Going the extra mile since 1973…

This is the part of a website where we’d traditionally write about our history. How we were founded in the Midlands by Bob Cowen and Slav Kuchta in 1973 as a commercial insurance broker. How, in 1986, we extended our offering to our clients by expanding into the financial planning sector.

And yet…we care more about our clients’ futures than about our own history. Because, even though this page is about us, our business is about you…


We’re All About You

It’s always been about you. Since our inception we’ve been unique in our sector…for being bothered. For caring more than people might expect of insurance brokers or financial services advisers. For maintaining levels of competence, engagement and integrity that set us apart from our competitors.

Our highly tailored offering is based on our recognition that we’re all different, with different likes, needs and circumstances. That’s why we don’t provide off-the-shelf-solutions. Rather we strive to understand your unique business processes and objectives. To share your particular vision, to recognise what your directors (and employees) need. To learn with what your family hopes for. To help facilitate your future security.

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Our Chartered Status

Chartered insurance brokers. Chartered financial planners. Your assurance of excellence.

Cowens’ clients enjoy the reassurance of comprehensive, unbiased excellence, granted by the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) the professional body for insurance and financial services. Chartered status is awarded only to firms who demonstrate a commitment to developing knowledge, enhancing capability, developing professional competency and maintaining ethical standards.

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