Corporate Milestones


  • was launched with a car insurance comparison service and six employees on 6 November


  • we launched our motorbike, van and home insurance comparison services
  • our first ever TV advert aired


  • we were the first (and are still the only) comparison website to be invited to join the British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) in recognition of our ‘philosophy of comparing insurance products on their suitability to individuals’ requirements as well as price.’


  • we became the first comparison website to compare over 100 different insurance providers
  • we launched our pet insurance comparison service
  • Gio Compario was propelled onto the nation’s TV screens


  • we moved to a bigger office to accommodate our now almost 100-strong team


  • we hit the one-million-insurance-quotes-in-a-month target
  • we were awarded Best Companies one-star accreditation and won the ‘High Growth Business of the Year’ category at the Private Business Awards


  • we do the equivalent of one quote per second across all products
  • we are awarded the Investors In People Gold Standard in recognition of our commitment to employee development


  • we moved to purpose-designed offices to accommodate our bigger team and support future growth
  • we are awarded the Gold Corporate Health Standard by the Welsh Government due to our commitment to our people’s health and wellbeing


  • we redesign and relaunch our energy tariff comparison service
  • we introduce our charity, community relations and employee welfare committee – ‘For The Greater Good’


  • we become part of the esure group of companies
  • we win the ‘Combatting Fraud – Broking Initiative of the Year’ category at Post Magazine’s Insurance Fraud Awards


  • we demerge from esure group and list on the London Stock Exchange as Group plc

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