BREXIT AND THE INSURANCE SECTOR Towards 2020 and beyond

| June 15, 2018

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This report provides a snapshot of opinions from within the UK insurance industry as the UK undertakes the somewhat tortuous road towards Brexit. As part of this process we have undertaken in-depth interviews with 20 senior insurance executives and policymakers. The interviews were conducted between February and April 2018.

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About 2,400 carefully selected independent agencies sell and service Encompass's highly differentiated policy combining home and auto insurance as well as excess liability and many other coverage options into a single annual household policy. Part of the Allstate group of companies, we excel at meeting the needs of discerning consumers who have much to protect. Encompass is one of the largest insurers to provide protection exclusively through independent agents.

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About 2,400 carefully selected independent agencies sell and service Encompass's highly differentiated policy combining home and auto insurance as well as excess liability and many other coverage options into a single annual household policy. Part of the Allstate group of companies, we excel at meeting the needs of discerning consumers who have much to protect. Encompass is one of the largest insurers to provide protection exclusively through independent agents.

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