Pictured: Co-owners Jenny & David Penk
Jenny Penk’s early career was as an Executive Officer with the Department Of Employment before coming a co-owner of Penk Insurance in 1989. David Penk started work as a 16 year old YTS insurance apprentice with a local insurance broker. Over the next 10 years he learned his trade and became assistant manager and then managing director. In 1989 an opportunity arose for Jenny & David to set up their own insurance brokerage. An office was acquired at 81 Chatsworth Road and later, in 2001, due to continued growth, the business was relocated to 49-53 Chatsworth Road where they continue to operate today.
The success story of Penk Taxi Insurance
1993: Penk Insurance was presented with a great opportunity to write taxi business locally and exclusively with CAB Underwriting providing affordable taxi insurance in the Derbyshire, South Yorkshire & Nottinghamshire areas.
1997 Penk Insurance are ‘awarded’ a number of national taxi insurance schemes by their insurer partners enabling us to provide cover all over the UK.
2007 Launch of Penk Insurance’ first taxi insurance website (www.penktaxi.co.uk).
2008: Penk Insurance celebrated their 20th year in business
2009/2010 were challenging years, due to the impact of the recession and the difficulties within the insurance marketplace, but Penk Insurance were pleased with their performance and the outlook at year end 2010 was very promising
2011 was a very succesful year, particularly the growth of the taxi insurance schemes. 2 new taxi facilities were secured.
2012/2013 we added 4 additional taxi insurance facilities to our existing panel
2013 we celebrated our 25th year in business
2015 Penk Insurance became a “Chesterfield Champion”
2015/2016 saw the company re-brand with a new company logo, website & marketing campaign
2016/17 saw the introduction of new insurance schemes and facilities for a range of business and commercial insurances, including business fleet cover, business premises, landlords (including unoccupied premises) and liability schemes.
Looking to the future, Penk Insurance will continue to deliver new taxi insurance products and services to meet the demands and needs of the ever changing modern world by using the latest technology and marketing practices.