Quick facts

About Covea Insurance

Covéa Insurance are a UK general insurer, specialising in commercial, motor, high net worth, property and protection insurance.

Some 1.3 million policyholders have used Covéa Insurance, which has a Standard and Poor’s A+ Stable rating and more than 50 years of trading in the UK.

The company’s overarching strategic goal is to deliver sustainable, profitable growth and being a great place to work.

Covéa Insurance are committed to ensuring that all employees are able to effectively manage their commitments both at work and at home. One example is that over the last 12 months the company have reviewed their maternity policy to make sure that a competitive package is provided for those on maternity leave.

CEO James Reader is committed to having presence on a regular basis at each of the company’s main offices. This sees him clock up many hundreds of miles, often travelling in unsociable hours so that he can maximise the time he has with staff.

What is it like to work for Covea Insurance

My Manager
My Manager
Their development programmes play a key part in developing their managers. The Inspire programme focuses on a number of tools to help support managers to stretch and be the best that they can in their roles.
The company has various ways of supporting people to find a work/life balance that suits them. Flexitime is one of the benefits they use to give people the flexibility needed to attend appointments or keep their domestic commitments.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
At the heart of their business is a genuine desire to create a positive impact in the communities where they work. Employees also get to vote for a monthly charity, which is then supported by the whole company.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here


  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Gym

    Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Development

    Companies who provide support for non-work related training to all staff

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to all staff

Company Statistics

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Regional Engagement

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