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November 30, 2015 8:44 AM ET


Company Overview of Brightside Group Plc

Company Overview

Brightside Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides insurance brokerage and financial services to individuals and businesses in the United Kingdom. It provides online and offline insurance broking, premium finance, lead generation and debt management, medical reporting, and software and Web services. The company also offers a range of personal and commercial insurance products, including insurance for taxis, motorhomes, minibuses, couriers, and hauliers, as well as insurance products for landlords, let properties, trades people, and corporate enterprises. Brightside Group plc was founded in 2001 and is based in Bristol, the United Kingdom. As of July 24, 2014, Brightside Group Plc...

MMT Centre

Severn Bridge


Bristol,  BS35 4BL

United Kingdom

Founded in 2001

1,030 Employees


44 14 5463 5860

Key Executives for Brightside Group Plc

Chief Executive Officer
Co-Founder, Commercial Director, Member of Executive Board, Director and Member of Nomination Committee
Age: 60
Financial Director and Member of Executive Board
Group Chief Operating Officer and Member of Executive Board
Chief Operating Officer of Retail Broking
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Brightside Group Plc Key Developments

Brightside Reportedly Eyes Autonet

Brightside Group plc is keen to acquire all or part of Autonet Insurance Services Ltd., Post reported citing industry sources. Insurance Age reported that Brightside is one of a few companies interested in acquiring Autonet. Arthur J Gallagher was also previously interested in Autonet.

Brightside Group Appoints James Fairhurst as CIO

Brightside Group has announced the appointment of James Fairhurst as its new CIO. Fairhurst served as CIO at insurance intermediary Hastings Direct for nearly six years and was part of the senior leadership team engaged in the management buyout from its earlier owner IAG in 2009.

Brightside Group Plc Appoints Des O'Connor as Commercial Director

Brightside Group Plc announced that it appointed Des O'Connor group commercial director. He left Gallagher Insurance Solutions in July, 2014 as managing director.

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