Scottish Motor Trade Association appoints Jelf and Clark Thomson as motor trade insurance brokers
Jelf and Clark Thomson have been appointed as the exclusive insurance broker for the Scottish Motor Trade Association (SMTA) in respect of motor trade. The SMTA represent all aspects of the retail motor trade in Scotland from the large franchised dealer groups to small one man businesses in some of the more remote parts of the Western Isles.
SMTA offer a wide range of free and discounted services to over 1,200-member firms and has sought to strengthen this offering by appointing Jelf and Clark Thomson to assist, support and guide their growing membership through the often complicated world of commercial insurance.
The combined Jelf and Clark Thomson business is now Scotland’s leading community broker with 13 branch locations across the territory. They act for a wide range of motor trade risks and have developed specialist products and services to meet the diverse and dynamic needs of the sector.
Sandy Burgess, Chief Executive of SMTA, said: “What really made Jelf and Clark Thomson stand out to me was their commitment to offering a quality local service. Our membership, from sole traders, independents and franchise dealers will be able to benefit from this no matter where they are located. Their passion for delivering excellent service, coupled with a true understanding of our industry made their proposal all the more compelling”
Paul Buckle, Managing Director of Jelf’s Schemes and Affinities business, commented: “We are delighted to be partnering with such a well known trade body as SMTA. It was clear they had ambitious plans for the future and we are excited that we can now bring our range of services to SMTA members. With our growing Scottish team we feel that we are in the very best position to match the ambitions of SMTA.”