After its opening in 1999, The Retail Mutual started off as a small specialist company provider that offered business cover to retail newsagents. After many years the company expanded to help meet the needs of the wider convenience retail sector before they took a big step in 2017. They started opening its doors to different independent retail shops dedicated to offering businesses cover and additional products and services.
Kirsty Hampton is the manager at The Retail Mutual, she says, As specialists in our sector, we now cover thousands of retailers spanning well in excess of 100 different types of retail trade - from farm shops to florists, from hairdressers to hardware stores and from bakers to bridal shops. We're delighted to support such a diverse range of entrepreneurial independent retailers not just on our high streets but also across our rural communities."
The company has become an easy choice for thousands all across the UK when it comes to a cover provider. It gives business, home and landlord cover specifically to independent retailers, together with their families, staff, wholesalers and suppliers. Theres even access to life insurance, critical illness insurance and a dedicated mortgage service powered by L&C, plus a health cash plan and in partnership with Westfield Health they private health cover.
One of The Retail Mutual aims is to meet current and future needs for its members and become a one-stop-shop for diverse cover requirements of the UK's independent retail community. Perfect for anyone who has spent years creating a business or for those that have a new launch coming up that needs protecting.
Peter Wagg is the chairman at The Retail Mutual and he says, As a membership organisation, community and a shared sense of ownership are fundamental to The Retail Mutual's unique approach. As we celebrate our 20th anniversary, The Retail Mutual would like to thank all of our members. We look forward to working together to support the UK's independent retailers for many more decades to come.
The Retail Mutual is managed by Regis Mutual Management who is a professional management company that work with mutuals around the UK and Australia. They particularly specialise in the development and management of mutuals in the UK and Australia.
The financial Conduct Authority authorises and regulates The Retail Mutual and is bound by its stringent governance and compliance regulations.
For more information about The Retail Mutual and its products and services for independent retailers, visit theretailmutual.com or call +44 (0) 3332 121 007.