CEO, Asta

“A key part of Asta’s success as the leading third party managing agency at Lloyd’s is our strong reputation as a highly regarded business partner.  Our long term trusted relationship with FWD has been a significant factor in this success. FWD’s market expertise and understanding of Asta’s strategic objectives has supported Asta in continuing to thrive within the insurance industry.”

Sales & Marketing Manager, Axco

“FWD’s industry know-how and insight make working with them simple; they operate as an extension of our company and have increased our profile and voice in the media considerably. This increased media presence provides an ongoing contribution to our growth strategy.”

Chief Executive Officer, BIBA

“FWD Research have provided BIBA with a comprehensive and reliable research service over a number of years. We have successfully used their findings to understand market developments, our members and importantly, used research to promote brokers and support our lobbying campaigns”.

Head of Marketing, Cirencester Friendly

"FWD are more than just an agency they truly are an extension of my team.  Their support, knowledge and expertise has helped significantly raise the profile of the Society and provided a platform from which our messages are heard. They are always on hand with fresh ideas and work collaboratively with us to deliver strong and effective communications.  It’s a pleasure working with them."

Marketing Manager, Columbus Direct

“FWD PR is a key partner of the business, helping to build the brand profile of Columbus Direct in the UK through the use of strong media relations with the national press. They are proactive, creative and able to respond quickly to the news agenda.  The team also use a thought leadership approach – offering the media insight and expertise that educates consumers about our range of products.”

Marketing Manager, Covea Insurance

“I have worked with FWD research on a variety of projects over the past 10 years. Everything from detailed customer segmentation projects to questions on the “Broking Now” survey. I have always come back to FWD because of their unsurpassed knowledge of the UK broker market and understating of the insurance industry as a whole, both B2B and B2C. FWD have always been responsive, quickly understand my requirements and delivering relevant research that always meets the brief.”

Senior PR Manager, DWF

"DWF has benefitted immensely from FWD’s knowledge, understanding and connections with the insurance media. They are proactive in identifying and securing  timely and relevant opportunities, reflecting a deep understanding of our strengths and priorities as a business, whilst their straightforward approach, considered guidance and ability to ‘speak our language’ has earned them the trust of senior stakeholders, all of which has helped deliver a significant increase in DWF’s media profile in the insurance space."

Interim Marketing Manager, Ecclesiastical Insurance


Director, Maviga

“FWD has been instrumental in raising our profile within the business media. We have an great relationship with the team, who clearly understand our business and our communication needs. They have worked hard and produced excellent results, securing positive national coverage within key target publications including  The Financial Times and The Daily Telegraph.”

Managing Director, Pickersgill Consultancy & Planning Ltd

“We have worked with FWD Research for 20+ years on a wide variety of projects from qualitative recruitment of hard to reach audiences to large scale quantitative broker and consumer projects. We have found all the team at FWD Research to have unrivalled sector knowledge of all things insurance and financial services. The team are highly professional and responsive. I have no hesitation in recommending the quality of their work and added value consultancy they can bring to projects”.

Strategy Manager, RSA

“FWD have a deep understanding of the UK General Insurance market and have consistently delivered actionable insights against challenging briefs. Their deep understanding and broad network within the UK broker marketplace makes them an invaluable research partner. I would not hesitate to recommend them.”

Director, Rayner Spencer Mills Research

“We have worked with FWD since 2011 and value greatly their input and support. 

“Our overall press activity has increased significantly over this period lead by the team at FWD who have increased our name awareness amongst the financial services trade press.  Working with FWD we have focussed our resource on key sectors of the trade press which has seen our ranking and profile increase exponentially – something we could not have done on our own or without the support of FWD. 

“They are a great team and equally important they are great fun to work with!”