Commercial Client

Our Commercial Client managers work with start-up businesses across the UK to insure business growth. They offer a wraparound service so founder-led businesses can accurately audit their current cover, empowering them to make better informed decisions about their insurance. Think of them as your springboard for great ideas and a safety net if you aren't sure what impact your businesses next step might have on your current cover.

See them as an extended member of your team, bringing our wide experience to help you best manage your business risks.


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Our proposition


  • An insurer that takes the time to understand what your business actually does?

  • Explains how your insurance premium has been calculated based on what you do and the risks you face?

  • And clearly communicates what exactly you are protected for, leaving you free to get on with what you do be

That's our offering to you.

Want to speak to our team?

If you’re an entrepreneur and starting, scaling or adjusting your business then understanding how these changes can impact your risk and your insurance could be priceless – fortunately its free, so book your 30 minute slot via Zoom here and be fearless in growing your business.


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Insuring business growth - meet the team

Join our two Commercial Client managers - Alex Wheal & Alessia Vincelli as they talk through how to secure investment and how this period can act as a trigger point to review your risk profile and insurance.

Find out more about the Natwest RBS Entrepreneur Accelerator here

Meet the team

Our purpose

Our two experienced commercial client mangers inform and educate the entrepreneurs and SME owners they  meet every day at start up accelerators and co-working spaces across the UK. To help them make better informed decisions around their insurance and give them the ability to review, revise and audit their own risk profile as their company scales.

Through Hiscox Commercial Client, you will benefit from the usual Hiscox services, experts and award-winning claims team but you will also be personally looked after, by a dedicated underwriter and decision-maker on your policy.

As your business grows, Hiscox Commercial Client will make sure your insurance evolves with you.


Alex Wheal

Alex Wheal

Commercial Client Manager

Alex is an experienced underwriter who has specialised in SME insurance for the majority of his career. Alex works side-by-side with start-ups and other professional service providers and is obsessed with helping entrepreneurs understand the risks to their business and how insurance can help them offset these. He works with companies of all sizes and at various stages of growth across the UK.  

Alessia Vincelli

Alessia Vincelli

Commercial Client Manager

Alessia is an experienced Hiscox Client Manager. With her professional background in a variety of industries including within the start-up space, she is delighted to share her knowledge and be able to help SMEs and start-ups in co-working sites and accelerators to better manage their risk and securely grow their businesses.

Case Studies

Natwest Entrepreneur Accelerator


The Natwest RBS Entrepreneur Accelerator  is a programme of support (workshops, meetups and regional events) and coaching (growth mind-set coaching provided by in house Entrepreneur Acceleration Managers) for growing UK businesses across 12 hubs around the UK. We have been a strategic partner for over a year and helped hundreds of businesses to understand their risk profile. For full information visit here  

Start up businesses

Our Commercial Client managers are working to offer start up companies and growing businesses our commercial insurance products with an exclusive 10% discount. We offer a wraparound service to you so you can audit your current cover, ensure you've got the right protection in place and roadmap where you want to be next.

We are running data-led email campaigns and have been placed in the start up environment where many of these founder led businesses are likely to operate.

Learn more about start-ups here

Enterprise Nation

Hiscox are working with Enterprise Nation to insure business growth.

Our business insurance provides a professional level of cover to protect every aspect of your business, from the premises you work in to the people who work for you, and any legal matters that may arise from your day-to-day operations.

For full information visit this page

Where we operate

Start up accelerators



Natwest Entrepreneur Accelerator

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Enterprise Nation


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