Insurance brokers expand into Leicester

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Gravity Risk Services officially opened the a new business in Leicester as part of a £1million expansion.

The firm has premises in Dudley and Bradford but the new move is set to create jobs and investment in the area from the new base in Syston.

The launch is part of the company expanding its award-winning brand into Leicestershire, East Anglia, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire.

Richard Gibson, Co-Owner and Regional Director, formally of local insurance broker Blythin and Brown and Towergate Insurance, brings 30 years of experience in the industry will head up the new arm of the business.

Kelly Lawrence a former employee of Blythin and Brown and Towergate Insurance also joins him as an Associate Director who will be in charge of General Operations.

Richard said: “Gravity is a fast moving and successful business, so I am delighted to now be part of the ongoing expansion of the business. There is a significant opportunity to develop a strong regional presence in the area.

“I’m very pleased and proud to be heading up the new Leicester branch and taking the business to new customers across the country.”