Quick facts

About Covéa 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 to work.

Employing over 1,500 people, Covéa Insurance are committed to ensuring that all employees are able to effectively manage their commitments both at work and at home. On 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 Covéa Insurance

As part of the company’s diversity and inclusion strategy, an overarching aim was set to be a workplace in which women and men to thrive equally. To achieve this, staff identified a number of ways to develop the culture and practices to support every single employee.
My Team
My Team
To celebrate achieving several key milestones, one of the teams pooled together to present their successes in a presentation, which included a rap and a ‘carpool karaoke’ performance. The team ended their day with a crazy golf challenge below London's famous landmark ‘The Gherkin’.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Covéa Insurance have a dedicated Green Team who work hard on initiatives to encourage staff to be more eco-friendly. This year, the team upcycled old jars, cans and bottles to create pots which they planted up and sold to raise money for charity partners.

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

  • Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave to all employees

  • Gym

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

  • Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary, non-contributory pension scheme or one in which the employer puts in at least three times

  • Development

    Companies who provide support for non-work related training

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

Company Statistics

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  • Male : Female:

    47% / 53%

Regional Engagement

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