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With significant experience of dealing with metal-working engineers and allied trades, we recognise the challenges faced within the engineering sector.

This has allowed us to develop Engineering, a specialist policy encompassing both Property and Casualty without compromising on cover and value.

Features and benefits

  • Exclusive wording only available from DUAL Oliva
  • Award-winning direct claims reporting
  • Specialist knowledge of the industry
  • Ability to write in conjunction with our separate aviation products liability offering
  • Property section including full theft cover, stock at subcontractors, exhibition cover, automatic cover for moulds, dies and tools as well as nonmanufacturing machinery breakdown cover
  • A wide selection of BI extensions including AICOW, book debts, customer and supplier extensions, essential employee cover and loss of attraction
  • Occupational accident and computer breakdown including reinstatement of data and ICOW
  • Legal expenses including contract disputes and a 24- hour advice line
  • Optional extensions including Directors & Officers, engineering inspection, financial loss, full fidelity/theft by employee, 24-hour personal accident and terrorism.

Optional Extensions

  • Directors & Officers
  • Engineering Inspection
  • Financial Loss
  • Full Fidelity or Theft By Employee
  • 24 Hour Personal Accident
  • Terrorism.

Targeted Trades

  • Precision Engineers
  • Toolmakers
  • Steel Stockists
  • Manufacturers of Metal Products
  • Steel Fabricators
  • Sheet Metal Workers
  • Press Workers
  • Metal Coaters
  • Polishers and Treatments.

Our Policy is primarily designed for premises based Engineers however we can accommodate clients who carry out heat & height work subject to criteria.


The product itself looks to have an excellent wording, which is so important with this trade.
April McCulley, Peter Hattersley & Partners Ltd


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Linda Bichener
Underwriting Manager
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Linda Bichener

Underwriting Manager , Commercial

Linda is the Underwriting Manager for the DUAL Oliva Commercial team, joining in 2000 and has been instrumental in the growth of the company. She provides a wealth of experience gained from 23 years in Property and Casualty underwriting, focusing on management in specialising schemes.

Outside work, Linda enjoys cooking, reading, reality television and travel.

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We also specialise in Aviation

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