About Us

A look behind the scenes of our success, learning about our history & our mission

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About us

Henry Seymour & Co Insurance Brokers was formed in 1984 and for more than 25 years we have gained a reputation for quality products at affordable prices. During this time we have assisted thousands of customers, offering them fantastic covers and saving them money on their insurance. The majority of our business comes from recommendations and we have an enviable track record for customer loyalty.

We do not use call centres and all our customers have direct access to highly skilled advisers who will understand your needs and offer you the most suitable policies.

Based in Shirley, Croydon, we are more than happy for our customers to pop in and discuss their requirements in more detail. Click here to find out exactly where we are based.


If you can’t get to us but would like to arrange a face to face meeting, no problem, just contact us and we can arrange for one of our advisers to visit you!

No call centres!

We know you hate call centres. So you'll always speak to our own friendly, expert team.

Our priority is you

We're independent, so we don't play favourites. Your best interest is what matters to us.

Over 30 years' experience

We know our stuff. So you can rely on us for the policy that’s right for you, at the right price.

Secure, easy payments

Pay safely by debit or credit card with peace of mind. Low cost monthly instalments available.

Mission Statement

At Henry Seymour & Co we are an independent insurance broker and are committed to providing cost effective insurance solutions for our customers. We will work closely with you to understand your requirements and then offer a number of suitable policies for you to choose from.

Treating Customers Fairly – Our Commitment

At Henry Seymour & Co we put the customer at the heart of everything we do. We are committed to treating all customers with respect and integrity and will ensure that:

S ervice levels are constantly checked and reviewed to ensure the highest standard

E very customer is offered products that meet their demands and needs

Y ou are provided with clear and easy to understand information at all times

M aintaining effective communication with you ensures your needs are satisfied

O ur customers are offered fair resolutions for mistakes or queries quickly

U nderstanding every customer’s needs is our priority

R egular reviews of the products we offer are undertaken to maintain a high standard

Paul Kaye - Chairman & CEO

Paul established the business in 1984 and is actively involved in the leadership of the company, playing a key part in its ambitious growth plans.

Dean Laming - ACII Chartered Insurance Broker - Managing Director

Dean joined Henry Seymour & Co in 2008 as Commercial Director and with effect from January 2013 has taken on the role of Managing Director with overall responsibility for the business. Having more than 17 years insurance industry experience gained in a variety of underwriting, technical and management roles, Dean is well placed to ensure Henry Seymour’s ambitious growth plans are achieved. Dean is an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute and his experience and expertise allow him to work closely with our larger clients ensuring their insurance needs are constantly met. Please contact Dean directly on 07753 719263 to discuss your insurance requirements in more detail.

Linda Plows - Director

Linda joined Henry Seymour & Co in 1992 after leaving an underwriting role within an insurance company. Linda has 26 years experience in the insurance industry and is responsible for the administration of the company and underwriting the company’s various schemes, together with regulatory and compliance procedures.

Darragh Timlin - Director

Darragh joined Henry Seymour & Co in 2008 as Underwriting and Key Account Manager with overall responsibility for relationships with our insurer partners and larger clients; providing a high quality service and ensuring their insurance requirements are fully met. With effect from January 2013 Darragh has become a Director and having more than 16 years insurance industry experience gained in a variety of underwriting and technical roles, Darragh is very well placed to assist clients with their insurance needs. Darragh is a member of the Croydon Insurance Institute. Please contact Darragh directly on 07595 892 228 to discuss your insurance requirements in more detail.

Janice Kokkides - Insurance Broking Technician

Janice joined Henry Seymour & Co in 1998 and has more than 20 years insurance, administrative and accounts experience. Both her product & technical knowledge make her an asset the customer services team.

Kirby Reeder - Senior Sales Executive

Kirby joined Henry Seymour & Co in 2009 and quickly became one of our top performers. Over the years Kirby has built some excellent relationships with her customers, saving them money on their insurance and many come back again and again for their other insurance needs. Kirby’s insurance knowledge and customer service skills mean that she will be able to assist you whatever your requirements. Kirby will discuss your requirements in detail and work with some of the UK’s biggest insurers to put together a competitive quotation for you. You will always be given a number of options and can choose the one that best suits your needs. Please call 020 8655 0444 to speak to Kirby and discuss your insurance needs.

Tom Wakeling - Senior Claims Adviser

Tom joined Henry Seymour & Co in 2008 with more than 2 years experience working for a large insurance company. He initially joined as a Customer Services Adviser but his knowledge of claims procedures was quickly apparent and he transferred almost immediately to our claims department. Tom’s technical knowledge and customer service skills allow him to quickly resolve customer queries and ensure customers get the best possible assistance in the event of a claim.

Reviews From Our Brands

4.9 / 5 Based on 425 Reviews
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Super easy and straight forward to use. No insurance language that might be hard to understand. Super affordable. 10/10, will recommend.

Chloe
on Jan 8th

After trying several different companies & been difficult or straight forward, this was easy to follow and clearly explained. Highly recommended. Thank you

Nicola Bowers
on Jan 5th

Easy to use and excellent cover for the price!

Jason Batch
on Dec 28th

4.9 / 5 Based on 135 Reviews
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very easy site to use and one of the cheapest around for PL/EL insurance

George Kalavashoti
on Jan 9th

Very happy with my insurance and the speed i got it when completed

Christopher George
on Jan 5th

Great value for money and easy to answer all the questions. Will be recommending you to anybody who requires public liability insurance.

Jeff Smallbone
on Jan 4th
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