Edison Ives

We love working with like minded businesses that are independent, proud and unique. We can also assist individuals looking for specialist home and motor policies.

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Your Insurance Advisor

At Edison Ives we offer straight forward, honest advice and a different, better service that places you at the centre of our business.

We don't transfer you. We don't read from scripts. We don't direct you to our website. Instead, we will help you there and then or get back to you promptly. We will always be polite and professional.

Simple really.

A Great Price

We all  want the best price possible. But, a cheap quote that doesn’t cover you correctly could be the most expensive policy you ever purchase. At Edison Ives we will always try to get you the best price. We do this by trading hard (which we love), understanding your business, and negotiating with the right markets.

In addition we can work with you to help reduce your insurance premium. We can identify factors that are increasing your premium. If these factors can be mitigated we will assist. If not then we will be able to advise you so that you can budget accordingly for future years.

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Please visit our Get a Quote page or Contact Us for a competitive quote. At Edison Ives we are happy to assist no matter what your insurance requirements are.

We specialise in insurance for businesses, and people, that require expert insurance advice. We are a one stop shop for people looking to minimise the risks to their businesses and assets.

Specialist Cover

Property Investors

Property Investors

We work with a number of specialist insurers and can obtain excellent cover for a great price for property investors.



Flexible, wide ranging cover at a competitive price.



Solutions for a specialist and standard retailers.



We are here to take the insurance headache away from you.

Trades People

Trades People

We know you’re busy! We will ensure you’re covered and explain the terms and conditions in a concise manner.

Medical Suppliers

Medical Suppliers

We have a number of markets we can approach and can provide cover whether you are a retailer, manufacturer, distributor or wholesaler.

Unlimited Height/Depth

Unlimited Height/Depth

For many businesses working at height or depth is a fundamental part of your operation.



We have a number of innovative products that we can offer flood cover and excess protection.

Personal Guarantee Insurance

Personal Guarantee Insurance (PGI) is an innovative insurance product that provides insurance for individuals (usually Directors), who have given a Personal Guarantee to a lender in respect of the borrowings of the Limited Company. The insurance policy indemnifies the individual (Director) in the event that the Limited Company becomes insolvent and the personal guarantee is called upon by the lender.

PGI is available against a number of Limited Company borrowings:

• Invoice finance
• Asset based lending
• Commercial finance
• Other secured borrowings
• Unsecured borrowings
• Peer-to-peer loans

Excess Protection Insurance

Why be out of pocket again due to an excess payment?

As a customer of Edison Ives we want to ensure that your business and assets are protected and at the most competitive price. By offering you our exclusive excess protection insurance solution - XS Protect - we can ensure that that following the settlement of a valid claim your excess is reimbursed.

In addition, we can often increase your primary voluntary excess to deliver a premium saving, and then insure that excess for a fraction of the cost.

This is another innovative solution from Edison Ives. We think differently to ensure you get the best value possible.

Please click on the button below to contact us about our excess protection insurance range.

The Best of Both Worlds

We are an independent insurance brokerage based in the thriving city centre of Leeds, West Yorkshire.

All our shareholders are involved directly with our business and have a passion for supporting other independent businesses.

We are also proud members of Bluefin Network, who support and represent a collection of like minded independent insurance brokerages across the UK. By collaborating with the Network, we have the buying power to give our customers great products at  great prices.

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Standard Products

  • Contractors Combined
  • Office
  • Retailers
  • Motor Fleet
  • Commercial Combined
  • Professional Indemnity
  • Property Owners
  • Commercial Vehicle
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Our Specialist Sectors

  • Plant Hire
  • Medical Supplies
  • Forecourt Insurance
  • Startups
  • Fleet Excess Protection
  • Flood Excess Protection
  • Work at Height
  • Specialist Retailers
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Specialist Expertise

  • High Risk Trades
  • Digital Companies
  • Unusual Occupation
  • Bankruptcy
  • Refused or Declined
  • Previous Cancellation
  • CCJs
  • Convictions
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Cyber liability and crime

Edison Ives – The Cyber Threat to Small Business

Larger organisations dominate the press but SMEs are increasingly becoming the target of sophisticated cyber criminals. According to data compiled by the insurance company Zurich, 875,000 SMEs across the UK have already been affected by a cyber-attack over the last 12 months, with an average cost of a cyber attack costing £10,000.

A cyber incident doesn’t only lead to theft of money, data, or goods, it can also lead to an interruption to you business and reputational damage to your company. But despite the losses, many SMEs still aren’t investing in cyber protection or in insurance policies that will help if an attack should happen.

Contact Edison Ives to discuss how we can help.

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Pinnacle | 67 Albion St | Leeds | LS1 5AA
0113 390 46 46
Edison Ives

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Our Clients Rate Us

Who knew insurance could be fun?!

Ged gave me comprehensive advice in simple English and I now feel reassured that I have the right cover at the right price. He understands me and my business and is a joy to deal with. Who knew insurance could be fun?!

Ellan Campbell-Swann Owner - PR and Events Agency
Easy to deal with and professional

Very easy to deal with and very professional. So much better than dealing with the massive impersonal call centres, and Edison Ives still came back with a better premium. As with all insurance, it's not the buying but the claims process that's important. I get the feeling that should a claim be necessary they will do everything possible to support.

T.J. Property Owner - Residents Association Chair
A Trusted Insurance Partner

As the Director and owner of Edmonds Recruitment, it was essential to me to be able to find a trusted insurance partner to help me find the right Business Insurance that worked for me and my industry. I highly recommend using Edison Ives and specifically Tony Suryavansi. He will take the time to listen and answer any questions you may have about your policy and should you need him in the future, Tony makes himself readily available for ongoing advice.

