Metal Workers

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Does your current market for metal workers reflect how the sector has evolved and underwrite accordingly?

With a wealth of experience in dealing with metal-working and allied trades, we recognise the challenges faced within the metal workers sector. This has allowed us to develop Metal Workers, a specialist policy encompassing both Property & Casualty without compromising on cover and value.

Key features

  • Exclusive wording only available from DUAL Oliva
  • Direct claims reporting with our capacity providers
  • 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 sub-contractors, exhibition cover, automatic cover for moulds, dies and tools as well as non-manufacturing 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
  • Legal expenses including contract disputes and a 24-hour advice line
  • Optional extensions including financial loss, fullfidelity/theft by employee and 24-hour personal accident.

Our risk appetite

Premises-based engineers with work away up to 50% of the manual wage roll.

Our target trades include although are not limited to:

  • Precision engineers
  • Steel stockholders
  • Steel fabricators
  • Press workers
  • Toolmakers
  • Manufacturers of metal products
  • Sheet metal workers
  • Metal polishers
  • Metal coaters.


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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