Derby - Commercial

As your local insurance broker in Derby, we can help you with all your insurance needs.

Welcome to Howden, your local commercial insurance broker

Howden is the new name for Aston Lark. But while the name has changed, our service and commitment to each and every client remains the same – two qualities that have made us very proud over the years.

And while our reach continues to stretch across all corners of the UK, being an integral part of each local business community is what makes us unique in the world of insurance.

Our Derby office overlooks the magnificent Derbyshire County Cricket Club. This is home to the Derbyshire Falcons, named after a certain permanent resident of Derbyshire Cathedral – a peregrine falcon who’s nested there. And we don’t just have spectacular views. There’s also a wonderful team of talented insurance specialists who really know how important small businesses are to the Derby community.

As a competitive provider of wide-ranging commercial insurance and risk management solutions, we can really prove our worth – even for the most diverse and unique of businesses and sectors.

We also know how valuable real connections and conversations are to our clients. That’s why we encourage you to get in touch and talk to a member of our specialist team, so we can get to know each other and establish what you need from your insurance and us.

From how to be prepared for business interruption to the best defences against cybercrime, and from ensuring your premises are fully covered, to health and safety programmes for your employees, Howden are your commercial insurance experts.

Why choose Howden?

  • Your local Howden Derby team will get to know your business thoroughly. At Howden, we don’t fit the mould, and we don’t expect your business to either – no matter how niche or unusual you are
  • The Derby team are committed to finding the right cover for your business, utilising our extensive and local market knowledge, all whilst providing you with first-class service
  • If you’re looking to safeguard your business, build your resilience, and be guided by industry experts, get in touch
  • You’ll benefit from a tailored service that comparison sites can’t provide
  • Plus, we’ll be right by your side in the event of a claim, via our dedicated inhouse Claims team