The company is formally named Ecclesiastical Insurance Office plc and is authorised and regulated by the FCA and PRA. . It is not quoted on the stock exchange but is wholly owned by Allchurches Trust, a registered charity whose objects are to promote the Christian religion and to provide funds for other charitable purposes.
It was established by the Church of England to provide insurance cover for its buildings. It now covers a wide range of insurance business, and in 2006 it ranked 16th in liability insurance and 20th in accident insurance based on UK Net Written Premiums.
- Charity Commission
- Association of British Insurers