Our History

20 years of Hamilton Fraser

We started as an insurance broker in 1996 specialising in property and medical indemnity insurance, these two sectors remain at the heart of everything we do. Over the last 20 years we have grown with our markets to offer services that protect the things that matter most.

Timeline of Hamilton Fraser History

See some of our historical milestones by dragging your cursor left and right through our timeline below.

1996

Hamilton Fraser Insurance solutions

Founded by Simon Fox and Eddie Hooker to offer simple and affordable insurance products to niche but growing markets - www.hamiltonfraser.co.uk

1997

Landlord Solutions launched -

UK’s first landlord specific buildings insurance policy

1999

Cosmetic Solutions launched -

UK’s first aesthetic practitioner medical malpractice policy

2000

Acquired DAH Insurance Services in Basildon -

landlord buildings broker

2000

Acquired Ashley Milton Insurance in Maida Vale -

healthcare and malpractice insurance brokers

2004

Acquired Betts Brothers in Crouch End -

home insurance brokers

2005

Acquired ABM Insurance in Croydon -

general commercial insurance brokers

2007

Launched Tenancy Deposit Solutions with the National Landlords Association -

the first government authorised insurance based tenancy deposit protection scheme for landlords - www.mydeposits.co.uk

2008

Launched Total Landlord Insurance -

a range of insurance products specifically aimed at landlords and managing agents - www.totallandlordinsurance.co.uk

2009

Launched Hamilton Fraser Cosmetic Insurance -

a range of insurance products specifically aimed at aesthetic and cosmetic practitioners and clinics -
www.cosmetic-insurance.com

2010

Re-branded the group company to Hamilton Fraser -

the company now employs 100 staff

2011

Launched NLA Property Insurance -

a new property insurance product for members of the National Landlords Association

2012

Launched mydeposits Scotland -

a custodial tenancy deposit protection scheme in Scotland

2012

Acquired Ceart Insurance Services in Croydon -

a medical malpractice insurance broker

2012

Obtained the prestigious Investors in People Award

to recognise the company’s approach to staff development and welfare

2013

Launched mydeposits Northern Ireland -

an insurance based and custodial tenancy deposit protection scheme in Northern Ireland

2014

Launched The Property Redress Scheme -

a government authorised consumer redress scheme for letting agents in England

2015

Launched Client Money Protect -

a client money protection scheme for letting and managing agents in the UK

2015

Launched mydepists Jersey -

a custodial tenancy deposit protections scheme in the Jersey States

Moved to Premiere House

2016

mydeposits re-branded

following the introduction of the Darwin project - a new online and app based IT suite to manage and develop tenancy deposit protection across the UK and beyond. Awarded a custodial tenancy deposit protection scheme in England & Wales, providing protection across the UK and beyond

2016

Hamilton Fraser celebrates 20 years

of providing insurance products to landlords and aesthetic and cosmetic practitioners. Hamilton Fraser employs 170 staff and manages more than 850,000 individual contracts across the UK

New website launched

2017

mydeposits celebrates 10 years

of providing a simple deposit protection solution for landlords, letting agents and tenants

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