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History

2013

The Family Motor Fleet Collection is launched, with three individual products, cover enhancements and a complete re-design of literature.

2013

Oak retains second place in the Insurance Times Broker Service Survey.

2013

Oak is a finalist for HNW Personal Lines Underwriting Team of the Year - Underwriting Service Awards.

2012

Change of carrier for Legal Protection and Home Emergency Service from DAS to ARAG.

2012

Oak is placed second in the Insurance Times Broker Service Survey.

2011

The household policy is revised with a number of increased limits and new additions.

2011

Change of carrier from Brit to RSA in June.

2011

RSA acquires Oak in April.

2011

Oak is placed 3rd in the Post Magazine Insure 360 High Net Worth survey.

2010

Oak is placed 3rd in the Insurance Times Broker Service Survey.

2010

Oak is a finalist for HNW Personal Lines Underwriting Team of the Year - Underwriting Service Awards.

2010

Oak is 5th in the Insurance Age Business Insurers Insight Report of top 50 insurers.

2010

Oak celebrates its 10th anniversary.

2008

Oak opens a satellite office in Bristol.

2008

Change of carrier from Beazley to Brit Insurance Ltd.

2007

Oak’s new Family Motor Fleet product is launched in association with Chaucer.

2006

Oak opens a satellite office in Manchester.

2005

Oak moves to its new head office in Chipping Norton.

2005

In less than five years, Oak writes its 10,000th household policy.

2003

The Somerville Group purchases Oak in November.

2001

In less than a year, Oak writes its 1,000th household policy.

2000

Oak opens for business on the 1st April and moves to new offices in Moreton-in-Marsh.

2000

Oak Underwriting plc is founded on the 1st January, based in Stow-on-the-Wold.