Independent Insurance Services under new ownership

We are pleased to advise that on 1/2/2019 IIS South East Ltd purchased Ray Johnson’s business. IIS South East Ltd has been formed by Patrick & Sharon Plews, local business owners, who intend to maintain the same service levels and ethos that you have enjoyed over the years. They currently own and run Stephen Lower Insurance Services Ltd, based in Capel-Le-Ferne, which, like Independent Insurance Services, has been trading since 1990.

IIS South East Ltd will be headed up by Martin Bridges, who has over 25 years’ insurance broking experience in East Kent, is a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute and is also a Chartered Insurance Broker.

We are delighted to confirm that Ray will continue to work with the new company on a consultancy basis for at least a year, to ensure a smooth handover and seamless transition.

All of your existing contacts – David, Kevin, Carol, Sylvia and Tom – will continue to provide you with tailored solutions for your personal and commercial insurance requirements.

March 2016

This month, we wanted to take some time to talk to you about fraud, and protecting yourself from it. Insurance fraud is when someone invents or exaggerates a claim, or does not tell the truth in order to obtain cheaper cover. It is a serious crime which can result in a criminal conviction and even imprisonment. Continue reading

Nepal Earthquake Appeal

Update: Unfortunately due to the huge amount of donations we have received, we are no longer able to accept donations of goods. However, there is still an urgent need for funds to the area and we are accepting cash or cheques payable to Folkestone Rotary Club. It is possible to send donations to the address below, payable to Folkestone Rotary Club or BACS by using reference “Nepal” to Lloyds TSB, Folkestone Rotary Club, 30-93-34, 00575212. A receipt will be issued upon request.

Following the vigil last night in Cheriton, the Nepalese community along with the Gurkhas and local residents got together to pray and offer a tribute following the earthquake in Nepal. The community would like to support the tragic situation by raising finance to pass over to the Red Cross as a local coordinated approach. Continue reading

Folkestone Coastal 10K 2014

The popular Folkestone Coastal 10K, sponsored by Independent Insurance Services and Insure Green, is taking place again this year on Sunday 31st May. This year the event will be raising money for The Gurkha Memorial Fund, Hft, Step Short and local Rotary Clubs, with runners also being encouraged to raise money for their chosen charity. Continue reading