Patons Insurance

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How a taxi insurance broker can protect you

Taxi drivers understandably look for the cheapest taxi insurance deal they can find – but that doesn’t mean they are getting the best cover.

There is a lot of truth in the saying you don’t know how good your insurance is until you need it. If you keep paying low premiums for years and never make a claim, you will be happy with your choice of cover.

Taxi drivers could take over from James Bond

Move over 007 because MI6 is turning to the real professionals – taxi drivers – to carry out special assignments across the capital. But you won’t need a Licence to Kill – a green or yellow taxi badge will get you in.

After decades of watching Britain’s most famous spy tear through the streets of the capital during high-speed chases and explosive shoot outs, it turns out that London’s black cabbies are the best qualified to get behind the wheel of secret service vehicles.

Customer service superstar Shana shines with distinctions

Taxi insurance might not be the first career choice for most teenagers leaving school, but young apprentice Shana Ahmed wanted hands-on experience as she earned her qualifications and is now celebrating after passing with flying colours.

The 19-year-old customer service assistant from Liverpool joined Patons 18 months ago to begin her level two customer service apprenticeship and earned distinctions in all three sections.

Patons Insurance gives private hire taxi driver peace of mind.

Private hire taxi driver Raymond Woods has been a Patons Insurance customer for several years and is pleased with the service he receives.

He has been a private hire driver for 10 years and knows how important having the right insurance is to protect himself and his business.

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Quality drives Patons Insurance’s new sales manager

Patons is a family business with quality at the heart of everything it does. And that drive has been strengthened with the arrival of insurance industry veteran Rob Leyland as National Taxi Sales Manager.

Rob has been involved with insuring taxis since 1999 and has worked for numerous brokers.

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Taxi insurance broker receives Platinum Trusted Service Award

Taxi insurance specialist Patons has been recognised for winning a coveted customer service award for the third time.

The Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award is an independent seal of excellence, which recognises businesses that consistently deliver a world-class customer experience.

Taxi insurance provider helps install charging points

Trusted taxi services supplier helps taxi drivers make the switch to EVs

As taxi operators tackle the huge task of switching their fleet to electric vehicles, taxi insurance specialist Patons Insurance has created a special partnership to help make the transition go more smoothly.

Patons has teamed up with a leading EV charging equipment provider and installer to fit EV charging equipment.

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Growing taxi insurance services with new additions

Patons Insurance is continuing its mission to help the taxi-driving community by making sure drivers receive the best-quality services and highest levels of support.

As part of that drive, the family-run taxi insurance broker has made key appointments this year to strengthen the company.

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Patons strengthens North East Taxi client base

Patons Insurance is continuing to expand its taxi customer base in the North East.

Following the acquisition of Teesside-based insurance broker ‘SurePlan’ in 2020, from June this year, we will welcome Newcastle-based Bestford Insurances’ taxi insurance customers, too.

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Moving taxi insurance forward

Patons Insurance has again strengthened its team as it looks to the future of taxi insurance.

The taxi insurance broker has appointed Chris Pracy in the newly created role of Head of Marketing, and Mike Atkinson as Finance Manager as part of its aggressive growth plans.

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Management focus on continuing growth

Patons Insurance has been finding the right insurance for taxi drivers for decades.

The family business is now looking to step up another gear and as part of a major growth plan they have appointed Jo Noonan as Operations Director, and Matt Chadwick as Sales Director, establishing an experienced and dedicated management team looking to the future.


Teaming up to do the best for our community

Patons are thrilled to announce its partnership with Argyle Satellite Taxis – another business proud to support its community.

Patons treats every client as individuals, each with specific needs and circumstances.