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Chase Templeton joins GRiD

Press release 19 February 2018.

Chase Templeton is the latest employee benefits adviser to join Group Risk Development (GRiD), the trade body representing the group risk industry.

David Williams, head of group risk for Chase Templeton said: “Group risk benefits has been a real focus area for our business over the last couple of years. We have been steadily increasing our group risk clients, and membership of GRiD is a natural next step for us to demonstrate our commitment and professionalism within the group risk industry.

“We have an experienced in-house team, but we also recognise the value of GRiD in supporting our continued development, such as providing access to thought leadership and involvement in best practice discussions. The opportunity to network and interact with other group risk industry professionals is also a big draw.”

GRiD members get access to:

  • Top specialists within the industry
  • Pan-industry and employer research
  • Privileged member content on the website
  • GRiD Consultation Responses
  • Industry leaders and speakers at members’ meetings
  • Discounted industry events

Steve Bridger, chairman of GRiD said: “Being immersed with the top specialists within the group risk industry is a great support to anyone working in this space. As well as providing an opportunity to influence policy, we provide access to the latest thinking and developments. When companies are looking to grow their group risk business this can provide them with the tools to win and retain business. We’re delighted to welcome David Williams and his team, and look forward to working together.”


For more information on joining please see: GRiD

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For further information please contact:

Sharon Mason 
SMUK Marketing and PR 
Mob: 07747 611773
Land: 01252 843350

Katharine Moxham
Spokesperson for GRiD
Mob: 07887 512508

Notes for editors

About GRiD

Group Risk Development (GRiD) is the industry body for the group risk protection sector, promoting the value to UK businesses of providing financial protection for their staff, enhancing their wellbeing and improving employee engagement. Our membership includes insurers, reinsurers and intermediaries who have a collective wealth of experience built over years of operating in the group risk protection market. Under the chairmanship of Steve Bridger (MD Group Protection, Aviva UK Insurance) GRiD aims to promote group risk through a collective voice to Government, policymakers, stakeholders and employers.

GRiD works with government departments and regulators involved in legislation and regulation affecting group risk benefits, and with other organisations involved in the benefits and financial protection arenas. GRiD also seeks to enhance the industry's standing by encouraging best practice and by participating in industry-wide initiatives such as the professional qualification in group risk managed jointly with the Chartered Insurance Institute.

GRiD’s media activity aims to generate a wider awareness and understanding of group risk products and their benefits for employers and employees.

GRiD's dedicated spokesperson, Katharine Moxham, provides expert media comment on a full range of group risk issues.

Follow Katharine Moxham on Twitter @KMoxham



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If you are active in the group risk market and would be interested in gaining a greater share of voice and working more closely with your contemporaries in the industry please get in touch by completing this page.

Benefits of membership:



The opportunity to influence group risk policymaking.



GRiD is a respected voice in the protection sector – as such, membership enhances the status of member organisations.



Privileged access to output from the various working groups, including consultation responses, regulatory updates, employer research and pan industry claims data. GRiD members also gain exclusive access to industry speakers at member meetings.

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