difference.

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How we have helped our clients

“We greatly appreciate the professional, practical and commercial approach of Insolvency Risk Services in what can be difficult circumstances. Their approach allows pragmatic solutions to difficult problems providing vision, clarity and confidence”.

Mark Swiers – Partner Sanderson Weatherall LLP

“Insolvency Risk Services are positive, pro-active, professional and provide clarity, vision and solutions. They are good at “getting the job done” and I would not hesitate in recommending them”.

Dean Nelson – Partner Smith Cooper

“We have used IRS, who have arranged our Bonding and Open Cover insurance, for many years and have always received a reliable and professional service. The IRS team have always dealt with us promptly and efficiently and provided a high level of customer assistance which is essential in our line of business”

Steve Smith – Partner, Mercer & Hole

“Moving to IRS was hassle free. I particularly like their relationship management program which ensures frequent communication to me and my staff.“

Mike Solomons – Partner, BM Advisory

Meet the team

John Bailey
Chelmsford
Sales & Marketing Director
T: 01245 396456
M: 07872 401 300
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John is based at our Chelmsford office and has been with IRS since 2011 having had previous roles as a Lloyd's Underwriter and a Head of Sales with Close Brothers Group. His main responsibilities, as you would expect, relate to all Sales & Marketing functions but his overriding business ethos is to constantly strive to improve the overall client experience.

Adam Loveitt
Nottingham
Managing Director
T: 0115 908 4931
M: 07885 264 111
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Adam is based at our Nottingham office and has worked at IRS since 1987. Adam has been directly involved in the insolvency industry since 1990 in various roles including operations manager. Adam is FCII qualified. He has overall responsibility for the IRS business.

Debra Rawson
Nottingham
Credit Control Team Manager
T: 0115 908 4945
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Debra is based at our Nottingham office and has worked at IRS since May 2008; previously she worked in the finance sector for Ikano Financial Services managing their debt collection agencies. Her main responsibilities are to ensure procedures are followed by her team, workflows are maintained, targets are met, quality work is being processed and audits and monitoring are being carried out to create the highest levels of customer service and to meet regulatory and legal requirements.

Paul Brown
Nottingham
Technical Broking Manager
T: 0115 908 4963
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Paul has had nearly 40 years’ experience in insurance, working in broking, insurance company claims and as an insurance manager in manufacturing industry. He has been with IRS for over 8 years and his responsibility revolves around the technical aspects of the product, training, quality control and is claims team leader.

Jennifer Sherwood
Nottingham
Open Cover New Business Team Leader
T: 0115 908 4953
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Jennifer is based at Nottingham office and has many years of commercial and insolvency insurance experience having been with IRS for 12 years Current responsibilities include team supervision to ensure that client expectations are met at all times. Jennifer and her team focus on providing excellent customer service and are always seeking new ways to ‘go that extra mile’.

Christine Wilson
Nottingham
Open Cover Team Leader
T: 0115 908 4942
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Christine is based at our Nottingham office and has been with IRS for 8 years. She manages a team whose responsibilities include the processing of new business and renewals in respect of Open Cover products.

Ailsa Townsend
Manchester
Client Service Executive
T: 0161 817 8065
M: 07836 710 567
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Based in Manchester, Ailsa has 35 years’ experience as a commercial insurance broker, specialising in insolvency risks for the past 30 years. Previously, you may have known her in this role at Lockton, Alexander Forbes, or originally Bradstock. Ailsa’s main responsibilities include running the busy Manchester office and ensuring clients receive an exemplary broking service, tailored to their specific needs.

John Stewart
Glasgow
Client Service Executive
T: 0141 222 5933
M: 07872 401 271
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John is based at our Glasgow office and has nearly 30 years insolvency insurance experience with IRS and formally with Bradstock, Alexander Forbes and Lockton. His main responsibility is running the Glasgow office and servicing client’s needs but is also on hand providing in-depth knowledge of how the insolvency system operates in Scotland.

Mark Patching
Chelmsford
Client Service Executive
T: 01245 396 455
M: 07768 806 675
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Mark joined the business in 1992 and is now based at our Chelmsford Office.  Before that he worked at C E Heath, Eagle Star and Lloyds Bank Insurance Service. His main role is site visits & client liaison.  With his wealth of Insolvency Insurance experience and as a member of the IRS team, he is committed to ensure that our clients enjoy the best possible service.

Elizabeth Greenwood
Manchester
Client Service Manager
T: 0161 817 8063
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Liz is based at our Manchester office and has been with the company for 25 years. Her main responsibilities are to develop and maintain good working relationships with all clients to deliver optimum service standards.

Alan Deakin
Glasgow
Account Administrator
T: 0141 222 5931
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Ambrose Bryning
Nottingham
Account Handler
T: 0115 908 4934
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Angela Elliott
Nottingham
Account Handler
T: 0115 908 4967
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Angela Rudd
Nottingham
Senior Account Handler
T: 0115 908 4935
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Carol Chillman
Nottingham
Account Handler
T: 0115 908 4938
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Cat Bickmore
Nottingham
Account Handler
T: 0115 908 4939
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Charlette Whitehead
Nottingham
Assistant Credit Controller
T: 0115 908 4952
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Christine Curtis
Nottingham
Account Handler
T: 0115 908 4941
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Claire Sheldon
Nottingham
Account Administrator
T: 0115 908 4943
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Darren Gray
Nottingham
Account Handler
T: 0115 908 4979
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Meet the IRS team