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Focus ORM joins forces with Partners&

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Local employer, Oxford-based Focus ORM, has joined forces with a leading advisory business in the insurance marketplace, Partners&.  All the information you need is attached and pasted below. I have also attached two photos, one of Nick Jones, the other of Phil Barton. If you would rather have one of the two of them together, the best we can do is a zoom call photo? Let me know if you'd prefer that. Happy to arrange.

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Louise Bruce

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4 January 2021


General press release for regional media - for immediate release


Images attached: Nick Jones, Managing Director, Partners&. Phil Barton, CEO Partners&.


Focus ORM joins forces with Partners&


Focus Oxford Risk Management Ltd (Focus ORM), the Oxford based specialist insurance adviser, has joined forces with Partners&, a leading advisory business in the insurance marketplace. The move is in line with the Partners& strategy which combines the best traditions of broking, including exceptional technical advice and client service, with modern thinking and intelligent use of technology.

 The Focus ORM team brings a range of expertise to Partners&, particularly in key growth areas such as Science and Technology and Private Clients, enhancing the existing practices in these important sectors.

 Nick Jones will join the Partners& Group Executive Committee as Managing Partner (Markets) reporting directly to CEO, Phil Barton.

 Nick Jones, Managing Director, said: "Joining forces with Phil and the team is a great next step in our development, both for our clients and our people. We share a similar culture and a common vision, so in many ways it will be business as usual. There is no doubt we will benefit from the experience of working with some of the best talent in the industry, whilst our clients can benefit from the extended range of services we can now provide as a part of Partners&.

 Phil Barton, CEO, said: "I'm thrilled that Nick and the Focus ORM team have joined the Partners& journey. They have an exceptional client culture and a highly regarded team that will dovetail with Partners&, bolstering our capabilities in what we believe to be key growth areas.

 "Nick has created and led a fantastic team, and I'm confident that the leadership skills and market knowledge he brings will be a fabulous asset to Partners&."

 Focus ORM was founded in 1990, employs 16 people and is based in Oxford.

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About Focus ORM

 Focus Oxford Risk Management is an independent insurance broker providing specialist advice to both our business and private clients. Focus has the ability to place business in the whole of the market, including global programs for our larger clients and bespoke/niche solutions for our private clients. Focus has been providing specialist insurance advice to our clients for over 30 years.

 About Partners&

 Partners& is a Chartered insurance broker providing specialist insurance, employee benefits, risk management and claims advice to businesses and private clients. As a next generation insurance advisory business, Partners& combines the best traditions of insurance broking (relationships and technical knowledge) with state of the art systems and technology to enhance the client experience.

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