Higos Employee Wins Prestigious AwardTuesday 9th September 2008
Higos Insurance Services has once again been recognised for staff development, in May 2008 Kate Reilly from Pilton was awarded The Sheikh Abdullah Foundation BIBA Young Broker of the Year Award by the British Insurance Brokers Association.
This innovative award, sponsored by The Sheikh Abdullah Foundation, recognises the outstanding performance of young brokers and encourages commitment to the future professionalism of the insurance broker in the 21st Century. In addition to the monetary award of £1,500, Kate received a trophy, designed by a young artist, and a certificate signed by the judging panel of leading industry figures. This professional Award aids in promoting the outstanding performance of young brokers and raises their profile within a company. Kate Reilly has demonstrated excellent performance, initiative, team spirit, personal progression and professional commitment to broking since she joined the company in November 2000. She has gained many qualifications in this time period including the Insurance Foundation Certificate, Diploma in Insurance and passed a Diploma paper every year until 2007 when she completed the Certificate in Leadership Management (ILM). Kate’s qualifications have been continuously recognised by the company and she has now been promoted to Branch Manager, responsible for two sites in Glastonbury.
Kate Reilly comments ‘’I am thrilled to receive this Award, it is a massive achievement for me and I wish to thank Higos Insurance Services Ltd for being so supportive in my progression through the company.’’
Ian Gosden, managing Director of Higos Insurance Services Ltd said ‘’everyone is delighted that Kate has accomplished the Sheikh Abdullah Foundation BIBA Insurance Award. Her achievement highlights again the importance that Higos attaches to staff training and development.’’