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Boosting benefits for CIPHE members

As a part of our commitment to our members, the Chartered Institute of Plumbing & Heating Engineering (CIPHE) regularly reviews the companies providing valuable membership services, to make sure that members continue to receive the highest quality products, at the most competitive prices. 

The latest area to come under review is insurance. Following a lengthy and comprehensive tender process, the CIPHE is delighted to announce our new partnership with United Insurance Brokers (UIB), a Lloyd’s of London insurance broker. The agreement reached with UIB will ensure that members are offered a valuable, high quality and wide-ranging number of insurance services, including:

  • Public liability
  • Professional indemnity
  • Personal accident
  • Van cover
  • Tools cover
  • Breakdown cover
  • Private medical
  • Life insurance


Working with AXA Direct, UIB offer members policies with no hidden charges. Their approachable, knowledgeable and friendly team can talk you through your insurance needs via phone, email or face to face. If you are a sole trader or SME of fewer than five employees, you can go online to gain a quote or instant cover, at any time of the day or night via 

Christopher Bates, Associate Director UIB said, “We know that CIPHE members have a reputation for professionalism and hold the relevant qualifications and experience to do a good job. Because of this, we are really excited to be able to offer advantageous rates on products such as liability insurance - so far we have seen members make approximately 20-30% savings, while also achieving an excellent level of cover.”

Tim Sainty, CIPHE Membership Director, added “Our members are dedicated to raising standards and protecting the public interests. High quality insurance on work delivered is just one more way that the public can have confidence in members of the CIPHE.”

So if you are a CIPHE member who is looking for a quote on business or personal insurance, quote the reference ‘CIPHE’ to gain your discounted rate when visiting, phoning 0330 159 6211 or emailing