Simply Business

London, London

United Kingdom

www.simplybusiness.co.uk

About Simply Business

Simply Business is one of the UK’s largest business insurance providers, with over 425,000 active policies. Specializing in public liability, employers’ liability and professional indemnity, Simply Business can cover over 1,000 trade types .

With over 425,000 active policies, Simply Business is one of the UK’s largest business insurance providers. Specializing in small businesses and landlords, they use their award-winning data and technology capabilities to make life as easy as possible for their customers.

With offices in London, Northampton, and Boston USA, Simply Business customers can buy online or over the phone and be insured in minutes.

At the same time, they’ve been named The Sunday Times Best Company to Work For two times in a row, and are known for their unique culture.

Simply Business has an ambition to create something better for their people, society and the environment. So whether that’s a company trip abroad, charity fundraiser, or the latest environmental initiative, they’re always on the lookout for new ways to help improve the wider world.

Simply Business firmly believes that business should be a force for good, and they value people, society and the environment just as much as profit.

Their organization is driven by their values, and they wanted to be part of a global community that shared their vision.

Simply Business wants to change the way success is defined in business, and they’re excited to see more companies join the B Corp movement.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

June 2017
Summary:

Company Score

Median Score*

Environment

Environment

The Environment section of the Assessment evaluates a company's environmental performance through its facilities; materials, resource, and energy use; and emissions. Where applicable, it also considers a company's transportation/distribution channels and environmental impact of its supply chain. This section also measures whether a company's products or services are designed to solve an environmental issue, including products that aid in the provision of renewable energy, conserve resources, reduce waste, promote land/wildlife conservation, prevent toxic/hazardous substance or pollution, or educate, measure, or consult to solve environmental problems.

9
7
Workers

Workers

The Worker section of the survey assesses the company's relationship with its workforce. This section measures how the company treats its workers through compensation, benefits, training, and ownership opportunities provided to workers. It also focuses on the overall work environment within the company through management/worker communication, job flexibility and corporate culture, and worker health and safety practices.

33
18
Customers

Customers

The Customers section of the Assessment measures the impact a company has on its customers. The section focuses on whether a company sells products or services that promote public benefit, and if those products/services are targeted towards serving underserved populations. Questions in this section will measure whether a company's product or service is designed to solve a social or environmental issue (e.g. improves health, preserves environment or creates economic opportunity to individuals or communities, promotes the arts/sciences, or increases the flow of capital to purpose-driven enterprises).

N/A
Community

Community

The Community section of the survey assesses a company's impact on its community. The Community section evaluates a company's supplier relations, diversity, and involvement in the local community. The section also measures the company's practices and policies around community service and charitable giving. In addition, this section includes if a company's product or service is designed to solve a social issue, including access to basic services, health, education, economic opportunity, arts, and increasing the flow of capital to purpose-driven enterprises.

21
17
Governance

Governance

The Governance section of the Assessment evaluates a company's accountability and transparency. The section focuses on the company's mission, stakeholder engagement, and overall transparency of the company's practices and policies.

20
6
Overall B Score
83
55

80 out of 200 is eligible for certification

*Of all businesses that have completed the B Impact Assessment

*Median scores will not add up to overall

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