11 June 2024

Chartered insurance broker Verlingue Ltd. (Verlingue), has established a new dedicated construction practice to serve the UK’s fast-growing construction industry. The practice, led by Harvey Monk, Sales Director South, brings together a team of specialists from across Verlingue in one streamlined hub.

The 12-strong team provides medium and large sized UK domiciled construction clients with comprehensive risk management advice and support as well as expertise in placing sector specific insurance programmes including construction liability insurance, performance bonds, credit insurance, contractors plant and fleet and professional indemnity.

The practice also supports UK-based clients with European construction projects through the wider Verlingue group’s operations in France, Portugal, Switzerland and Italy and London Markets plus its’ partners in the Worldwide Broker Network (WBN)

Verlingue believes the construction sector is set for a period of sustained growth with recent forecasts estimating the sector will grow to £476.6bn by 2027 (Statista Jan 2024)

In particular, Verlingue is seeing a significant increase in demand for advice surrounding modern methods of construction and the implications these can have on risk management and programme design.

Harvey Monk, Sales Director South, Verlingue commented:

“I am delighted to be leading this dedicated practice comprised of individuals from across our UK and European businesses. The team has significant expertise in this sector born from many years of experience. This gives us great insight into the changing needs and challenges of clients operating in this sector.”

Mike Latham, Group CEO, Verlingue, added:

“This is an important development for us and reflects our established strategy of building out national practices by bringing together, and recruiting, people with specialist knowledge. It follows the successful launch of dedicated practices covering the like of media, healthcare, food delivery and multinational, ensuring we continue to deliver the insurance and employee benefits solutions our clients need.”


For more information, contact:


Jo Kennedy: jo.kennedy@verlingue.co.uk,

(0)792 086 2680

Notes to Editors:

About Verlingue:

Verlingue Ltd is an independent, family owned, corporate insurance broker and employee benefits consultant, which is part of Verlingue, a leading, European, family-owned insurance business which employs over 1200 people and places €2.2bn in premiums annually.

Verlingue specialises in providing risk management advice and insurance solutions to large SME and Mid Corporate clients in the UK and employs 200 people across 6 office locations in Manchester, Birmingham, Gloucester, London, Redhill and Staines Upon Thames.