Kath Edmonds Recruitment Director
Saved me £100s

Excellent service. They saved me 100s of pounds on my building insurance policy!

Harjoth Sekhon Property Developer
Really impressed

I was really impressed with Edison Ives. They bent over backwards to arrange our business insurance. Nothing was too much trouble for them and they were a pleasure to deal with.

Richard Gould Property Investor
Really Helpful

I can highly recommend Edison Ives. They have got me a really good price on my restaurant insurance and been really helpful throughout. Thanks a lot, I'll be moving all my insurance to them this year.

Tom Restaurant Owner
Why we’re different

We are an innovative insurance brokerage that places our customers’ needs firmly at our core. We do this by providing a great service, utilising the latest technologies, and keeping our overheads low. Why? Well, we want to provide our customers with the most competitive price possible for the right cover. Simple.

We are a one-stop-shop for people looking to minimise the risks to their businesses and assets. We have a single-minded focus on keeping our customers’ needs at the centre of our business and protecting our customers.

Peace of mind with Edison Ives Insurance Solutions

  • Fast, accurate quotes
  • Competitive rates
  • Flexible payment terms
  • Your own dedicated advisor.

We put you first

We wouldn’t be anything without you and we take the trust you place in us seriously. We’ll always be honest and open, and we never recommend products that you don’t really need. You can speak to us over the phone, online or even face to face!

Market beating prices

We operate an efficient business at Edison Ives Insurance Solutions. We’ve kept our overheads much lower than our competitors so can offer market-leading policies at great prices.

Unusual Case Experts.

No business should go without quality insurance. Yet, many businesses struggle to get insured for a variety of reasons. We can deal with businesses in unusual occupations, new ventures, companies with previous claims issues, emerging sectors, companies with a high cyber/crime exposure, customers who have been declined insurance or had insurance cancelled.

Unique insurance policies for all businesses

All businesses are different and have unique insurance requirements. Our policy suggestions consider your individual insurance needs and we only ever lay the most relevant policies on the table. Regardless of the policy you choose to go with, you will always receive top-notch customer service and committed on-going support with Edison Ives Insurance Solutions.

Please get in touch if there’s anything we can do to assist. Our contact details can be found by Clicking Here

Most Popular Products

Take a look below at some of our most popular business insurance categories. These are just a selection of our wide range of plans – call our friendly team for a full rundown of everything we can offer.

Retail Insurance

Iron-Clad protection for suppliers and sellers

Shops and businesses come in a wide variety of flavours and as such a ‘one-fits-all’ insurance policy just won’t cut it. Our policies, tailored to the specific requirements of your business, will cover you against all unexpected threats including damage to buildings, contents, as well as loss of operating license.

Let Edison Ives Insurance Solutions deal with the unexpected while you continue to grow your business.

  • Protect permanent and portable structures with our tailored Retail Insurance policies
  • Cover buildings and contents against theft and damage
  • Option to add protection against rarer threats such as Acts of Terrorism or Subsistence

Commercial Combined Insurance

Flexible All-In-One Cover!

Most business require a broad range of protection ranging from building and contents cover to protection against third party loss or injury claims. But is it possible to combine all these disparate insurance policies together to avoid the headache of managing multiple concurrent policies at once? Why yes there is and it’s called a Commercial Combined policy!

Edison Ives Insurance Solutions can design you the ideal all-in-one commercial combined insurance policy. Our policies have only one standard set of terms and conditions as well as a single common renewal date so it’s super easy to manage.

Our team will develop a policy that leaves you fully covered but that doesn’t break the bank.

  • All-encompassing insurance policies combining Public, Employers and Product Liability into one cost-effective package
  • Highly flexible plans to fit any commercial insurance needs

Manufacturers Insurance

Great cover for the makers of this world

Manufacturing is an important industry with unique insurance requirements. Without your manufacturing plant you simply don’t have a business so complete protection against losses caused by fire, flood or theft is crucial. Knock on effects such as loss of income can have dire consequences to manufacturing and wholesale businesses of any size. As every business is unique, we design a bespoke policy just for you that covers only things you need so you don’t waste hard-earned money on things you don’t. Our tailored policies will protect buildings, plants and machinery, your businesses contents as well as stocks and materials. If you own haulage or work vehicles we can cover them too!

  • Comprehensive cover combining standard business insurance with public, product and environmental insurance
  • High flexible plans including option to add cover for loss of income and legal expenses
  • Specialist cover for vehicles, tools, stock, and goods in transit

 Tradesmen Liability Insurance

Tailored cover for all trades

Edison Ives Insurance Solutions makes arranging Tradesman Insurance as quick and easy as possible. From plumbers to electricians we can arrange business insurance for many different types of trades and professions.

Numerous factors could threaten a tradesman so it’s important you have a tradesman liability insurance policy that covers all potential aspects of your occupation. We understand the importance of a fully- protective liability insurance policy for tradesmen and will craft a bespoke policy to suit you and your vocation.

  • Comprehensive insurance for business liability, your tools and much more
  • Our specialists can craft a bespoke policy that remains flexible as your trade and business grows
  • Option to add Public and Employers liability so you are never without full cover
  • Get cover for your own tools, your employee’s tools as well as tools that you hire.
Phone: 0113 390 46 46
Pinnacle | 67 Albion St | Leeds | LS1 5AA

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