Businesses operating in the manufacturing industry face many unique risks that standard commercial insurance policies do not always take into consideration. Whilst you conduct your day to day work, things can happen that you don’t plan for, such as a breakdown in your specialist equipment or a cyberattack that leaks your business’s confidential information.

When working in a niche sector, such as manufacturing, it is paramount that you choose the right insurance broker to work with. You will want to be confident that your insurance broker is knowledgeable in the risks you face, ensuring your business is appropriately protected during these unexpected events.

At Specialist Risk, we combine over 40 years of experience in working with businesses in the manufacturing sector. We are extremely knowledgeable in the risks that manufacturing businesses are exposed to, and therefore we can arrange robust cover for the full scope of these risks. From physical damage that interrupts your business operations, protecting your directors and the key liability policies, our expert team consider everything and support you with all your insurance and risk management needs.



We can arrange both standard insurance products and specialist solutions

Our approach is tailored to each business that we work with, to ensure we secure the right cover to protect your business

We may be able to offer reduced premiums for companies with a good health & safety history

Our expert team have a history in securing comprehensive cover, with flexible levels of cover to suit each individual business

When we start working with a new client, we work closely with you to understand how your business operates and its nuances. This enables us to craft bespoke cover that is carefully tailored to your business’s individual requirements. Not only do we arrange insurance, but our team provide you with ongoing support and risk management advice, to help you mitigate and reduce the risks your business faces, making it less likely you have to make a claim.

In the unfortunate event of having to make a claim, you can be assured that our in-house claims team are exceptionally knowledgeable in all classes of insurance and have over 100 years combined experience. We have solid relationships with top insurers which enables us to act quick and settle any claims efficiently.


We work with a diverse range of businesses in the manufacturing sector. Some of our clients include:

  • Food and beverage manufacturing
  • Furniture, textiles, leather, and apparel manufacturing
  • Wood, paper, and printing manufacturing
  • Petroleum, coal, chemicals, plastic, and rubber manufacturing
  • Electrical equipment, appliances and components manufacturing


Every manufacturing business faces different risks and therefore we work closely with you to fully understand your business before advising you on the most appropriate cover. Typical covers we look at for manufacturing businesses include:

Buildings Insurance protects your business premises should it be damaged by fire, flood, burst pipes or storms…
Contents and Stock covers the cost of replacing stock, equipment and other goods following an incident…
Crime cover protects you from both internal and external fraudulent activities, helping to get your business up and…
Cyber Insurance offers comprehensive cover and if required, helps deal with reputation management…
Directors’ and Officers’ provides financial protection for the potential defence and damage costs for the leaders…
Employers’ Liability, Public Liability and Product Liability are key to protect your business against the diverse…
Legal Expenses protects you and your business by covering the cost of taking or defencing legal action should the need…
Our combined Material Damage and Business Interruption cover provides businesses with full protection…
Motor Fleet protects the fleet of vehicles that your business operates under one insurance policy…
Product Recall covers the reasonable and necessary expenses of recalling and replacing products where…


Miles Smith, now Specialist Risk Insurance Solutions, was asked by a large nationwide retailer to undertake a thorough review of its insurance provisions to highlight any potential gaps in cover.

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"Specialist Risk, formerly known as Miles Smith Insurance Solutions, staff are friendly, extremely approachable, responsive and very much work with us, allowing us to get on with the day-to-day running and growth of our business"

Belfield Group

Group Finance Director


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Where is Specialist Risk Insurance Solutions located?

Our head office is in the City of London, the address is:

One America Square, 17 Crosswall, London, EC3N 2LB. We also have offices in Croydon and Ampthill, Bedfordshire however we are currently working remotely due to COVID-19.

Does my trade fall within Specialist Risk’s appetite?

We work with all types of trades across a multitude of industry sectors. Please call us to discuss your specific needs and our expert team will be happy to assist.

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