Specialising in mobile and fixed catering businesses for over a decade, the Slade Edwards Ice Cream & Catering team have developed a unique understanding of the risks your business faces and the insurance needed to protect it. We’re a familiar face in the ice cream and catering industries and even sponsor the Ice Cream Alliance’s (ICA) Ice Cream Mobiler of the Year award.


We’re now owned by BC Underwriting. Whilst the name will be changing, the great team remains the same.


Our exclusive scheme is unavailable elsewhere

Working with one of the UK’s leading insurers, we’ve created an exclusive package offering a flexible and competitive scheme for catering businesses.


You’ll always talk to a real person

We don’t believe in automated systems or buying inaccurate cover online. A detailed business assessment from a real person gives you total peace of mind that any insurance we arrange will be right for you.


Looking for something else?

Slade Edwards Ice Cream & Catering is part of the Bennett Christmas Group of companies. We can assist with a range of other business and personal insurance needs via our sister company Bennett Christmas Insurance Brokers. We can also help with your Health and Safety, through BC Risk Management. Call 01444 810 088 to find out more.


Associate Director

Anthony Birch

With 30 years in insurance and risk management behind him, Anthony has been an ice cream industry expert for over a decade, regularly attending the Ice Cream Alliance Expo, Whitby Morrisons Open Days and the ICA Mobiler of the Year Award as a sponsor and judge for 6 years. He is married with a son, and an avid follower of football and cricket.

Associate Director

Nigel Slaughter

The longevity of Nigel’s established insurance career is only matched by his enthusiasm for Brighton & Hove Albion FC, where he spends much of his time as a season ticket holder. The rest of it is devoted to running a “Dad’s Taxi” service to facilitate his two teenage sons’ sport and social lives…

Catering Scheme Manager

James Longley

James jumped straight into the insurance industry upon leaving school and has been heavily involved in the ice cream sector since joining Slade Edwards in 2009. As the proud father of two young children, he spends his spare time renovating his family home, and dreaming of becoming a Formula 1 driver.

Scheme Underwriter

Tom Gilbert

After joining Bennett Christmas in 2016, Tom has recently immersed himself in the world of ice cream and catering insurance and is fully in the swing of things, even if he risks being deafened by James’ booming telephone voice. Outside of work, he is a keen footballer and has skittled down the non-league pyramid after once being a half decent player.

Scheme Underwriter

Jane Kendall

Jane entered the insurance world in 2010 and has taken on various roles within the industry since. Now working as part of a high performing team, she revels in the daily challenges that come her way. When she’s not at work, Jane is usually occupied with her two pet dogs but can occasionally be found at the gym, if reluctantly.


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